MIAMI, FL (March 1, 2012) — Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq:IILG), announced the addition of six condo-hotels within the BH Hotels brand to its exchange network. The mix of urban and beach properties are situated in the cities of Bogota, Medellin, and Santa Marta, Colombia.
“With more than 40 years of experience in Colombia’s hospitality sector, Inversiones G.M.H. S.A. – German Morales e Hijos has developed BH Hotels into one of the leading hotel brands in the country. The company is known for properties in highly sought-after locations, such as Bogotá and El Rodadero district in the resort town of Santa Marta,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s vice president of resort sales and service for Latin America. “We are proud to add these resorts to our vacation exchange network.”
Four condo-hotels are in exclusive areas of Bogota: bh La Quinta, bh El Retiro, bh Parque 93, and bh Tempo. Another urban hotel, bh El Poblado is in the fashionable El Poblado neighborhood of Medellin, called the city of “eternal spring” because of its mild climate. Each offers quality accommodations and personal service with easy access to the vibrant city centers, financial and business districts, high-end retail stores and shopping malls, gourmet restaurants and cafes, and parks.
Hotel La Sierra is located in Santa Marta across from the popular Rodadero Beach on the Atlantic coast. Nearby attractions include the Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum, the Tayrona National Park, 37,000-acres of reefs, beaches, and mangroves, and the Quinta of San Pedro Alejandrino.
“We are excited to introduce BH Hotels to a wider international audience through our affiliation with Interval and invite its members who have not been to Colombia to visit our various properties,” said Alejandro Morales, executive vice president, Inversiones G.M.H. S.A. – German Morales e Hijos. “We decided to partner with Interval because they share our commitment to excellence and will offer our owners valuable leisure programs.”
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 more than 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