GNEX 2023 Vacation Industry Award WinnersThe 13th Annual GNEX Vacation Industry Awards (formerly Perspective Magazine Awards) were presented at the Finale Party of GNEX 2023 at Hotel Del Coronado, in San Diego on 7th March.

GNEX 2023 Conference which saw record-breaking attendance, was packed with incredible networking opportunities, enlightening and inspiring general sessions, a golf tournament, a yacht party and a stunning Sunset Awards Party sponsored by Vacation Innovations and Vacation SafeGuard, with delicious food, premium open bar and live music from the Coolrays.

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

List of 2023 GNEX Vacation Industry Award Winners:

  • Best Business Product – SPI Software
  • Best Consumer Product – arrivia
  • Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program – CustomerCount
  • Best Customer Service – Global Connections
  • Best Exterior Design – Architectural Concepts
  • Best Financial Services – JJS Global
  • Best Innovation – GuestView Guide by Sharp NEC
  • Best Hotel/Resort Development – Ventus Ha’ at Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort
  • Best Industry Leader – Sergio Santos, Chief Product Officer, Vacation Innovations
  • Best Interior Design – Wyndham Destinations
  • Best Legal Services – Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific Legal Team
  • Best Management Company – Grand Pacific Resorts
  • Best Marketing Campaign – RCI
  • Best Marketing Professional – Alex Glover, Director of Communications, Vacation Innovations
  • Best Membership Program – Condominium Travel Club
  • Best Newcomer – OK2Charge
  • Best Online Media – El Cid Vacations Club
  • Best Overall Company Under 250 Employees – Equiant
  • Best Overall Company Over 250 Employees – Grand Pacific Resorts
  • Best Place To Work – arrivia
  • Best Print Media – arrivia / Vidanta
  • Best Product Development – Vacation SafeGuard
  • Best Strategic Partnership – Lloydshare Limited Incorporated
  • Best Team – Marriott Vacations Worldwide
  • Best Technology – Vacation Innovations
  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Jonathan Stoker, CEO, Vacation Ownership Advisor
  • Philanthropist of the Year – Sundance Vacations

All winners received a beautifully crafted crystal trophy and a customized GNEX Vacation Industry Awards Winner logo to use on their websites and marketing material.

Nominations for the 2024 awards will be opening soon and will be held at GNEX 2024 in Miami.

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About GNEX Vacation Industry Awards

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 events…

GNEX-CRTA 2023, 29-31 August, Fairmont Le Chateaux Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

GNEX-ACOTUR, 14-16 November, Kempinski Cancun, Mexico

GNEX 2024, 20-22 February, Fontainebleau Miami, Miami Beach, Florida