Rates & Dates: TradeWinds Island Grand Resort creates 'Barrel of Fun' promotion


The TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Fla., isn't letting the price of oil get in the way of clients booking stays at the resort.

Through Aug. 28 for midweek stays, guests booking the Barrel of Fun package will receive a room credit upon checkout equal to the price that a barrel of crude oil is trading for that day, as reported on www.oil-price.net.

The three-night package is priced at $598 for two adults and two children in the same room, a 30% discount off normal rates before the oil discount.

The plan must be booked by phone and asked for by name.

TradeWinds Island Grand Resort
(866) 587-8538(866) 587-8538 FREE

Manhattan's Salisbury Hotel features 'MoMa Museum Lovers' package

The Salisbury Hotel in New York is offering its Museum of Modern Art Museum Lovers package once again, with rates valid through Oct. 29. The Salisbury is on West 57th Street across from Carnegie Hall, and MoMA is four blocks south on West 53rd Street.

Rates range from $229 to $319 per room, per night, double, depending on the date. The price includes two tickets that guarantee holders won't have to wait in line to be admitted to the museum, a copy of MoMA's "Highlights" keepsake book and a MoMA bookmark.

Salisbury Hotel
(888) NYC-5757
Web: www.nycsalisbury.com
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'Fertile Turtle' deal offered for couples at Marriott resort on Marco Island

The Marco Island (Fla.) Marriott Beach Resort is once again inviting couples trying to conceive to stay during sea turtle mating season, through Oct. 31. The Fertile Turtle package is priced from $419 per night, per couple.

The rate covers deluxe accommodations in a gulfview room, a couples massage, red clover and raspberry teas (which are said to promote fertility) and a commemorative photo album. A portion of revenue from each booked Fertile Turtle package will be donated to local sea turtle conservation efforts.

Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort
(800) GET HERE
Web: www.marcoislandmarriott.com
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