Riverwalk Resort at Loon Wins the ARDA Ace Domestic Project of Excellence Award

May 16, 2017 — ARDA (American Resort Development Association) recently held its annual meeting in New Orleans, culminating with the presentation of industry awards. One of the most coveted for an independently owned and developed US resort, is the Circle of Excellence Award (ACE). “The ACE Domestic Project of Excellence Award recognizes a timeshare or…

Royalton White Sands Montego Bay wins second consecutive Gold Crown Resort® Award by RCI

May 16, 2017 – TravelSmart VIP, Sunwing Travel Group’s exclusive vacation membership club, has been awarded the prestigious RCI Gold Grown Resort designation by RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange, for the Royalton White Sands Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. This is the second year in a row that this luxury resort has received…

RCI Celebrates Addition of More than 150 Affiliated Properties in the Caribbean over the Past Decade

Vacation exchange leader further establishes commanding presence in region May 15, 2017 – RCI, the worldwide leader in the vacation exchange industry, is celebrating the addition of more than 150 new affiliated properties in the Caribbean over the last 10 years. “The Caribbean is a highly desirable vacation location, and a region where we have seen tremendous growth,” said Gordon Gurnik,…

RCI Announces Lunch & Learn Tour 2017

April 14, 2017 – RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange (NYSE: WYN), announced its 2017 Lunch & Learn Tour for HOA board members, resort general managers, and resort staff. The educational series offers the opportunity to learn the latest about timeshare industry trends, including solutions to engage resort owners, revenue generating and cost saving…

Sixth Annual RCI® Green Awards Recognize Sustainable Businesses in the Hospitality Industry

Wyndham Branson at the Meadows was awarded highest honors April 12, 2017 – RCI, the global leader in vacation, announced the latest winners of the RCI® Green Awards program.   These awards recognize the most environmentally-conscious resorts within the company’s exchange network. The application process includes an audit of green practices in areas including energy and water…

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

April 3, 2017 – 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…

Somerpointe Resorts Renews with RCI to Provide Vacation Exchange Services to Owners

April 3, 2017 – RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange (NYSE: WYN), and Somerpointe Resorts have renewed their affiliation agreement. Under this contract, 12 properties from Somerpointe Resorts will remain a part of the RCI® exchange network. The properties are located across the United States in destinations including Las Vegas, the Hawaiian Islands and…

RCI Celebrates Five Wins at the 2017 ARDA Awards, Including the ACE Employer Award

March 30, 2017 – RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, took home five awards last night at the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) 2017 Awards Gala Dinner, including the coveted ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) Employer Award. The ARDA Awards recognize outstanding accomplishments and honor those that have attained the very highest level of professional excellence…