Parsippany, N.J. (October 3, 2013) — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), won 12 Content Marketing Awards this year for three publications: RCI Ventures® magazine, Endless Vacation® magazine and the RCI® Directory of Affiliated Resorts.
“Making our publications valuable resources for our members and affiliates is a focus for us, and we are honored to have won these 12 awards this year,” said Phil Brojan, senior vice president of RCI global marketing. “Being recognized by the Content Marketing Awards is a testament to the talented team we have in place, and rewards our commitment to creating useful, immersive content for our industry and our members.”
The Content Marketing Awards identify distinguished content and publications created by marketing teams throughout the country. This year was especially competitive with 800 entries submitted across several categories.
RCI’s quarterly member-facing publication, Endless Vacation magazine, took home three awards: Gold Best Tourism Publication, Gold Best Feature Design and Silver Best Regularly Featured Column. Endless Vacation magazine has a subscriber base of more than 2 million consumers and features custom photography and professional travel journalism. The Endless Vacation magazine app for the iPad® won another three awards: Silver Best Overall Digital Magazine, Honorable Mention Best Overall Design and Honorable Mention Best Feature Article. Designed to be one of the most beautiful travel publications available for iPad, the Endless Vacation magazine app for the iPad has consistently maintained at least a four-star rating in the iTunes app stores since launching in 2011. The RCI Directory of Affiliated Resorts also won in the Silver Best Overall Design, 2013-2014 category.
For its affiliate publication, RCI Ventures magazine, RCI won five Content Marketing Awards this year. The awards included: Gold Most Improved Design, Gold Best Infographic Essay, Silver Best Feature Design, Bronze Most Improved Editorial, and Bronze Best Column or Section Design.
These publications are led by RCI’s publications team and New York-based Story Worldwide, a marketing and communications company. For more information, visit RCIVentures.com or EndlessVacation.com.
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.
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