Resorts honored for customer service and hospitality
ORLANDO, Fla., December 16, 2014 – Westgate Resorts is pleased to announce that two of its resorts, Westgate Branson Woods Resort and Westgate Painted Mountain Golf Resort, have been awarded the RCI Hospitality award by RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange.
This award is presented to resorts that consistently deliver outstanding customer service and hospitality to vacation exchange guests. These resorts have attained high scores in guest arrival/departure processes as well as providing a hospitality atmosphere during the vacation experience as judged by RCI Subscribing Member Comment Card scores.
“We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition from RCI,” stated David Siegel, founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts. “The entire Westgate team strives to provide an unparalleled vacation experience for our guests and we are most proud of our staffs at Westgate Branson Woods Resort and Westgate Painted Mountain Golf Resort for setting the bar of excellence with their outstanding customer service.”
Ideally located on 145 beautiful wooded acres in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, Westgate Branson Woods Resort provides easy access to spectacular lakes, championship golf courses, outlet malls and amazing live shows. A beautiful, desert landscaped resort, Westgate Painted Mountain Golf Resort lies within the magnificent Sonoran Desert – all within minutes of area attractions, restaurants and a championship golf course.
“RCI’s Resort Recognition Program helps ensure that our RCI affiliated properties meet our standards for quality in accommodations, hospitality and member experience,” said Gordon Gurnik, president of RCI. “We are thrilled to recognize those who have attained this designation and continue to work to offer high-quality vacation experiences to RCI subscribing members.”
About Westgate Resorts
Founded in 1982 by David A. Siegel, Westgate Resorts is one of the largest resort developers in the United States. Westgate features 27 themed destination resorts with over 13,000 luxury villas in premier locations throughout the United States such as Miami, Florida; Orlando, Florida; Park City, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Gatlinburg, Tennessee; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Williamsburg, Virginia; Branson, Missouri; Mesa, Arizona; and Tunica, Mississippi. Most Westgate Resorts locations feature a variety of unique restaurant, retail and spa concepts, including Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, Westgate Smokehouse Grill, Edge Steakhouse, Westgate Marketplace & Deli, and Serenity Spa by Westgate. For more information about Westgate Resorts, visit www.westgatedestinations.com.
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