Miami, FL, May 7, 2018 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of
vacation services, today revealed highlights of its bi-annual member study. Soon
to be available, the Interval International 2018 Membership Profile provides
important data about members worldwide, including travel habits, timeshare
ownership and exchange preferences, use of technology and social media, and
top vacation experiences, in addition to key demographic information.
"For nearly 20 years, Interval's membership profile has been an important
tool in developing new products, services, and technology to better serve our
members and our developer clients," said Jeanette Marbert, president and CEO
of Interval International. "These latest insights continue to reinforce the value of
shared ownership and provide prospective entrants with key learnings to reach
and market to potential buyers.”
The study demonstrates that a significant majority of Interval members
plan on exchanging their timeshare in the next 12 months; price, location and
quality of resort/unit are generally the leading factors influencing purchase; and
beach and urban locations are among the most appealing vacation experiences
for future travel. Below, are some additional highlights from the research.
− More than 95 percent of members in the U.S. state the ability to
exchange as an important aspect of their ownership.
− In Asia Pacific, when asked what types of vacations were appealing for
future travel, nearly three in four members indicate beachfront
vacations and 54 percent cite city experiences.
− In Brazil, more than 70 percent are likely to recommend vacation
− Forty-five percent of members in the EU own more than a week of
− More than four out of five members in Mexico express satisfaction with Interval’s services and benefits.
− In Colombia, where more than 50 percent of owners pinpoint the U.S. as a preferred destination, more than 82 percent have travelled internationally during the past 12 months.
A series of region-specific infographics based on the Interval International 2018 Membership Profile will be available in the coming months. They will include an expanded analysis of the results and global travel trends as provided by hospitality advisors HVS. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
About Interval InternationalInterval 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 nearly 3,200 resorts in more than 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 ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), a leading global provider of professionally delivered vacation experiences.
About HVS ConsultingThousands of hotel owners, developers, investors, lenders, management companies, and public agencies around the world rely on
HVS for expertise on financing, developing, owning, and operating hospitality businesses. Our team of more than 300 people, which span over 50 offices worldwide, specialize in all types of hospitality assets, including hotels, restaurants, spas, casinos, shared ownership lodging, mixed-use developments, and golf courses, as well as conventions, sports, and entertainment facilities.
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