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Wyndham Exchange & Rentals

December 20, 2011 11:16 ET

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Touts Distinctive Portfolio of Professionally Managed Properties in No. 1 U.S. Winter Ski Vacation Rental Destination

Breckenridge, Colo. Takes First Place for Its Excellent Cold Weather Offerings and Outstanding Selection of Vacation Rentals

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2011) - TripAdvisor® recently announced America's top winter vacation rental getaway destinations for 2011, based on its vacation rental inquiry data for the winter months. This year, Breckenridge, Colo., ranked as the number one winter ski vacation rental destination in the U.S.

"It's no surprise Breckenridge has taken the lead because it's a destination that strikes a chord with many types of travelers whether they enjoy skiing and snow shoeing or shopping and dining downtown at one of the many great eateries," said Bob Milne, president, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, North America. "We're proud to enhance the overall Breckenridge experience for our visitors with what we believe to be an excellent selection of high-quality vacation rentals."

As the world's largest professionally managed vacation rental business, Wyndham Vacation Rentals boasts more than 94,000 vacation rental properties around the world including a well-developed portfolio in major U.S. ski destinations such as Colorado, Utah and Idaho.

Its presence in Breckenridge is comprised of a variety of vacation rental properties managed by ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals and The Resort Company by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, its U.S.-based brands serving both ski and beach markets. In addition to a number of single-family vacation homes, properties managed by these brands in Breckenridge include, Main Street Station and BlueSky Breckenridge.

Also placing on TripAdvisor's list of winter vacation rental destinations are Park City, Utah, Vail, Colo., and Steamboat Springs, Colo., coming in sixth, seventh and eighth place, respectively. These popular locales also boast rental properties by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, which include Park City Mountain Resort in Park City, Lion Square Lodge and Montaneros in Vail and Dulany at the Gondola and Trappeurs Crossing Resort in Steamboat Springs.

"As a member of the Wyndham Vacation Rentals portfolio, all the brands are backed by a leading global hospitality brand, which means excellent customer service, a standard of quality that you can trust, and peace of mind for our renters and homeowners alike," added Milne.

Ski rental properties by Wyndham Vacation Rentals span a wide range of options, from comfortable and economical studio units for budget-conscious travelers to large, luxurious private homes with ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes. Available amenities may include fully equipped kitchens, a washer and dryer, storage space for ski equipment, gas or wood-burning fireplaces, private decks with hot tubs, heated underground parking and amazing mountain views.

About Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). Backed by the world's largest hospitality company, Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides access to more than 94,000 vacation rental properties in over 500 unique destinations worldwide. Specializing in the managed vacation rental segment, Wyndham works closely with property owners to ensure all rentals meet its standards for customer service, quality and comfort. With a diverse and celebrated collection of more than 25 rental brands including Canvas Holidays, Hoseasons, James Villa Holidays, Landal GreenParks®, Novasol®, ResortQuest® and The Resort Company, Wyndham Vacation Rentals delivers distinct vacation experiences, ranging from beachfront condos, private homes, villas, castles and houseboats, with many properties offering kitchens, washers and dryers, maid service, spa and fitness centers, and golf courses. For additional information visit our media center or Wyndham Vacation Rentals also can be found on Facebook.

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