Resort honored for excellence in accommodations, hospitality and RCI subscribing member experience

Overland Park, KS – January 5, 2015Global Connections, Inc. announced its resort, White Oak Lodge and Resort (Gatlinburg, TN) has earned the prestigious RCI Gold Crown Resort® designation by RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange.

A select number of RCI affiliated resorts meet RCI’s requirements for recognition and have earned the RCI Gold Crown Resort award. These resorts have attained high levels of excellence in resort accommodations, hospitality and member experience ratings as measured by RCI.

“We are excited to receive the RCI Gold Crown Resort designation for White Oak Lodge and Resort,” commented Tom Lyons, president of Global Connections. “This designation confirms not only the high quality of the resort, its design and furnishings, but the personable service offered by the staff to our guests.”

“RCI’s Resort Recognition Program helps ensure that our RCI affiliated properties meet our standards for quality in accommodations, hospitality and member experience,” said Gordon Gurnik, president of RCI. “We are thrilled to recognize those who have attained this designation and continue to work to offer high-quality vacation experiences to RCI subscribing members.”