RCI®, the global leader in holiday exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), welcomed three properties in Maldives to its exchange network through an affiliation with AAA Hotels & Resorts. This affiliation adds a new destination to the RCI exchange network, offering members access to high-quality resorts in this famous tropical destination known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs.

“We are delighted to announce our new affiliation with AAA Hotels & Resorts in Maldives, which will enhance our premium vacation options across South Asia,” said Pali Badwal, managing director, RCI. “Maldives is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with its emerald green islands surrounded by miles of shimmering turquoise water, and members can now travel there through RCI. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with AAA Hotels & Resorts.”

“It is with immense pleasure that we commence our partnership with RCI,” said Ahmed Hamza, deputy managing director of AAA Hotels & Resorts. “We believe that AAA Hotels & Resorts and RCI can together bring synergy that will enhance the services we offer our customers. I’m sure AAA Hotels & Resorts and RCI will deliver our promise to our customer: a great experience for future travels.”

AAA Hotels & Resorts is a pioneer in tourism and the hospitality industry with unparalleled and impeccable service. Three resorts are now affiliated with RCI:

  • Medhufushi Island Resort – A four star resort located at Meemu Atoll, south of Male, with 120 villas
  • Filitheyo Island Resort – A four star resort located at Faafu Atoll, south of Male, with 125 villas
  • Bathala Island Resort – A four star resort located at Alif Alif Atoll, south of Male, with 46 villas

About RCI

RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with approximately 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 3.8 million RCI subscribing members each year. RCI’s luxury exchange program, The Registry Collection® program, 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 or rciaffiliates.com. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

About AAA Hotels & Resorts
The Company was established in the year 1979 with vast experience and expertise knowledge of Mr. Abdulla Ali, the current chairman of the group.
After establishing the Trade Business, the Company diversified to tourism and invested in the lucrative resort projects in the Maldives. The company is one of the pioneers in the Maldives and played an instrumental presence as a local enterprise to shape and structure the young industry.
Currently, the group owns and operates four resorts ranging from luxury to four-star categories and two projects are under construction.
Its corporate office is located at G. Neem Majeedhee Magu, Male Maldives and with diversified employees from various countries to further reinforce and enhance business operations.