SOURCE: Wyndham Exchange & Rentals

Wyndham Exchange & Rentals

August 25, 2011 09:07 ET

ResortQuest to Sponsor the 2011 Make-A-Wish® Triathlon at Sea Colony Beach in Bethany Beach, Del.

Vacation Rentals Company to Host Volunteers, Officials and the Wish Family, in Addition to Offering 20 Percent Off Lodging for Participants in the 28th Annual Triathlon

BETHANY BEACH, DE--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - Sea Colony Recreational Association, professionally managed by ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals on Delaware's Atlantic coast, welcomes the 2011 Make-A-Wish® Triathlon at Sea Colony to the award-winning beach and tennis resort community on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011.

Now in its 28th year, the Make-A-Wish Triathlon at Sea Colony sees up to 1,000 athletes competing in a 1.5K ocean swim, 41K bike and 10K run. A new course option for the 2011 event is AquaVelo, which includes only the swim and bike components for participants who prefer not to run. The event will kick off at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, on the beach at Sea Colony, located on Route 1, just south of Bethany Beach, Del.

As a proud sponsor of the Make-A-Wish Triathlon at Sea Colony, ResortQuest is offering 20 percent off a two-night stay for registered athletes at participating properties in the Bethany Beach resort. This special rate is available from Thursday, Sept. 22 through Monday, Sept. 26.

"Sponsoring an event such as the Make-A-Wish Triathlon at Sea Colony helps make a tremendous difference in the life of a sick child, as well as a significant impact throughout the local community," said Patrick Davis, Delaware general manager, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. "We're reminded that there are many places to find inspiration, from the passion and dedication it takes to compete in an Olympic-distance triathlon to the courage and determination that are so evident in the lives of wish kids and their families."

Hailed as "The Premier Family Beach & Tennis Resort Community," Sea Colony offers exclusive activities and programs, such as bonfires, sandcastle contests, Club Sea Colony and Kids' Night Out. Sea Colony features a private guarded beach, 12 pools (two indoor), fitness centers, world-class tennis, an in-season community shuttle, year-round security and more. Sea Colony is ranked among Tennis Magazine's "50 Best Tennis Resorts in the U.S." -- including #3 for the budget conscious -- and the #13 tennis camp in the world by Tennis Resorts Online. ResortQuest is the Sea Colony vacation rental and Sea Colony real estate leader.

Proceeds and pledges from the event benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic. The mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Mid-Atlantic chapter, which serves children who reside in Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia, has granted more than 6,500 wishes since its founding in 1983.

To take advantage of ResortQuest's Make-A-Wish Triathlon at Sea Colony lodging discount, registered athletes should call 800-732-2656 and mention Promo Code PRO-TRI. The discount requires a two-night minimum stay and is subject to availability. The offer is valid for new reservations and participating properties only. While the promotion is valid by phone only, more details, including terms and conditions, are available online.

Follow the tournament on Twitter at #SCTri.

About ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals is a leading provider of full-service vacation condominiums and home rentals in the U.S., with a portfolio of approximately 6,000 vacation rental properties. For more than 20 years, ResortQuest has provided full-service vacation rentals in the most desirable beach, ski, golf and tennis resort destinations across North America. ResortQuest is part of Wyndham Vacations Rentals, the world's largest serviced vacation rentals business providing access to approximately 94,000 vacation properties in over 500 unique destinations worldwide, and one of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). Visit our media center or for additional information.

About ResortQuest Delaware & Maryland

Since the early 1970s, ResortQuest Delaware has provided real estate sales, vacation rental and homeowner association management services to Sea Colony and other fine communities in Delaware's Quiet Resorts and the surrounding coastal areas. With offices in southern Delaware and Ocean City, Md., the company offers comprehensive vacation rental services to more than 840 vacation rental properties. ResortQuest is consistently the real estate market leader for listings, sales and listings sold in southeast Sussex County, according to the Sussex County Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service. Its homeowner association management division represents the needs of more than 3,700 homeowners in 47 associations from Lewes to Fenwick Island, Delaware.

Make-A-Wish® is a registered trademark of Make-A-Wish Foundation of America.

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