Miami, FL, February 26, 2014 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the affiliation of The Palm at Playa, a boutique hotel located right off the world-famous 5th Avenue in the heart of Playa del Carmen. The property was built by Alfonso Montes, a widely respected residential and commercial developer in the region.
“As a leading vacation destination, Mexico is known for providing visitors warm hospitality and some of the highest quality shared ownership accommodations,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Latin America. “The Palm at Playa reflects these attributes and we are delighted to add it to our global vacation exchange network.”
“We are very excited to enter the industry with The Palm at Playa, our first shared ownership property,” said Montes, president of Carmenika S.A. de C.V. “The resort’s prime location, luxury amenities, and outstanding service will make it very attractive to owners and guests from around the world.”
With its clean lines and open plan, The Palm at Playa features an elegant contemporary design and organic color palette. The property has 69 studio, one- and three-bedroom units that include premium bedding, 40-inch LCD TV, and complimentary WiFi.
The resort’s crowning feature — a rooftop terrace with swimming pool, bar, and hot tub — offers a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea and the Island of Cozumel. Other amenities include two restaurants, The Roof Grill, and Calle Ocho, which serves a Mediterranean cuisine with a Mexican flair, a gym and a spa. Guests can schedule spa services in one of the treatment suites, outdoors on the rooftop, or in their own units.
Shops, galleries, cafes, and restaurants are steps from the property in Playa del Carmen's most vibrant area.
New purchasers at The Palm at Playa will be enrolled as individual members of Interval International and will also become Interval Gold® members, entitling them to a number of flexible exchange opportunities and upgraded benefits and services. These include discounts on Getaway vacation rentals, ShortStay Exchange®, a personal concierge service available 24/7 via phone and e-mail, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards® membership and benefits, and special offers at hotels, restaurants, and retail outlets worldwide. The Palm at Playa Diamond purchasers will join at the prestigious Interval Platinum® level and receive the Interval Gold advantages described above, plus an array of best-in-class leisure and lifestyle benefits and services. These include US$50 Getaway discounts, priority Getaway viewing, Platinum Escapes, free Guest Certificates, and airport lounge membership.
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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