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June 26, 2013 12:00 ET

Wyndham Vacation Rentals® Earns 2013 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for Its Fort Walton Beach Property Waterscape

Waterscape Honored as a Top Performing Vacation Rental Property as Reviewed by Travelers on the World's Largest Travel Site

FORT WALTON BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2013) - Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for its Waterscape property in Fort Walton Beach. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. They must also have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include receiving a certain volume of reviews within the last 12 months.

"We are pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence," said Lino Maldonado, vice president, operations, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Gulf Region. "We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that the hard work of our associates is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor."

"TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience," said Alison Copus, vice president of marketing, TripAdvisor for Business. "The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most -- their customers."

Wyndham Vacation Rentals professionally manages a variety of vacation rental properties on the northern Gulf Coast including Waterscape in Fort Walton Beach. Guests can choose from a wide range of property types -- from single bedroom condominiums to luxury beach front homes.

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 one of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides access to more than 100,000 vacation rental properties in approximately 600 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® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals® and The Resort Company® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, 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 wyndhamvacationrentals.com. Wyndham Vacation Rentals also can be found on Facebook.