Interval International Adds Plaza Barra First to Resort Exchange Network

Interval International

One of the worldwide leaders in external exchange, Interval International, has added another resort property to their ever-expanding network. Plaza Barra First is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and is the ninth Plaza Vacation Club resort in the Interval International portfolio of properties.

Plaza Vacation Club is owned and operated by Plaza Hoteis, a leading hotel brand in Brazil. Carlos Henrique Schmidt, chairman of Plaza Hoteis, commented:

“We are proud to add a Rio location to the points-based vacation program that we launched five years ago. We made the decision to partner with Interval because of its like-minded commitment to superior quality standards, and we are grateful to its experienced team, who has played a critical role in the evolution of our club. We also have benefitted from the company’s innovative tools, which have greatly enhanced our sales process.”

Plaza Barra First features 174 units in the Barra da Tijuca neighbored of the West Zone of Rio. On-site, you’ll find wonderful amenities and services including a swimming pool, gym, restaurants, kids’ club, and sauna. Nearby the resort, there is the Olympic Golf Course, Rio Design Barra and Vogue Square Mall, Reserve Beach, and the Marapendi Ecological Park.

Rio De Janeiro is located on the Atlantic coast in southeast Brazil. This popular tourist destination is known for its temperate weather, gorgeous landscapes, icon attractions, and laid-back vibe.

“We are delighted to continue working with Plaza Hoteis, a shared ownership pioneer in Brazil, and are optimistic about the outlook of the industry there,” said Marcos Agostini, executive vice president of global sales and business development at Interval International. “Carlos and his team have enjoyed tremendous success since they entered the business with such high-quality product and diverse vacation experiences. Our members love visiting these properties and will be very excited about the newest addition.”

New purchases at Plaza Vacation Club will automatically be enrolled as individual members of Interval International. This allows them to engage in the benefits of Interval International including exchanging their vacation ownership points for vacations at thousands of resorts worldwide.

Learn more about Interval International and their network of resorts on their website.