ORLANDO, FL (February 11, 2016) — Exploria Resorts has been awarded the prestigious RCI Silver Crown Resort®, RCI Gold Crown Resort® and RCI Hospitality® Awards by RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange for four of its eight home resort properties.
Resorts that have provided outstanding vacation experiences for RCI exchange guests are honored with these prestigious awards. These resorts have met quality and service standards based on ratings from RCI Subscribing Member Comment Cards.
The RCI Hospitality Award® has been designated for both Mountain Meadows by Exploria Resorts in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and New Smyrna Waves by Exploria Resorts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
The RCI Silver Crown Resort® Award has been designated to Summit at Tievoli Hills by Exploria Resorts, located in Clarksville, Missouri.
The prestigious RCI Gold Crown Resort® Award has been designated to Summer Bay Orlando, specifically The Houses at Summer Bay as well as The Reserve at Summer Bay Orlando by Exploria Resorts.
“We are proud of these RCI designations as they recognize our on-going commitment to delivering vacation experiences which our Exploria Resorts Owners, RCI members, and rental guests will savor for a lifetime,”, commented Paul Caldwell, President/CEO of Exploria Resorts. “Every member of our ONE TEAM, from housekeepers and maintenance engineers to activities, food and beverage and front desk agents strive to deliver excellence throughout every transaction, every day. It’s our passion and it’s great to be recognized for doing what we love to do.”
“The RCI Resort Recognition Program helps set important standards for quality at RCI affiliated properties,” said Gordon Gurnik, president of RCI. “We are thrilled to recognize those who have attained this designation, and we are proud to be affiliated with them as they deliver fantastic vacation experiences to RCI subscribing members.”
About the EXPLORIA RESORTS® brand
The Exploria Resorts brand was created as an evolution of Summer Bay Resorts, building upon more than 20 years of proven success as a diversified hospitality, development and management company which has operated marketing and sales operations to support the collection of 10 resorts and hotels in Florida, Tennessee, and Missouri. The Exploria Resorts flagship property, Summer Bay Orlando in Clermont, FL, located in the Walt Disney World® Resort area, was established in 1995 by St. Louis, Missouri-based developers Joe and Loretta Scott Sr. The 400+ acre property situated on an 64-acre spring-fed lake includes 648 condo-style accommodations, 27 individual homes, and a high-rise luxury vacation product, home of The Presidential Level, a part of RCI and The Registry Collection, which features 46 luxury condo-style accommodations.
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with approximately 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 the RCI Weeks® program, the week-for-week exchange system, and the RCI Points® program, the industry’s first global points-based exchange system, RCI provides flexible vacation options to its 3.8 million RCI subscribing members each year. RCI’s luxury exchange program, The Registry Collection® program, 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 Destination Network and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For additional information visit our media center or rciaffiliates.com. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
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