SPA: Playa del Sol Resorts, a collection of four all-suite
condo properties in the Puerto Vallarta area, is offering spa
packages through Nov. 20 that include welcome cocktail;
accommodation; breakfast buffet; three 55-minute massages or spa
treatments priced at $76 each; and all taxes. Prices start at $419
per person, based on double occupancy (a $159 savings) for studio
accommodations at the Playa del Sol Grand; $390 per person, double,
for a studio at Playa del Sol Costa Sur; $490 per person for a
one-bedroom condo at Playa del Sol or Playa del Sol Grand; and $380
per person, quadruple occupancy, for a two-bedroom suite at Playa del
Sol. For more, e-mail marketing director Gelsey Fadul at
[email protected]; call (011) 52-322-293-2066, ext. 127; or
go to www.playadelsolpv.com.
APPOINTMENTS: Presidente InterContinental Hotels and
Resorts appointed of new general managers at three of its resorts:
Michael Oney, at the Presidente InterContinental All-Inclusive Los Cabos
Resort; Javier Rosenberg, at the Presidente InterContinental
Cozumel Resort and Spa; and Sandra Rangel, at the Presidente
InterContinental Cancun Resort. Presidente InterContinental is a
collection of eight luxury hotels across Mexico, in Mexico City,
Cancun, Cozumel, Guadalajara, Ixtapa, Los Cabos, Monterrey and
Puerto Vallarta. For more, visit www.intercontinental.com.
DINERO: Apple Vacations is paying travel agents extra
commission on its nonstop Cancun and Punta Cana packages from New
York (Kennedy) and Newark via USA 3000 Airlines. Bookings must be
made by June 12 for travel through Sept. 30. Commission is 16% for
bookings made by June 5, and 14% when booked from June 6 to 12. In
addition, agents earn double Royalties Points with every online
booking. Call (800) 727-3400 or visit myappleonline.com.
HOLIDAYS: Pueblo Bonito Hotels and Resorts is marking the
opening of its newest property, Pacifica Holistic Retreat and Spa
in Cabo San Lucas, with a special nightly rate of $198 per room
until Dec. 31. Rates go up to $355 per room on Jan. 1. Pueblo
Bonito, which operates Mexican seven resorts in Mazatlan, Neuvo
Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo pays agents 12% commission; in
addition, the chain is, for a limited time, offering 50% off
regular rates at Pacifica for agents visiting on inspection tours.
For more information, visit www.pueblobonito.com.
MAGIC: Ikal del Mar Villa Resort and Spa, on the Riviera
Maya, is offerring three spa packages through Dec. 20: the
three-night Mayan Awakening, priced at $2,579 until Oct. 31 and
$2,859 Nov. 1 to Dec. 20; the five-night Mayan Splendor, $3,719
until October 31 and $4,159 Nov. 1 to Dec. 20; and the seven-night
Royal Mayan Awakening, at $4,825 and $5,419, respectively. All
deals include villa accommodations with private pool; daily
breakfast; yoga instruction with deep healing meditation by the
beach; 6 to 10 hours of spa treatments; and round-trip airport
transfers in Cancun. For more, call (888) 230-7330 or visit www.ikaldelmar.com.