MIAMI, FL, May 4, 2010 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating segment of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), today announced the addition of four properties within the RH Rochester Hotels collection to its exchange network. They join RH Rochester Classic, which was affiliated with Interval in 2007. Developed by a leading Argentinean hospitality group with more than 20 years experience, the properties are situated in highly sought after locations in Argentina and Brazil.
“Whether our members choose to visit the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, the glaciers in the southwestern tip of Argentina, or one of Brazil’s prime beaches, they will be able to enjoy quality accommodations in these distinctive vacation destinations,” said Marcos Agostini, vice president, Latin America, resort sales and service, Interval International.
“Our company places great emphasis on customer satisfaction and innovation, which is why each property in our portfolio is designed to fit its spectacular surroundings without sacrificing style or luxury. We partnered with Interval because they share our commitment to excellence and will meet our owners’ and guests’ expectations for quality service and programs,” said Julio Ducdoc, president of RH Rochester Hotels.”
The resorts included in the affiliation are:
RH Rochester Concept. In the heart of Buenos Aires, the urban resort has 74 studio units with a sleek, minimalist décor that mixes hardwood floors with modern furnishings in bright colors. Reminiscent of Paris, with its European architecture, wide boulevards, and parks, the city has a full range of attractions, from a vibrant nightlife and gourmet dinning to a variety of retail stores, museums, and theaters.
RH Rochester Bariloche. Set in the foothills of the Andes in San Carlos de Bariloche, the rustic lodge features 12 studio and one-bedroom units surrounded by green forests. The property offers easy access to year-round activities in Nahuel Huapi National Park and winter skiing at Cerro Catedral, one of South America’s most important ski centers.
RH Rochester Calafate. Located in Patagonia on the shores of Lake Argentino, the resort has 50 studios with magnificent views of the lake and the Andes. It’s the perfect spot to launch a hiking or climbing excursion to Los Glaciares National Park, which hosts 47 glaciers, including the Glaciar Perito Moreno.
Serena Buzios Resort by RH Rochester Hotels. Less than 3 hours from Rio de Janeiro in the small town of Buzios, this beachfront property consists of 37 units with a clean contemporary design and charming gardens and walkways. Geriba Beach is very popular among travelers who enjoy water sports activities because of its length and geographic location. Transportation to other area beaches and downtown shopping is available.
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 more than 34 years. Today, Interval has an exchange network of more than 2,500 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 segment of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
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