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NEWS RCI NEWS RCI Expands China Portfolio with 11 New Properties RCI, a leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE:WYN), recently welcomed 11 new hotels in China to its vacation exchange network through an affiliation agreement with Frontier Vacation Club, part of Days Hotel China. The RCI portfolio of affiliated resorts in China now includes nearly 70 properties. The majority of the 11 Days hotels are located in popular tourist cities such as Emeishan, home to one of China's four famous Buddhist mountain shrines; Shanghai, the location of the newest Disneyland slated to open later this year; Suzhou, which boasts some of China's most beautiful classical gardens; and Qingdao, home to the world famous Tsingtao Beer. Days Inn Frontier Shaoguan is located in the heart of Shaoguan, a few minutes' walk from Zhongshan Park. Situated next to Zhen River, guests at the hotel can enjoy a scenic city skyline with a beautiful view of the pagoda by the riverside. The hotel has 104 guest rooms. Built in 2014, Days Hotel Frontier Yantai is located by the sea, just 1.6 km from Golden Beach. This family-friendly hotel has 153 guestrooms with full amenities such as flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Days Inn Frontier Wuxi offers easy access to the city's popular attractions with its convenient location. The 145-guestroom hotel is a 15-minute drive from Sunan Shuofang International Airport and within close proximity of Tai Hu and Three Kingdoms City. 10 - Developments arda.org Days Hotel Frontier Yangshuo is located by the picturesque Li River in Yangshuo, a county known for its dramatic karst mountain landscape. Bicycle hire is available at the hotel, as the area is popular for cycling. Located near the coast of eastern China, Days Inn Frontier Cixi welcomes guests with traditionally decorated guestrooms infused with modern comfort. Free Wi-Fi, complimentary newspaper and free self-parking are provided. Days Hotel Frontier Nantong is conveniently located near several attractions, such as Nantong City God Temple, Nantong Museum and Xintiandi Waterbom Park. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, newspaper and self-parking during their stay. Supermarket, shopping malls and an amusement park are also available near the hotel. Recently renovated in 2015, Days Inn Frontier Emeishan is about a 15-minute walk from Emeishan Museum and a 30-minute drive from Emeishan Zhuyeqing Ecological Tea Garden and Feilai Temple, making it an ideal accommodation choice for travelers exploring the area. Newly built in 2014, Days Hotel Frontier Shanghai Pudong is located in Shanghai's financial district Lujiazui, a 10-minute drive from Shanghai New International Expo Centre and Jin Qiao International Shopping & Entertainment Centre. Days Inn Frontier Qingdao Airport is conveniently located for tourists exploring the city, just steps away from the city's numerous attractions such as Shengwen New Port Qingdao Commercial Plaza and Liuting Sports Park. The 152-room hotel provides a pleasant stay with modern comforts such as complimentary Wi-Fi, sauna, spa, massage and other amenities. Located in the Jiading district, Days Hotel Frontier Shanghai Jiading is a 30-minute drive from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, etc. Shanghai's People Square is about a 45-minute drive from the property. Days Hotel Frontier Suzhou Xiangcheng is a brand new hotel in the heart of Xiangcheng district that started operations in early 2016. Its central location makes it an ideal spot to discover Suzhou's popular attractions such as Xi Lu Garden, Ferris Wheel Paradise and Suzhou Culture & Arts Centre. Hard Rock Hotel Goa Affiliates with RCI RCI®, along with Convention Hotels India Pvt. Ltd (CHI), have announced an agreement to affiliate Legends Club at the Hard Rock Hotel Goa to the RCI network. Located near the vibrant and famous Calangute beach in North Goa, the 135-room Legends Club at the Hard Rock Hotel Goa is the first music memorabilia themed resort of its kind in India.With its beaches and unique culture, Goa continues to be one of the most sought-after holiday destinations for travelers across the world. Interval International News Interval & Westgate Resorts Mark 25 Years with Long-Term Renewal Agreement Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services http://www.arda.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Developments - September 2016

UP FRONT
FIRST WORD
AROUND THE INDUSTRY
TRUSTEE TALK
INTERNATIONAL BRIEF
RESEARCH
MEMBER MATTERS
SPECIAL HR SECTION: PART II
CUSTOMER CARE
CREATIVE RESALE STRATEGIES
FRONTLINE TACTICS
RENOVATIONS: “IF MONEY WERE NO ISSUE?”
WHERE DO THE DOLLARS GO?
HOAS AND THE NEW OVERTIME RULES
CAUTION ABOUT YOUR FINANCE OPTIONS
FOCUS ON: REPUTATION MANAGEMENT
FACES FROM THE FRONTLINES
MEMBERSHIP UPDATES
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Developments - September 2016 - TRUSTEE TALK
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Developments - September 2016 - INTERNATIONAL BRIEF
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Developments - September 2016 - SPECIAL HR SECTION: PART II
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Developments - September 2016 - CUSTOMER CARE
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Developments - September 2016 - CREATIVE RESALE STRATEGIES
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Developments - September 2016 - FRONTLINE TACTICS
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Developments - September 2016 - RENOVATIONS: “IF MONEY WERE NO ISSUE?”
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Developments - September 2016 - WHERE DO THE DOLLARS GO?
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Developments - September 2016 - HOAS AND THE NEW OVERTIME RULES
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Developments - September 2016 - CAUTION ABOUT YOUR FINANCE OPTIONS
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Developments - September 2016 - FOCUS ON: REPUTATION MANAGEMENT
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Developments - September 2016 - FACES FROM THE FRONTLINES
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Developments - September 2016 - MEMBERSHIP UPDATES
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