Miami, FL, October 18, 2011 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), has added to its quality vacation exchange network with the affiliation of MIA at Riviera Maya. The fractional property is near the popular resort towns of Cancun and Playa del Carmen and includes three-bedroom villas with large terraces overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
“We are happy to be working with Destinos Turísticos de Playa Pepempich as it launches its first project,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s vice president of resort sales and service for Latin America. “Located in a former fishing village, MIA offers members a relaxing experience and easy access to the unspoiled beaches, nature parks, ecological reserves, and archaeological sites in the area.”
The resort wraps around a common area laced with tropical garden walkways and ponds. Its villas feature an open plan layout and include a large living and dining area, and a full kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The master suite has its own terrace and a large en-suite bathroom with dual sinks and a sunken hot tub.
"Our affiliation with Interval will be integral to our success, as we enter the shared ownership industry with our first fractional resort in the Riviera Maya,” said Gabriel Villa Beltran, chief executive officer of Destinos Turísticos de Playa Pepempich S.A. de C.V. “We’re delighted to provide our owners and Interval members a wonderful vacation experience in this renowned vacation destination."
Among the resort’s amenities are a restaurant, bar, deli, snack bar, swimming pools, hot tub, white-sand beach, beach club, and fitness center. Guests also have access to a wide selection of nearby activities, including fishing, diving, snorkeling, kayaking, championship golf courses, and horseback riding.
Other attractions include the archaeological ruins at Tulum and Chichen Itza, crystal-clear ponds (known locally as cenotes), and the island of Cozumel. The nearby town of Puerto Morelos also offers visitors a variety of restaurants and entertainment.
Interval International operates membership programs for vacationers and provides value-added services to its developer clients worldwide. Based in Miami, Florida, the company has been a pioneer and innovator in serving the vacation ownership market for 35 years. Today, Interval has an exchange network of approximately 2,600 resorts in over 75 nations. Through offices in 15 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and approximately 2 million families who are enrolled in various membership programs. Interval is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
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