Miami, FL, October 29, 2008 – Interval International, a leading provider of vacation services, has announced the addition of the award-winning Longevity Wellness Resort Monchique an eco-friendly condo hotel on the Portuguese Algarve.
“The Portuguese Algarve has become well-known for its high-quality leisure development projects. This superb new affiliation in the Algarve’s mountain region will offer superior amenities and services in a unique eco-friendly environment,” says Darren Ettridge, Interval International’s vice president resort sales and service (Europe).
The resort is positioned in the mountains around the picturesque town of Monchique with both mountain and coastal views. Longevity is a buy-to-let mixed-use development with a focus on wellness and relaxation. It will have 195 one-bedroom apartments upon completion of the property scheduled for September, 2009. Amenities will include outdoor and indoor swimming pools, restaurant & bars, driving range and putting green, library, cinema, and the Longevity Anti-Ageing Spa, which will offer state-of-the art services in comprehensive diagnosis, repair and anti-ageing consultation and treatments in an exclusive partnership with La Clinique de Paris/ Dr. Claude Chauchard.
This is an environmentally friendly architectural and engineering project which uses solar energy and rain water utilities across the property. Notable features include grass rooftops and balconies. Longevity won the CNBC Europe & Africa Property Awards 2008 in the category of Best Development. This is the world’s largest property competition in partnership with CNBC, the leading Pan-European financial and business television channel.
Interval International operates membership programmes for vacation owners 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 30 years. Today, Interval has a network of over 2,400 resorts in excess of 75 countries and offers its resort clients and nearly 2 million member families high-quality products and programs through 28 offices in 17 countries. Interval is an operating segment of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to consumers and business-to-business customers in the vacation industry.
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