Interval International and Participating Resorts Donate to CHTA

Interval International and its participating Caribbean member resorts set another record by donating $50,000, the single largest contribution to date to the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Education Foundation.

David C. Gilbert, Interval’s executive vice president of resort sales and marketing, presented the check to foundation representatives during the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

“Interval is extremely grateful for the ongoing commitment of its resort affiliates to the CHTA Education Foundation, which administers one of the largest scholarship programs benefiting the region’s hospitality industry. Working together, we’re able to make a significant impact to support this important initiative that assists Caribbean nationals pursuing studies in hospitality and tourism,” said Gilbert.

Participants in the scholarship fund include:
  • Antigua – Tranquility Bay Antigua
  • Aruba – La Cabana Beach & Racquet Club, Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club, Marriott’s Aruba Ocean Club, Paradise Beach Villas, Playa Linda Beach Resort, Renaissance Aruba Beach Resort & Hotel
  • Bahamas – Island Seas Resort
  • Puerto Rico – Aquarius Vacation Club® at BoquerĂ³n Beach and Aquarius Vacation Club® at Dorado del Mar Beach and Golf Resort, ESJ Towers, Hyatt Hacienda del Mar
  • St. Lucia – Bay Gardens Beach Resort, Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort & Spa
  • St. Maarten – Dawn Beach Club, Oyster Bay Beach Resort, Simpson Bay Resort & Marina, and The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina

“We receive applications from individuals all over the region who are interested in continuing their education," said Tom Pas, chairman of the Education Foundation. "We are very thankful for the generous contributions from Interval and its member resorts that help scholarship recipients reach their career goals. They have been extremely supportive over the years and we truly appreciate their efforts.”

The Foundation was established in 1987 as a non-profit organization to provide scholarships and special assistance to Caribbean hospitality industry personnel and students pursuing hospitality and tourism careers. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than US$1.5 million dollars in scholarships and grants

As a strategic partner of CHTA and a board member of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Education Foundation, Interval is committed to understanding the unique needs of the Caribbean region and providing products and programs tailored to this market.
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