PARSIPPANY, NJ (May 18, 2010) — RCI and Branson’s Nantucket, LLC today announced that Branson’s Nantucket Resort in Branson, Mo., has affiliated with RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange. As part of this affiliation, Branson’s Nantucket plans to offer its owners RCI Points PlatinumSM membership, a new premium membership and enhancement to the RCI Points® program, currently under development, that will offer exclusive exchange and lifestyle benefits to subscribing members.
“We are very pleased to welcome Branson’s Nantucket into the RCI network,” said Gordon Gurnik, president of RCI North America. “As Branson is a national destination that offers fantastic vacation experiences, this beautiful resort is a tremendous addition to the collection of top vacation options we offer to our RCI subscribing members.”
Branson’s Nantucket is a lakefront resort that offers outstanding views of Table Rock Lake. All homes are Nantucket-themed with two-, three- and five-bedroom options that sleep up to 14 people. Located only minutes from the “Branson Strip,” each fully-equipped home offers gourmet kitchens, washers and dryers and living rooms that include fireplaces and plasma TVs. Each home also offers a viewing area of the Widows Walk that can be accessed by a private elevator.
“RCI invented the timeshare exchange business over 35 years ago and has been the innovator and leader ever since,” said Richard C. Huebner, vice president of sales and marketing, Branson’s Nantucket. “Their diverse selection of resorts the world over deliver high quality vacations to their members. Being associated with RCI was important to Branson’s Nantucket. Furthermore, RCI offers exciting technological resources and marketing advantages for us as well as a large selection of vacation resorts for our timeshare owners. We are very pleased to be working with them.”
RCI recently announced its plan to launch the RCI Points Platinum membership that will offer its members exclusive “first look” exchange access to specially acquired inventory around the world, opportunities for free unit upgrades and cash back rewards for certain RCI transactions. In addition, RCI plans to extend unique lifestyle benefits to RCI Points Platinum members that will include advance access to popular Broadway style theater experiences, preferred pricing or discounts of up to 50 percent at hundreds of golf courses and dozens of the most popular ski mountains in North America and savings benefits of up to 50 percent on spa experiences, and more.
RCI is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the European leader in vacation rentals, with exclusive access for specified periods to more than 65,000 vacation properties in approximately 100 countries. Wyndham Exchange & Rentals is comprised of vacation exchange, including RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and provider of travel services to businesses and consumers and The Registry CollectionÒ program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program; vacation rentals, including Endless Vacation RentalsÒ, Landal GreenParks®, Novasol®, and other renowned vacation rental brands, through which vacationers can rent a variety of property types, from city apartments to villas; and NorthCourse® Leisure Real Estate Solutions, a research and consultancy firm providing advisory services to the global leisure real estate industry. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation is one of the world’s largest hospitality companies with leading brands in lodging franchising, vacation ownership, vacation rentals and vacation exchange. For additional information visit our media center.
About Branson’s Nantucket
Branson’s Nantucket is the newest luxury resort offering stunning views of Table Rock Lake. Branson’s Nantucket is perfectly suited for vacationers of all ages and offers a wide variety of fractional ownership packages to suit everyone’s traveling needs. Located just minutes from Highway 76, know as “the Strip” in Branson, Branson’s Nantucket is perfectly situated for outings to Branson’s multiple theaters, restaurants, shopping malls and family activities. Everyone is always welcome at Branson’s Nantucket, Branson’s finest luxury vacation homes.