Miami, Florida, March 6, 2013 – Interval International, a leading global provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq:IILG), announced that Interval Travel has achieved Viking River Cruises’ Platinum Circle status for the second consecutive year. The prestigious award is given to top-tier travel agencies that exemplify excellence in sales and provide outstanding support of the Viking River Cruises® product.
“Our travel partners are essential to our ongoing success,” said Darren Dolan, director of business development in southern Florida for Viking River Cruises. “It’s a privilege for us to recognize Interval for its impressive 2012 sales results.”
The Interval Travel Cruise team was presented with a cut-crystal scale model of a traditional Viking Longship, exclusively created for Platinum Circle winners. The award is on display at the company’s Member-Services Center in Miami.
“We’re honored to receive this recognition from Viking River Cruises and look forward to providing our members with the opportunity to take advantage of the unique vacation experiences they offer,” said Raul Estrada, Interval’s senior vice president of global member services.
Viking River Cruises is the world’s leading river cruise company, known for deluxe vacations along the rivers of Europe, Russia, China, Southeast Asia, and Egypt.
The Interval Travel Cruise department has been operating since 1997 to provide services to North American consumer member families. Interval Travel is a Cruise Lines International Association Booking Agency or “CLIA” certified.
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.
About Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise company, offers scenic cruising along the rivers of Europe, Russia, China, Southeast Asia, and Egypt. The company has been honored multiple times as the top river cruise line on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List” and Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best” Awards, as well as recognized as the World’s Leading River Cruise Operator at the World Travel Awards. Since its 1997 inception, the company has grown to a fleet of 19 vessels, and provides unique, deluxe vacations to experienced travelers with an interest in geography, culture, and history. For additional information visit the company online at http://www.vikingrivercruises.com. Follow Viking River Cruises on Facebook here.
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