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Bluegreen Vacations Celebrates Winners at the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards

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Two Bluegreen Vacations associates take home respective ACE awards at ARDA 2018 Award Show


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE:BBX) (OTCQX:BBXTB) ("BBX Capital"), announced that Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE:BXG), which is 90% owned by BBX Capital, issued the following press release. Please see the Bluegreen press release below.

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Bluegreen Vacations Celebrates Winners at the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards
Two Bluegreen Vacations associates take home respective ACE awards at ARDA 2018 Award Show

BOCA RATON, FL – May 24, 2018 – Bluegreen Vacations (NYSE:BXG), a leading vacation ownership company, is proud to announce two winners from the 2018 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards, including the Circle of Excellence award (ACE), the show’s highest honor. Bluegreen is a nine-time ACE award recipient, but for the first time this year had individual winners in the Resort Assistant Manager and Finance, Accounting & HOA categories.

Bluegreen’s Jeff Mitchell won best Resort Assistant Manager, for helping to deliver excellent service at the Laurel Crest Resort in Tennessee. Bluegreen’s Director of Association Governance, Kim Fries, took home best Business Administration Manager / Team: Finance, Account & HOA.

“Bluegreen Vacations seeks to hire and develop top-class talent within the hospitality industry with the goal of providing a unique and personalized experience for our owners at our over 67 properties,” said Ada Soriano-Grzywna, Bluegreen Vacations Senior Vice President of Operations. “This award recognizes the achievements of Jeff and Kim as best-in-class in a highly populated and talented hospitality industry. We are extremely proud of Jeff and Kim and the examples they have set.  We are also very proud that 15 of our other employees were also recognized among the best in the industry.”

The ARDA Awards Program is committed to recognizing the best nominees submitted in categories that include overall professional excellence, outstanding sales and marketing accomplishments, product design, advertising and staff.

About Bluegreen Vacations Corporation:
Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE:BXG) is a leading vacation ownership company that markets and sells vacation ownership interests (VOIs) and manages resorts in top leisure and urban destinations. The Bluegreen Vacation Club is a flexible, points-based, deeded vacation ownership plan with approximately 212,000 owners, 67 Club and Club Associate Resorts and access to more than 11,000 other hotels and resorts through partnerships and exchange networks as of March 31, 2018. Bluegreen Vacations also offers a portfolio of comprehensive, fee-based resort management, financial, and sales and marketing services, to or on behalf of third parties. Bluegreen is 90% owned by BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE:BBX) (OTCQX:BBXTB), a diversified holding company. For further information, visit

About BBX Capital Corporation:
BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE:BBX) (OTCQX:BBXTB), is a Florida-based diversified holding company whose activities include its 90% ownership interest in Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE:BXG) as well as its real estate and middle market divisions. For additional information, please visit

About American Resort Development Association:
The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) is the Washington, DC - based trade association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries (timeshares). With nearly 600 corporate members and 5,000-plus engaged associates, ARDA members hail from privately held firms to publicly traded corporations with extensive experience in shared ownership interests in leisure real estate. Developers, exchange companies, vacation clubs, resellers, and timeshare owner associations (HOAs), resort management companies, industry vendors, suppliers, and consultants - as well as owners, through the ARDA-Resort Owners' Coalition (ARDA-ROC) - all experience ARDA.

Bluegreen Vacations Media Contact:
Brad Simon

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