Rates & Dates: Pan Pacific Bangkok celebrates Thai New Year


The Pan Pacific Bangkok is celebrating Songkran, or the Thai New Year, from April 1 through 17 with the Thai New Year 2005 package.


The package is priced from $99, single or double, and covers overnight accommodations in a superior room, late checkout, breakfast buffet, access to the Pacific Lounge and use of the hotels health club facilities.

Pan Pacific Bangkok

Phone: (800) 327-8585


E-mail:[email protected]

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The Marco Island (Fla.) Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa created a three-night Sailing package designed to teach the basics in coastal cruising.

Offered through April 16, the plan includes partial gulfview accommodations, fee for the two-day sailing instruction program and a sunset cruise aboard a Kahuna Cat.

The plan is priced at $640 per couple, per night, based on a three-night minimum stay.

Agents should ask for rate code EWSQ.

Marco Island Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa

Phone: (800) 438-4373


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From April 28 to May 1, the St. Michaels (Md.) Food and Wine Festival will be held, and the Inn at Perry Cabin is hosting the two-night Food and Wine package for clients coming to the area for the festivities.

The plan, priced at $1,100 for two people, covers two nights accommodations, a chefs dinner, daily breakfast, a special take-home commemorative gift and weekend passes for two to the nearby festival.

The Inn at Perry Cabin

Phone: (800) 722-2949 or (410) 745-2200


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The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz., created the Fairways & Roadways adventure package, valid through May 31.

The three-night plan includes accommodations in a one-bedroom suite, a choice of two 50-minute spa treatments per person, dinner with one bottle of wine for two in the Windows on the Green restaurant or the Terrace Dining Room and a Phoenician Tour Golf Bag.

In addition, the Fairways part of the plan offers unlimited golf on any of the Phoenicians courses, while the Roadways portion takes in a full-day ride on a Harley Davidson motorcycle with a saddlebag filled with water bottles, a camera and a road map.

The plan is priced from $4,810 per room, double, including all taxes and gratuities.

The Phoenician

Phone: (800) 888-8234 or (480) 941-8200


GDSs: All systems

Do you have clients that need a hockey fix now that the National Hockey League season has been canceled? Roadtrips has the answer with the 2005 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships tour, May 12 to 16 in Vienna.

The plan is priced from $2,095 per person, double, and covers four nights accommodations and tickets to one quarterfinal game, one semifinal game and the final.

Roadtrips pays 7% commission.


Phone: (800) 465-1765

Fax: (204) 957-1241


E-mail:[email protected]

The Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, located about three hours west of Chicago in Galena, Ill., created the Family Affair weekend plan to help families reconnect with one another.

The two-night plan, valid through May 24, includes accommodations, pizza and movies on Friday night, a goody bag at check-in, delayed checkout, complimentary skate and sled rental (weather permitting) and a Sunday brunch buffet.

In addition, the family can choose one of the following family activities per person, per day: admission to the Mississippi River Museum or admission to the Grand Harbor Waterpark, both in Dubuque, Iowa; lift tickets at Chestnut Mountain in Galena; a trolley tour of Galena; or horseback riding.

The rate for a family of four starts at $449 per room.

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Phone: (800) 892-2269


GDSs: All systems

United Vacations added trips to Memphis and Nashville to its roster. Sample vacations include roundtrip air on United and two-night hotel accommodations. Prices are per person, double, for Monday departures through May 31.

Memphis vacations, including a stay at the Clarion Hotel Airport, begin at $249 from Chicago, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Minneapolis; $329 from Baltimore, Boston, Newark, New York and Washington; $359 from Colorado Springs, Denver and Salt Lake City; and $374 from Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle and Portland, Ore.

Vacations to Nashville with accommodations at the Best Western Downtown Music Row begin at $254 from Chicago, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Minneapolis; $334 from Baltimore, Boston, Newark, New York and Washington; $364 from Colorado Springs, Denver and Salt Lake City; and $379 from Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle and Portland, Ore.

United Vacations

Phone: (800) 328-6877


GDSs: All systems

Holding the line against the dwindling dollar, the Hotel Guanahani & Spa on St. Barts offers an even exchange rate, dollar to euro, on summer packages prepaid in U.S. dollars.

The packages reflect a 50% discount off high-season prices.

The five-night St. Barts Spree, valid for travel from April 15 to Oct. 31, is priced from $2,680 (or euros) in an oceanview double. Rates cover transfers, all meals, a five-day car rental, a welcome gift, tax and service charges.

Hotel Guanahani & Spa

Phone: (800) 223-6800, via Leading Hotels of the World

GDSs: All systems, via Leading Hotels

The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix is offering discounted room rates for the summer season. The discounts save guests up to 36% off weekday rates and 25% off weekend rates.

Valid May 19 through Sept. 5, weekday rates (Sundays through Thursdays) start at $125 and weekend rates start at $145. The rack rate during this period normally starts at $195.

Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa

Phone: (800) 950-0086


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If clients are cruising out of Seattle, the Mayflower Park Hotel is offering the Cruise Control Special as an added value.

The plan covers shuttle transportation from the hotel to Pier 30 or Pier 69 (the main cruise ship piers), accommodations in classic or deluxe guest rooms and 50% off extended-stay valet parking.

Rates are $169 for classic guest rooms and $189 for deluxe accommodations.

Extended-stay parking at the Mayflower Park is available for $10 per night, with an 11-day maximum.

Mayflower Park Hotel

Phone: (800) 426-5100 or (206) 382-6990


GDSs: All systems

The St. Regis Resort, Monarch Beach (Dana Point, Calif.) created the Last Hurrah package, valid through Dec. 30, for expecting couples to get away and spend time together before the little one arrives.

The Last Hurrah, priced from $735 per night, double, includes accommodations; the Aromance couples massage or a pregnancy massage for her and a one-hour massage for him; and a DVD selection of baby-themed movies, including Shes Having a Baby, Nine Months and Baby Boom, for viewing in the room.

In addition, a special room-service cravings menu has been created that includes such items as fried chicken and french fries, peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, angus beef burgers, warm chocolate cake and ice cream sundaes.

Each couple will receive a take-home amenity from Spa Gaucin, the resorts spa, to commemorate their visit.

St. Regis Resort, Monarch Beach

Phone: (800) 722-1543


GDSs: All systems

Vancouvers Pacific Palisades Hotel created the overnight Girls Night In package, designed for a group of female friends to get away from it all.

The plan features accommodations in a South Beach Suite equipped with a kitchenette, a balcony, a king-size bed in the bedroom and a sofa-queen bed in the living room.

The plan is priced at about $250 per room through April 30 and about $310 per room from May 1 to Oct. 15. The plan is based on double occupancy. Taxes and gratuities are not included.

The cost covers a 60-minute spa manicure for each guest; an in-room movie; and a tub of popcorn, red licorice and a pint of Haagen-Dazs ice cream to top the night off.

Pacific Palisades Hotel

Phone: (800) 663-1815 or (604) 688-0461


GDSs: All systems

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