London, 25 August, 2011 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), has affiliated Resort Suites at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa located near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's capital city. It is part of the spectacular 800 acre (324 hectare) Sunway Integrated Resort City, which attracts 30 million visitors a year and houses more than 7 million square feet of world-class facilities.
"We are extremely proud to welcome the high-quality Resort Suites at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa to our global vacation exchange network," said Joe Hickman, Interval’s executive director for Asia Pacific. “Surrounded by Sunway Pyramid, Malaysia’s first themed mall, the multi-award winning Sunway Lagoon, named ‘Asia’s Best Attraction’ for the past four years, and the Balinese-inspired Mandara Spa, our members are sure to enjoy incredible vacation experiences.”
Resort Suites at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa's 36 timeshare units are studio apartments with kitchenettes, living, and dining areas. Unit amenities include Wi-Fi and room service. From this luxury home base, guests have easy access to the swimming pool complete with waterfall and poolside bar and a fully equipped 24-hour fitness centre that holds a variety of classes. Tucked in the tropical landscape overlooking the resort grounds, the Mandara Spa offers an oasis of calm and relaxation, with its menu of aromatherapy massages, wraps, and facials, as well as cutting-edge skincare technology from Elemis Spa Therapies.
Guests can also choose to spend the day shopping at more than 800 specialty stores at the Sunway Pyramid mall and then dine at one of five on-site restaurants, featuring cuisine ranging from Pan-Asian to Italian-American. Sunway Lagoon is a destination in itself, housing the region's largest manmade surf beach, an interactive wildlife zoo, and extreme sports venues. After dark, the place to be is the exclusive Ministry of Sound - Euphoria, a dance and music club.
"Resort Suites at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa is the first vacation ownership project and flagship development of the Sunway brand," said Cirioco Publo Raj, CEO of Sunway International Vacation Club. “Our members and guests enjoy a one-stop vacation here, along with access to exceptional resorts around the world. We look forward to a long relationship with Interval International.”
Sunway International Vacation Club is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sunway Group, which started as a small tin-mining company in 1974. Sunway Group is now one of Malaysia's most widely recognized and diversified conglomerates with a multitude of established businesses, including construction, property development and investment and hospitality.
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 programmes. 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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