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Miami, FL, October 14, 2016 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, is pleased to announce that several Caribbean dignitaries have joined the roster of prestigious speakers at the International Shared Ownership Investment Conference taking place at the Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort & Spa from October 24 – 26. They include Prime Minister Hon. William Marlin of St. Maarten; Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism of Jamaica; and Hugh Riley, Secretary General and CEO of Caribbean Tourism Organization.

"We are honored to have these important decision makers participate in our upcoming conference," said David C. Gilbert, Interval's president. "As policymakers and influencers in the Caribbean tourism sector, they will offer valuable insights that conference attendees can apply in their own businesses and destinations."

Taking part in the "Timeshare's Economic Impact on Destination Markets" session, which will be moderated by Riley, these experts will discuss how shared ownership has positively impacted their local economies, while creating a reliable source of customers. Higher occupancy rates, longer lengths of stay, and repeat visitation, all contribute to making timeshare an important component of travel and tourism in vacation destination markets. Also participating in the panel is Rich Maladecki, president & CEO of Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association, whose experience with timeshare projects outside the Caribbean will offer a U.S. perspective.

Joining Interval as patron sponsors are Allianz, Baker Hostetler, Capital One, Equiant, Fidelity National Timeshare, First American Title Insurance Company, Harbor Linen, and JMBM Global Hospitality Group. To register for the conference, click here, call 877.700.1153 (toll free) or 305.668.3495, or email


About the International Shared Ownership Investment Conference

Produced by Interval International, the Shared Ownership Investment conferences and seminars provide a forum to educate attendees about trends and opportunities and explore the various shared ownership business models. Since 1998, these events have been providing attendees in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, Middle East, and North and South America with valuable industry knowledge on topics from financing, marketing and development to conversions, mixed-use resorts, and government regulations. For more information, visit


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's exchange network comprises more than 3,000 resorts in over 80 nations. Through offices in 15 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and approximately 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 professionally delivered vacation experiences.




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