Singapore (September 2, 2013) — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, has expanded its portfolio of more than 4,000 affiliated resorts in more than 100 countries through its latest affiliation with Empark Hotels and Resorts Group. The affiliation agreement includes seven resorts located in great vacation destinations in China.
“It is with great pride that we welcome Empark Hotels and Resorts Group to our network of affiliated resorts,” said Adrian Lee, managing director, RCI Asia Pacific. “Expanding our China network through this affiliation reaffirms our commitment to offering great vacation options in highly-desirable destinations in Asia and throughout the world.”
Empark Grand Hotel Anhui is located near the Chaohu Lake in the famous Lakeshore New District, a new international business center and leading regional economic state in China. Guests can view Lakeshore’s charming scenery from the comfort of one of the resort’s 635 deluxe rooms, which are equipped with modern facilities and complimentary internet access. The resort features an indoor pool and health club, spa, tennis court and restaurants offering Hui-style and Yue-style Chinese cuisine, as well as an international buffet.
Empark Grand Hotel Fuzhou Gui’an is situated in the Gui’an Hot Spring Resort Area, one of the 10 major leisure spots of China. Set amid the picturesque mountains, natural springs and lakes, this luxury resort features 450 rooms and suites with mountain and lake views, each with modern facilities and the comforts of home. The hotel features extensive on-site recreational facilities and amenities that appeal to all ages. One of the highlights is the ‘hotspring fairyland’ with a range of thermo pools, including a hot spring with flowers and Chinese herbs, a children’s bubble hot spring, a cave hot spring, and much more. There is also a water park for family entertainment.
Empark Grand Hotel Ningbo Hangzhou Bay is located close to the world’s third longest bridge, the Hangzhou bay bridge, making it easily accessible from Shanghai, Hangzhou and Ningbo. It is within walking distance from the Hangzhou Bay Wetland Park, where guests can enjoy the vast wetland, large tracts of reed marshes and sightings of rare birds. The hotel has 453 spacious deluxe rooms, all equipped with modern facilities.
Empark Grand Hotel Kunming is located in the new and old urban intersection close to the ancient Guandu town, making it the perfect place to experience Kunming and its surroundings. The hotel features 746 elegantly appointed and spacious rooms, each with modern comforts such as cable TV, Jacuzzi bathtubs, free wifi access and spectacular views of the city. The renowned Tropical Spa has indoor and outdoor pools, a Jacuzzi, and offers more than 30 rejuvenating treatments. It also has a KTV and nightclub, providing exciting nightlife and entertainment for guests. There is an onsite travel agent that organizes tours and excursions to surrounding scenic spots such as the Stone Forest and Black Dragon Pool, or further to Lijiang and other popular destinations.
Empark Grand Hotel Tengchong is situated in Tengchong County, a city famous for its stunning volcanic landscape, hot springs and stunning prehistoric national parks. Perched atop a bluff, the hotel offers panoramic views of the Gaoligong Mountain and North Sea Wetland. Guests can enjoy a game at the 54-hole golf course designed by renowned golf architect Roger Packard, an authentic Chinese acupuncture massage in the spa, a stroll along the lake to enjoy a water screen film, or simply sit back and enjoy the unbeatable mountain views and beautiful sunset.
Empark Grand Hotel Xishuangbanna is located in the picturesque Jinghong City, along the bank of the Langcang (Mekong) River and adjacent to the Empark Orchid Golf Course. The magnificent hotel has 867 spacious deluxe rooms in contemporary design, all equipped with modern facilities, great views of the Mekong or golf course, and large bathrooms with sunken bath tubs.
Empark Grand Hotel Xi’an is located in the beautiful ancient city of Xi’an, and is the closest five-star hotel to the well-known Terra-Cotta Warriors. The luxurious hotel is tranquil with a unique façade and interior that retains the charm of the ancient city. Expect five-star quality service, modern equipment and facilities, and a friendly environment.
“In cooperation with RCI, Empark Hotels & Resorts Group is excited to launch a shared ownership product for the growing Chinese consumer market,” said Mr Lan Yang, vice president of Empark Hotels and Resorts Group. “Our established brand will further strengthen the shared ownership options for Chinese consumers and our future owners will be able to enjoy the benefits of shared ownership through RCI, both in China and abroad. We believe that through mutual understanding and cooperation, Empark Hotels & Resorts Group and RCI can play an even more important role in the development of the Chinese tourism market.”
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RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with more than 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 approximately 3.7 million RCI subscribing members each year. RCI’s luxury exchange program, The Registry Collection®, is the world’s largest program of its kind with more than 200 affiliated properties either accessible for exchange or under development on six continents. 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.