1998 - Starwood purchases Sheraton and begins to renovate, while Marriott purchases The Ritz - Carlton.
2000 - RCI introduces RCI Points.
2002 - USA Interactive acquires Interval International
2007 - Wyndham becomes the Parent Company of RCI.
2016 - Marriott International purchases Starwood Hotels
2017 - RCI announces it will be acquiring DAE, placing it under the Wyndham Umbrella.
Wyndham announces it will be splittiing into two seperate publicly traded companies splitting the hotel division and the timeshare divisions.
RCI has almost 4 million members in addition to 5240 resorts located in over 100 countries.
Similarly, Interval International has over 2 million members with almost 2500 resorts in over 75 countries around the world.
America has the most timeshare owners with 45% of the total owner base, as well as the most timeshare resorts for any country being 1500.
There are over 9 million weeks of timeshare owned by over 7 million households.
Eight out of ten owners are satisfied or very satisfied with their ownership.