Global Connections’ Offices Team Up for Make-a-Wish “Walk for Wishes”

OVERLAND PARK, KS – May 2, 2018 Global Connections Inc.,the highly-respected resort developer, travel club fulfillment and service provider of Global Discovery Vacations (GDV), coordinated an effort between its Kansas-based corporate headquarters and Dunedin, Florida to support the Make-a-Wish Foundation “Walk for Wishes” on April 28.

Dave Dawson, Global Connections Vice President Resort Acquisitions, and his wife Pam, Director of Marketing for GCI’s Beso Del Sol Resort (Dunedin, FL), led team members on the walk in Tampa Bay, FL. To show support, the corporate office joined the walk virtually with donations.

The donated funds went to Make-a-Wish, the philanthropic organization which grants “wishes” from critically ill, and often terminally ill, “wish kids” around the world through local chapters. Funds raised at the Tampa Bay event were designated to help kids and their families in Southern Florida.

Global Connections has a long history of philanthropic endeavors from blood drives to charity runs to full-on fundraisers. Ongoing philanthropic activities are championed in the corporate headquarters, satellite offices, at its resorts and in the distributor sales centers.

Over the past year, GCI philanthropic efforts have raised funds for numerous organizations and impacted thousands of lives in Kansas, Florida, South Carolina, Colorado, Louisiana, Utah, and around the United States through donations of time, materials, and items.

About Global Connections, Inc.

Global Connections, Inc. is based in Overland Park, KS, opening in 1996 as a travel club fulfillment and service provider.  Considered a leader in the travel club industry, GCI offers the members of its Global Discovery Vacations club program a wide variety of leisure benefits and vacation options at more than 700 North American resorts.  GCI is the developer and owner of resorts in California, Florida, Tennessee and Colorado as well as owning and leasing numerous resort condominium units throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean. For more information about GCI visit

About Global Discovery Vacations

Global Discovery Vacations is a respected membership based travel club offering its members access to condominium accommodations, cruise and tour vacations, a full-service travel agency, a concierge program, and other leisure benefits. For more information about Global Discovery Vacations visit

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