RCI, a leader in vacation exchange and one of
the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies, has added six new
affiliates in China to its worldwide network. This record signing
brings RCI's presence in China to 24 affiliated resorts.
guests to resorts in China have more than doubled since 2004.
Within the same time period, outbound Chinese members to
affiliated RCI resorts worldwide have increased more than
The six new
Beijing BBMG Badaling Hot Spring Resort in
Beijing, is surrounded by the scenic Badaling Great Wall, Longqing
Gorge, Wild Duck Lake, Ancient Cliff Estate, Yudu Mountain,
Shinjinglong Skiing Court and Songshan virgin forest natural
The 377-room resort has nine different room types
including luxury suites and apartments. The resort offers an
indoor swimming pool, badminton and tennis courts, and a natural
hot spring. Covering an area of 6,000 square-meters, the natural
hot spring provides members with over 20 types of hydrotherapy spa
Sunshine Water World Resort in Xiaotangshan is part
of the Beijing Suncity project, the first 3-generation living
concept in Beijing. Beijing Suncity will consist of two 4-star
resorts, two 3-star resorts, a shopping center, two treatment
centers, a spa, five restaurants and a cultural center.
Located in Xiaotangshan, a well-known spa area, it features hot springs and
offers Chinese treatments. Nearby attractions include the Great
Wall, Ming Tomb and JiuLong amusement park. Sunshine Water World
Resort is part of the Beijing Suncity Vacation Club.
Holiday Inn in Sichuan is located at the junction of Sichuan and
Yunnan. It is right near the water's edge on the banks of the Lugu
Lake, a 58.8 square-meter body of water located 2,690 meters above
sea level. The property has been built in a unique Mosuo
architectural style and offers members the choice of a variety of
rooms including luxury suites and villas. The area is famous for
its unique ethnic Naxi culture and vicinity to attractions
including Lugu Lake, Goddess Gulf and HouLong Mountain. From this
property, guests can embark on a five-hour drive to scenic Lijiang
in Yunnan. LuGuHu Holiday Inn is part of Huanmei International
Ramada Plaza Hotel Yantai in Yantai,
Shandong, is situated in the city center and is close to Yantai
Beach. It offers easy access to University City and is only 10
kilometers from the Laishan International Airport. Nearby
attractions include Phoenix Mountain, Chuangyu Wine Culture
Museum, Yantai Mountain Park and Nanshan Zoo.
Wuxi in Wuxi is conveniently located in Wuxi Commercial and the
shopping center, just 10 minutes from the railway station. Guests
can experience the colorfully decorated rooms at this property.
Nearby popular attractions include the Lin Shan Buddha, Tai Lake
and several parks including Xi Hui Park and Dong Lin Park.
Zen International Hotel in Henan province is a 70-room resort
located within Shaolin Temple, one of the most famous temples in
China. It has more than 1,000 years of history, been the subject
of many movies and documentaries and is believed to be the origin
of Chinese martial arts. The resort features local architectural
design and cuisine and is 40 minutes from the Zhengzhou airport.
Zen International Hotel is part of The Shaolin Zen & Martial Arts
International Vacation Club.
"The strong economic growth in China
has created an unprecedented demand for leisure travel
and accommodation," said Geoff Ballotti, president and
CEO, Group RCI. "We are confident that vacation ownership will be
a significant facet of China's tourism development and will soon
become a trend among Chinese consumers. Our commitment to China
positions us well as we continue to build on our successes here to
transform the vacation experience for our members, our resort
developer partners and their owners."
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