Marriott Vacations Worldwide Donates $25,000 Towards Orlando Victims and First Responders Funds
ORLANDO, Fla. – June 24, 2016 – Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) is pleased to announce, as a member of the Orlando business community, it will be making a $25,000 donation divided among several local organizations coordinating support and healing efforts to those who have been so profoundly affected by the tragic event on June 12, 2016. Additionally, Marriott Vacations Worldwide will match up to another $25,000 for donations made by associates to OneOrlando.org, the Orlando Regional Medical Center Trauma Center and WeAreOrlando.org.
"Our hearts and thoughts continue to go out to the family and friends of those lost or injured, first responder teams and the community as a whole who were impacted by this horrific tragedy," said Stephen P. Weisz, president and chief executive officer of Marriott Vacations Worldwide. "I am so truly humbled by the caring and compassion that our associates from around the world have displayed in this unfortunate time."
Nearly 2,700 Marriott Vacations Worldwide associates call Orlando home with a total of nearly 10,000 associates stretching around the world, many of whom have been reaching out to their fellow associates in Orlando to show their support during this difficult time.
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Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global pure-play vacation ownership company, offering a diverse portfolio of quality products, programs and management expertise with over 60 resorts. Its brands include Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott. Since entering the industry in 1984 as part of Marriott International, Inc., the company earned its position as a leader and innovator in vacation ownership products. The company preserves high standards of excellence in serving its customers, investors and associates while maintaining a long-term relationship with Marriott International. For more information, please visit www.marriottvacationsworldwide.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MarriottVAC and find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MarriottVacationsWorldwide.