Marriott Vacation Club owners become individual members of Interval International, entitling them to a host of year-round benefits, including the opportunity to exchange their weeks or points for stays at other resorts in Interval's global network.About Marriott Vacation Club Marriott Vacation Club is a global leader in vacation ownership with a diverse portfolio of more than 55 resorts and 12,100 timeshare villas throughout the U.S., Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. Marriott Vacation Club is an upscale vacation ownership program that provides owners and their families with the flexibility to enjoy high-quality vacation experiences. For more information, please visit www.MarriottVacationClub.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 approximately 3,000 resorts in more than 80 nations. Through offices in 15 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 professionally delivered vacation experiences. 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 addition of Marriott Vacation Club at Surfers Paradise to its global exchange network. The new resort is located at the award-winning Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa on Australia's Gold Coast. "We've redefined the Australian vacation experience by matching the unique amenities and activities of the famous Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa with the signature hospitality and service of Marriott Vacation Club. Our guests will be immersed in the best of the area, enhanced with Marriott quality and attention to detail," said Stephen P. Weisz, president and chief executive officer of Marriott Vacations Worldwide. "This property is ideally situated in a prime beach destination, with a multitude of entertainment options and beautiful natural surroundings," said David C. Gilbert, president of Interval International. "As always, Marriott Vacation Club is offering all the resort amenities and services to make for a great vacation experience for its owners and Interval's exchange guests." Marriott Vacation Club at Surfers Paradise will have more than 80 deluxe guestrooms and one-bedroom suites — some of which can be combined into deluxe two-bedroom suites to accommodate larger families — with balconies overlooking the lagoon or the city. Rooms are luxuriously appointed with floor-to-ceiling windows, flat-screen televisions, and pillow-top mattresses. In addition, complimentary Wi-Fi and daily housekeeping are provided. Owners and guests will enjoy also the world-class amenities at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, including four distinct dining venues, fitness center, full-service spa, multi-purpose sport court, and several freshwater and saltwater lagoons. On Australia's eastern coast, Surfers Paradise boasts an average of 300 days of sunshine per year. Among the region's many attractions are several major theme parks and golf courses, complementing the abundant options for water activities.