Presidente InterContinental Guadalajara (Mexico) created
the Tequila package for aficionados of the Mexican
alcoholic beverage made in the area surrounding Tequila,
The two-night plan
covers deluxe accommodations, breakfast daily and two tequila
cocktails upon arrival.
Also included is a
trip to Tequila for a visit to the Mundo Cuervo agave plantation
and tequila distillery with tequila tastings and roundtrip
transportation between the hotel and Tequila.
The plan is priced
from $364 per couple, double, and is available from Dec. 20 through
Phone: (888) IC-HOTELS
Worldwide Vacations is offering skiers a handful of
discounted packages at select resorts in North America.
plans, valid for bookings through Dec. 17 and travel through April
6, cover roundtrip air, lift tickets and four nights'
Visit Gogo's Web
site for prices and destinations.
Phone: (800) 229-4999
Bay Beach Resort in St. Thomas is paying travel agents
15% commission on holiday bookings this year.
The increased rate,
up from 12%, is valid on all direct bookings through Dec. 15 for
travel through Dec. 22.
start at $445 per night, double. Room-only rates start at $214 per
Phone: (800) 524-4746
Lodge at Yosemite, which is located about two miles south
of the park entrance in Fish Camp, Calif., is holding its
Winemaster's Weekend from Feb. 29 to March 2.
The festival will
include workshops on food and wine pairings, international styles
of pinot noir and a hands-on blending workshop with various red
Weekend package is priced from $656 per couple and includes
accommodations, participation in the workshops, two wine
receptions, a five-course dinner and taxes. If booked by Dec. 31, the package is priced at $616 per
Lodge at Yosemite
Phone: (877) 322-5492
GrandLuxeRail Journeys is offering the
seven-night journey from New Orleans to California's Napa Valley
from April 21 to 28.
The New Orleans
to Napa itinerary is the first of four trips offered in the
Western Collection. Other trips include Napa-Santa Fe, N.M.,
departing April 30; Santa Fe-Seattle, departing July 11; and
Seattle-San Francisco, departing Sept. 27.
New Orleans to Napa
is priced from $5,340 for Vintage Pullman accommodations to $8,200
for Gold Suite accommodations. Prices cover all meals, guided tours
and lectures. A $500-per-couple discount is offered if the trip is
booked at least three months in advance.
Highlights of the
trip are stops in Kansas City, Mo.; Santa Fe; the Grand Canyon in
Arizona; Santa Barbara, Calif.; and San Francisco.
Phone: (800) 320-4206
Rates for the preceding are commissionable at 10%, except
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