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The Residence at Grand Luxxe and Grand Luxxe Spa Tower
under Development in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico Join
The Registry Collection Portfolio of Affiliated Resorts

Resorts to Open Q4 2013

MEXICO CITY (April 9, 2012) - The Registry Collection, the world’s largest luxury exchange network, announced its new affiliation with Grand Luxxe through The Residence at Grand Luxxe and Grand Luxxe Spa Tower.

These spectacular resorts, scheduled to open late next year, will be located on the beautiful beaches of Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, where all guests can experience the stunning views of the Sierra Madre mountains from a one-of-a-kind master resort.

The Registry Collection program will offer owners at The Residences at Grand Luxxe and Grand Luxxe Spa Tower new and exciting vacation experiences through week exchanges in approximately 200 affiliated properties worldwide.

Guests at Grand Luxxe will find luxury and comfort 24 hours a day with a personal concierge on each floor, and will enjoy stays in fully-equipped, multi-bedroom suites that feature marble floors, private plunge pools and spectacular terraces.

At The Residences at Grand Luxxe and Grand Luxxe Spa Tower, adults and children alike will enjoy the best in service and quality, ensuring guests will have totally unique experiences and adventures in luxury facilities such as the Nayar Golf Course, designed by the Nicklaus firm, the exclusive BRIO gym and fitness center and world-class gourmet restaurants, all designed to make each guest enjoy an experience beyond the sublime.

“Here at Grand Luxxe, we are very excited about this new partnership,” said Brian Ehman, sales director at Vida Vacations. “We know that thanks to the exchange program offered by The Registry Collection, our members will enjoy the best worldwide luxury experiences to enrich their vacations."

These two beautiful new resorts are currently scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2013.

"We are proud to welcome The Residence at Grand Luxxe and Grand Luxxe Spa Tower to The Registry Collection portfolio of affiliated resorts,” said Ricardo Montaudon, president and executive director, RCI Latin America. “Our members will find two new options that will give them an unforgettable vacation experience, surrounded by the luxury and high-quality service they've always dreamed of. This partnership will be a success for both of us, offering the best travel options to our members and Grand Luxxe owners."

About The Registry Collection® program
The Registry Collection program is the world’s largest luxury exchange program comprising more than 165 affiliates on six continents. Approximately 200 properties are available through The Registry Collection program and 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 personal 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 Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For additional information visit our media center or

About Grupo Vidanta
Grupo Vidanta was founded in 1974 and has evolved for more than 35 years into one of Mexico’s leading developers of hotels and resorts, golf courses, vacation ownership, and tourism infrastructure including Mexico’s first privately built and owned International airport at Puerto Penasco.  For American travelers, Grupo Vidanta offers a choice of full -service luxury beach resorts in Mexico’s finest beaches, under Grand Luxxe, The Grand Bliss, Ocean Breeze, Sea Garden, Mayan Palace and The Grand Mayan brands.  In the near future, new hospitality brands will include The Bliss and Mansions of the World.  Grupo Vidanta’s Mayan island has built and sold over 2,000 second homes. For further information


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