SOURCE: Wyndham Exchange & Rentals

Wyndham Exchange & Rentals

February 09, 2012 12:40 ET

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Unveils Revamped Website With Greater Search Capabilities

Be Among the First 100 Visitors to Book a Vacation Through the New Site and Get a VISA® Gift Card Worth up to $200

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Feb 9, 2012) - Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), unveils a redesigned website today to help visitors better navigate its diverse collection of more than 95,000 vacation rental properties in over 500 unique destinations worldwide.

In celebration of this milestone, the vacation rentals provider is offering a VISA® gift card worth up to $200 for the first 100 bookings using its Sweet Deal Celebration promotion on With this offer, anyone who books accommodations with a value of over $1,000 receives a $100 VISA® gift card, and anyone who books accommodations with a value of more than $1,500, receives a $200 VISA® gift card. Visitors may book as many rental vacations as they'd like using the Sweet Deal Celebration promotion.

"The new website streamlines the search and booking process making it easier than ever before to book a vacation rental with Wyndham," said Geoff Ballotti, president and chief executive officer, Wyndham Exchange & Rentals. "We're a company made up of over 25 vacation rental brands across Europe and the United States. So whether it's a Tuscan villa in Italy or a slope-side condo in Vail, Colorado, our new filtering tools and search functionalities enable you to seamlessly connect with real-time and bookable vacation rental inventory managed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals."

Visitors can now utilize new search tools to quickly find properties of interest, as well as view enhanced features, amenities and additional property details. As part of the initiative, Wyndham also has created a tutorial to help familiarize visitors with new site functions including:

  • List View and Map View - available properties can be viewed in a list view format, either as thumbnail images or through property snapshot details, or via a virtual map of property locations with pop-up information on individual properties.

  • Filter - a tool that narrows down property selections by number of bedrooms, key amenities, and/or vacation types and also gives side by side comparisons of up to five properties at a time, further simplifying the experience.

  • Advanced Search - a function that sorts properties by destination and selected amenities all at once. Or type in the property ID, or key words for the property or destination, to go directly to the property detail page.

To take advantage of the Sweet Deal Celebration promotion, visit any property detail page on and click the "Search and book now" button. When your booking is completed, if you have one of the first 100 bookings for a vacation valued at over $1,000, claim your VISA® gift card at Reservations must be booked online. There is no limit to the number of vacation rentals an individual can purchase. Offers are not valid in combination with any other offer or discount. More details, including terms and conditions, are available online.

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 95,000 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(R), Novasol(R), ResortQuest(R) and The Resort Company(R), 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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