Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) announces it has been recognized by the National Association for Business Resources as a 2015 Best and Brightest Company to Work for in the United States. The National Association for Business Resources has over 20 years of experience conducting Best and Brightest Company competitions and has identified numerous best Human Resources practices that provide benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

“It is an honor to be recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation this year,” said Stephen P. Weisz, president and chief executive officer of Marriott Vacations Worldwide. “The achievement is a testament to our company culture and we continue to develop human resources initiatives that support our most fundamental value of putting our Associates first.”

The companies recognized nationally as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For are assessed by an independent research firm that reviews a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business.

The companies named a 2015 Best and Brightest Company to Work For will be featured in the January 14, 2016 online edition of Corp! Magazine. The winning companies will also receive recognition as a national winner at the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Symposium and Gala presented in Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Milwaukee, San Francisco, Grand Rapids, Dallas, San Diego or Boston.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide’s culture is the source of the company’s success. Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a global family and the company’s beliefs and behaviors resoundingly prove this. Marriott Vacations Worldwide celebrates the values that have been the key contributors to the company’s legendary success, such as “take care of your associates,” “spirit to serve” and the commitment to business integrity. Marriott Vacations Worldwide is home to approximately 10,000 associates worldwide. The company focuses on providing unforgettable vacation experiences to over 410,000 Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott Owners and Members around the globe.

About Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global pure-play vacation ownership company, offering a diverse portfolio of quality products, programs and management expertise with 61 resorts. Its brands include Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott. Since entering the industry in 1984 as part of Marriott International, Inc., the company earned its position as a leader and innovator in vacation ownership products. The company preserves high standards of excellence in serving its customers, investors and associates while maintaining a long-term relationship with Marriott International. For more information, please visit Follow us on Twitter at and find us on Facebook at

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.  There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country.