MIAMI, FL, March 13, 2008 – Interval International, a leading provider of vacation services, presented The Villa Group with its prestigious Chairman's Club Award during a recent ceremony in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. The annual award recognizes the top 25 membership-producing developer companies worldwide, based on new memberships received by Interval during the previous calendar year.
“Interval is pleased to recognize The Villa Group for its significant contributions in bringing new member enrollments to Interval and new owners to vacation ownership,” said David C. Gilbert, executive vice president of resort sales and marketing, Interval International. “The Villa Group has earned this award every year since the program was established 16 years ago, which reinforces the leadership role they play in the industry. Even more importantly, it shows how highly consumers regard their products."
“Interval’s Chairman’s Club is widely respected in the vacation ownership industry and we are very proud to receive this award,” said Fernando González Corona, president of The Villa Group. “Our success is a testament to both the quality of our resorts and the exceptional service our staff members provide.”
Founded in 1984, The Villa Group is one of Mexico's leading privately owned real estate development companies. Its portfolio features beachfront timeshare resorts located in Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta, and Los Cabos, as well as fractional and full-ownership luxury real estate developments. New timeshare and fractional properties are slated to open in Loreto and Cancun respectively in 2010.
Interval International is a leading provider of exchange, travel, and leisure services to resort developers and vacationers worldwide. Based in Miami, Florida, the company has been a pioneer and innovator in serving the vacation ownership market for more than 30 years. Today, Interval has a network of over 2,300 resorts in excess of 75 countries and offers its clients and nearly 2 million member families high-quality products and programs through its 28 offices in 17 countries. Interval is part of IAC, which owns and operates more than 60 diversified brands in sectors being transformed by the Internet, online and offline. Other IAC companies include Ask.com, HSN, LendingTree, Match.com, and Ticketmaster.
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