Parsippany, N.J. (March 20, 2014) — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE:WYN), is launching its 2014 Lunch & Learn Tour, which aims to help vacation ownership resorts achieve greater operational excellence. The seven-month tour begins with a stop in Gatlinburg, Tenn. at The Park Vista DoubleTree by Hilton on April 15,and is scheduled to continue throughout the year to bring this learning opportunity to resorts across the country.
“Vacation ownership is constantly evolving and RCI is committed to helping resorts stay abreast of current trends and consumer attitudes so they can thrive in today’s market,” said Kris Jamtaas, senior vice president, Affiliate Partners and Services for RCI. “The Lunch & Learn tour is a great opportunity for resorts to learn about some of the latest best practices being utilized within the industry, as well as services and promotions offered through RCI and our vendor partners that can help increase sales, cut costs and improve customer satisfaction.”
Geared toward boards of directors, resort management leadership, and developers of both RCI-affiliated and non-affiliated resorts, the Lunch & Learn Tour will provide attendees with information about the current state of the industry and insight into RCI’s strategy, as well as examine new ways to improve both owner and employee engagement. Attendees will also learn about a number of revenue generating solutions and cost saving measures to improve profitability.
The Lunch & Learn Tour sessions will also give resorts the chance to meet one-on-one with RCI Affiliate Access vendor partners and learn how their products and services can help grow their business. The vendor partners will be offering special discounted pricing to attendees.
After the inaugural stop in Gatlinburg, Tenn., RCI’s 2014 Lunch & Learn Tour continues through the year on the following schedule:
- April 22, 2014 – Palm Beach, Fla.
- April 24, 2014 – Fort Myers, Fla.
- May 13, 2014 – Palm Springs, Calif.
- May 15, 2014 – Pacific City, Ore.
- June 10, 2014 – Portsmouth, N.H.
- June 12, 2014 – Cape Cod, Mass.
- August 27, 2014 – Outer Banks, N.C.
- September 9, 2014 – Park City, Utah
- September 11, 2014 – South Lake Tahoe, Nev.
- September 16, 2014 – Destin, Fla.
- October 7, 2014 – Myrtle Beach, S.C.
- October 9, 2014 – Hilton Head, S.C.
To learn more or to register for a Lunch & Learn near you, visit RCIaffiliates.com/events or call 317-805-8353.
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with nearly 4,500 affiliated resorts in more than 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 approximately 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.comorThe RCI Blog. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: RCI
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, March 19, 2014