Sometimes, what happens in Vegas shouldn’t stay in Vegas. I’m pleased to report that Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge took home the biggest prize at the recent ARDY Awards at Caesar’s Palace (the resort and convention center in Las Vegas, not the actual home of Julius Caesar).
Presented by the American Resort Development Association, the annual ARDY Awards honor outstanding achievements in the resort industry. Chief among those honors are ACE (ARDA Circle of Excellence) Awards recognizing those who “have attained the very highest level of excellence in the resort industry, and whose accomplishments and dedication spur the industry to new heights.”
Copper Creek Villas & Cabins took home the prestigious ACE Project of Excellence Award, recognizing the newest Disney Vacation Club Resort as the “best of the best” in a variety of disciplines, from resort design and sustainability to community impact, to sales and marketing (the resort also took home an ARDY Award for best Multimedia Marketing Campaign) to day-to-day operations.
Aside from being a matter of pride for the Disney Vacation Club Cast and every Disney Vacation Club Member who calls this rustically elegant resort “home,” the award demonstrates an unexpected power of Disney magic…allowing one to leave Las Vegas feeling like a winner.