PLAZA HOTEL DE MEXICO has opened in Mexico City next to
the World Trade Center. The 310-room, 10-story property features
facilities and amenities aimed at business travelers, including an
in-room business center equipped with a computer, free Internet
access, work desk and task lighting. In addition, the hotel offers
wireless Internet access throughout the property, including public
spaces. The property also offers a Ladies First program featuring
designated rooms for women with additional lighting, mirrors and
high-powered hair dryers. All guests can make pillow selections
from a special pillow menu, and rooms feature the Crowne Plaza
Sleep Advantage, special sleep-promoting amenities such as high-end
bedding, night lights, sleep CDs, eye masks and ear plugs. For
information or reservations, call (800) 2-CROWNE or visit www.crowneplaza.com.
TUCANCUN BEACH HOTEL is promoting its reopening on April
22 with spring and summer packages. The resort, which completed a
multimillion-dollar renovation following Hurricane Wilma, is
offering a three-night, all-inclusive package for $229 per person.
The resort rebuilt and renovated its 322 rooms, renovated its
reception area and lobby bar and constructed a new pool and pool
deck area. Resort officials said the propertys beach has been
widened and brought back to its pre-hurricane condition by the
Mexican governments beach rejuvenation project in Cancun. For
information or reservations, call (800) BARCELO or visit www.barcelo.com.
THE UPSCALE ONE&ONLY
PALMILLA resort in Los Cabos launched a variety of summer
packages valid from July 1 to Oct. 15 featuring such money-saving
features as free nights and free golf. The seven-night Escape to
Baja package, for example, offers the last two nights free, and
children 11 and younger receive a complimentary kids amenity.
Meanwhile, guests staying a minimum of three nights are entitled to
a 30% discount on accommodations. The plan includes continental
breakfast and two rounds of golf during the stay. For information
or reservations, call the reservations department at (866) 829-2977
or the resort directly at (888) 691-8081; the resorts Web site is
located at www.oneandonlyresorts.com.
ALSO IN LOS
CABOS, the Casa del Mar Beach, Golf & Spa Resort is
promoting a Breakaway Special through May 31. Under the promotion,
guests who arrive on a Monday and stay for two nights will receive
35% off the regular rate. The discounted daily rate starts at $265
from April 1 to May 31. The package includes an oceanview room,
airport transfers, free daily shuttle service to Los Cabos, 25% off
greens fees at the Cabo Real golf course and use of the fitness
center and spa facilities. For information or reservations, call
(888) 227-9621 or visit www.casadelmarmexico.com.
ADVENTURES, an adventure tour operator in Idaho, is
promoting an expedition to the Baja peninsula that combines sea
kayaking with yoga. Scheduled from April 30 to May 7, the
seven-night Sea of Cortes Islands Yoga and Kayaking program begins
just south of Loreto with kayaking along the arid coastlines of
Danzante and Carmen islands, located in the Bay of Loreto National
Marine Park. Yoga teacher and marine biologist Diane Bunting will
lead yoga meditation sessions in the morning and during breaks from
paddling. Other activities will include snorkeling, hiking and
wildlife viewing. The trip includes two nights in Loreto, meals,
airport transfers and all camping and paddling gear. The package
costs $1,195 per person. To book or for information, call (800)
616-1943 or visit www.seakayakadventures.com.
Phone: (973) 898-0011
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