WASHINGTON, DC (May 26, 2011) — Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, is pleased to announce that The Honourable Richard L. Sealy, Barbados Minister of Tourism, will be a featured speaker at the Shared Ownership Investment Conference on June 1. The educational forum for developers, hoteliers, and lenders interested in various shared ownership business models will be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre in Bridgetown, Barbados. Delegates will be welcomed at an opening reception on May 31.
“We are very pleased that Minister Sealy is participating in our upcoming conference and appreciate the support of the Barbados government. This gathering is particularly relevant in light of the important role that shared ownership can play in the growth of hospitality and tourism in the Caribbean in a recovering economy,” said Bryan Ten Broek, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development.
Industry leaders will explore trends and issues that affect future resort development in the Caribbean. Other program highlights include sessions on the timeshare and fractional segments of shared ownership, the state of the industry in the region, development and conversion, financing, sales and marketing, and how a shared ownership component can drive mixed-use success.
For more information, please visit www.sharedownershipinvestment.com or telephone 877.700.1153 (toll-free) or 305.668.3495.
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 for 35 years. Today, Interval has an exchange network of approximately 2,600 resorts in over 75 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 membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
SOURCE: Interval International