Parsippany, NJ (August 12,2011) — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), recently announced the introduction of RCI Weeks PlatinumSM to Europe following the programme’s successful U.S. debut earlier this year during the American Resort Development Association’s annual conference. The new premium tier of membership gives timeshare owners access to exclusive exchange privileges and year-round lifestyle benefits.
“As the largest exchange provider in the world, we’re always looking at ways to enhance the timeshare experience and provide value-added benefits for our members,” said Sean Lowe, managing director, RCI Europe. “Through the RCI Weeks Platinum membership tier we can offer new opportunities for priority access, special member discounts and great lifestyle benefits. The overwhelming feedback on RCI Weeks Platinum from our U.S. members and affiliated resorts has been extremely positive and we expect a similar response from our members in Europe.”
RCI Platinum membership for the RCI Weeks programme offers opportunities for room upgrades, exclusive “first look” access to specially acquired vacation inventory and rebates for various RCI transactions. Taking the member experience even further, RCI Weeks Platinum membership will offer restaurant discounts and preferred pricing, advance purchase and front-of-the-line privileges for select theatre and city destination attractions.
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with over 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® Weeks, the traditional week-for-week exchange system, and RCI Points®, the industry’s first global points-based exchange system, RCI provides flexible vacation options to its 3.8 million RCI subscribing members each year. 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.