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17 Aug

Astoria Vacation and Leisure Club, Inc. renews affiliation agreement with RCI 

RCI and Astoria Vacation and Leisure Club, Inc. (“Astoria”) has announced the renewal of their affiliation relationship. Under this contract, four properties from Astoria will remain a part of the RCI® exchange network. The properties are located across the popular travel destinations in the Philippines including Palawan, Boracay and Manila, the capital of the Philippines. This agreement allows 3.8 million RCI members to continue accessing vacation exchanges at Astoria. “Renewing our affiliation with RCI was an easy decision for us, because RCI brings innovative solutions to the table during every step in our business cycle,” said Vivian S. Ng, COO of Astoria. The properties from Astoria that are a part...

RCI Welcomes 74 Newly Affiliated Properties to its Global Exchange Network
15 Aug

RCI Welcomes 74 Newly Affiliated Properties to its Global Exchange Network

RCI added 74 new properties to its affiliate exchange network during the first half of 2017. The new affiliations include resorts in Africa, Asia, Europe, India, Latin America, the Caribbean and North America.    In Latin America and the Caribbean, RCI added more than 30 affiliated properties, like the Sunscape Splash Montego Bay by Unlimited Vacation Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Great for a fun-filled getaway made for the whole family, this all-inclusive resort offers travelers access to powdery beaches and features like waterslides, a pirate ship and a lazy river. Parents and kids should enjoy The Explorer’s Club, which provides daily programs and...

RCI announces agreement to acquire DAE
9 Aug

RCI announces agreement to acquire DAE

RCI has reached an agreement with vacation group Beneficium to acquire DAE Global Pty Ltd. (DAE), operator of timeshare exchange company Dial An Exchange and software company @Work International. Both companies are based in Australia. The deal is subject to customary conditions precedent, including receipt of applicable regulatory approval. DAE’s offices in Australia, New Zealand, US and Egypt will become part of RCI upon completion of the acquisition. The addition of DAE will complement RCI’s existing business, broaden its appeal to a new base of travelers and strengthen its position as a leader within the global alternative holiday accommodation sector. Dial An...

Ali‘i Kai Resort in Hawaii affiliates to The Registry Collection® exchange network
8 Aug

Ali‘i Kai Resort in Hawaii affiliates to The Registry Collection® exchange network

The Registry Collection® programme, recently added Ali‘i Kai Resort in Kauai to its luxury exchange network. The property has been part of RCI’s exchange network for more than a quarter century and is now also a part of The Registry Collection programme through its Signature Selections® collection. Situated on the scenic north shore of Kauai, the property sits atop a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The 18 luxurious two-bedroom accommodations, which recently underwent an extensive renovation project, provide lavish bedrooms, living rooms and dining spaces, all equipped with high-end amenities. Each condo includes a balcony from which guests can enjoy the outdoors and gorgeous views of...

RCI acquires Love Home Swap
2 Aug

RCI acquires Love Home Swap

RCI has acquired London-based Love Home Swap, one of the world’s largest home exchange programmes. Through the acquisition, RCI adds a company that complements its existing business, broadens its appeal to a new base of holidaymakers and strengthens its position as a leader within the global alternative holiday accommodation sector. As part of the RCI family of brands, Love Home Swap will benefit from the core competencies RCI has developed over the past four decades as the leader in vacation exchange, including inventory management, member marketing and analytics. The company will also enjoy the added resources that come with being part...

20 Jun

How Video Will be Used to Increase Footfall at RCI Affiliated Resorts

RCI pioneered vacation exchange back in 1974, and now aims to make advertising this concept even simpler for member resorts. Whether it is a week’s right-to-use, points or club membership, or an exchange membership linked to the sale of a wholly-owned holiday home, RCI fully appreciate that the purchase of timeshare is only just the beginning of what should be an exciting leisure lifestyle for their customers. When aiming to close a sale, a highly compelling driver to achieving this, is the option of providing customers the amazing opportunity to swap their owned holiday experience with over 4,000...

16 May

RDO is Proud to Support the Amazing Work of Christel House

RDO and the timeshare industry as a whole is passionate about giving back to communities in need and supporting people both locally and around the world. While of course it is very important to provide an excellent service to our owners and guests, we also understand that there are many around the world who are not fortunate enough to be able to enjoy vacations. In fact, shockingly, even in this modern age there are still hundreds of millions of people who barely have enough to eat or drink, and millions of children who receive little or no education. This is a...

RCI launches shared vacation ownership industry white paper
3 May

RCI Launches Shared Vacation Ownership Industry White Paper

RCI recently published a new global industry white paper on the shared vacation ownership industry to help educate, inspire and support potential new entrants into the business. It is also designed to assist the media, legislators and hospitality groups to better understand the leisure real estate industry. Created to support industry growth, the Leisure Real Estate Trends & Opportunities handbook demonstrates the credibility of shared vacation ownership products and markets, helping to demystify one of the fastest-growing and established industries in the hospitality sector. “RCI has been involved in facilitating the swapping and sharing of residential leisure real estate for more than...

RCI Welcomed 29 New Affiliated Properties in Asia in 2016, Including 11 in India
12 Apr

RCI Welcomed 29 New Affiliated Properties in Asia in 2016, Including 11 in India

RCI, a global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), added 29 new affiliated properties in Asia in 2016. The additions, which include some resorts currently under construction, grow RCI’s network to more than 400 vacation options in this region. “The entire RCI® team is extremely proud of the growth we have seen in Asia and India with nearly 30 new affiliated resorts,” said Jonathan Mills, managing director of RCI Asia Pacific. “These affiliations are a reflection of our investment in these areas for the vacation ownership industry, and the potential we see,...

RCI Pledges $60,000 to the ARDA International Foundation (AIF) for Industry Research and Education
11 Apr

RCI Pledges $60,000 to the ARDA International Foundation (AIF) for Industry Research and Education

RCI made a $60,000 pledge to the ARDA International Foundation (AIF) during ARDA World 2017 in New Orleans. AIF is a nonprofit organization led by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) that serves to foster career opportunities and development through education and training programs and advance knowledge of the industry through comprehensive market intelligence. “The entire timeshare industry benefits from the great work that is being done through the AIF,” said Gordon Gurnik, president of RCI. “We make driving the timeshare industry forward a top priority at RCI, so we’re pleased to continue ongoing support of the organization’s valuable research and...