Rates & Dates: Montreal hotel commemorates 'Bed-In for Peace'


o celebrate the 35th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's weeklong "Bed-In for Peace" at Montreal's Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth, the hotel created the Give Peace a Chance package.

The package, which is available through Dec. 31, is priced at about $1,505.

The plan features one night in the John and Yoko Suite; souvenir pajamas; a signature tea box with English jams; full breakfast and dinner as ordered by John and Yoko; a framed Bed-In picture; and a limousine transfer from the airport.

Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth
(800) 441-1414
GDSs: All systems

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Another Fairmont peroperty, Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza -- located on the site of the original Museum of Fine Arts -- is going back to its roots by partnering with the museum for the Ultimate Gauguin Experience package.

The program showcases the property's Museum of Fine Arts Suite, which features rare photographs and images as well as reproductions of masterworks.

Available April 15 to June 20, the package features overnight suite accommodations; two tickets to the Museum of Fine Arts' "Gauguin Tahiti" exhibit, including a private tour with a docent; a 10% discount at the museum's store; and a Gauguin welcome amenity.

The package is priced at $779 per couple.

Fairmont Copley Plaza
(800) 441-1414 or (617) 267-5300
GDS: All major systems

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Meanwhile, the Sutton Place Hotel in Toronto is offering an arts package that includes tickets to the Royal Ontario Museum's "Eternal Egypt -- Masterworks of Ancient Art From the British Museum" exhibit.

The Eternal Egypt Escape package features superior guest room accommodations, breakfast for two in the hotel's Accents restaurant and two tickets to the exhibit.

The plan is available through June 6 and is priced from approximately $80 per person, per night, double.

The package must be booked via TicketKing at the phone numbers below.

Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto
Phone for TicketKing:
(800) 461-3333 or (416) 872-1212
Web:www.suttonplace.com (for hotel information only)

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Throughout the Major League Baseball season, the Hotel Teatro in Denver offers the Hit a Home Run package with special nightly rates for fans taking in a game at Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies.

Weekend rates start at $165 per night in superior guest room accommodations; weekday rates start at $195. Rates include a "Take Me Out to the Ballpark" amenity of peanuts and popcorn and transportation to the field.

In addition, the property's concierge can help clients purchase game tickets. The Rockies open their home slate on April 12. Taxes and gratuities are not included.

Hotel Teatro
(888) 727-1200 or (303) 228-1113
GDSs: All systems

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With Mother's Day around the corner, daughters can take their moms to relax together at Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club in Lenox, Mass., through its Mother/Daughter Spa Getaway package.

The two-night plan covers superior accommodations, a Swedish massage or facial, a 25-minute Floral Scrub, two fitness classes, lunch at the Spa Cafe and dinner at Sloane's Tavern for both mother and daughter.

The plan is valid through Oc-tober. Midweek rates start at $409 per person, double; weekend rates start at $459. Taxes and gratuities are not included.

Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club
(800) 272-6935

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Miami Beach's Circa39 Hotel, which opened March 25, is offering travel agents 15% commission on all reservations booked and completed through May 26. Opening rates start at $79 per room.

The bonus commission is valid on bookings made directly with the hotel, via the hotel's Web site or through the GDSs.

Circa39 Hotel
(877) 8-CIRCA39 or (305) 538-4900
E-mail:[email protected]
GDSs: All systems

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The Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Airport and Cruise Port opened March 2 and is offering its grand opening rates through Sept. 30. Nightly rates start at $169 per room through May 9 and at $119 from May 10 through Sept. 30.

Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Airport and Cruise Port
(800) 321-2211 or (954) 342-8333
GDSs: All systems

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Tahiti Vacations offers the five-night Bora Bora All-Inclusive (Almost) package through May 31. Rates for the program start at $1,599 per person, double, and include roundtrip air from Los Angeles on Air Tahiti Nui, accommodations, daily breakfasts and some other meals, and interisland air travel.

Tahiti Vacations
(800) 553-3477

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The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, which celebrated its 75th anniversary in February, is marking the occasion by offering an anniversary vacation package.

The plan includes a $100 gift certificate for use in the resort's spa, restaurants or boutique shops for guests who stay at least three nights. Rates start at $355 per room, per night, through April 30.

Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
(800) 950-2575 or (602) 955-6600
GDS: All systems

To contact reporter Kimberly Scholz, send e-mail to [email protected].

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