Miami, FL, November 5, 2010 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating segment of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), was a sponsor of the 24th Annual Convention of the Mexican Resort Development Association (AMDETUR) held recently in Mexico City. Approximately 300 hospitality and tourism industry executives attended the two-day event that was themed “The New Challenges Facing Tourism in 2010.”
“We were pleased to sponsor this event and look forward to working closely with the association to support the growth of vacation ownership in Mexico. Our industry has a positive impact on the country’s economy and continues to provide opportunities for developers,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s vice president of resort sales and service for Latin America.
During the conference, Agostini participated in the session titled “Vacation Ownership Industry Evolution.” Interval also hosted a luncheon for conference attendees with guest speaker John Moore, former marketing strategist for Starbucks and Whole Foods, who shared his insights into brand building and developing a loyal customer base.
AMDETUR is headquartered in Mexico City and represents the leading developers and investors in vacation ownership. Founded in 1987, the association today has more than 200 corporate members representing all segments of the industry.
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 14 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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