Group RCI, the world's largest timeshare vacation exchange network and part Wyndham Worldwide, has recently signed six Chinese resorts as its new affiliates, bringing RCI's presence in China to 24 affiliated resorts.
The six resorts are: Beijing BBMG BaDaLing Hot Spring Resort in Beijing, Sunshine Water World Resort in Xiaotangshan, LuGuHu Holiday Inn in Sichuan, Ramada Plaza Hotel Yantai in Shandong, Ramada Hotel Wuxi in Jiangsu, and Zen International Hotel in Henan.
According to Geoff Ballotti, the president and CEO of the RCI group, the strong economic growth in China has created an unprecedented demand for leisure travel and accommodation. He added that they were confident that vacation ownership would be a significant facet of China's tourism development and will soon become a trend among Chinese consumers.
Group RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the European leader in vacation rentals, with exclusive access for specified periods to more than 73,000 vacation properties in approximately 100 countries.
(China Hospitality News August 12, 2009)