Club Mahindra - RCI Affiliates Club Mahindra Fort Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan

Released on: September 19, 2008, 1:19 am

Press Release Author: Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick

Industry: Food & Beverage

Press Release Summary: Club Mahindra - RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange,
and one of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), has announced Club
Mahindra Fort Kumbhalgarh in Rajasthan as the latest property to be added to its
network of over 4,000 affiliated resorts in nearly 100 countries.

Press Release Body: RCI now has 70 affiliated resorts in India with this
affiliationproviding members a variety of holiday experiences from heritage
holidays, beach holidays and wellness holidays to wildlife and hill station

“We are delighted to increase our footprint in the historic state of Rajasthan which
is proving to be a popular destination for our members. The magic of Rajasthan lies
as much in its history, heritage and culture as in its contrasting topography from
arid sand dunes to its green forests with varied wildlife. From desert safaris, to
colourful shopping extravaganzas, to immersing oneself in its luxurious heritage,
Rajasthan has something to offer to everyone,” said Radhika Shastry, Managing
Director, Group RCI, India. “Holiday makers look for varied experiences in their
choice of destinations and it is our intent to offer members as wide a choice of
holidays as possible”, she added.

Over the past few years the popularity of this destination has increased
tremendously for both domestic and foreign tourists. Figures have shown a 27.8%
increase in domestic and 54.6% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in the state
since 2003. The reasons undoubtedly are its heritage properties. Decked with
alluring palaces, magnificent forts, the atmosphere cradles rich culture and
heritage that percolates through all of one’s senses. Each heritage property carries
a story behind its existence. Like the 15th century Kumbhalgarh Fort, which even the
mighty Mughals couldn't capture alone, that it took the combined armies of Delhi,
Amber and Marwar to breach its defenses. Standing majestically on a 1,914m high
ridge, with one of the longest continuous walls in the world, the Fort also provides
a panoramic view of the countryside from the top.

Club Mahindra Fort Kumbhalgarh is located just 5 kms away from the awe-inspiring
Kumbhalgarh Fort and is a magnificent construction worthy of its imposing neighbour.
Its architectural style incorporates space, luxury, and the exquisite art of the
Rajput era, combined with the most modern facilities and amenities. The resort
boasts 54 elegantly furnished apartment and a wide range of facilities including a
multi-specialty restaurant, bar, health club, conference hall, swimming pool,
Crocodile Club and Fun Club. Close to its vicinity are other tourist interests like
the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, the Jain temples at Ranakpur, and Haldighati,
the scene of the famous battle between Rana Pratap and Akbar.

Said Ramesh Ramanathan, Managing Director, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd.,
“We are delighted to announce Club Mahindra’s royal entry into the land of forts,
Rajasthan, with Club Mahindra Fort Kumbhalgarh. Club Mahindra Fort Kumbhalgarh has
been affiliated to RCI, as all Club Mahindra resorts. This enables our members to
enjoy the benefit of exchanging into RCI’s worldwide network of resorts, as also
allowing RCI members to experience the uniqueness of a Club Mahindra holiday. We are
confident in RCI’s continued support in augmenting the visibility and occupancy of
this magnificent resort.
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Club Mahindra Resort Kumbhalgarh (Rajasthan, India) situated on a hill over looking
the Kumbhalgarh valley having marble inlay and individual open terrace with view of
the countryside, equipped with all modern day amenities. Kumbhalgarh known for its
15th Century Fort Situated at 3500 ft. above sea level, is located just 80 kms from
Udaipur (Rajasthan, India). Fort is 3 kms long of of 25 feet thick walls which are
pretty unique and nowhere to be found in the world. Distances: Ranakpur : 50 kms,
Udaipur - 80 kms, Mount Abu - 130 kms, Jodhpur - 200 kms, Nathdwara - 70 kms,
Ahmedabad - 300 kms For additional information visit

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Contact Details: Sumit Gupta
Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick

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