London, 27 September, 2011 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the affiliation of Residence Rio Falze in Madonna di Campiglio, a prestigious ski resort in the Italian Dolomites. This destination offers excellent alpine skiing from December through April and is a mecca for hikers from June to September.
“Residence Rio Falze is surrounded by stunning scenery and provides access to a full spectrum of sports and amenities in winter or summer," said Darren Ettridge, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. "It’s a wonderful addition to our worldwide exchange network."
During the winter season, Residence Rio Falze is within walking distance of cross country skiing and a short drive (via the resort's shuttle) from some of the world's premier alpine ski slopes. Madonna di Campiglio has 32 ski lifts, serving 93 miles (150 km) of groomed ski trails as well as snowboard slopes. At an altitude of 5,282 ft (1,610 metres), it is on the International Ski Federation Alpine World Cup circuit. In summer, the valleys of Genova and Rendena are a hiker's paradise with everything from golf to kayaking within easy reach.
Just over half of the 89 units at Residence Rio Falze are one-bedroom apartments, complemented by 20 studios and 20 two-bedroom units. All have a large balcony and kitchenette with microwave, as well as satellite LCD TV. In addition to its own ski school, Residence Rio Falze has a large lobby with a fireplace, sauna, reading and games rooms, laundry services, and a parking garage on site.Guests will find a wide array of restaurants, shops, and entertainment nearby. A nine-hole golf course, covered swimming pool, tennis courts, ice skating, bike trails, and the Mondifrà equestrian centre are also just minutes from the resort.
"Residence Rio Falze has been a fixture in Madonna di Campiglio for almost three decades," said Olimpia Aldrighetti, administrator of timeshare owners for Condominio Multiproprietà Rio Falze. "Affiliating with Interval International is an exciting new step in our evolution. We invite Interval members who love to ski and hike to test the terrain of the Dolomites – or simply relax and enjoy our magnificent setting."
About Interval International
Interval International operates membership programmes 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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