Culloden Bay Vacation Club at Footprints Nature Reserve of Tobago Joins RCI Network
San Fernando, Trinidad (May 18, 2012) –
Footprints Eco Resort & Spa today announced that its Culloden Bay Vacation Club in Culloden, Trinidad and Tobago has affiliated with RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, joining the program’s network of more than 4,000 affiliated resorts.
“Culloden Bay Vacation Club at Footprints Nature Preserve is a fantastic addition to the RCI network of affiliated resorts,” said Eugenio Macouzet, senior vice president and managing director, RCI Caribbean. “This peaceful, nature-oriented resort on the island of Tobago creates even more opportunities for subscribing members accessing our collection of quality accommodations in top vacation destinations around the world.”
Through its newly-formed Culloden Bay Vacation Club, Footprints Eco Resort & Spa now offers its unique blend of tropical forest and coastal environments for the enjoyment of a whole new segment of the travel market. With a mix of studios, one-bedroom units and two-bedroom villas scattered across the 62-acre nature preserve, the resort offers a charming mix of environmental sensibility, rustic beauty and comfort.
While on vacation here, visitors can explore the resort’s tropical butterfly and bird gardens and nature trails, or investigate Culloden Reef, which offers world-class snorkeling and kayaking and is accessible from the resort property. Saltwater pools, a solar-heated Jacuzzi and an organic farm and garden round out a truly one-of-a-kind vacation experience.
“It was an easy decision to work with RCI,” said Dr. Krishna Persad, founder and chairman of Footprints. “RCI is the world’s largest timeshare and vacation exchange company. Giving its more than 3.7 million members access to our resort will be very valuable for us. Furthermore, RCI offers exciting technology resources and marketing advantages for us, as well as the largest possible selection of vacation resorts for our timeshare owners. We are very pleased to be working with them.”
About The Culloden Bay Vacation Club at Footprints Nature Preserve
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Fronted by Culloden Bay in rural Tobago, Footprints Nature Preserve is 62 acres of reforested former sugar and cocoa estate. After 17 years of continuous operation, it’s still the only purpose-built eco resort on the island. Every aspect of resort design and operations has been carefully considered to reflect this environmental consciousness. This harmony is evident in the sustainably constructed buildings, eye-catching butterfly gardens and unique salt-water pools. The resort has won awards from the Business Development Company (2001), the Caribbean Hotel Association (2001) and the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Chamber (2010 and 2008) for environmental and corporate best practice. Footprints has also been featured in international publications including The New York Times and Islands magazine.
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