Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Wyndham Vacation Rentals® Celebrates Milestone Year

World’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals company honors decades of success achieved by its renowned brands

Wyndham Vacation Rentals - The world's largest network of serviced vacation rentalsWyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), is celebrating the milestone anniversaries of five of its vacation rental brands this year, including the 30th anniversaries of James Villa Holidays and Chez Nous, the 50th anniversary of Canvas Holidays, the 60th anniversary of Landal GreenParks®, and the 70th anniversary of Hoseasons.

“Each of these storied brands has contributed greatly to the vitality of today’s vacation rental industry both here in the U.S. and overseas,” said Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO, Wyndham Exchange & Rentals. “When we think about their incredibly rich heritages, the decades of guest service that our associates who support them provide, and the dedication from our repeat guests who have helped them grow and prosper in an ever-changing travel landscape—it truly is an impressive testament. We’re tremendously proud to celebrate the success of each of these brands and the important roles they play in the Wyndham Vacation Rentals family.”

James Villa Holidays – Established in 1984, James Villa Holidays is the leading villa tour operator in the UK, offering luxurious, handpicked accommodations in over 50 destinations across the Mediterranean and beyond, as well as in popular U.S. travel spot, Orlando, Fla. From traditional farmhouses to modern resort villas, James Villa Holidays offers a range of luxury accommodations for both summer and winter holidays.

Chez Nous – Also founded in 1984, Chez Nous provides holiday accommodations throughout France, from its rugged coastlines and medieval villages to its snow-capped mountains and cosmopolitan areas. Guests can choose from holiday cottages, gites, villas, farmhouses and chateaux to enjoy an authentic French holiday experience.

Canvas Holidays – The first company to offer package camping holidays in 1964, Canvas Holidays provides spacious and comfortable accommodations at some of the finest campsites in Europe, complete with free amenities and activities for the entire family. With more than 90 sites to choose from, guests can enjoy a number of unique vacation rental options from super Maxi Tents and mobile homes to luxury lodges.

Landal GreenParks – Since 1954, Landal GreenParks has specialized in providing quality accommodations set amidst Europe’s beautiful natural surroundings. With more than 70 parks throughout the Netherlands and Europe, Landal is Europe’s biggest and greenest provider of holiday parks, offering a range of leased tents, caravans, campsites and bungalows.

Hoseasons – Beginning with one small boatyard in 1944, Hoseasons has become the leader of self-catering vacations in the UK. With nearly 25,000 places to stay in coastal, city, countryside, and water-bound settings throughout Britain and Europe, Hoseasons gives guests a wide selection of vacation rental experiences, from holiday parks and lodges, to cottages and boats.

“Through our diverse collection of more than 25 vacation rental brands, guests can truly customize their own vacation experience,” added Ballotti. “From beachfront homes and slopeside condos to country cottages and luxurious villas, we offer options all around the world to give our guests the authentic vacation experiences they’re looking for.”

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Christina Markowitch
Wyndham Vacation Rentals