Bangalore, India, December 14, 2009 —- RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and one of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), has announced an affiliation with The Solluna Resort, situated in India’s largest wildlife sanctuary, Jim Corbett National Park, in Uttarakhand. This new affiliation brings the total number of RCI affiliated resorts in sought-after destinations across India to more than 80.
A five-hour drive from Delhi on the foothills of the Himalayas, The Solluna Resort is spread over 25 acres of lush green along the banks of the Ramganga River. Nestled within the National Park, the resort offers visitors tranquility and an opportunity to enjoy the natural surroundings. The resort also offers opportunities for adventure including river rafting, fishing, open-top jeep rides, elephant safaris, horseback riding, wildlife tours and cultural activities such as folk dances and evening bonfires.
“We are very pleased to welcome The Solluna Resort into the RCI network,” said Radhika Shastry, managing director of RCI for India. “This beautiful resort is a tremendous addition to the collection of top vacation destinations we offer to RCI® Weeks members.”
“RCI invented the exchange business 35 years ago and has been the innovator and leader ever since. Their diverse selection of luxury resorts the world over deliver the highest quality vacations to their members. Being associated with RCI was important to The Solluna Resort,” said Mr. Harish Aggarwal, chairman and managing director, The Solluna Resort. “Furthermore, RCI offers exciting technological resources and marketing advantages for us, as well as the largest possible selection of vacation resorts for our timeshare owners. We are very pleased to be working with them.”
RCI is part of Wyndham Exchange and Rentals, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the European leader in vacation rentals, with exclusive access for specified periods to more than 73,000 vacation properties in approximately 100 countries. Wyndham Exchange and Rentals is comprised of vacation exchange, including RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and provider of travel services to businesses and consumers and The Registry Collection® program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program; vacation rentals, including Endless Vacation Rentals®, Landal GreenParks®, Novasol®, and other renowned vacation rental brands, through which vacationers can rent a variety of property types, from city apartments to villas; and NorthCourse® Leisure Real Estate Solutions, an international leader in providing a full spectrum of advisory, research, and asset management services. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation is one of the world’s largest hospitality companies with leading brands in lodging franchising, vacation ownership, vacation rentals and vacation exchange. For additional information visit www.grouprci.com or the media center of www.wyndhamworldwide.com.
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About The Solluna Resort
The Solluna Resort with its eco-friendly settings perfectly replicates the essence of nature in its interiors. The theme of the resort revolves around wildlife and each of the 47 elegant cottages encapsulate the basic five senses of Touch, Vision, Taste, Smell and Hearing within the classy settings. The resort offers visitors a spectacular view of the valley, laid out to ensure maximum solitude. The Solluna Resort is equipped with modern amenities and 24 hour room–service and also comprises a conference hall, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, library, mini theatre and travel desk. http://www.sollunaresort.com/
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