Miami, FL, November 5, 2013 - Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), is a patron sponsor of the third annual Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS), being held November 7-8 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The conference is being organized by HVS, a leading global hospitality consulting firm, in conjunction with the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO).
“Interval played a pivotal role in the launch of our original investment conference 16 years ago and helped shape the event agenda over the years,” said Richard Doumeng, president of CHTA. “We are extremely grateful to the company for its continued support of CHICOS and our other initiatives.”
“The Caribbean offers a range of investment opportunities for those interested in adding a shared ownership component to their leisure real estate products,” noted Bryan Ten Broek, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and marketing. “We look forward to discussing the various business models with developers and hoteliers attending this event.”
Ten Broek will participate as a speaker on “The Caribbean Market Is Strengthening: Opportunities In The Region” panel. Other Interval resort sales and service executives attending the conference include: Neil Kolton, director for the Caribbean and Florida; Dmitri Pekhterev, director for the Andean Region, Central America and the Dominican Republic; and James Fleming, region manager for the Caribbean and Florida.
As a Strategic Partner of CHTA and a Board Member of the CHTA Education Foundation and the Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation, Interval has been a long‑time supporter of the tourism industry in the Caribbean. The company is committed to providing products and programs tailored to the unique needs of the region.
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.
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