PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Feb. 13, 2015) — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), added more than 150 new properties to its global exchange network in 2014. The company had its strongest showings of the year in the fourth quarter with 54 new resorts. The newly affiliated properties include resorts in North America, South America, Europe, India and Asia.
“We are thrilled to have added more than 150 new resorts to the RCI® exchange network for the fourth consecutive year,” said Gordon Gurnik, president, RCI. “Our members will be delighted with these additional vacation choices, which include beautiful vacation properties from well-respected hospitality brands throughout the world.”
Joining RCI in the fourth quarter, Grand Palladium Imbassaí increases the vacation options available in Brazil to RCI subscribing members. Nestled within a nature reserve sheltering coconut groves and winding rivers, the seaside resort provides visitors with an enchanting escape to nature and leisure. The modern and luxurious suites feature balconies, flat screen TVs and hydromassage bathtubs. The property is home to a spa, swimming pools, 13 bars, thematic and buffet restaurants, and children’s clubs.
Further enhancing RCI’s extensive resort choices are the Lodges at Canmore community in the gorgeously rugged and scenic Canadian Rockies; the exotic Cactus Resort Sanya, facing crystal-clear blue waters in Southern China; and the beach destination of El Dorado Maroma in Mexico’s renowned Riviera Maya.
Impressive properties from existing affiliations have also joined the exchange network. They include a new resort at Dreams Sugar Bay St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands through Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts, and four distinctive United-21 property offerings in India through Panoramic Holidays Ltd.
The Registry Collection, the world’s largest luxury exchange program, welcomed its first resort in India, The Rangers Reserve. In harmony with the surrounding forest and pristine hills, the resort is a place for both relaxation and adventure. The property’s inspired, open design and balconies with panoramic views in every room allow visitors to soak up the luxury and splendor that surround them. Guest studios and suites are accented with details like hand crafted beds, natural timber flooring and marble bathrooms. The Rangers Reserve accommodates various activities for guests, including golf, bird watching, jungle safaris, outdoor meals and spa services for a complete and unique resort experience.
For more information, visit RCI.com, RCIAffiliates.com or theregistrycollection.com.
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 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.
About The Registry Collection program
The Registry Collection program is the world’s largest luxury exchange program, with more than 200 affiliated properties available through The Registry Collection program 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. You can also find The Registry Collection on Facebook.
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