Interval International and Trapp Family Lodge Celebrates 35-Year Relationship with Multi-Year Renewal
February 26, 2018 3:03 pm
Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), announced the renewal of its affiliation with the award-winning Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. Under the agreement, Interval will deliver comprehensive programs designed to assist in engaging timeshare owners and optimizing their satisfaction. The expanded business relationship will enhance flexibility for owners with Club Interval Gold® membership.
Situated on 2,500 acres, Trapp Family Lodge is a unique mountain resort featuring Austrian-inspired architecture and European-style accommodations. The renowned property offers stunning mountain views, old-world comforts, and impeccable service, along with activities for every season. It has been owned and operated by the von Trapps, the family that inspired “The Sound of Music,” since 1947.
“At Trapp Family Lodge, we work tirelessly to provide our timeshare owners and guests with unique vacation experiences,” said Walter Frame, executive vice president, Trapp Family Lodge. “We have been welcoming Interval members for more than three decades and are delighted to be continuing our relationship.”
“This one-of-a-kind resort exemplifies the von Trapp family’s dedication to maintaining the traditions of their heritage by delivering an authentic hospitality product,” said David Callaghan, Interval’s vice president, resort sales and service.
“They continue to raise the bar with new offerings that are clearly in line with the needs of their clientele.”
Located on a scenic hillside within close proximity to the main lodge, 100 vacation ownership Guest Houses feature large, two-bedroom family suites with a full kitchen, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, balconies, air conditioning and exceptional views. Spacious units, which can accommodate up to six guests, are accented with charming old-world furnishings.
The resort provides extensive amenities and year-round activities. These include its renowned 37 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails and 62 miles of back country trails, snowshoeing, farm-to-table dining, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and historical tours.
The Mountain Kids Club and Activity Center offers exciting indoor and outdoor activities, such as rock climbing, scavenger hunts, nature hikes, and farm animal walks, for children ages 3 to 12. Guests can also enjoy a massage and state-of-the-art fitness center, swimming, tennis, yoga and garden tours, among many other activities. Food lovers can choose from several dining venues. One of the most popular locations, The Bierhall, which opened just last year, features freshly prepared Austrian lunch and dinner selections and crisp, award-winning lagers from von Trapp Brewing. The rustic Slayton Pasture Cabin, with its roaring fireplace and homemade fare, is the perfect respite after a day of skiing and snowshoeing.
Timeshare owners will be enrolled as Club Interval Gold® members, entitling them to trade their week or convert it to points for maximum exchange flexibility. They also have access to a number of upgraded benefits and services that they can enjoy year-round, including Interval Options®, the ability to exchange their resort week toward a cruise, hotel, tour, and spa vacation, or unique Interval Experiences adventure; ShortStay Exchange®; Golf Connection for access to select private courses; VIP treatment with Dining Connection; City Guides for insider advice; Hertz Gold Plus Rewards® membership, which gives them the opportunity to earn bonus points for up to two free weekend rental days; discounts on Getaway vacation rentals; online hotel discounts; dining and leisure discounts powered by Entertainment®; and VIP ConciergeSM, for personal assistance, 24/7.