Miami, FL, August 2, 2013 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), will host a Shared Ownership Investment Seminar on August 29 at the Grand Hyatt São Paulo. Interval created the event 15 years ago to educate prospective entrants, lenders, and government officials around the globe about various shared ownership business models. Successful seminars were hosted earlier this year in Argentina and Colombia.
“We are seeing an increase in hotel and resort investment and travel activity in Latin America, an important market for Interval. We believe that shared ownership can play a larger role in the region’s tourism development and are very encouraged by the growing interest in this sector,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Latin America. “We look forward to welcoming delegates to our first event in Brazil, where they will have the opportunity to learn more about the dynamics of shared ownership.”
The conference is themed “Opportunities in Developing Markets for Timeshares, Mixed-Use Developments, Fractional Resorts, and Private Residence Clubs,” and sessions will address these business models. Other program highlights include a case study of a successful hotel conversion created by HVS Shared Ownership Services and a developer panel with local experts.
Interval commissioned Shared Ownership 2012: A Market Perspective – Brazil Edition, a study developed by Ipsos Reid that also will be showcased at the event. The findings will provide prospective entrants with valuable insights on the product perceptions, vacation preferences, and future travel intentions of leisure travelers who reside in Brazil. Delegates will receive complimentary copies of this report and the Shared Ownership 2012: A Market Perspective – Colombia Edition.
In addition to Interval, sponsors of the Shared Ownership Investment Seminar are Ipsos Reid, HVS Shared Ownership Services, Mercado & Eventos, Preston Arza LLP, and Revista Hotéis.
Contact Fernando.Martinelli@intervalintl.com or visit www.sharedownershipinvestment.com for more information about the event.
About Interval International
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 since 1976. Today, Interval has an exchange network of approximately 2,800 resorts in more than 75 nations. Through offices in 16 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and about 2 million families who are enrolled in various membership programs. Interval is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
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