PLAYACAR Beach Resort & Spa on the Riviera Maya
reopened following a multimillion-dollar, three-month renovation.
As part of the overhaul, all of the resort's 460 rooms received new
furnishings, sliding doors, ceilings and bathroom fittings. In
addition, new VIP Royal Club rooms were created, offering guests
private check-in, concierge services, guaranteed reservations at
all on-site restaurants and use of a private lounge with
complimentary soft drinks and snacks. The resort also added a new
Italian restaurant, coffee bar, movie theater and two additional
bars. For information or reservations, call (866) 887-5601 or visit
AMRESORTS launched an enhanced Master Agent
Education Program, offering exclusive invitations, VIP treatment,
special sales tools and other perks to members of its Master Agents
program. The program, available by registering at the resort
company's travel agent Web sites (SecretsAgents.com, DreamsAgents.com
and SunscapeAgents.com), includes seven online seminars
that, when completed, qualify agents for Master status. Master
agents are rewarded with two CEUs from the Travel Institute, an
entry to win a seven-night trip for two, VIP treatment at all
participating resorts and exclusive invitations to special events
and familiarization trips, among other features.
& RESORTS is offering 30% off most spa treatments at
the Kin Ha Spas at four of its Cancun resorts. The promotion is
available at the Grand Oasis Riviera Maya, Grand Oasis Playa, Oasis
Palm Beach and the new Grand Oasis Caribbean Resort (opening in
February). The promotion is available through May 31, with no limit
on the number of treatments guests can book during their stay. The
promotion includes traditional spa services as well as several
Mayan-inspired treatments such as Temazcal saunas, Mayan clay wraps
and massages utilizing chocolate. For information or reservations,
call (800) 44-OASIS or visit www.oasishotels.com.
VELAS All Suites & Spa Resort in Nuevo Vallarta is
promoting a $260 per night travel agent rate from April 18 to Dec.
21. The all-inclusive rate includes a free massage and
accommodations in an oceanview suite. A rate of $210 is available
without the spa treatment. The resort's Grand Velas Spa is a member
of Leading Spas of the World. For information or reservations, call
(877) 398-2784 or visit www.grandvelas.com.
ROYALE by Karisma in the Riviera Maya is offering a 10%
room discount on bookings made through participating tour operators
through Jan. 31 for travel in March. Rates at El Dorado Royale
start at $180 per person per night for a Junior Jacuzzi Suite. For
information or to book, call (888) 280-7558 or visit www.eldorado-resort.com.
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