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Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (June 15, 2011) — Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (“LHVC”), located in Puerto Plata on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, has received the RCI® Top Producer Award for the third consecutive year for outstanding sales performance and the highest number of new enrollments per region. RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), presents awards annually to the top RCI affiliated resorts. LHVC also received the prestigious RCI Gold Crown Resort® Award for The Crown Villas at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, The Crown Suites at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, The Residence Suites at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, Presidential Suites by Lifestyle Puerto Plata and The Tropical at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort. The RCI Gold Crown Resort® Award is presented annually to RCI affiliated resorts in recognition of outstanding resort facilities and service and is a compilation of exchange guest assessments, including resort quality, service delivery and overall vacation experience.

“We consider it a great accomplishment to remain among the top five producers in the region,” said Hans Larcher, Managing Director of Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. “And we are thrilled to continue to receive the coveted RCI Gold Crown Resort® Award for each of our resort properties.”
From hotel accommodations to stand alone villas, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club has made old fashioned service and value fashionable again with amenities and services fit for a V.I.P, including access to “members only” amenities such as gourmet restaurants, cafes, bars, swimming pools, exclusive beach areas, golf carts, limousine transfers and helicopter tours.

LHVC encompasses the following resorts: The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort with four distinct developments, including The Tropical, The Crown Suites, The Crown Villas, and The Residence Suites, as well as the Presidential Suites by Lifestyle, Dream Suites by Lifestyle and the upcoming Costa Esmeralda by Lifestyle, Center Court by Lifestyle and The Level by Lifestyle.

LHVC members, guests and their families have a wide variety of activities available to them in the Dominican Republic’s North Coast. Next door is the Ocean World Adventure Park with its daily animal and aquatic and casino. Other activities in the area include a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Isabella de Torres, white water rafting, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, boating, snorkeling, monster truck safaris and city tours of Puerto Plata, named one of the 53 best destinations in the world by The New York Times.

On the East Coast in Punta Cana, LHVC Members have access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, including Cabeza de Toro, Bavaro, Arena Gorda, Macao and Uvero Alto, as well as 12 championship golf courses which make Punta Cana the largest single golf destination in the Caribbean. An endless array of activities in Punta Cana includes sport fishing, diving, snorkeling, horseback riding and tours via beach buggy, helicopter and catamaran. Nearby points of interest include the Basilica of Our Lady of Altagracia, the largest basilica in the Caribbean and the town of San Pedro de Macoris, the birthplace and training grounds for many famous baseball players from the Dominican Republic. For more Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club information, go to or call (809) 970-7777.

RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with over 4,000 affiliated resorts in approximately 100 countries. RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. Today, through RCI® Weeks, the traditional week-for-week exchange system, and RCI Points®, 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 is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For additional information visit