Parsippany, NJ (April 8, 2010) — RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange, and Grand Pacific Resorts, a premier vacation ownership company, today announced they have renewed their long-standing affiliation.
“For over 16 years Grand Pacific Resorts has been a very valued partner of RCI, offering quality vacation experiences to our 3.8 million subscribing members,” said Geoff Ballotti, CEO, RCI. “This renewal of our affiliation allows us to continue our great working relationship and offer both RCI members and Grand Pacific Resort owners the vacation experiences they desire.”
Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Grand Pacific Resorts has eleven RCI-affiliated resorts in their portfolio and more than 45,000 owners.
“Through the years, Grand Pacific Resorts and RCI have enjoyed a great relationship,” said David Brown, co-president of Grand Pacific Resorts. “We’re glad to continue our affiliation and look forward to successful collaborations in the years to come.”
Co-president Tim Stripe added, “RCI increases the benefit of our owners’ vacation purchase as they may exchange for literally thousands of destinations around the world. In return we see that Grand Pacific Resorts are among RCI’s most popular and often requested group of resorts. It is clearly a win-win affiliation.”
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 65,000 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 CollectionÒ program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program; vacation rentals, including Endless Vacation RentalsÒ, 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, a research and consultancy firm providing advisory services to the global leisure real estate industry. 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.
About Grand Pacific Resorts
Grand Pacific Resorts is one of the oldest and largest vacation ownership companies based in California. With over 45,000 owner-families Grand Pacific Resort Management services fourteen properties, including the recently-developed Grand Pacific MarBrisa Resort in Carlsbad, California. For more information visit www.grandpacificresortservices.com or call Sharrie McIntosh at 760-431-8500.