ORLANDO, Fla. (April 15, 2019) – RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), won five awards at the 2019 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) World Conference.

RCI earned the inaugural ProPartners Networker Award, recognizing their commitment to the growth of ARDA through the referral of new member organizations. Kelly Deardoff, RCI vice president of project management and resort operations, was honored with the prestigious ARDA WINspiration Award for outstanding leadership and contributions to empower women and advocate for diverse future industry leaders.

 “On behalf of RCI, we are honored to once again be acknowledged with multiple awards recognizing the excellence of our programs, teams and individual contributors,” said Olivier Chavy, president of RCI. “We are proud to be the global leader in vacation exchange and we remain committed to delivering remarkable vacations for our members and outstanding service to our affiliates.”

ARDA is the Washington D.C.-based professional association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries. The ARDA Awards Program is broadly acknowledged as a gold standard in the industry for overall professional excellence, outstanding sales and marketing, product design, advertising and promotion.

RCI also garnered the following distinguished 2019 ARDA Awards:

  • Inventory Revenue Management Program: Inventory Analytics Advisory
  • Communications/Public Relations/Reputation Management Professional: Aruna Jathar
  • Digital Products: RCI WeChat