Parsippany, N.J. (November 14, 2012) — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, announced the addition of 22 affiliated properties to its global exchange network in the third quarter of 2012, bringing the total to 98 new properties for the year. These additions join the more than 4,000 quality resorts in highly-desirable destinations around the world that are already affiliated with RCI.
“One of the things that makes RCI unique is the quality, size, and breadth of our exchange network, which is why we are continually working to expand our portfolio of affiliated resorts,” said Gordon Gurnik, president, RCI. “In the third quarter, we were proud to add many fantastic new properties in some of the most sought-after destinations in the world, offering our subscribing members even more choice and flexibility in their vacation options.”
The new properties joining RCI’s affiliated resort network include: The Lodges at Kentisbury Grange in North Devon, U.K., where guests can enjoy a chic retreat in an upscale, boutique hotel; the Explorean Kohunlich in Quintana Roo, Mexico, which offers travelers luxury, comfort and service amidst the wildlife that surrounds the resort; and Coral Island Hotel & Spa, where members can relax poolside or explore the local area in Mazatlan, Mexico.
RCI’s luxury exchange program The Registry Collection®, the world’s largest program of its kind, welcomed several new properties to its network of affiliated resorts. The Karma Kandara and Karma Jimbaran in Bali, Indonesia offer luxury lifestyle experiences for members, and The Reef at Vallarta Gardens will give members access to the astonishingly beautiful Pacific Ocean destination of Riviera Nayarit, Mexico.
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with over 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 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 approximately 200 properties available through The Registry Collection program and 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 ortheregistrycollection.com.