Villa Industry Leader To Sponsor French Community of UNICEF's 2007 Calendar

Wimco Villas and Sibarth Secure French Connection

Between St. Barts and France

NEWPORT, RI, November 2006 -- Wimco Villas of Newport, RI, offering villa rentals and distinctive hotels in the Caribbean and Europe, announces that it will join its Caribbean counterpart, Sibarth Real Estate, in sponsoring the French Community of UNICEF's 2007 UNICEF (France) Calendar.

"We are proud to assist the French Community of UNICEF in its outreach work," says Stiles Bennet, Wimco's Director of Marketing. "For over 20 years there has been a strong link between our companies and France by virtue of our showcase island, French-speaking St. Barts."

Proceeds from the Calendar assist the agencies work in Darfur, among other trouble spots.

Wimco and Sibarth, as well as Wimco / Sibarth villa owners who live in France, will be represented at a Calendar gala on Nov. 29 at l'Hôtel de Crillon in Paris. In addition, both companies are inviting clients who live in the region as their guests.

Bennet says that Wimco and Sibarth are proud to support this important cause in France, one that is similarly supported by other luxury products brands like Chopard, Leviev, Van Cleef and Arpels, Pascale Bruni, Piaget, Elie Saab, Chanel, Dior, Prada, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent.

About Wimco Villas

Wimco is the leading marketer of private villa rentals and distinctive hotels in the Caribbean and Europe. Now in its 24th year, the company has been sending clients to its exclusive portfolio of properties in St. Barts, St Martin, Barbados, Italy, France, Mykonos and many other desirable vacation destinations.

Fortune Magazinerecently rated Wimco amongst the top five villa specialists in the world as the result of its strict selection standards for high-quality properties, the largest exclusive portfolio of properties in the Caribbean and Europe and its award winning client service.Forbes Magazinerecently rated Wimco's online villa rental service "Best of the Web".

View Wimco's villa rental portfolio at or call toll-free 1-800-932-3222 (US) or 44-0870-850-1144 (UK).


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