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Miami, FL, April 26, 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 May 16 at Club El Nogal in Bogotá, Colombia. Interval created these events in 1998 to educate developers, hoteliers, lenders, and government officials about resort development opportunities, and has sponsored many around the world.

“We are pleased to bring this seminar to Colombia and inform attendees about the opportunities in the shared ownership sector, leisure travelers’ vacation trends, and key elements for success in this industry,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Latin America.

The event is themed “Opportunities for Timeshares, Mixed-Use Developments, Fractional Resorts, and Private Residence Clubs.” The program will feature several experts in the hospitality arena, including:

  • David Pierzchala, senior vice president of Ipsos Reid, who will discuss the results of the Shared Ownership 2012: A Market Perspective – Colombia and Brazil Editions that examine the vacation preferences of leisure travelers.
  • John Lancet, director and partner of HVS Shared Ownership Services, who will present a case study of a successful hotel conversion, illustrating the financial rewards of timesharing for a resort developer.

Other highlights include a shared ownership fundamentals session and a panel of established developers who will provide valuable insights. There will also be networking opportunities and an interactive Q-and-A session. Each delegate will receive complimentary copies of the research being presented.

In addition to Interval, sponsors of the Shared Ownership Investment Seminar include Ipsos Reid, Preston Arza LLP, OWN Hotels, and Zuana Beach Resort. For more information, please contact To register


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 nearly 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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