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Miami, Florida; May 18th, 2021

The 11th annual Perspective Magazine Awards were announced last night during the finale party of GNEX 2021 Conference at Eden Roc / Nobu Hotel, Miami, Florida.

Considered one of the highest honors in the hospitality industry, the Perspective Magazine Awards recognizes companies and individuals for their achievements within the vacation ownership industry over the past year.

List of 2021 Perspective Magazine Award Winners:

• Best Business Product – arrivia
• Best Consumer Product – Innovative Holiday Club by Club Wyndham (IHC)
• Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program – WestgateCARES by Westgate Resorts
• Best Customer Service – Condominium Travel Club
• Best Exterior Design – Westgate River Ranch
• Best Financial Services – Wellington Financial Group
• Best Hotel/Resort Development – Ramada Resort Seven Mile Beach (Club Wyndham)
Best Industry Leader – Gordon McClendon, Vice President, SPI Software
• Best Innovation – Vacation SafeGuard
• Best Interior Design – Karma Kandara
• Best Legal Services – Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific Legal Team
• Best Marketing Campaign – Vacations 4 You
• Best Marketing Professional – Abigail Whitaker, Chief Marketing Officer, Holiday Systems International
• Best Membership Program – Holiday Systems (Advantage Program)
Best Newcomer – Stephen Green, Director of Sales & Marketing, SPI Software
• Best Online Media – El Cid Vacations Club
• Best Overall Company Under 250 Employees – Holiday Systems International
• Best Overall Company Over 250 Employees – Westgate Resorts
• Best Place To Work – arrivia
• Best Product Development – Lemonjuice Capital and Solutions
• Best Sales Professional – Douglas Murray, President, Resort Management Services
• Best Strategic Partnership – Elite Alliance
• Best Team – arrivia
• Best Technology – Equiant Financial Services
• Entrepreneur of the Year – John Spence, Chairman, Karma Group


INTUITION, the innovative Customer Engagement and Business Strategy Agency also honored three of its clients with Best Customer Satisfaction Awards as follows:

• Capital Vacations
• El Cid Vacations Club
• Unlimited Vacations Club by AMResorts


All winners received a beautifully crafted crystal trophy and a customized Perspective Magazine Awards logo to use on their websites and marketing material.


Nominations for the 2022 Perspective Magazine Awards will be opening soon and will be held at GNEX 2022 in Las Vegas.
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About Perspective Magazine Awards
Operated by Perspective Magazine, the leading independent trade publication globally for the vacation ownership industry, the global recognition program highlights excellence throughout many sectors of the vacation ownership and hospitality industry. From resort specific awards, through legal, finance, technology, media, design, philanthropy, entrepreneurialism, innovation and more, there is an award to recognize every company that operates within the vacation ownership industry. For more details visit


About GNEX Conference
With a new destination every year, a heavy focus on networking, high-quality events, and innovative format, GNEX Conferences attract senior-level executives from more than 100+ companies across the globe. The conference brings together a unique mix of attendees from traditionally separated segments of the hospitality industry, enabling you to network with companies that specialize in Hotels, Vacation Ownership, Resort Real Estate, Vacation Rentals, OTAs, Travel Agencies & Travel Clubs, plus all the vendors that supply them, including Resort Management, Sales & Marketing, Legal & Financial, Construction & Renovation, Technology, HR & Training and more… For more details on our next event at Bellagio, Las Vegas, visit

About SPI Software

SPI Software has a corporate philosophy of continuous development and innovation, which has led them to create the most advanced timeshare/vacation ownership-focused technology in the world. Their system has won an award at GNEX for the last three consecutive years. Developed as state-of-the-art business application software, SPI’s technology is available to the industry as an enterprise system or through individual modules which may be deployed via cloud or on-premises.

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