RCI adds two resorts to affiliate network in China
RCI recently welcomed two new affiliate resorts in China to its exchange network – Blue Bay International Resort and Fujian Wuyi Hot Spring Resort, taking the exchange company’s portfolio in the country to more than 60 properties.
This agreement allows 3.8 million RCI members to access vacation exchanges in China.
Mr. Luo, CEO of Hooray Island Resorts World, said: “We believe that timeshare is currently the new preferred way of consumer leisure travel and are confident that our partnership with RCI will boost Hooray Island’s presence in the international market. We know that RCI is the right partner for our brand given its 40 years in the business.”
Jonathan Mills, managing director of RCI Asia Pacific, said: “Vacation ownership continues to lead in the hospitality and leisure industry with steady growth, and China continues to be one of our core markets.
“I am delighted to announce these new affiliations, underscoring RCI’s focus on developing this market.”
The new affiliated properties are:
Blue Bay International Resort
Located in the Gulei Economic Development Zone in the south coast of Zhangzhou, Fujian, Blue Bay International Resort features scenic beaches, lush forests and tranquil lakes.
In addition to its beautiful natural surroundings, the resort also boasts an 18-hole championship golf course with premium golf club amenities, five-star hotel accommodation and MICE facilities, an RV campsite, a world-class water theme park and a yacht club. With the completion of the Coastal Chase Road targeted to end by 2018, Blue Bay International Resort will be a 50-min drive away from Xiamen.
Fujian Wuyi Hot Spring Resort
Fujian Wuyi Hot Spring Resort is a well-designed boutique resort hotel located in Wuyishan, the southeastern part of China, a popular destination for domestic travellers.
Comprising 25 units scheduled to open end 2017, each unit is equipped with en-suite hot spring tubs, in-room sauna and spa facilities. The resort boasts two on-site restaurants, 108 natural hot springs and a swimming pool. The resort is a 50-minute drive from The Wuyi Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site rated for its cultural, scenic, and biodiversity values.
All resort rooms are decorated with environmentally-friendly material, reflecting the natural theme of the resort, and giving the space a sense of place.