Resort honored for excellence in accommodations, hospitality and RCI subscribing member experience
Laguna Niguel, CA (Jan. 30, 2012) — Trading Places International (TPI) today announced that the 4 Seasons at Desert Breezes Resort has been awarded the prestigious RCI Gold Crown Resort property designation by RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange.
A select number of RCI affiliated resorts meet RCI’s requirements for recognition and have earned the RCI Gold Crown Resort award. These resorts have attained high levels of excellence in resort accommodations, hospitality and member experience as measured by RCI.
“4 Seasons at Desert Breezes Resort is honored to have achieved this prestigious RCI designation,” said Tom Newman, director of Resort Operations at TPI. “The association’s board of directors, through diligent planning and oversight and working with its managing agent, Trading Places International, plan to maintain this Gold Crown status by providing owners and guests the quality accommodations and services we are known for.”
Trading Places International is honored to work with the many 4 Seasons owners whom have continually supported the efforts to achieve excellence over these past years that have resulted in the Gold Crown designation.
“RCI’s Resort Recognition Program helps ensure that our RCI affiliated resorts adhere to RCI’s standards for accommodations, hospitality and member experience,” said Gordon Gurnik, president of RCI. “We are thrilled to recognize those who have attained this designation and continue to work to offer top vacation destinations to our 3.7 million members worldwide.”
About Trading Places International
Trading Places International is a vertically-integrated resort management company that also provides exchange and other leisure services to more than 200,000 vacation owners. With a focus on quality, value, and personalized service, it manages owner associations at over 40 resorts located in the mainland United States, Hawaii, Mexico, and Canada. Founded in 1973, the company is headquartered in Laguna Niguel, California, and has more than 200 employees.
Trading Places International is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
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 our media center, rciaffiliates.com or The RCI Blog. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
SOURCE: Trading Places International