MIAMI, FL (July 11, 2013) — Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq:IILG), announced that Interval Travel has achieved Strategic Partner status with Princess Cruise Lines for the 12th consecutive year. This milestone places the agency in an elite group of revenue producers in the U.S. and Canada.
“We’re extremely pleased to be honored by Princess Cruises, a leader in the premium cruise segment,” said Raul Estrada, Interval’s senior vice president of global member services.
“This recognition is a reflection of our cruise advisors’ expert knowledge of Princess’ high-quality products and commitment to providing our members with outstanding customer service.”
“On behalf of our more than 20,000 crew members at sea and 2,000 team members ashore, we’re proud to present Interval Travel with this well-deserved award,” said Mary Irene Jencen, Princess Cruises’ business development manager, Miami to Fort Myers, Florida.
“We look forward to continuing our mutually successful relationship, especially with the recent arrival of our newest and largest vessel, the Royal Princess, and with the Regal Princess in 2014.”
To celebrate the achievement, the Interval Travel Cruise department received a commemorative plaque, which is on display at the company’s Member-Services Center in Miami.
Operating since 1997 to provide services to North American consumer member families, Interval Travel is Cruise Lines International Association Booking Agency or “CLIA” certified.
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 approximately 2,800 resorts in more than 75 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.
About Princess Cruise Lines
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises first set sail in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico. Today, the line has grown to become the third largest cruise line in the world, renowned for innovative ships, an array of onboard options, and an environment of exceptional customer service. A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, Princess offers approximately 1.3 million passengers each year the opportunity to escape to the top destinations around the globe, aboard a fleet of 17 modern vessels.