RCI(R) Adds More Than 50 New Affiliated Properties to Exchange Network in Third
Quarter of 2013
The Largest Vacation Exchange Provider Has Added 117 New Properties
Year to Date
PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/21/13 -- RCI, the global
leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family
of brands (NYSE: WYN), added 57 new properties to its global exchange
network in the third quarter of 2013. The newly affiliated properties
include resorts in Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America.
"This was a fantastic quarter of affiliations for RCI, adding many
beautiful properties across several of our global regions," said
Gordon Gurnik, president, RCI. "These new additions further expand
our members' quality vacation choices, and we are proud to count each
of these 57 new properties as part of the RCI(R) exchange network."
One of the latest additions is the Grand Palladium Bavaro Resort &
Spa in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This property serves as an
all-service retreat on a stretch of beautiful beach. Guests here can
enjoy eight a la carte restaurants, five buffet restaurants and
several bars in between relaxing on the beach or at the onsite spa.
A new affiliation agreement signed in the third quarter with Empark
Grand Hotel Group resulted in eight new RCI affiliated properties in
China. Member demand for exchange options in China has increased, and
these properties are high-quality accommodation options in
destinations including Chaohu Lake, the Gui'an Hot Spring Resort
area, Kunming, and Xi'an.
RCI's luxury exchange program, The Registry Collection, added eight
new resorts from world-renowned developer Orascom. Orascom is unique
in that it creates fully-integrated towns that are destinations on
their own, offering hotels, private villas, apartments, leisure
facilities and supporting infrastructure. Each location features a
wide range of activities from indulgent and luxurious relaxation to
adrenaline-filled adventures. The brand has several established
resort towns including The Cove in the United Arab Emirates, and also
has several more incredible properties planned in the future
including Andermatt in the Swiss Alps.
For more information, visit RCI.com or RCIAffiliates.com.
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with more
than 4,000 affiliated resorts in approximately 100 countries. RCI
pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members
increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership
experience. Today, through RCI(R) Weeks, the traditional
week-for-week exchange system, and RCI Points(R), the industry's
first global points-based exchange system, RCI provides flexible
vacation options to its approximately 3.7 million RCI subscribing
members each year. RCI's luxury exchange program, The Registry
Collection(R), is the world's largest program of its kind with more
than 200 affiliated properties either accessible for exchange or
under development on six continents. RCI is part of Wyndham Exchange
& Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For
additional information visit our media center, rciaffiliates.com or
The RCI Blog. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
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