John oversees all of the company’s timeshare sales operations. He joined Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated in 1995 and has held several key leadership positions including advancement to his present role in 2011. This includes responsibility for leveraging the growth of the Holiday Inn Club Vacations brand and Holiday Inn Club membership product. Launched in 2009 through a strategic alliance with IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), these have become key vehicles for owner, member and financial growth for the company.
John is a well-known leader in the timeshare community, accruing more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience within the industry. He began his career as a managing director for Vistana Resorts, now Starwood Vacation Ownership. There he led their off-site, east coast sales offices and eventually relocated to Central Florida to further develop and grow the company’s on-site sales operations.
John is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University from the school of Hospitality and Culinary Arts. He is a long-standing member of the American Resort Development Association and currently serves as a committee member.
“Maintaining trust while surpassing customer expectations at every touchpoint to deliver a fantastic vacation product defines what Holiday Inn Club Vacations is all about.”
— John Sutherland