VACATIONS launched a sale to Mexico offering $100 off per
person for air-inclusive packages booked by Sept. 30 for travel
through Dec. 15. The promotion code GOMEXICO must be used when
making the booking. In Cancun, for example, a three-night package
at the all-inclusive Sun Palace starts at $779 per person, double,
for Sunday departures from Washington. All packages include
roundtrip air fare on United and roundtrip airport transfers. For
information or to book, call (800) 328-6877 or visit www.vaxvacationaccess.com.
WORLDWIDE VACATIONS, meanwhile, launched a promotion of
its own to Mexico. Gogo's early-booking incentive includes more
than 300 hotels in 90 different destinations, including Mexico. In
the Riviera Maya, for example, customers who book by Oct. 28 for
travel between Dec. 1 and Feb. 29 pay $625 per person, double, for
a minimum three-night stay at the Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe,
a savings of 30% off regular rates. Most Mexico packages are valid
for travel Jan. 1 to April 30. For information or reservations,
call (800) 229-4999 or visit www.gogowwv.com.
HOLIDAYS is offering packages to Los Cabos in conjunction
with the annual Los Cabos International Half-Marathon, a 13-mile
race scheduled for Jan. 19. Pleasant, the event's official travel
provider, is promoting three-night packages starting at $429 per
person, double, including accommodations at Tesoro Los Cabos,
registration for the race, a pasta dinner the night before the race
and admission to the event's official cocktail party at Cabo Wabo.
The Cabo Marathon package is available for travel Jan. 18 to 21.
The Los Cabos half-marathon provides a scenic route that wends its
way from Cabo San Lucas' Lazaro Cardenas Avenue, through the
colorful downtown area, along the shoreline, through the desert and
along the Transpeninsular Highway to Cabo Del Sol before returning
to Cabo San Lucas. For information or to book, call (800) 536-4032
or visit www.pleasantagent.com.
MAYA Tourism Promotion Board and event-planning company
Destination Ventures teamed up to offer an educational seminar
series called "Come to Know Riviera Maya," featuring 16 events
scheduled for various U.S. cities from Oct. 22 to Dec. 6. The
evening or breakfast seminars and minitrade shows will include many
of the Riviera Maya's leading hotel companies, tour operators and
airlines. The cost to attend is $8, including parking; a dinner or
breakfast; a 60-minute, classroom-style seminar; and face-to-face
meetings with suppliers. For specific venues, dates and
registration, visit www.rivieramaya-seminars.com or call (800)
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