WORLDWIDE VACATIONS launched an expanded Mexico spring
product line featuring two new resorts in Los Cabos and Puerto
Vallarta. The new resorts, Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Holistic Retreat
and Spa in Los Cabos and Villa del Palmar Flamingos Beach Resort
& Spa in Puerto Vallarta, are part of a spring product line
that includes competitive rates on packages that include spa and
golf credits, room upgrades, free nights and reduced rates,
according to Gogo. For information or reservations, call (800)
229-4999 or visit www.gogowwv.com.
$13,000 A NIGHT get you in Mexico? For the money, you can
stay at Casa Papelillos, a new, 11,300-square-foot villa in the
Punta Mita development on the northwest edge of the Bay of Banderas
near Puerto Vallarta. Designed by celebrated Mexican architect
Diego Villasenor, the villa comes with a staff to cater to guests
every whim, a main house with seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an
infinity pool and fully equipped gym. A 3,000-square-foot
guesthouse is attached. A stay at Casa Papelillos includes a chef
to cook meals, house staff, airport transfers, preferential tee
times at the Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course at Punta Mita and
use of the homeowners beach club. For information or reservations,
call (888) 647-0979 or visit www.punta-mitaproperties.com.
TO DEMAND, Aeromexico extended to April 5 an online
promotion offering 15% off travel to Mexico from 12 U.S. gateways.
To qualify for the promotion, customers must visit www.aeromexico.com/usa and select the 15% discount
fare option, which can be applied to both coach and first-class
seats. The promotion applies to all of Aeromexicos destinations
served from the following U.S. gateways: Atlanta; Boston; Chicago;
Houston; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Miami; New York (Kennedy);
Ontario, Calif.; Orlando; Phoenix; and San Diego.
VACATIONS is extending its Travel Agent Booking Bonus
promotion to Latin America, including Mexico City, through March
31. The promotion provides a $25 American Express gift check plus
15% commission to agents who book a minimum three-night package
through March 31 for travel through Dec. 31. In addition, agents
who use www.uv-latin.com to book will earn an additional 1%
commission, for a total of 16% pay. Web bookings include 1,000
bonus miles for clients in addition to regular miles earned on
United, Ted or United Express tickets.
INNS & SUITES opened a113-room Microtel Inns &
Suites in Culiacan. The new Microtel is centrally located about six
miles from Culiacan Airport. It features regular rooms and suites
with queen-size beds, free local calls, Internet access, cable TV,
free continental breakfast, free airport shuttle and a daily social
hour in the lobby. The hotel also features a business center and
meeting facilities. For information or reservations, call (800)
771-7171 or visit www.microtelinn.com.