London and Dubai, 10 July, 2014 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), Arabian Falcon Holidays, and Royal Club Dubai announced a multi-year extension of the affiliation agreement for Royal Club at Palm Jumeirah.
“This renewal offers a win-win situation for Interval International and Arabian Falcon Holidays,” said Darren Ettridge, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. “For our part, we have two of the best resorts in the United Arab Emirates affiliated with our worldwide network. On the part of Arabian Falcon Holidays, it can offer members at Royal Club at Palm Jumeirah an Interval membership as an additional benefit.”
”Royal Club members at the Palm Jumeirah will continue to be enrolled into the exchange network, giving them quality alternatives when they go on vacation,” said Mohannad Sharafuddin, CEO and president, Arabian Falcon Holidays, the marketing company of Royal Club Dubai.
”We are very pleased that the affiliation of Royal Club at the Palm Jumeirah with Interval International has been extended,” added Nozmul Islam, CEO of Royal Club Dubai. ”Our partnership is good for our companies, and what is more it is good for Dubai.”
Royal Club at Palm Jumeirah was the first timeshare resort in Dubai and has been successfully marketed by Arabian Falcon Holidays since 2004. Located on Dubai’s landmark Palm, it was later joined by Royal Club at The Bonnington Tower, another Interval-affiliated resort.
Royal Club members are enrolled in Interval International as Interval Gold® members, entitling them to use their weeks for a number of flexible exchange opportunities and upgraded benefits. These include discounts on Getaway holiday rentals, ShortStay Exchange®, a concierge service available 24 hours a day via phone and email, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards®membership, and special travel offers.
About Interval International
Interval International operates membership programmes 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 programmes. 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.
About Arabian Falcon
Established in 1999, Arabian Falcon Holidays (AFH) is today the largest independent timeshare sales and marketing company in the Middle East. Based in Dubai, the company has an international team of over 80 industry professionals, guaranteeing superb client service.
AFH is the exclusive sales agent for Dubai’s very first vacation ownership resort Royal Club at Palm Jumeirah. It is the Middle East agent for Residence Richer in Paris, part of the exclusive Charm & More Platinum Collection. It also offers Royal Club at The Bonnington Tower, located in Jumeirah Lakes Towers.
For more information contact:Michael Myers, Group Director of Marketing and Travel, Interval International LimitedPhone: +44 (0) 20 8336 9515Email: Michael.Myers@intervalintl.com
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