WVO’s Hanning Elected Chairman of ARDA
Thursday June 20th, 2013 - 12:43PM Y
| | | | | | | | | | |
These are shortcuts to your favorite social networking and bookmark sites. Add this story to your Facebook page, del.icio.us, DiggIt, and many others!
WASHINGTON, DC—Franz Hanning, president and CEO of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. (WVO) was elected as chairman of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) during the recent ARDA World Convention and Exposition in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Hanning first joined the company—then Fairfield Communities, Inc.—in 1982 as a sales professional, working his way up through key leadership positions until he was named president/CEO of WVO in 2004. Since then, he has overseen all management, operations, strategic planning and growth initiatives.
WVO’s four primary consumer brands — CLUB WYNDHAM, WorldMark by Wyndham, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific and Shell Vacations Club —represent approximately 23,000 vacation ownership units and serve more than 900,000 owner families worldwide.
Tags: • Hospitality • Brands •
For the past few years, the talk of The Lodging Conference in Phoenix had been focused on the economic recovery, solid industry projections and “cautious optimism.” With the word cautious no longer necessary, the economic outlook took a backseat this year to the seemingly unending parade of new lifestyle brands.