Miami, FL, November 13, 2013 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the addition of The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya and The Bliss Nuevo Vallarta, luxury shared ownership resorts in Mexico. Developed by Grupo Vidanta, these properties follow Grand Luxxe Residence Club Riviera Maya, which joined Interval’s global network in 2011.
“We’re delighted to expand our partnership with Grupo Vidanta, a company that has been recognized for building award-winning resorts since its entry into the industry,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Latin America. “These spectacular properties offer visitors a host of upscale, family-friendly amenities in two of Mexico’s top vacation destinations.”
Situated north of Playa del Carmen, The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya has 96 suites with unparalleled views of the ocean and jungle. The open-air concept of the resort blends in with the lush vegetation and Mayan architecture. Its casual yet elegant décor features a palette of warm colors combined with wood tones and natural textures that provide a sense of tranquility. Each beautifully appointed suite includes a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, spacious living room and dining area, plunge pool on the terrace, and state-of-the-art electronics.
Guests at the resort have access to numerous upscale amenities and services available onsite and at the adjacent Grupo Vidanta resorts. They include a variety of gourmet restaurants, Brio Spa and Fitness Center, several extensive, free-form swimming pools, tennis courts, and an 18-hole Nicklaus-designed golf course.
Among the services created to pamper visitors are the Kid's Club with supervised activities, babysitting services, 24-hour room service, an Internet Café, and a concierge service to assist guests with everything from unpacking luggage to making reservations for dinner, golf, private jet charters, and the extensive menu of spa treatments.
“We’re committed to providing our members with the best possible vacation experiences and meeting their needs through deluxe accommodations, modern amenities, and personalized service,” commented Eric DuBaele, director of Hotel Operations for Grupo Vidanta. “Our affiliation with Interval will help us achieve that objective by offering them access to the same caliber properties around the world.”
The Bliss Nuevo Vallarta is located north of Puerto Vallarta in the heart of Banderas Bay. The property will be comprised of 240 suites decorated in refreshing pastel colors with kitchens, living and dining areas, and private terraces. Onsite amenities and activities that will appeal to all members of the family include several swimming pools, multiple restaurants and bars, Brio Spa and Fitness Center, a Nicklaus-designed golf course, tennis, shopping, the Kids Club, nature treks, arts and crafts, and more.
Currently under construction, the Bliss Nuevo Vallarta is slated for completion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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 since 1976. Today, Interval has an exchange network of more than 2,800 resorts in over 75 nations. Through offices in 16 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and about 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.
Founded in 1974, Grupo Vidanta has evolved for more than 35 years into one of Mexico’s leading developers of luxury hotels and resorts, shared ownership, golf courses, real estate, and tourism infrastructure, including Mexico’s first privately built international airport in Puerto Peñasco. The company was has an impressive portfolio of resort brands in Mexico’s finest beach destinations. For further information, visit www.grupovidanta.com
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