Canadian Resort & Travel Association

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Wins 2016 CRDA Cornerstone Award

September 19, 2016

Orlando, Florida – September 19th, 2016 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club was awarded the Cornerstone Award for innovation in the vacation ownership industry at this year’s Canadian Resort Conference (CRC) held on September 13th – 14th.

The Cornerstone Award, sponsored this year by, was presented to Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, the rapidly growing vacation club that offers member-exclusive services and accommodations in beautiful destinations located in Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and Mexico. The awards ceremony was held during the 2016 Canadian Resort Conference at the Hilton Niagara Falls in Ontario Canada. Kyle Smith and Kevin Wray from presented the prestigious award to LHVC’s Santiago Merizalde.

With more than 30,000 members, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation club’s appeal stems from the array of membership options available that can fit most travelers’ budgets or needs. These options have made the vacation club very popular not only among individual travelers looking to experience the luxurious offerings available, but also among families looking to experience exciting destinations and spacious accommodations at an affordable price.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized by CRDA for this prestigious award,” said Santiago Merizalde, Business Development Consultant for Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club.  “Industry accolades like this inspire us to keep raising the bar in what we provide for our Members and guests and the future goals we set.”

The Cornerstone Award is given to innovators in the vacation ownership industry and entry is open to any company, Home Owners Association, individual or vacation ownership project that has seized an opportunity, addressed a need, solved a problem or created a game changing value that has left a lasting positive impact on the vacation ownership industry, the environment or society, while being an inspiration to other CRDA members.

The winner of the award has either engaged the marketplace and achieved outstanding results and commercial success; and/or has left a lasting positive impact on the industry, which Lifestyle Holidays has aptly done throughout the year with its new elite-tier offerings in Puerto Plata’s Deja View Beach, the weekly Welcome Party for members and the exclusive ocean-front member’s clubs at its beautiful Dominican Republic resorts, and last, but certainly not least, the recent partnership with Chairman’s Circle Club that opened their Circle Club House in the popular and vibrant four-story entertainment complex, The DOME, right next door to the company’s Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort on the beautiful island of Dominican Republic.

About Lifestyles Holidays Vacation Club

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club began in 2002 and offers its members a wide range of membership options designed to fit most budgets and individual needs while providing a large array of unique, luxurious travel destinations in Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and Mexico. LHVC has created a one-of-a-kind V.I.P. membership that offers exclusive members-only access to facilities and services such as lounges, bars, swimming pools and specialized transportations services such as; limousines, helicopter transfers and more.  The distinct developments of Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club in the Dominican Republic include: The Tropical, The Crown Suites, The Crown Villas, The Royal Suites, The Royal Villas, The Residence Suites, The Presidential Suites – Puerto Plata, Dream Suites by Lifestyles Puerto Plata, The Presidential Suites – Punta Cana, Dream Suites by Lifestyles Punta Cana, Dream Suites by Lifestyles Bávaro, Dream Suites by Lifestyles Bayahibe, Dream Suites By Lifestyle and Presidential Suites by Lifestyle in Boca Chica, Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort, and Costa Esmeralda Villas, as well as Villa Park Villas & Suites and Cap El Limon in Samaná, both currently under construction.

In Mexico, the Lifestyle affiliate resort collection includes in the Quintana Roo resort area, The Grand Lifestyle at Grand Oasis Cancun, The Grand Lifestyle at Grand Oasis Palm, The Grand Lifestyle at Grand Oasis Tulum, The Grand Lifestyle at Grand Oasis Sens and All RITMO by Lifestyle in Cancun.

For more information on Lifestyle vacation experiences in the Dominican Republic and Mexico, go

About CRDA

CRDA is an industry-based association that is dedicated to furthering the vacation ownership resort and leisure industries. It was founded over 30 years ago in response to the public’s demand for reliable information about timeshare products. Focus has since broadened to all aspects of shared ownership and the resort industry. For more information on membership and events visit

About Canadian Resort Conference

Canadian Resort Conference (CRC) is an annual event produced and hosted by Perspective Group, the vacation ownership industry’s leading PR & Multimedia Company globally. CRC attracts senior level executives from Canada, USA, Mexico, and The Caribbean and beyond, and provides a crucial networking platform for those interested in entering the Canadian resort marketplace, and those wanting to find strategic partnerships with other international companies.

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