Miami, FL, June 3, 2011 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), received the Perspective Magazine “Best Developer Partner” award at the Global Networking Expo (GNEX) 2011 Gala Dinner. The judges selected Interval based on its ability to offer essential services to developers that aid them in sales, marketing, operations, and value-added products.
Craig M. Nash, chairman, president, and CEO of Interval Leisure Group, commented, “We are particularly proud to receive this award because it recognizes the collaborative nature of our client relationships. Our resort developer partners are integral to Interval’s success, and we look forward to continuing to provide them the industry-leading products and services for which we are known.”
Interval was also honored in the Best Marketing Program category for its “Finders Keepers” campaign. Winning its third hospitality industry accolade this year, the promotion focused on enhancing engagement with Interval’s nearly 2 million member families. “Finders Keepers” generated a 19-percent increase in Web visitation, page views received an 85-percent boost, and more than 7,000 new member Web profiles were created during the promotion. In addition, Interval resort affiliates received major awards in nine categories, including “Best Timeshare Unit Worldwide,” and “Best Fractional Unit, Europe and Middle East.”
GNEX 2011 was a gathering of shared ownership industry professionals representing more than 75 companies from around the world. The inaugural event was held last month at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort in the Bahamas.
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.
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Interval International, 6262 Sunset Drive, Miami, FL 33143www.intervalworld.com www.resortdeveloper.com