Vacation ownership has been existing for more than half-century since the 1960s. Spreading to the US in the 1970s, vacation ownership has become popular in the world with the appearance of many large vacation exchange providers. There are many prestigious hotel groups such as Marriott and Hilton also participating in the vacation exchange networks. Currently, there are more than 6000 resorts implementing this concept in 101 countries.
Vacation Ownership is a vacation concept in which, families hold the right to use an accommodation at a resort in a fixed period repeated every year throughout the lifespan of the resort.
Vacation Ownership at ALMA Resort
We understands that owning a seaside villa or apartment is the dream of many people. However, not everyone is able to afford an expensive second home for holiday gathering. The novel solution that ALMA offers will reduce the financial burden and let families pay for their actual accommodation period. Moreover, it is also possible to give away to friends, relatives or even rent out their holidays (for one, two or three weeks each year).
Thanks to the Vacation Ownership concept, ALMA give Vietnamese families an opportunity to experience first-class vacations at a very reasonable cost with a promising financial interest as a result of the wise investment.
Becoming a Vacation Owner at ALMA resort, Vietnamese families can even exchange their holidays via vacation exchange providers with a variety of choices comprising of both domestic and international resorts.
What is vacation exchange?
Vacation Ownership is a vacation concept in which, families hold the right to use an accommodation at a resort in a fixed period repeated every year throughout the lifespan of the resort. A unique feature of this concept is the possibility to exchange vacations among owners. Via vacation exchange, travelling internationally becomes much easier and cost saving.
With superior benefits compared to conventional travelling practice, vacation ownership and vacation exchange have created a wave of interest in many countries and changed the way families go on holiday.
According to the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), in 1990, there were only 1.5 million vacation owners globally while in 2003, this number went up to 6.7 million with remarkably 10.7 million vacation weeks sold. In 2008, there were 6000 resorts in 100 countries operating in vacation ownership, in which, the figure for North America was 31%, Europe, Middle East and Africa was 31%, Latin America was 6%, Asia was 14%; Caribbean was 5% and Pacific was 3%.
ALMA cooperates with the world's largest vacation exchange service provider
RCI is the world's largest vacation exchange service provider with more than 40 years of vacation expertise. Being under management of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation – a reputable American business owning many famous brands in the field of vacation exchange and vacation rentals, RCI currently has more than 3.8 million subscribing members and has successfully confirm more than 60 million exchanges.
RCI’s network presents globally with a huge collection of high-end resorts. Currently, RCI has affiliated with nearly 4300 hotels and resorts in more than 100 countries globally as well as providing more than 10.000 cruise itineraries ranging from several nights to weeks across the globe with an interesting list of different destinations.
It is ALMA’s honor to be the largest partner of RCI in Vietnam in terms of vacation exchange. Thanks to
RCI’s diverse and flexible options, ALMA’s Owners are able to exchange their vacation with thousands
of others owners’ vacations, who are RCI’s members.
For more information about RCI, please visit www.rci.com