Miami, FL, April 7, 2014 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), and Karisma Hotels & Resorts have entered into a long-term, multi-site affiliation agreement for Generations Resorts, the newest brand operated by Karisma. This encompasses Generations Maroma and Generations Riviera Maya, two upscale beachfront developments in the Mexican Caribbean.
“Generations Resorts reflects continuing innovation and complements our portfolio with additional high-quality accommodations and services,” said Rinaldo Fernandez, senior vice president of Karisma Hotels & Resorts. “We know that Interval members will appreciate our unique Karisma Gourmet Inclusive® Experience, which significantly enhances vacation enjoyment.”
“Interval is very pleased to expand its relationship with Karisma, and welcomes these latest properties,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Latin America. “They offer an exceptional level of luxury and attention to detail, sure to exceed the expectations of sophisticated guests.”
The first resort, Generations Riviera Maya, recently opened with 144 large oceanfront units, swim-up infinity pools, and distinctive decorative accents inspired by Mexican culture.
Generations Maroma is a boutique property located on Maroma Beach, considered among Travel Channel’s best beaches in the world. The resort includes 30 units designed in a contemporary Caribbean decor, with views of lush tropical gardens or white sand and clear waters.
Vacationers at both resorts will find a relaxed atmosphere, deluxe accommodations that feature spacious bedrooms and living areas, kitchens with modern appliances, state-of-the-art electronics, and an oversized balcony or terrace.
Among the comprehensive amenities at each site are several restaurants with gourmet à la carte dining, bars and lounges serving premium beverages, pools with swim-up bars, a spa with an impressive menu of traditional and alternative therapies, fitness center, Wi-Fi access, concierge, housekeeping, and unlimited butler service. As part of the Gourmet Inclusive package, guests traveling with children can take advantage of strollers, cribs, changing tables, monitors, bottle sterilizer and warmer, bath robes, and the Baby Beach Lounge staffed by certified nannies.
Purchasers at Generations Maroma and Generations Riviera Maya will be enrolled as individual members of Interval International and will also become Interval Gold® members, entitling them to a number of flexible exchange opportunities and upgraded benefits and services. These include discounts on Getaway vacation rentals, ShortStay Exchange®, a concierge service available 24/7 via phone and email, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards® membership, and special offers at hotels, restaurants, and retail outlets worldwide. Generations Emerald and Diamond members will join at the prestigious Interval Platinum® level. They will receive an array of best-in-class leisure and lifestyle benefits and services, in addition to the Interval Gold advantages, such as US$50 Getaway discounts, priority Getaway viewing, Platinum Escapes, free Guest Certificates, and airport lounge membership.
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 2,900 resorts in more than 80 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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