SINGAPORE, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, recently welcomed six new resorts in Vietnam to its vacation exchange network through an affiliation agreement with FLC Group. These six properties are located in popular tourist destinations across Vietnam including four new cities for RCI Members -- Vinh Phuc, Samson, Quy Nhon and Ha Long. With these additions, RCI's portfolio in Vietnam now boasts over 23 properties across 10 cities, adding new holiday options for its 3.9 million global exchange members.
"We are thrilled to welcome these six resorts to our RCI exchange network. Our affiliation with FLC will add to our members' choices of high-quality properties in new holiday destinations, allowing us to provide amazing vacation experiences to our members," said Jonathan Mills, managing director of RCI Asia Pacific and DAE Global.
According to statistics provided by Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Vietnam welcomed a record of 12.9 million tourist arrivals in 2017, surpassing the total number of visitors in 2016 by 29 percent and keeping the Vietnamese government on track to develop tourism in the country to be a key economic sector by 2020.
"An affiliation with RCI adds value to ownership at FLC's resorts and offers our owners access to a world of endless vacation opportunities," said Trinh Van Quyet, chairman of the board of directors of FLC Group. "In recent years, FLC has been recognized for its development projects, particularly in the resort real estate segment. With more than 50 real estate development projects in Vietnam, coupled with our partnership with RCI, we believe FLC is positioned for growth in the coming years."
The six new resort properties that join the RCI exchange network include:
FLC Luxury Vinh Phuc Resort is located in Hoang Xa province, approximately 1.5 hours' drive from Hanoi. Surrounded by the lush Vinh Phuc plain and adjacent to the Red River, FLC Vinh Phuc is an excellent gateway to unwind in nature. Decked in modern European style decor, the resort offers hotel units and villas coupled with comprehensive amenities including an on-site golf course, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, spa facilities, a Himalayan rock salt sauna and a kids' club.
FLC Sam Son Beach & Golf Resort and FLC Grand Hotel Sam Son are situated on the Sam Son beachfront in Thanh Hoa offering unrivalled ocean views. Featuring elegantly-appointed studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom suites, FLC Sam Son Beach & Golf Resort offers luxury accommodations that harmonize with nature. FLC Grand Hotel Sam Son features well-appointed one- and two-bedroom suites with modern architecture and state-of-the-art amenities. The resorts both share state-of-the art facilities, including the largest saltwater pool in Vietnam featuring heated hydrotherapy whirlpool spas, an on-site 18-hole golf course at FLC Samson Golf Links, an all-season indoor pool, tennis courts, a kids' club, karaoke and a casino.
FLC Quy Nhon Beach & Golf Resort and FLC Grand Hotel Quy Nhon are located in the coastal city of Quy Nhon in Binh Dinh. Boasting studio, two- and three-bedroom suites all enhanced by modern conveniences, each unit in FLC Quy Nhon Beach & Golf Resort offers panoramic views of the Nhon Ly -- Cat Tien beach. Guests can enjoy a variety of restaurants and bars within the resort complex, or relax at a locally-inspired natural spa. The resort also features a 36-hole golf course which includes 18 mountain-view holes and 18 ocean-view holes. Guests can also enjoy a day at the FLC Zoo Safari Park, a wildlife sanctuary that's home to nearly 900 animals. FLC Grand Hotel Quy Nhon is scheduled to open in September 2019.
FLC Grand Hotel Ha Long is situated on top of Van Nghe hill, offering spectacular views of Ha Long Bay, one of the Seven Wonders of Nature and a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its scenic limestone karst formations towering over the emerald-blue waters of the bay. Scheduled to open toward the end of 2018, FLC Ha Long boasts modern and luxurious design accompanied by world-class amenities, including a hilltop 18-hole golf course and an infinity pool to meet the demands of the recreational traveler.
About FLC Group
FLC Group is the leading real estate brand in Vietnam specializing in both large-scale commercial real estate projects and luxury resort development projects across Vietnam. With the aim of igniting the potential in real estate, FLC provides millions of job opportunities to the local Vietnamese, effectively boosting Vietnam's tourism and economy.
FLC Holiday is under the FLC Group of companies and the innovator of timeshare products in Vietnam. FLC Holiday aims to bring quality and economical vacations through vacation ownership to the Vietnamese tourism community and support the timeshare industry in Vietnam.
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