PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Nov. 24, 2014) — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today that it added more than 25 new affiliated properties to its global network in the third quarter of 2014. These additions join the nearly 4,500 affiliated resorts already a part of the RCI® network.
“We continually strive to add high-quality vacation options to our network, and this quarter was no exception,” said Gordon Gurnik, president of RCI. “Each of these new properties offers its own diverse and captivating vacation experience, and we are proud to bring our members these additional flexibility options and high-quality choices.”
RCI expanded its offerings in Mexico with the addition of the Grand Class property, a new building that is part of Grand Velas resort in the Riviera Maya. These upscale suites provide the utmost in luxurious hospitality, with stunning ocean views, private plunge pools on each suite’s terrace, spacious lounge areas with plasma televisions, and bathrooms with lavish rain showers.
In the European region, two new Akropol properties in Turkey were added to the RCI network, including the Akropol Resort and Spa, which is scheduled to open next year. The strikingly beautiful property offers modern rooms with private balconies that allow guests to fully enjoy the mountain and sea views. The spa for which the resort is known offers treatments ranging from the typical to the unusual, each promising its own route to relaxation.
In addition, The Registry Collection® program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program, added a new property in Barbados through an affiliation with Saint Peter’s Bay. Members can stay in the resort’s beautifully appointed three-bedroom homes and penthouses, which are strategically laid out to maximize sea views. The property offers access to the stunning beach, as well as a lagoon-style swimming pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and personal concierge services.
For more information, visit RCI.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 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 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 or RCIaffiliates.com. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
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