Miami, FL, July 1, 2014 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the addition of The Bliss Jungle Riviera Maya in Mexico. This property joins Grupo Vidanta’s The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya, The Bliss Nuevo Vallarta, and Grand Luxxe Residence Club that are currently part of Interval’s global network. Grupo Vidanta is a leading development company known for its high-caliber hotels and resorts.
“It’s been a pleasure to work with this dynamic group for the last several years,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Latin America. “We are delighted to add The Bliss Jungle Riviera Maya, yet another high-quality Grupo Vidanta property in a sought-after location, to our resort network. Our members will enjoy personalized attention and warm hospitality in an environment of casual elegance.”
“We strive to make every vacation an extraordinary experience for our members and guests. Through our membership program, visitors can stay in spacious world-class accommodations, and create lasting memories with their families,” said Michel Beuffe, CEO of Grupo Vidanta. “Our affiliation with Interval serves to further enhance their enjoyment through the many exchange opportunities and year-round benefits the company offers.”
The Bliss Jungle Riviera Maya is close to the town of Playa del Carmen, well known for its pedestrian walkway, sidewalk cafes, and bustling nightlife. The property has 60 units that feature living rooms, kitchens and dining areas, premium bedding, ceiling fans, 40-inch LCD TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, and daily turndown service.
Guests at the resort have access to upscale amenities and services available on-site and at the adjacent Grupo Vidanta resorts. These include a variety of eateries, from fine dining to casual buffets, several bars and lounges, sprawling pool areas, kid’s club, a full-service spa and fitness center, and a par-54, Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf course and pro shop.
New purchasers at these properties will be enrolled as individual members of Interval International, entitling them to a host of year-round benefits, including the opportunity to exchange their weeks for stays at other resorts in Interval’s global network.
Grupo Vidanta is a leading developer and operator of world-class luxury resorts, properties, and tourism infrastructure in Mexico and South America. The company was founded in 1974 by Daniel Chávez Moran with a vision of creating extraordinary experiences. Today, Grupo Vidanta employs more than 12,000 people and operates luxury resort properties in seven of Mexico’s most sought-after beach destinations. Grupo Vidanta’s resort brands include Grand Luxxe, The Grand Bliss, The Bliss, and others, with more under development. Grupo Vidanta is the largest golf course operator in Mexico, constructed Mexico’s first privately built and owned international airport, Mar de Cortés International Airport in Puerto Peñasco, and runs two foundations to improve the lives of Latin Americans. The Great Place to Work Institute has selected Grupo Vidanta to the “Best Companies to Work for in Mexico” list for the past six years. For more information, visit www.grupovidanta.com.
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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