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December 6, 2018

PGA National Resort & Spa Announces Annual ‘12 Days of PGA’ Holiday Celebration

(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) – PGA National Resort & Spa – South Florida’s world-class golf, vacation, meetings and spa destination – announces its annual "12 Days of PGA” holiday celebration from Dec. 21 through New Year’s Day.

The family-friendly festivities kickoff Friday, Dec. 21 with 12 continuous days of delicious dining and lively entertainment culminating with a New Year’s Eve celebration. Adults can enjoy a five-course dinner at Ironwood Steak & Seafood or an all-inclusive “Essence of Motown Gala featuring Larry Johnson.”

The legendary resort will also have a New Year’s Eve celebration at its sophisticated iBAR featuring DJ entertainment, dancing and a midnight ball drop (8 p.m. – 2 a.m.). Children are treated to a special “kids-only” New Year’s Eve party with games, activities, dinner, dessert and snacks.

To celebrate Christmas Day, an extravagant buffet is offered at Ironwood Steak & Seafood from 1 – 8:30 p.m. featuring delicious entrees including Alaskan King Crab Legs, Hickory Smoked Leg of Lamb, BBQ Black Cod and Herb Roasted Prime Rib. An array of seasonal appetizers and sides complement the meal with a decadent dessert station to finish off.

Seasonal celebrations and extraordinary events include breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus (Dec. 24 and 25), holiday preview shopping events, beauty demonstrations, children’s poolside activities, tennis round robins, golf clinics and more.

November 16, 2018

Holidays at Hammock Beach Resort - Palm Coast


This holiday season Hammock Beach Resort extends an invitation for guests to experience all that the resort has to offer. From football to feasts, take a look at what is happening at Hammock Beach this winter:
  • Thanksgiving Weekend—Hammock Beach Resort shows it’s appreciation for it’s guests with a plethora of events such as the 9th Annual Turkey Trot 5K, a drive-in movie, fall festival and of course, the Grand Thanksgiving Buffet. 
  • Christmas Festivities— Christmas week, guests will get into the holiday spirit as they enjoy stories told by Santa’a little helpers, play their favorite games, bounce around the holiday carnival and come together on Christmas Eve for night of food, fun and family. 
  • New Year’s Eve— Ring in the new year with Hammock Beach Resort. Between zany games, parties for all ages and even a Polar Bear Plunge, 2019 is guaranteed to begin on the right foot.   

November 3, 2018

Seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels in Florida Offering “Holiday Sale Rates” November 1 - January 15

… Special room rates provide a great way to take in such events as Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and Holidays at Walt Disney World with
Epcot International Festival of the Holidays,
Candlelight Processional at Epcotand the many new offerings at the transformed Disney Springs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla (October 2018) – There is still time to make plans to experience the special events taking place at Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida in November and  December. This includes Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom ParkEpcot International Festival of the Holidays and Candlelight Processional at Epcot; and Flurry of Fun with Sunset Seasons Greetings and the nighttime spectacular Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! at  Disney’s Hollywood Studios, taking place November 8, 2018-January 5, 2019. It is also a wonderful time to see the terrific new 11-acreToy Story Land, where guests “shrink” to the size of a toy to explore the adventure and fun of Andy’s backyard, and to experience Disney Springs, with festive experiences, including joyful entertainment, seasonal treats, dazzling décor and more.   

October 22, 2018

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON CONCERT SERIES RETURNS TO CHRISTMAS AT GAYLORD PALMS


Grammy® Award winner Sandi Patty will open this year’s series of holiday concerts

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – (October 22, 2018)  Christmas at Gaylord Palms again will welcome award-winning voice talent to spread holiday cheer with the return of its Sounds of the Season Concert Series presented by Celebration Golf Club. A variety of musical styles including Grammy® Award winner Sandi Patty and internationally-known a cappella group Voctave infuse the best of Christmas music into the fun spread throughout the resort. All performances will be onstage in the grand St. Augustine Atrium and will include a special concert patron-exclusive visit to the resort’s popular ICE! attraction after the performance. The six Sounds of the Season concerts will be held on select nights in the month of the December.

October 13, 2018

ENCORE RESORT AT REUNION WELCOMES FAMILIES NEAR AND FAR FOR FESTIVE HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS

Memorable Orlando Holiday Vacations Await Guests of All Ages with
Turkey Trot 5k Walk/Run, Thanksgiving Dinner, Jingle Bell 5k Walk/Run,
Elf-Tuck-In’s on Christmas Eve, Brunch with Santa and a New Year’s Eve Celebration
Florida Residents Receive a 10 Percent Discount on Reservations

ORLANDO, Fla. (October 11, 2018) — There’s no better place to celebrate the holidays than in a luxurious home away from home in the family vacation capital of the world. Encore Resort at Reunion, the premier luxury vacation home rental community in Orlando, Florida, is pleased to announce its spectacular line-up of holiday activities, parties and family/children’s activity programs that will be offered to guests at the Resort during the 2018 Holiday Season. Located only seven miles from Disney World, Universal Orlando and other local theme parks and attractions, Encore Resort at Reunion is the first of-its-kind in the vacation home rental space to offer guests all of the services and amenities of a luxury resort with the comforts and privacy of a home.

Below is a list of Encore Resort at Reunion’s Festive 2018 Holiday Activities and Offerings:

September 26, 2018

ENCORE RESORT AT REUNION ANNOUNCES HALLOWEEN DEALS


Stay at Encore Resort at Reunion Now through November 3rd Receive a Free Halloween Horror Night Ticket (2-Days for the price of one)

ORLANDO, FL, (September 26, 2018)— Enjoy the scary thrills and adventures of Halloween in Orlando, then come back to the serenity and luxury at Encore Resort at Reunion, the premier luxury vacation home rental community in Orlando, Florida.  Guests that book using the code HHN1FREE, will receive a free Halloween Horror Night Ticket (2-days for the price of one).

Guests can also purchase additional tickets at $69.99 plus tax for up to the maximum occupancy of the vacation house.  *The Halloween Horror Nights ticket usage is any 2 nights during the event (Sunday-Thursday) and does not have to be used on consecutive nights or within 7 days. *

KeysCaribbean Resorts Offer Special Discounts for an October Getaway to the Florida Keys


KEY LARGO, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2018) – This October, the Florida Keys offer many events to be found only in the beautiful tropical islands off Florida’s southern tip. KeysCaribbean Luxury Resort Villas & Marinas salutes these events by featuring special offers to enjoy an upscale resort vacation experience in the Florida Keys in October.

KeysCaribbean’s special discounts include "The Longer You Stay in Paradise, The More You Save,” which offers a lower nightly rate for each additional day booked, and guests can receive generous rates of up to 50 percent off, or complimentary night stays at all KeysCaribbean luxury Florida Keys resorts all season. There is also an advance booking special that requires no deposit until two weeks prior to arrival date, plus a 100 percent cancellation guarantee.

September 5, 2018

Guests of the Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels in Florida Will Continue to Enjoy Extra Magic Hours & 60-Day FastPass+ Benefits at the Walt Disney World Theme Parks Throughout 2019

. . . Originally slated to end December 31, 2018,
these great benefits are now available to guests at the seven hotels,
with valid theme park admission, through December 31, 2019

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla (September 2018) – Guests staying at the seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels in 2018 have been enjoying two great benefits at the Walt Disney World Theme Parks:  the Extra Magic Hours and 60-Day FastPass+ benefits, with valid theme park admission. Originally slated to end December 31, 2018, it is now official that guests at these seven Official Walt Disney World Hotels will continue to enjoy these terrific benefits for stays through December 31, 2019.

With valid theme park admission, the Extra Magic Hours benefit enables guests to experience extra time in at least one of the Walt Disney World Theme Parks each day, either before it opens or after it closes. This provides the opportunity to enjoy select attractions, including the offerings at the all-new Toy Story Land which just opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in June, and the popular attractions at the other three theme parks, such as Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Guests can view the Extra Magic Hours calendar at  disneyworld.com/parkhours or request the printed Times Guide, available in each hotel’s lobby.

August 25, 2018

New Fall Package Invites Florida/Georgia Residents to Stay at All-New Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 24, 2018) - The all-new oceanfront Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach has created a new package for residents of Florida and Georgia this fall. Starting at just $126*, the Florida/Georgia package is valid through December 28, 2018 and includes 10 percent off published room rates and daily breakfast for two. 

"No matter which side of the Florida/Georgia line you're on, this rate is a great chance for couples, friends and families to cruise in this fall," said Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach General Manager Androse Bell. "Temperate climate, warm waters, uncrowded beaches and that awesome Hard Rock vibe - this is how we roll." 

August 9, 2018

SPAtember at The Diplomat Beach Resort


It feels so good to be pampered. So this September take a moment - or an hour, or a day or even a weekend- for yourself during SPAtember, where Greater Fort Lauderdale's most blissful resort and day spas invite you to enjoy $99 indulgences (a 50% savings).  
As a part of the CVB's annual campaign, The Diplomat Beach Resort encourages you to begin the month tranquil and indulged with its exclusive SPAtember offers! The Diplomat Spa is 14,000 square feet of pure paradise with views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean to ensure every element of your visit is impeccable. Experience any of the following treatments starting at just $99.

July 29, 2018

Hottest Hotel Offers This Season at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, FL


Join Jared Bistrong & Christa Cantillo at The Diplomat Beach Resort for a multi-sensory Yoga & Sound Healing Experience that will include movement, live drumming, Didgeridoo, Crystal Bowl and Gong sound healing that will leave you feeling relaxed, balanced and energized on July 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM at South Palm Court.

Upkeep your healthy lifestyle and personalize your experience at The Diplomat with their new Spa Wellness package. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Counter Point, Portico Beer and Wine Garden, Playa or The Canteen.  Guests also receive unlimited fitness classes, (2) 30-minute personal training sessions, (2) guided beach walks and (2) 50-minute Diplomat Spa Signature massage.

Join Sea Turtle Rescue Staff for the Ultimate Nighttime Beach Adventure. The adventure begins when you hit the sand with Sea Turtle Oversight Protection staff after a brief presentation. You will have a rare opportunity to possibly witness newborn sea turtles emerging from a nest, while seeing the threats they face and observing our trained staff rescuing turtles that mistakenly scurry to the bright city lights. After all are safely recovered, celebrate their release at the ocean’s edge as these ancient mariners get another chance to continue their epic journey of survival. Turtle Treks take place in evenings during peak sea turtle nesting season (June- September). Thursday and Friday Nights7:30pm | Saturday Nights7:30 & 11:30pm | Through August 27 | $25 per Person (Age 6 and Older).

July 12, 2018

CALIFORNIA - Paso Robles Wine Region’s Allegretto Vineyard Resort Creates World’s First Sonic Labyrinth

New Outdoor Sound Circle Complements Luxury Resort’s Wellness Offerings Nestled Amongst 20 acres of Vines and Olive Trees on California’s Central Coast 

July 12, 2018 (Paso Robles, Calif.) – The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, a 171-room luxury resort in the Paso Robles wine region, announces the creation of the world’s first Sonic Labyrinth ‘Sound Circle.’  Designed to provide guests a tranquil space with a distinctive series of sounds created by wind instruments, the new Sonic Labyrinth deepens the resort’s wellness offerings in the heart of Paso Robles Wine Country on California’s Central Coast.

According to proprietor Doug Ayres, the Sonic Labyrinth utilizes music and space as a way to compel guests to slow their pace and become more mindful. As a symbol of life’s journey, a labyrinth is an archetypal pattern that leads one along a single, meandering path to a center point – the center being a metaphor as well as a physical spot. Labyrinths provide an opportunity to free the mind at one’s own pace, by incorporating sound into the experience.

July 2, 2018

UTAH - KANAB, UTAH’S PARRY LODGE ANNOUNCES “BASE CAMP TO ADVENTURE” PACKAGE FOR SUMMER 2018


Two nights at Parry Lodge, dinner at Iron Horse Restaurant and Saloon and Forever Adventure Hummer Tour to the exquisite Peekaboo Slot Canyon.

KANAB, UTAH (July 2018) – Parry Lodge, “home to the stars” in Utah’s “Little Hollywood” of Kanab, Utah, announces a new getaway package, “Base Camp to Adventure.” Long known as the “home to the stars,” Parry Lodge is Kanab’s picturesque, nearly 90-year-old property listed on the National Register of Historic Places and known for hosting movie stars and crews shooting films amidst the area’s stunning scenery. Located within 90 minutes of six of Utah’s most revered national parks and monuments—including Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion Canyon, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Lake Powell), Grand Staircase and Pipe Springs National Monument—Kanab makes an excellent base for visiting these spectacular landscapes. Situated in the heart of downtown Kanab, Parry Lodge offers quaint, comfortable accommodations in the center of it all. 

Across the street from Parry Lodge sits the Western-themed Denny’s Wigwam—an emporium for Western apparel and gifts which also serves as the departure point for Forever Adventure Hummer Tours of area natural and archaeological wonders. Tours available include the exquisite Peekaboo Slot Canyon and Grand Staircase (2 to 3 hours); Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park where dinosaur tracks are preserved (2 to 3 hours); Native American petroglyphs (2 to 3 hours); and the Kanab Overlook (1 to 2 hours).

June 29, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT REVEALS URBAN PANTRY AT UNIVERSAL’S AVENTURA HOTEL


Opening August 2018, Universal’s Aventura Hotel will introduce something new and different to Orlando’s theme park food scene. Urban Pantry will be Aventura Hotel’s modern food hall, which will serve an eclectic collection of amazing eats and perfectly paired drinks available at Universal Orlando’s newest Prime Value hotel. 

Urban Pantry fits perfectly into the contemporary and stylish vibe at Aventura Hotel and will be the ideal gathering spot for guests to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner.

For more information and a sneak peak of some of the delicious options you’ll find at Urban Pantry, visit the official Universal Orlando Resort blog.

June 13, 2018

UNIVERSAL’S ENDLESS SUMMER RESORT – SURFSIDE INN AND SUITES IS NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS


Be Among the First to Stay at Universal Orlando’s Newest and Most Affordable Hotel – Book Today!  

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 13, 2018) – The most affordable hotel option at Universal Orlando Resort is now accepting reservations. Opening in August 2019, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites will be the first hotel in the destination’s new Value hotel category, with rates starting at less than $100 per night. It will offer a hotel option for families looking for theme park thrills, exclusive benefits and a seamless Universal Orlando vacation experience at the destination’s most affordable rates.

June 12, 2018

Seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels Offering “Summer is Incredible” Rates June 15-Sept. 3

. . . Special room rates provide a terrific way to take in
the Incredible Summer at Walt Disney World Resort,
experience the new Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and take advantage
of the Extra Magic Hours benefit at the Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla (June 2018) – Looking for a fun family vacation? Then you should consider a visit to Central Florida, which has something to please everyone in the family. Take advantage of the special “Summer is Incredible” rates being offered by the seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels. Available for stays from June 15-Sept. 3, 2018, the special room rates provide the opportunity to take in the incredible new offerings at the Walt Disney World Resort this summer.

June 8, 2018

COLORADO - DUNTON RIVER CAMP NOW OPEN

Dunton Life redefines "glamping" for sixth consecutive year with the reopening of its seasonal Colorado resort
New York - June 7, 2018:  Located four miles downstream from Dunton Hot Springs and steps from the West Fork of the Dolores River in Colorado, Dunton River Camp, the seasonal resort comprised of eight ultra-luxe canvas tents, is now open for its sixth summer season.
The pinnacle of "glamping," Dunton River Camp is nestled in an alpine clearing in the Colorado Rockies and offers discerning guests an opportunity to experience more than 1,600 acres of unspoiled wilderness with all the amenities of a five-star resort. Each 640-square-foot tent features a gas heating stove, spacious en-suite bathroom and private lounging porch and comes equipped with two mountain bikes ideal for exploring; four tents are set on the bank of the Dolores River, the other four against the stunning backdrop of the San Juan Mountains. At the heart of the one-of-a-kind resort sits the gathering space for guests, an original 19th-century farmhouse situated just 20 feet from the Dolores River. The restored house, still in its original location, features a guest salon, a wraparound deck with breathtaking views of the Wilson Mountain range, and a dining room serving locally inspired cuisine by Executive Chef Basil Yu.

June 3, 2018

REVIEW: B Resort & Spa - A Disney Springs Resort Hotel


Every year, we feature a few select recommendations for your Central Florida summer vacation. In our case, this is typically a staycation, of course... and we have had a few firsthand experiences with the Disney Springs Resort Hotels - which never fail to impress. This time around, we're spotlighting the B Resort & Spa!


The B Resort features 394 guest rooms and suites. Select rooms include bunk beds, kitchenettes, and/or wet bars; and all rooms feature exquisitely comfortable beds, 47" HD LCD TVs, Aveda bath products, in-room safes, iron/ironing board, mini-fridge, and ultra-modern power hubs with USB, HDMI and international outlet plug-ins to keep everyone connected (this goes well with the FREE WiFi throughout the resort). Compared to many area hotels, B Resort has an impressive selection of television channels and media options. Even the most basic rooms are spacious, sleek and inviting. The bathrooms feature dazzling, top-of-the-line elements and exceptional accommodation for cleanup after the parks before a night out, or a relaxing extended soak in the jacuzzi tub. These rooms are so comfortable that you'll need a little added motivation to make your way to the nearby Disney parks (and if your room is properly positioned, your fireworks view will make being there even more appealing as night falls)!


That extra motivation may come in the form of the Disney-styled amenities you'll receive... even though you smartly avoided the Disney resort price tag! As a B Resort guest, you can take advantage of the complimentary shuttle to all Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Disney Springs™ as well as Disney's Extra Magic Hours!


Believe it or not, some people do come to Orlando without spending every waking moment in a theme park. If you want to take advantage of a little vacation on your vacation, you'll appreciate the B Resort's zero-entry pool, B Indulged® by AVEDA full-service spa, and the benefit of preferred tee times at Disney championship golf courses. Children are sure to love the Kids' Zone - a great place for games, movies, and socializing. In-room dining, the quick service "Pick-Up", and American Kitchen Bar & Grill offer a diverse array of reasonably priced dining options on-property to appease every palate. Sure - you're technically at the Walt Disney World Resort, but if you're smart enough to realize that not everything you do or buy needs to happen within the park gates, you'll find treasures and experiences of equivalent quality at a much less dramatic cost right at your resort.

The Disney Springs Resort Hotels are regularly offering fantastic specials to cut costs even further. Why not extend your stay by a day or two with the money you'll save - and make sure you plan time to take full advantage of the resort itself. This one is the kind you'll want to return to year after year!

Highlights: Views were stellar - staff very helpful, attentive, and pleasant - lobby smells AMAZING!
Drawbacks: Parking is a bit convoluted here, and there is a fee for self-parking that isn't much less than the valet cost. 

May 17, 2018

CALIFORNIA - Palo Alto’s Luxury All-Inclusive Hotel, Clement Palo Alto Adds Ridge Vineyards Experience to its Special Packages for Guests


PALO ALTO, CA. (May 2018) — The Clement Palo Alto All-Inclusive Luxury Hotel has partnered with an acclaimed Central Coast winery to offer the Ridge Vineyards Experience package for its guests.

Guests can experience the number one winery in America with an exclusive private tasting and tour for two at Ridge Vineyards’ Monte Bello Estate. Nestled high in the northern reaches of the Santa Cruz Mountains and surrounded by historic vineyards, Monte Bello offers guests an unparalleled opportunity to experience exceptional single-vineyard wines, including the celebrated Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Ridge Vineyards Experience includes:
>Overnight accommodations at The Clement Palo Alto
>Reservations for an exclusive two-hour private tasting for two at Monte Bello Estate, any day of the week
>Daily breakfast for two in the comfort of your guestroom or in The Clement dining room
>Overnight valet parking and resort fee

The two-hour private tasting experience includes a tour of the vineyard, where guests will see the petite verdot, merlot, and cabernet vines, as well as the historic knoll covered with 66-year-old cabernet sauvignon vines. A dedicated host will present a customized five-wine flight and library pour of Monte Bello, which also includes the most current vintage. A cheese-and-tapenade plate completes the experience.

May 16, 2018

Seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels in Florida Offering Special “First Responders Rates” May 28-Sept. 15

. . . Special room rates are extended to
U.S. Police OfficersFirefightersEMTsDoctors, Nurses & 911 Dispatchers,
to take in the Incredible Summer at Walt Disney World Resortexperience the new Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studiosand take advantage of Resort Benefits at the Walt Disney World Theme Parks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla (May 2018) – If you are a U.S. police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic, 911 dispatcher, doctor, or nurse, you should consider taking advantage of the special “First Responders Rates” that are being offered by the seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels in the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Available for stays May 28-Sept. 15, 2018, the special room rates provide the opportunity to take in the many exceptional new offerings at the Walt Disney World Resort this summer.