AGENTS have until the end of May to earn an additional 2%
commission, 9% total, on BritRail passes, attractions or other
products booked at www.agentbritrail.com. The site offers direct access
to real-time seat-booking options and enables agents to reserve
specific seats on specific trains. The override is available on
bookings of at least $1,000 and will be paid in one check at the
end of the promotion period.
JACQUIER was named the new chairman of Maison de la
France, succeeding Paul Dubrule. Jacquier has served as president
of the Burgundy Hotel Association, vice president of the Burgundy
Chamber of Commerce and president of the Burgundy Tourism Board.
Maison de la France, the promotional arm of the French Ministry of
Tourism, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
LA HULPE BRUSSELS opened April 27, featuring 264 rooms,
43,000 square feet of meetings space, free Wi-Fi and the services
of dedicated conference planners. Other facilities include two
restaurants, a wellness center with indoor swimming pool, two
tennis courts, beach volleyball and jogging and mountain bike
trails. The property also arranges professional opera performances
in the hotel's private auditorium. For details on the hotel chain,
DI SATURNIA SPA & GOLF RESORT, located in the Maremma
area of Italy's Tuscany region, created a summer package priced
from about $272 per day or $1,246 per week, double. The 140-room
property features a spa; six outdoor and two indoor pools; a
traditional Roman bath house; fitness center; tennis court; hair
salon; putting green; boutique; and art gallery. The package
includes daily breakfast, use of the gym and spa facilities and
guided morning hikes. To book the package, fax (011) 564 600-836 or
e-mail [email protected]. For details on the
hotel, go to www.termedisaturnia.it/en.
LA PLETA HOTEL & SPA, a Spanish resort in the
Pyrenees, created three new Occitania Spa Wellness packages ranging
from three to seven nights. The three-night package includes
accommodations, breakfast buffet, transfers to and from Barcelona,
one spa honey massage per person and one bottle of sparkling wine.
The package is priced from about $1,870 per room, not including
tax; $2,780 and $3,571, respectively, for five and seven nights.
Packages, which are commissionable at 10%, are available June 23
through Sept. 19. To book the plan, visit www.slh.com and search for
La Pleta Hotel & Spa.
Editor: Felicity Long
Phone: (781) 659-1301
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