CVOA Welcomes Seven New Members to its Association

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The Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA), one of the leaders in vacation ownership and resort development ethics, has just announced the membership of seven companies that have joined the association this fall.

For over 40 years, CVOA has brought in a variety of companies and professionals to become members of its association, which is well-regarded for its high ethical standards in the vacation ownership and resort development industry in Canada. Participating companies come from various fields including management firms, development companies, exchange companies, entire resorts, service providers, vendors, and more.

CVOA’s President and CEO Ingrid Jarrett was thrilled to welcome these prestigious companies to their ranks:

Bellstar Hotels and Resorts

Bellstar is a Canadian-based resort management company that helps drive profitability for independent resorts. This specific brand includes property locations across Western Canada like Vancouver Island, Kelowna, and Alberta’s Rocky Mountains.

Grace Anne Residence Club

This brand-new property is still in development as the region’s first luxury fractional resort. The resort will be located on the edge of Lake of the Woods with features like 32 two- and three-bedroom suites, a marina, and a clubhouse.

GreenStep Solutions

GreenStep offers certification and training programs through its Sustainable Tourism 2030 initiative which is designed to save hotels and resorts tens of thousands of dollars each year by reducing their carbon footprints and acting as leaders in responsible tourism.

Fairmont Hot Springs

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is an impressive year-round destination in British Columbia for vacationers who want to explore the area’s hot springs and mountain activities. Its Mountainside Vacation Villas is made up 116 one- and two-bedroom units with either mountain or golf course views, updated finishes, and more.

Mobilize Jobs

This trusted recruitment partner has over 30 years of experience and has been vital in helping Canadian businesses fill seasonal shortages with year-round employment opportunities across 65+ properties.

Sotavento Ocean Resort & Villas

A popular boutique hotel located on Mexico’s coveted Playa La Ropa in Zihuatanejo. This property is being redeveloped by some of the industry’s top development partners and is sponsored by BC-based Performing Equity.

Wellington Financial

As an exclusive correspondent for Liberty Bank’s Resort Financial Group, both companies have helped finance the vacation ownership industry for over 35 years. Wellington Financial offers a variety of loan programs for developers and continuously creates innovative financial programs for the industry.

These businesses will enjoy the many benefits of being CVOA members including B2B networking opportunities, educational opportunities, and more.

To learn more about the Canadian Vacation Ownership Association and its many members, please visit their official website.