Miami, FL, July 6, 2011 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced that Interval Travel has achieved Gold Excel status with Princess Cruises. This milestone places the agency among the top revenue producers in the U.S. and Canada in 2010.
“We’re proud to be among Princess Cruises’ elite partners and earn recognition for our cruise advisors’ outstanding sales performance,” said Raul Estrada, Interval’s senior vice president of global member services. “Our members enjoy cruising and we’re very pleased to offer them the high-quality travel experience for which Princess is renowned.”
“Princess Cruises is very pleased to acknowledge Interval Travel with this prestigious distinction and congratulate them for delivering such exceptional results,” said Mary Irene Jencen, Princess Cruises’ district sales manager, Miami to Fort Myers, Florida. “We look forward to continuing our long and mutually successful relationship.”
To celebrate this achievement, the Interval Travel Cruise department was presented with a commemorative plaque that is on display at the company’s Member-Services Center in Miami.
In response to members’ interest in cruising, the Interval Travel Cruise department has been operating since 1997 to provide services to North American consumer member families. Interval Travel is a Cruise Lines International Association Booking Agency or “CLIA” certified.
About Interval International
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.
About Princess Cruise Lines
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises first set sail in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico. Today, the line has grown to become the third largest cruise line in the world, renowned for innovative ships, an array of onboard options, and an environment of exceptional customer service. A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, Princess offers approximately 1.3 million passengers each year the opportunity to escape to the top destinations around the globe, aboard a fleet of 17 modern vessels.
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