Elegant Resorts woos agents with special discounts

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- To complement Air Jamaica's $69 roundtrip air fare for travel agents through Oct. 31, the four member properties of Elegant Resorts International are offering special rates to agents during the same period.

A $69 air fare is valid to Jamaica from any Air Jamaica gateway city in the U.S. Companions can fly for $100 roundtrip. Taxes for air fare are not included.

Although Elegant Resorts' properties offer agents a standard 50% discount, these special rates include new features, such as daily breakfasts and an automatic room upgrade, subject to availability.

The following is a breakdown by resort:

• Half Moon Golf, Tennis and Beach Club in Montego Bay features a rate of $120 per night for accommodations, continental breakfast, taxes and service charges. The property can be viewed at www.halfmoon-resort.com.

• The agent rate at the Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay is $150 per night, with daily breakfasts, taxes and service charges. However, the rate is valid only in October because the resort is closed in September for renovations. The resort's Web site is at www.roundhilljamaica.com.

• Coyaba in Montego Bay has a rate of $75 per night, covering breakfast, taxes and service charges. Agents also can choose an inclusive rate of $150 per night, double, which covers all meals, drinks, taxes and service charges. Coyaba's Web site is at www.coyabajamaica.com.

• Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios has a rate of $120 per night, including full daily breakfasts, taxes and service charges. The resort's Web address is www.jamaicainn.com.

For additional information on the fam rates, call Elegant Resorts International at (800) 237-3237.

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