With preparations under way for the 2005 season, which begins Jan. 7 and lasts until April 3, the Ice Hotel Quebec-Canada in Quebec City is rolling out its rates.

Overnight rates start at $159 per person, double. Packages also are available.

Ice Hotel Quebec-Canada

Phone: (877) 505-0423


The Mountain Lodge at Telluride (Colo.) offers the Stay Slopeside, Ski Free plan, valid Nov. 24 to Dec. 17, which includes lift tickets for two guests per room, per night. Rates start at $179 per night, and a two-night minimum-stay is required. The Telluride Ski resort opens Thanksgiving Day.

Mountain Lodge at Telluride

Phone: (866) 368-6867


GDSs: All systems

After four hurricanes left their mark on the Sunshine State, Noble House Hotels & Resorts four properties in the state are offering Return to Paradise rates through Dec. 23.

At the 49-room Grove Isle Resort & Spa in Miami and the 189-room LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples, nightly rates start at $249 per room, double.

The Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in Little Torch Key is featuring rates that start at $495 per couple for stays taking place on Sunday through Thursday nights.

Meanwhile, Ocean Key Resort in Key West has junior suites with rates from $179 per night from Sundays through Thursdays. On Fridays and Saturdays, the rates start from $249 per night.

Noble House is incentivizing travel agents by paying 15% commission on its four Florida properties for bookings made through Nov. 15 for arrivals through Jan. 31.

Grove Isle Resort & Spa

Phone: (800) 88-GROVE

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

Phone: (800) 237-6883

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa

Phone: (800) 3-GET-LOST

Ocean Key Resort

Phone: (800) 328-9815

GDSs for all resorts: All systems, using the NC code

Agents with clients who love golf take note: Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C., created the Fall Swing plan featuring two rounds of golf on two championship courses.

The package, priced at $135 per night, double, covers accommodations at the Inn at Harbour Town, one round of golf at the Sea Marsh course, one round of golf at the Ocean course and butler service at the Inn.

The plan is valid through Nov. 28 and requires a two-night minimum stay. Commission is 10% of the room rate.

Sea Pines Resort

Phone: (800) SEA-PINES


Miami Beachs Wave Hotel created the Amtrak package for ticket holders on Orlando-Miami routes.

The plan offers discounted rates on accommodations with breakfast. The package is valid through Dec. 20 and is priced from $109 per room, double, for Sunday- through Thursday-night stays and from $129 per room, double, for Friday- and Saturday-night stays.

Reservations should be made online; request rate code WAVETRAK. An Amtrak train ticket must be presented upon check-in to qualify for the rate.

Wave Hotel

Phone: (800) 501-0401 or (305) 673-0401


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