MIAMI, FL, May 21, 2008 – Interval International, a leading provider of vacation services, presented Captain Morgan's Vacation Beach Club in Belize with the Interval International Premier Resort Award® for 2008 at a ceremony held recently at the property. The annual award recognizes resorts that provide outstanding vacation experiences with state-of-the-art conveniences, and modern features and appointments.
The beachfront resort is located on Ambergris Caye, the largest island off the coast of Belize, and is just three miles north of the town of San Pedro. It features eight private cabanas and 25 spacious one- and two-bedroom villas that are tastefully designed with indigenous woods and stone finishes. All luxuriously furnished units have scenic views of the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.
“Captain Morgan's is the first resort in the Central American region to earn the Interval International Premier Resort Award, the highest level in our resort quality recognition program,” said Dmitri Pekhterev, Interval’s director of resort sales and service for Central and South America. “The property’s extraordinary setting, the caliber of its accommodations, and the comprehensive array of activities it offers make it deserving of this designation.”
“We are very pleased to receive the award, which is a testament to both the quality of our resort and the exceptional service our staff provides,” said Ernest Olmstead, president, Captain Morgan's Vacation Beach Club. “We look forward to giving our owners and guests the opportunity to enjoy memorable vacations and experience all the wonders of Belize.”
Guests can enjoy numerous amenities, services, and activities at or near the property, including a 1,200-foot beach, two freshwater swimming pools, pool-side grill, restaurant, cocktail lounge, spa, convenience store, snorkeling, fishing, scuba diving, sailing, windsurfing, bird-watching treks, river kayaking trips, canopy tours, and Mayan ruins expeditions.
For the outdoor enthusiast, Belize presents unlimited opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities. It offers an intriguing mix of lush tropical rainforests rich with exotic tropical flora and fauna, majestic mountains, and the longest natural barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere.
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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