Awards & Recognition

2015

ARDA Award finalists:

  • Alliance Partner: Choice Hotels
  • Business Administration Manager/Team: Kim Henderson
  • Human Resources Professional: Rebecca Wilson
  • Training and Development Manager/Team: Resort Operations Learning & Development Team
  • Technology Project Manager: Jessica de la Torre
  • Technology Prokect Manager: In-house Automation Team
  • Safety/Security Team: Duane Finley
  • Safety/Security Team:​ Mountain Run Resort Safety Team
  • Resort General Manger: Jamie Bertram, Parkside Williamsburg
  • Resort Assistant Manger: Paul Bird, The Cliffs at Long Creek
  • Resort Assistant Manger: Stacie Winsor, South Mountain Resort
  • Resort Department Manager: Clint Epperson, LaurelCrest
  • Maintenance Team Member or Manager: Tony Liga, Carolina Grande
  • Maintenance Team Member or Manager: Jeff Majeske, Christmas Mountain Village
  • Housekeeping Team Member: Hafize Canbaz, Daytona Seabreeze
  • Magazine Print: Powert of Vacation Magazine
  • Integrated Marketing Campaign: Activation Campaign
  • Video Production: Share Happiness
  • Site Plan: Paradise Point
  • Resort Architecture: Paradise Point​
  • Resort Architecture: Parkside Williamsburg
  • Interior Design Sales Center: Dunes Sales Center

2014

  • Bluegreen Named Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces for 2013
  • Jive Software Most Engaged Employee Community Award for 2014​

ARDA Award winners:

  • ACE International Spirit of Hospitality Award: Karla Fonseca
  • Administrative Team Member: Yahnia Rodriguez
  • Safety/Security Individual/Team:​ Shauna Anderson
  • Maintenance Manager: Michael Gomez
  • Magazine: Power of Vacation

ARDA Award finalists:

  • ACE International Spirit of Hospitality Award: Karla Fonseca
  • Marketing Manager/Team: Traveler Plus Team
  • Administrative Team Member: Yahnia Rodriguez
  • Owner Customer Relations Team Member: David Stilley
  • Graphic Design Team: Creative Marketing Team
  • Human Resources Individual Contributor: Yolanda Armalin
  • Human Resources Team: Onboarding Team
  • Training & Development Manager/Team Member: Stephen Wilke
  • Technology Project Manager: Adam McCord
  • Safety/Security Individual/Team: Shauna Anderson
  • Safety/Security Individual/Team:​ Duane Finley
  • Safety/Security Individual/Team:​ Betheal Gabriel
  • Resort General Manger: Kristin Burghardt
  • Resort Team Member: Shanita Stoutingberg
  • Maintenance Manager: Michael Gomez
  • Maintenance Team Member: Duane Brousseau
  • Magazine: Power of Vacation
  • Website: bluegreenvacations.com
  • Mobile Website/App: Owner Guide App
  • Resort Architecture: Presidential Villas, Parkside Williamsburg
  • Amenities: Cibola Vista Resort and Spa
  • Interior Design: Building 3, Paradise Point
  • Resort Refurbishment, Unit: Bluegreen Club La Pension​
  • Resort Refurbishment, Common Area: La Cabana Beach Resort & Casino

2013

  • Bluegreen Vacations Named Official Vacation Ownership Provider of Choice Hotels®
  • Bluegreen Travel Services designated by Disney Destinations as an “Authorized Disney Vacations Planner”
  • Bronze Telly Award for Promotional Branding Share Happiness Video

ARDA Award winners:

  • Call Center: Orlando Service Center
  • Administrative Team Member: Larry Hausman
  • Owner Customer Relations Manager/Team: Kelly McNamee
  • Human Resources Individual Contributor: Angela Siena
  • Resort Assistant Manager: Linda McEwen, Paradise Point
  • Resort Team Member: Willie Walls, Bluegreen Club La Pension
  • Brochure–8+ Pages: Bluegreen Getaways
  • Specialty Marketing Piece: Bluegreen Getaways Kiosk

ARDA Award finalists:

  • ACE Women on their Way Award: Angela Blevins
  • Marketing Manager or Team: Sports Marketing Team
  • Marketing Program: Explorer
  • Owner Customer Relations Team Member: Rochelle Rosenberg
  • Training & Development Human Resources Team: Charla Ireland
  • Resort Assistant Manager: Stacie Winsor, South Mountain Resort
  • Resort Team Member: Ryan Galbraith, The Studio Homes at Ellis Square
  • Resort Team Member: Cindy Martin, Patrick Henry Square
  • Alliance Partner: Steve Seeley of Seeley Design
  • Alliance Partner: Lucas Smith of Taylor English
  • Housekeeping Team Member: Keran Cope, The Studio Homes at Ellis Square
  • Housekeeping Team Member: Benito Torres, Bluegreen at Atlantic Palace
  • Magazine: Colorful Places No. 3, 2012
  • Video Production: “Share Happiness”
  • Refurbishment–Common Area or Public Space: Bluegreen Club La Pension
  • Refurbishment–Interior Design: The Soundings Seaside Resort

2012

  • Silver Magellan Award from Travel Weekly, in the Travel Agent/Agency Advertising/Marketing Campaign category-Owner Adventures
  • Bronze Telly Award in the travel/tourism category – Shenandoah Crossing Resort Story Video
  • 9th Annual International Business Awards
  • Gold Stevie® Award winner in the Customer Service Team of the Year category
  • Winner of the Vacation.com President’s Award as part of the organization’s 6th Annual “Power of Partnership” (POP) Awards-Bluegreen Travel Services
  • Trip Advisor® Travelers’ Choice® Award-The Suites at Hershey
  • Silver RCI Green Award-Bluegreen Odyssey Dells
  • Travelers’ Choice® Award, hosted by TripAdvisor® – The Fountains
  • Interval International “Premier” Resort award–The Suites at Hershey
  • Stevie Awards Gold Award Winner-Angela Blevins, Vice President, Club Services
  • Winner of the Graphic Design Award in Publication Design for Colorful Places Magazine, Issue 3, 2011
  • Winner of the Graphic Design Award in Brochures and Collateral for the Owner Upgrade Brochure, Outdoor Traveler Getaways Booklet and Outdoor Traveler Getaways Brochure

ARDA Award winners:

  • Marketing & Sales Administrative Support: Smoky Mountain Preview Center Team
  • Call Center 200 Person and Under: Indianapolis Call Center
  • Sales Training Program or Trainer: Road to Success

ARDA Award finalists:


  • Sales Training Program or Trainer: Smooth Finish
  • Sales Operational Support Team Member/Project Manager: Karen Parsons
  • Administrative Manager/Team: Sue Bowers
  • Human Resources Individual Coordinator: Pam Lizzo
  • Resort Department Manager: Karla Fonseca
  • Brochure 8+ Pages: Outdoor Travelers Getaways
 
• Magazine: Colorful Places No. 3, 2011

2011

  • 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County Award–Ellen Devine, Executive Assistant to President and CEO
  • 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County Award–Angela Ward, President Resort Title Agency
  • Florida Diversity Council Glass Ceiling Award–Susan Saturday, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • GLEE Green Ambassador Award–The Hammocks at Marathon
  • TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence–The Fountains

ARDA Award winners:

  • Magazine: Colorful Places Magazine
  • Brochure–More than Eight Pages: Owner Upgrade Kit
  • Resort Architecture: Bluegreen Wilderness Club Building 3000
  • ACE Innovator Award: Fee-based service business model

ARDA Award finalists:

  • ACE Employer: Bluegreen Corporation
  • ACE Project of Excellence: Wilderness Club™ at Big Cedar®
  • ACE Women on their Way Award: Angela Ward
  • Homeowner Association Board Member: William Mosconi
  • Administrative Manager/Team: Susan Saturday
  • Administrative Team Member: Julie Clawson
  • Owner/Customer Relations Manager/Team: Owner Relations Manager: Angela Blevins
  • Food and Beverage Program Manager/Team: Miguel Soto
  • Assistant General Manager: Erna Barton, Bluegreen Club 36™
  • Maintenance Manager: Tony Liga
  • Green Sustainable Program
  • Special Event: One Hot Night Je t’aime Paris
  • Video Production: Shenandoah Crossing Resort Story
  • Website: Colorfulplaces.com
  • Amenities–Water Features: Wilderness Club, pool and water feature
  • Amenities–Other: Wilderness Club Building 3000, BBQ area/pavilion/council circle
  • Interior Design–New Resort Unit: Wilderness Club Building 3000

2010

  • Environmental Award from Cintas Document Management in recognition of the Boca Raton facilities program for shredding paper records and recycling.
  • Ormond Beach Beautification Award – Outrigger Beach Club
  • Two-Palm Certification by the Marathon Chamber of Commerce – the Hammocks at Marathon
  • Silver Designation in the Gatlinburg Goes Green Program-MountainLoft
  • In House Agency Forum (IHAF) Silver Award- Publication Design-Colorful Places Magazine
  • In House Agency Forum (IHAF) Silver Award Electronic/Interactive Media-Colorfulplaces.com

ARDA Award winners:

  • Magazine: Colorful Places No. 2, 2009
  • Special Event: One Hot Night Under the Tuscan Moon

2009

ARDA Award winner:

  • Magazine: Colorful Places No. 2, 2008

2008

  • 2007 Timeshare Company of the Year–Myrtle Beach Herald
  • Best Places to Work, Finalist–South Florida Business Journal

ARDA Awards:

  • Newsletter: Bluegreen Owner Update
  • Magazine: Colorful Places, Issue 3, 2007
  • Resort Design-Conversion: Daytona SeaBreeze™ Presidential Suite
  • Maintenance Staff Member: Alan Wescott, Dolphin Beach Club
  • Resort Staff Member: Tammy Ahl, Harbour Lights™
  • Marketing Operational Staff Member: Christine Rizzo

2007

  • Stevie Award for Best Timeshare Sales Organization of the Year–2007 Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards
  • South Florida Interactive Excellence Award (SoFIE) for Most Effective Email Campaign, Bluegreen Resorts Day Drive Tour Confirmation–South Florida Interactive Marketing Association (SFIMA)
  • Best Places to Work, Finalist–South Florida Business Journal
  • Best Technology Application, Bluegreen Getaway Station–South Florida Business Journal

ARDA Awards winners:

  • ACE Philanthropic Award: Bluegreen Employee Action Resource (BEAR) Team
  • Brochure–8+ pages (Business to Business): Six Flags Presentation
  • Magazine: Colorful Places, Issue 2, 2006
  • Sales Center Materials: Smoky Mountains Wall Tour
  • Resort Design-Sales Center: Smoky Mountains Preview Center

2006

  • Best Overall Company–National American Business (“Stevie”) Awards
  • Circle of Humanitarian Award in recognition of Hurricane Katrina relief efforts–The American Red Cross
  • Best Places to Work, Finalist–South Florida Business Journal
  • Palm Beach Ultimate CEO Honoree–South Florida Business Journal
  • No. 60 on Top 150 Public Companies in Florida–Florida Trend
  • Best CIO–South Florida Business Journal
  • Best Technology Application, Interactive Sales Kiosk–South Florida Business Journal
  • No. 5 Vacation Ownership Provider in the U.S.–Vacation Ownership World

ARDA Award winners:

  • Brochure–8+ Pages: Bluegreen Annual Report
  • Interactive Media: Sales Kiosk
  • Special Event: One Hot Night in Monte Carlo
  • Refurbishment–Architecture and Interior Design: The Fountains Clubhouse
  • Resort Design–Conversion: Daytona SeaBreeze™
  • Maintenance Staff: Danny Rowback, Shore Crest Vacation Villas™
  • Technology Manager/Team: Website Development Team
  • Resort General/Assistant Manager: Terry Boese, Grande Villas at World Golf Village®

2005

  • No. 57 on Forbes’ “200 Best Small Companies” list
  • No. 48 on Fortune’s “America’s Fastest Growing Companies” list
  • Best Places to Work Finalist–South Florida Business Journal
  • Best CIO–South Florida Business Journal
  • Business of the Year, Real Estate category–South Florida Business Journal
  • 2005 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Florida Real Estate Category
  • “Best Places to Play”, Bluegreen’s Brickshire™ golf course–Golf Digest
  • No. 66 of Top 150 Public Companies in Florida–Florida Trend

ARDA Awards winners:

  • Logo Design: Mug O’ Joe’s at The Fountains
  • Magazine: Lifestyles–Spring, Summer & Fall/Winter (three-way tie)
  • Resort Department Manager: Shenandoah Crossing™
  • Resort Staff Member: The Lodge Alley Inn™
  • Housekeeping Staff Member: Dolphin Beach Club
  • ACE Employee of the Year

2004

  • No. 67 on Forbes’ “200 Best Small Companies” list
  • No. 5 Vacation Ownership Provider in the U.S.–Vacation Ownership World
  • “America’s Best Residential Golf Courses,” Bluegreen Communities’ The Preserve at Jordan Lake in NC–Golfweek
  • Coastal Georgia 2004 Environmental Friendly Developer/Builder Award, Bluegreen Communities’ Sanctuary Cove at St. Andrew’s Sound
  • No. 69 of Top 150 Public Companies in Florida – Florida Trend

ARDA Awards winners:

  • ACE Lifetime Achievement Award: President and CEO George Donovan
  • Magazine, Lifestyles: Summer 2003
  • Sales Center Materials: Wilderness Club™ at Big Cedar® Wall Tour
  • New Owner/Member Package: New Sampler with Packaging (tie)

2003

ARDA Awards winners:

  • ACE Community Service Award
  • Direct Mail: Wilderness Club™ at Big Cedar® Complimentary Night Mailing
  • Magazine: Lifestyles, Summer 2002
  • Video Production: “Live, Play, Grow” Corporate Video
  • New Owner/Member Package: Bluegreen Vacation Club® Sampler Plus Membership Kit
  • Sales Center Materials, Minneapolis Preview Center Wall Tour
  • Management & Administration: Housekeeping Staff Member
  • Management & Administration: Maintenance Manager
  • Management & Administration: Administrative Manager/Team
  • Marketing Specialty Programs
  • Salesperson–In-house
  • Sales Management Executive
  • Resort Design: Sales Center, Wilderness Club™ at Big Cedar®