Marriott Vacations Worldwide recently claimed fourth place after a huge number of votes, in the Orlando Sentinel’s “Top 100 Companies” for 2016, which makes it the most recognized company in the timeshare ownership industry. The survey and award program was initially created in order to identify and honor workplaces in Orlando as a tribute to the businesses considered to benefit the city’s economy, its employees, and economy.

“We are truly honored to receive such a distinguished award from our hometown newspaper,” said Stephen P. Weisz, president and chief executive officer. “Our dedication to our associates and their well-being continues to be recognized as a world class benchmark and our company culture programs remain focused on how our associates Grow, Thrive and Care both at work and in their personal lives.”


The Orlando Sentinel opened its votes to profit, non-profit businesses, publicly and privately held, and government entities to see who would make the top 100. The qualifying criteria includes:

  • Having a facility in Central Florida
  • Employing a minimum of 15 people
  • The organization must have been in business for a minimum period of one year.

The survey evaluation can be broken down into two separate parts:

  • The first part of the evaluation consists of examining each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics.
  • The second part accounts for and measures actual employee experience.

After looking at the above two parts of the evaluation, the final scores were then combined and submitted to the Best Companies Group for final ranking.  The Orlando Sentinel published the list on the 21st of August, 2016.

Marriott has upheld an excellent reputation all around the world for its superior standards of accommodation, excellent service and luxurious resorts packed full of amenities to make the guest experience as enjoyable as possible. One such resort worth mentioning is Marriott’s Lakeshore reserve in Orlando, which is amongst the most popular of the Marriott timeshare resales we offer.


Another highly in demand resort is Marriott Newport Coast Villas in Newport Coast, California, ranked as most in-demand timeshare resale or rental in third position on last year’s Timeshare Demand Index. A Tuscan-themed resort, this beautiful timeshare sits on a cliff with Pacific Ocean views. With the Pelican Hill Golf Club to the north and Crystal Cove State Park to the south, this resort is surrounded by green spaces and serene vistas. And there’s also an adjacent spa, the charms of the Newport coastal area, and great dining, shopping, and all the elegance of the Newport Coast.