ORLANDO, FL (Nov. 23, 2011) –– Orlando-based Club Meliá by Meliá Hotels International, a leading international vacation membership club with locations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and Europe, has been presented with the prestigious RCI Gold Crown Resort® Award for its member resorts in Cancun, Cozumel, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), presents awards annually to the top-rated RCI affiliated resorts.
“We take great pride in continually meeting excellence in standards at our member resorts in order to receive the RCI Gold Crown Resort® Award year after year,” said Denis Ebrill, Executive Vice President of Club Meliá.
Club Meliá is an internationally-branded membership club, with more than 27,000 members, 14 member resorts and 27 associated resorts, focusing on leisure lifestyle experiences that include exotic destinations, designer-appointed luxury suites, exceptional services and unforgettable amenities. The Orlando, Florida based company is part of Spain-based Meliá Hotels International, a 55-year-old international hospitality company with over 300 hotels in 26 countries on four continents.
Featured Club Meliá locations include Cancun, Cozumel, and Puerto Vallarta in Mexico; Puerto Rico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in the Caribbean; Panama in Central America; and the Canary Islands, Marbella and Costa del Sol, Spain in Europe. A new member resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, will be opening in late 2011. For more information, call 866-379-5950, or visit www.clubmelia.com.
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 3.7 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 the RCI media center, rciaffiliates.com or The RCI Blog. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Photo ID: Club Meliá employees at Gran Meliá Cancun, ME Cancun and Meliá Cozumel in Cancun and Cozumel, Mexico, receive their RCI Gold Crown Resort® Awards. From left: Ricardo Saa, Francisco Rocha, David Aparicio, Ivette Sanchez, John Dishinger of RCI, Daniel Laens, Delfino Ramirez, Eva Olivera, Dabney Shannon of RCI, Alma de Villa, Vicente Varela and Ma. Dolores Flores
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SOURCE: Club Melia