Mexico City (March 13, 2013) — The Registry Collection®, the largest luxury exchange program in the world, today announced its new affiliation agreement with Grand Residences by Royal Resorts®, part of the prestigious resort chain Royal Resorts®, one of the world’s leading pioneer companies in the vacation ownership industry, and in the tourism industry in Mexico.
The Registry Collection members will be able to enjoy unique vacation experiences at Grand Residences by Royal Resorts in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. The resort is nestled on a spectacular beach and features beautifully designed accommodations that offer all the comforts of home in an architectural setting inspired by the old haciendas of central Mexico. Guests will also enjoy the ‘Royal Experience’ with five-star luxury service and amenities. The highest quality standards are also guaranteed by the Grand Residences’ hotel affiliation with the Leading Hotels of the World®, the prestigious luxury hospitality organization founded in 1928, representing the world’s finest hotels and resorts with more than 450 members in 80 countries.
At Grand Residences by Royal Resorts, both owners and members of The Registry Collection will be able to immerse themselves in a luxurious vacation experience by enjoying the resort’s facilities, which include a world-class spa, a modern fitness center, beautiful swimming pools with ocean views, exclusive beach services, a club for children and teenagers, and top quality dining facilities and cafés.
“We are very excited about this new alliance and the benefits forthcoming for both organizations,” said Dr. Kemil Rizk, president and CEO of Royal Resorts. “We know that thanks to the reciprocal use program offered byThe Registry Collection, our owners will be able to enjoy new opportunities to greatly elevate their vacation experiences. Furthermore, we will be happy to receive members of The Registry Collection as part of our family, allowing them to enjoy an extraordinary vacation experience.”
“The alliance between The Registry Collection and Grand Residences by Royal Resorts was secured thanks to the strength and experience of both companies, but especially because both companies share common goals in the way they ensure transparency and quality in their services,” said Mark Carney OBE, vice president of Sales and Marketing at Royal Resorts.
“For us, starting the year with such good news enables us to develop new goals and objectives for the good of the tourism industry and the country,” said Ricardo Montaudon, president and managing director of RCI® Latin America. “Our strength within the market represents a challenge and a commitment that motivates us to make a difference by offering a large range of opportunities to our members through luxury, quality, exclusivity and comfort. For this reason, we are proud to welcome Grand Residences by Royal Resorts, a resort that recently won the prestigious GNEX awards for ‘Best Fractional Resort – Worldwide’ and ‘Best Fractional Resort – Latin America.’ These awards confirm the five-star service that Grand Residences offers.”
The Registry Collection offers members unforgettable vacation experiences through exchanges at almost 200 luxury resorts around the world. For more information, visit www.TheRegistryCollection.com
About The Registry Collection program
The Registry Collection is the world’s largest luxury exchange program, with approximately 200 properties available that are either accessible for exchange or under development. From condo hotels and high-end fractional resorts to private residence clubs and fractional yachts, The Registry Collection program provides members with access to an elite network of the finest vacation properties at some of the world’s premier destinations, as well as personal concierge services that are available 24 hours a day. The Registry Collection program is offered by RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For additional information visit our media center or theregistrycollection.com.
About Royal Resorts
Founded in Cancun in 1975, Royal Resorts® is a pioneer in the Mexican tourism industry and a leading company in the international vacation ownership business. The company has five beachfront resorts in Cancun: The Royal Cancun®, The Royal Mayan®, The Royal Caribbean®, The Royal Islander® and The Royal Sands® and one in the Riviera Maya, The Royal Haciendas®, located five minutes north of Playa del Carmen. Royal Resorts has over 85,000 member families from 51 countries and independent surveys report a member satisfaction rate of over 95%, one of the highest in the industry. All six resorts won Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Family Awards in 2012 and are featured in the Trip Advisor’s list of the Top 25 Hotels for Families in Mexico. For additional information visitwww.royalresorts.com, or the Royal Resorts blog www.royalresortsnews.comRoyal Resorts can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.