MIAMI, FL (September 16, 2011) — Interval International, a leading global provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq:IILG), has added to its exchange network the Ocean Two Resort and Residences in Barbados. The beachfront resort is situated on the south coast of the island, known for its natural beauty and warm year-round climate.
“We are delighted to enter into a business relationship with Ocean Hotels and to affiliate its latest purpose-built condominium resort,” noted David Gilbert, executive vice president of resort sales and marketing for Interval International. “This is one of the newest properties to open on the island and it is representative of the quality product that Interval members expect.”
Ocean Two’s 70 residences feature a tropical chic décor, modern furnishings, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, WiFi high-speed Internet access throughout the resort, flat-panel televisions, and ample terraces with ocean views. On-site amenities include a serpentine 150-foot pool with a swim-up bar, private cabanas, rooftop infinity-edge pool and deck, spa services, fitness center, restaurant, lobby bar, concierge lounge, and meeting room.
“Our affiliation with Interval affords our owners opportunities to vacation at high-quality resorts all over the world, adding great value to their ownership experience,” said Patricia Affonso-Dass, group general manager of Ocean Hotels. “We look forward to hosting Interval members and guests at Ocean Two, which combines the luxury and comfort of a full-service resort in an idyllic tropical island paradise.”
The property is within walking distance of the well-known St. Lawrence Gap area shops, restaurants, and night spots.
Barbados has a vibrant culture that blends English, African, and West Indian customs and traditions. Visitors can enjoy a variety of local events, such as cricket matches, festivals, and carnivals that combine food, music, and dance. Nature lovers will appreciate the botanical gardens, sanctuaries, and underground caves on the island. Other recreational activities include windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, and horseback trail rides.
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