RCI Welcomes UK Resort Whittlebury Park To Its Global Exchange Network
The recently constructed, spacious accommodation on the Whittlebury Park estate marks the launch of the resort’s vacation ownership sales through the Whittlebury Park Vacation Club, in addition to the estate’s existing hotel, golf, conference and spa operations.
“We are delighted to partner with RCI to offer the widest range of exchange options to our vacation club owners, giving them the ultimate flexibility with their club membership,” explained Jeff Sargeant, Owner of Whittlebury Park. “We have worked closely with RCI throughout the planning and development process of our vacation club and I look forward to a prosperous partnership and the exciting opportunities it brings in the many years to come.”
As the exclusive exchange provider for Whittlebury Park, RCI offers its vacation club owners access to exchange holidays at more than 4,300 properties in 110 countries.
“We are thrilled to welcome Whittlebury Park to the RCI exchange network,” said Paul Mulcahy, Managing Director EMEA – RCI Exchanges. “Our members will have access to more excellent vacation options through the new affiliation and we look forward to welcoming Whittlebury Park Vacation Club owners to the RCI family and helping them to enjoy some of the amazing destinations RCI has to offer.”
Robin Mills, Vice President, Business Development, Europe, Middle East and Africa – RCI Exchanges, said: “Whittlebury Park is renowned across the UK for its exceptional facilities and it is fantastic to see an established UK resort entering the vacation ownership industry.”
Centrally located in Northamptonshire at the heart of the UK, the new apartments on the Whittlebury Park estate will be designated as RCI Gold Crown Resort® properties and available to RCI’s approximately 3.8 million subscribing members.
Whittlebury Park features an award-winning 254-bedroom four-star hotel; a conference and training centre; five dining outlets; a 36-hole Championship golf course and luxurious spa facilities, all of which will be accessible to its vacation club owners.
Phase one of the new development comprising 18 apartments is slated to open in summer 2020, with vacation ownership sales commencing post completion of the show apartment.
In addition to its on-site amenities and being ideally located one hour by train from London, the estate is also bordered by the Silverstone Grand Prix race track, which welcomes more than 140,000 visitors each year.