CORK, IRELAND (May 22, 2014) – RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced its Cork office was recognized by Great Place to Work® as one of the best large workplaces in Ireland for 2014. Marking the second consecutive year RCI Cork received this prestigious and coveted honor, CEO of Great Place to Work Ireland, John Ryan, personally visited the Cork office to present RCI with its award and certificate.
“Not only is this an incredible achievement for our organization, but it is quite an honor for each of our associates who make RCI one of the best places to work,” said Cortney Haber, senior director, Europe Middle East Operations, RCI. “Our associates have helped us build a great workplace culture that celebrates camaraderie and inspires passion, which contributes immensely to the work we do and the success we all share.”
Great Place to Work celebrates organizations with high-trust cultures where associates are inspired, passionate, committed and instrumental to business performance. Partnering with The Irish Times, Great Place to Work administered a survey and gathered information from participating companies across Ireland, recognizing those with thriving workplace cultures. RCI Cork was featured in The Irish Times’ Best Workplaces issue for fostering innovation through its newly launched Ideas Lab, which encourages all associates to share their thoughts and ideas for enhancing the business.
“We’re extremely proud of this impressive achievement by our RCI Cork office,” said Sean Lowe, managing director, RCI Europe, Middle East, Africa & India. “As part of Wyndham Worldwide, we pride ourselves on our signature Count on Me! culture, which is focused on delivering great experiences to our guests, associates and communities. Being named a Great Place to Work is a testament to the incredible efforts our associates make to deliver those experiences.”
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with nearly 4,500 affiliated resorts in more than 100 countries. RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. Today, through the RCI Weeks® program, the week-for-week exchange system, and the RCI Points® program, the industry’s first global points-based exchange system, RCI provides flexible vacation options to its approximately 3.7 million RCI subscribing members each year. RCI’s luxury exchange program, The Registry Collection®,is the world’s largest program of its kind with approximately 200 affiliated properties either accessible for exchange or under development on six continents.RCI is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For additional information visit our media center, rciaffiliates.com or The RCI Blog. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.