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Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa on the Island of St. Lucia
Joins RCI Network of Affiliated Resorts

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (May 9, 2012)RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, announced today that it has added Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa of St. Lucia to its global network of affiliated resorts.

“We are thrilled to add Smugglers Cove to the many RCI® exchange options for our members,” said Gordon Gurnik, president, RCI. “This stunning, all-inclusive resort offers guests of all ages incredible vacation experiences on the unique island of St. Lucia.”

Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa gives guests the opportunity to explore the Caribbean island in style from the comfort of their well-appointed private suites. The impressive views from Smugglers Cove include lush tropical gardens, panoramic vistas of the Caribbean Sea and lovely hillside views. The resort offers a full range of activities from sporting events and fitness classes to water skiing and sailing. Guests will also enjoy the seven pools, waterslide and spa on site.

“We are delighted to be part of the RCI family,” said Ralph Taylor, executive chairman, Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa. “The solutions and innovation that RCI offered with regard to online tour generation and multi-media sales technology as well as the many exciting benefits that the RCI Points® and RCI Platinum® memberships provide made the affiliation an easy decision. In addition, they are proven experts in the industry at providing incremental occupancy for vacation properties like our beautiful all-inclusive resort. We can’t wait to share our lovely resort with the world.”

Visitors will find that the stunningly beautiful island of St. Lucia serves as a playground for adventurers: sightseers can bike along steep mountain trails, explore the rainforest interior, hike the volcanic mountain peaks including the iconic Pitons, and partake in a variety of water sports. Smugglers Cove offers excursions from the resort with experts to help guests discover the best of the island. These trips include dolphin and whale watching, rainforest sky rides, waterfall cycling adventures, sunset cruises and more.

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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 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, or The RCI Blog. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.


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