WorldMark by Wyndham Recognized as One of the “Best Places to Work in Hawaii”
HONOLULU, HI. — May 31, 2006 - WorldMark by Wyndham, Inc., the West Coast’s leading vacation ownership company, has been recognized by Hawaii Business Magazine and the Best Companies Group as one of the “Best Places to Work in Hawaii.” Ranking sixth within the small/medium-sized category, Trendwest was accredited for creating and supporting a rewarding work environment, providing progressive benefit programs, and promoting organizational values.
“This distinguished ranking is an extremely important honor for our Trendwest family and a great endorsement of our work environment,” said Dave Herrick, senior vice president, Trendwest Management Company and WorldMark Operations.
Companies were evaluated and judged by a third-party regarding the company's organizational policies, practices, various demographics, and through an employee survey that was based on a five-point scale.
Employees at Trendwest enjoy a wide variety of family-friendly company benefits, including adoption cost reimbursement, education tuition assistance, company-paid life and disability insurance, paid maternity leave, floating holidays, and home mortgage discounts. Employees also receive generous discounts on vacation ownership purchases with Trendwest, enabling their families to enjoy the company's products while away from work.
“We strongly believe that our employees are the foundation of our success and we take great pride in helping them flourish and achieve fulfillment in their respective roles and responsibilities,” continued Herrick. “Our employees are our most valuable asset and we are proud to have been awarded with this prestigious accolade.”
About WorldMark by Wyndham, Inc.: WorldMark by Wyndham, Inc. is a leader in the vacation ownership industry, offering a network of drive-to resorts. A subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the Trendwest brand operates two points-based vacation ownership programs, WorldMark, the Club, formed in 1989, and WorldMark South Pacific Club, formed in 2000. WorldMark by Wyndham are located primarily in the Western United States, Canada, Mexico and the South Pacific and consist of 69 resorts that represent approximately 4,900 units. Today, there are over 270,000 owners of vacation credits in WorldMark by Wyndham.
About Wyndham Vacation Ownership: Wyndham Vacation Ownership is the world's largest developer and marketer of flexible, points-based vacation ownership products. Its two primary consumer brands-Fairfield Resorts and WorldMark by Wyndham-together comprise more than 140 resort properties throughout North America, the Caribbean and the South Pacific, and serve more than 750,000 owner families worldwide.