MARCH 15, 2016 – CLERMONT, FLORIDA – The National Timeshare Owners Association has named Summer Bay Orlando By Exploria Resort the recipient of their 2015 Community Service Award for their generous donation of 11 acres to South Lake Hospital.

“The NTOA’s Executive Team was moved by this donation and the fact that Exploria’s team cared deeply about the health and well-being of the community.  This land donation will allow South Lake Hospital to broaden the scope and reach of their good work” said Gregory Crist, NTOA’s CEO.

Paul Caldwell, President/CEO Exploria Resorts commented, “On behalf of the Scott family and the entire Exploria Resorts One Team, we are honored to accept this community service award in recognition of the generosity of our founders, Joe and Loretta Scott.  Part of our Mission Statement is ‘to be a positive influence in the communities in which we do business.’ It is gratifying to receive recognition directly related to our goals.”

This is the second time in less than three years that Summer Bay Orlando has been recognized for community service.  Official presentation of the award was held at the 6th Annual Timeshare Owners Regional Summit held on Sunday, February 21st in front of 150 timeshare owners and representatives from several companies in the timeshare community.

About Exploria Resorts

The Exploria Resorts brand was created as an evolution of Summer Bay Resorts, building upon more than 20 years of proven success as a diversified hospitality, development and management company with 800+ employees which has operated marketing and sales operations to support the collection of resorts and hotels in Florida, Tennessee, and Missouri. The Exploria Resorts flagship property, Summer Bay Orlando in Orlando, FL, located in the Walt Disney World® Resort area, was established in 1995 by St. Louis, Missouri based developers Joe H. and Loretta Scott Sr. The 400+ acre property situated on a 64-acre spring-fed lake includes a mix of 721 villa and condo, and individual home floorplans. For more information about Exploria Resorts and Club Exploria, visit

About the NTOA

For nearly 20 years, the National Timeshare Owners Association has worked to foster a better understanding of the benefits, value and usage of timeshare ownership through information and educational programs.  They are dedicated to working with consumers and the timeshare community to educate the public on the benefits and responsibilities of timeshare ownership, advocate on behalf of the timeshare owner and insure a better timeshare experience for everyone. A toll free HelpLine is available to all timeshare owners at 1-844-ASK-NTOA.


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