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Dimitris Manikis Appointed as Managing Director of RCI South Africa

Will Continue as Vice President of Business Development
in Europe and the Middle East


PARSIPPANY, N.J. (August 17, 2012) – RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, has named Dimitris Manikis to the role of managing director of RCI South Africa. In this expanded role, Manikis will also continue to serve as vice president of Business Development in Europe and the Middle East.

Manikis has worked for RCI for more than 20 years, during which time he held a variety of roles within the company. His extensive knowledge of the industry and his strong relationships with clients made him a prime candidate for the managing director position.

“I’m very pleased to have Dimitris Manikis taking on this role,” said Sean Lowe, managing director, RCI Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. “He has proven abilities and leadership experience in several of our regions and strong business relationships in South Africa. Dimitris will help our valuable clients in the region to expand as well as grow RCI's operations in this core market.”

Manikis is well-known and well-respected in the vacation exchange industry. He has degrees in Tourism Marketing from the University of Surrey and TEI Patras.

About RCI

RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with over 4,000 affiliated resorts in approximately 100 countries. RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. Today, through RCI® Weeks, the traditional week-for-week exchange system, and RCI Points®, the industry’s first global points-based exchange system, RCI provides flexible vacation options to its approximately 3.7 million RCI subscribing members each year. RCI is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For additional information visit our media center, rciaffiliates.com or The RCI Blog. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

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Contact:

Steve Alessandrini
(973) 753-8278
Steven.Alessandrini@rci.com

Catherine Reynolds
(973) 753-4662
Catherine.Reynolds@rci.com


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