The addition of 9 Anantara Vacation Club resorts to RCI affiliate portfolio expands
quality vacation options for members in world’s largest timeshare exchange network
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 are 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.”
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange, housing a unique portfolio of brands. 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 offers its 3.8 million members access to more than 4,300 affiliated resorts in approximately 110 countries. RCI’s luxury exchange program, The Registry Collection®program,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’s portfolio of brands also includes Love Home Swap, one of the world’s largest home exchange programs, DAE, a direct-to-member exchange company, and @Work International, a leading provider of property management systems. RCI is part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND). For additional information visit our media center orrciaffiliates.com.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 affiliated properties that 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 travel 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 Destinations family of brands (NYSE: WYND). For additional information visit our media center or TheRegistryCollection.com. You can also find The Registry Collection on Facebook and Instagram.
About Anantara Vacation Club
Anantara Vacation Club is Asia’s premier vacation ownership programme. It was launched in 2010 by Minor International PCL, the owner of Minor Hotels. The Club offers a portfolio of nine luxurious Club Resorts across Thailand, Indonesia, China and New Zealand and provides Club Points Owners and their guests with the opportunity to explore top holiday destinations. Club Points Owners’ travel opportunities are further enhanced through the use of the flexible Club Escapes and Global Traveller programmes, which provide access to hundreds of partner resorts and hotels internationally.
About Minor Hotels
Minor Hotels is a hotel owner, operator and investor with a portfolio of over 76,000 rooms across more than 520 hotels, resorts and serviced suites under the Anantara, AVANI, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana, NH Collection, NH Hotel, nhow, Marriott, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Radisson Blu and Minor International brands. Today, Minor Hotels’ hotel and spa portfolio spans across 54 countries in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and the Americas. In addition, Minor Hotels also operates mixed-use business including shopping plazas & entertainment, residential properties, and a points-based vacation club. For more information, please visit www.minorhotels.com.