Forty-nine miles (79 kilometers) off the east coast of mainland Spain, Ibiza is 225 square miles long (585 square kilometers) and is internationally popular for its beautiful shoreline with picturesque beaches, vibrant nightclubs, fine restaurants, and bustling markets. Visitors can explore Ibiza's historic old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Ibiza Cathedral and Castle; and the archeological museum. Other local attractions include Las Salinas Natural Park, one of the main natural reserves on the islands; Aguamar Water Park; Aquarium Cap Blanch; and the Faro de Botafoc.About Palladium Hotel Group Palladium Hotel Group is a Spanish hotel chain with more than 40 years of experience. The company has 50 hotels in six countries: Spain, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Italy, and Brazil. Palladium operates five brands, including The Royal Suites by Palladium, Palladium Hotels & Resorts, Fiesta Hotels & Resorts, Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel, and Ayre Hoteles. Palladium Hotel Group's philosophy is to offer its guests high-quality amenities and services in each hotel and resort, as well as excellent value. Palladium Hotel Group is a family owned company (Grupo Empresas Matutues) and is based in Ibiza, Spain. For more information, go to www.palladiumhotelgroup.com. 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's exchange network comprises more than 2,900 resorts in over 80 nations. Through offices in 16 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 non-traditional lodging, encompassing a portfolio of leisure businesses from exchange and vacation rental to vacation ownership. Note to Editors: Photo available upon request.
Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the affiliation of Grand Palladium White Island Resort & Spa in Ibiza, Spain. This third-largest of the Balearic Islands is famous for its Mediterranean beaches and sizzling nightlife. Three of the Palladium Hotel Group's other properties joined Interval's global network last year: The Royal Suites Yucatán by Palladium and The Royal Suites Punta de Mita by Palladium in Mexico and The Royal Suites Turquesa by Palladium in the Dominican Republic. "We are very pleased to expand our business relationship with Palladium Hotel Group, a hospitality brand that is renowned for its all-inclusive beach resorts," said Marcos Agostini, Interval's senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Latin America. "Our members have expressed tremendous interest in the all-inclusive vacation experience, and Palladium White Island Resort & Spa delivers everything a guest could want — in an extremely desirable location." "Interval has quickly proven to be a valued partner," said Alejandro Martín, general manager of the Palladium vacation club. "The company does a great job of educating consumers about the advantages of the all-inclusive concept and encourages its members to enjoy the conveniences of our vacations. We also appreciate that Interval offers Palladium owners outstanding worldwide exchange opportunities that are comparable in quality to our properties." Situated on a mile-long beach on the southern side of the island, Grand Palladium White Island includes 430 well-appointed units overlooking turquoise waters and landscaped gardens. Each features a chic, contemporary decor with colorful accents, elegant modern furnishings, balconies or patios, iPod dock stations, satellite TV, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Among the on-site amenities are a restaurant, outdoor fresh-water swimming pool, children's pool, kids' club and activities program, playground, tennis courts, numerous water sports, concierge, butler service, and 24-hour room service. At the adjacent Grand Palladium Palace Ibiza Resort & Spa, guests will have access to five additional restaurants and the Zentropia Palladium Spa & Wellness Center, which includes a fully equipped gymnasium and water circuit with a heated pool, hot tub, sauna, and Turkish bath.