AEROMEXICO signed an
agreement with Travel Impressions to operate its private-label
vacation package product Aeromexico Vacations. The contract will
take effect in January. The Mark Travel Corp., which has operated
the brand since 1999, will continue until the end of this year.
Aeromexico will continue to provide air for Mark Travels Funjet
brand vacation packages to Mexico.
VACATIONS is offering agents $50
for each air-inclusive package to Cancun booked by Oct. 1. In
addition, the operator is offering customers up to $100 in savings
per couple under its Buy More, Save More promotion. Under the
program, clients who purchase a package priced below $500 will
receive a $25 discount per person. Customers who spend $500 or more
will receive a $50 per person discount. Travel agents should enter
the promotional code CFALLHUG when booking through VAX
VacationAccess. Both promotions are valid for travel through
Nov. 19 and from Nov. 29 to Dec. 15.
HOTELS, the Los Angeles-based
representation firm for independent hotels, added the Hacienda
Vista Real in Playa del Carmen to its property roster. The 73-suite
resort is just off the Cancun-Tulum highway overlooking the
Playacar golf course. Suites are decorated with Mexican handcrafted
furniture and feature Jacuzzis, satellite TV and minibars. Resort
guests receive discounted greens fees at the Playacar golf club and
have access to a private beach club. The resort also features a spa
and business center. Reservations can be made at www.luxehotels.com
or by calling (866) LUXE-411.
HOLIDAYS will offer business
class on ATA Airlines from Los Angeles to Cancun starting Nov. 20.
The service is bookable now. Business-class service offers priority
boarding and dedicated check-in line, two-across seating with extra
leg room, complimentary cocktails and a choice of entrees.
Business-class service is available on Saturday flights between the
two cities. To book, call (800) 448-3333.
OTHER Pleasant Holidays news, the operator is offering
reduced rates at the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa in
Los Cabos to guests who travel through Dec. 22. Four-night,
land-only packages start at $330 per person, reflecting a savings
of $408 per couple. Prices include breakfast, airport transfers,
accommodations and all hotel taxes and surcharges.
VACATIONS launched nonstop
morning charter service to Cancun from Bismarck, Fargo and Minot,
N.D.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Duluth, Minn., for select dates in
early 2005. Seven-night packages to Cancun will be available for
Tuesday and Thursday departures from these cities. Prices include
nonstop roundtrip charter service on Ryan International Airlines
and seven nights accommodations at the all-inclusive Flamingo
Cancun Resort & Plaza. For departure dates and prices, call
(800) 338-2160 or visit VAX VacationAccess.