RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), recently entered into an affiliation agreement with Anantara Vacation Club, welcoming its portfolio of 9 resort properties across 7 destinations to the RCI vacation exchange network. The 9 Anantara Vacation Club resort properties will be affiliated under the RCI Points program, with three of these properties also a part of The Registry Collection® program.
Effective 1 January 2020 through the agreement, Anantara Vacation Club’s over 13,000 Club Points Owners will have access to RCI’s network of over 4,300 affiliated resorts in nearly 110 countries. Anantara Vacation Club’s Elite Platinum and Elite Royal Ownership Tiers will also receive membership to The Registry Collection program.
“We are delighted to partner with RCI to offer exchange options to our growing network of Owners,” said Maurizio Bisicky, Chief Operating Officer of Anantara Vacation Club. “We believe that this affiliation with RCI and The Registry Collection will not only complement the value of the Anantara Vacation Club Ownership but also provide expanded vacation options and flexibility to our Ownership base.”
The newly affiliated Anantara Vacation Club properties will expand travel options for RCI’s 3.8 million members. RCI members can exchange for stays at one of Anantara Vacation Club’s portfolio of 9 Club Resort properties, which includes Signature Club Resorts in Phuket and Bali, pool villas in Koh Samui, and luxury suites in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Sanya, and Queenstown:
- Anantara Vacation Club Mai Khao Phuket
- Anantara Vacation Club at Riverside Bangkok
- Anantara Vacation Club Sathorn Bangkok
- Anantara Vacation Club Bophut Koh Samui
- Anantara Vacation Club Chiang Mai
- Anantara Vacation Club at Avani Seminyak Bali
- Anantara Vacation Club Legian Bali
- Anantara Vacation Club at Oaks Shores Queenstown
- Anantara Vacation Club Sanya
“We are thrilled to welcome Anantara Vacation Club back to the RCI exchange network,” said Olivier Chavy, President of RCI. “Anantara Vacation Club’s resort properties is known for its exceptional quality and we believe our members will rejoice at the amazing vacation options the Anantara Vacation Club affiliation brings. I look forward to a great partnership and the exciting opportunities it brings in the many years to come.”
“The addition of Anantara Vacation Club adds impressive vacation options to our expanding portfolio in Asia Pacific region,” said Jonathan Mills, Managing Director of RCI Asia Pacific and DAE Global. “We are delighted to welcome over 13,000 Anantara Vacation Club Points Owners into the RCI member family and we look forward to providing them access to vacations at some of the amazing destinations that RCI has to offer in addition to the suite of benefits they currently enjoy.”