When Adriana Rendon first joined the Marriott Vacations Worldwide team in Orlando, she never imagined her job would turn into a fulfilling career that would allow her to meet people from so many interesting backgrounds and cultures, and that would allow her to grow and develop professionally.
Below, Rendon shares what she enjoys most about her career.
What do you love most about working at Marriott Vacations Worldwide?
I LOVE it here. I have been here 20 years, and love my job and coworkers with all my heart. I hope to retire with the company!
Tell me about your role and career journey with Marriott Vacations Worldwide.
When I started here, the company offered so many opportunities for growth and development and they still have. I began as a housekeeper and moved to public space.
What’s your favorite memory of working at Marriott Vacations Worldwide?
There are so many great ones! One that sticks out is when I was selected Associate of the Year and Paul Ryan spoke about my value to the company. Every time Mr. Ryan visits, he stops by to say hello and acknowledge how long I have been with the company.
What is the best part of working in the travel industry?
I love being able to interact with so many different guests. I enjoy being able to provide guidance or suggestions about the local area to the guests.
What advice would you give to someone considering a career with Marriott Vacations Worldwide?
I always recommend people to work here. The leadership and team are great. There are so many opportunities for growth.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide offers generous discounts on exciting vacation experiences and stays at its global resorts for associates, their families and friends. Associates have access to a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision plans; paid time off; enrollment in a 401(k) retirement plan and employee stock purchase program; tuition reimbursement; employee assistance counseling and financial counseling; and other support, such as onsite parking, monthly educational webinars and more.
Recognized for its caring culture, Marriott Vacations Worldwide is dedicated to the holistic well-being and professional growth of its associates. In fact, 15% of Phoenix area associates have been employed with the company for more than 10 years.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide was named a 2021 “Best Employer” globally by Kincentric, an expert consultant company helping organizations use employee driven data to add value and drive business results. In June 2022, Marriott Vacations Worldwide was certified as a Most Loved Workplace®, based on the Love of Workplace Index™, which keeps track of employee satisfaction and sentiment and is backed by Best Practice Institute (BPI) research and analysis.
If you are interested in job opportunities with Marriott Vacations Worldwide in Orlando, apply online.