With professional surfers battling for the
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing on some of the best beaches on Oahu's
North Shore, the Turtle Bay Resort in Kahuku,
Hawaii, is offering discounted rates through Dec. 20.
The nightly rate
starts at $219 per room, double. Mention
the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing when booking.
The Vans Triple
Crown of Surfing is considered the pinnacle of surf events for the
comprises three surf contests that are scheduled between Nov. 12
and Dec. 20: the Hawaiian Pro, from Nov. 12 to 24 at Haleiwa's Alii
Beach; the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing, from Nov. 25 to Dec. 6 at
Sunset Beach; and the Billabong Pipeline Masters, from Dec. 8 to 20
at the Banzai Pipeline.
Phone: (866) 827-5327
Sun Resort, formerly known as the Grosvenor, completed a
$25 million renovation project in September and is offering a
holiday package through Dec. 30.
The renovation plan
included remodeling all guest rooms and suites, refurbishments to
the lobby and corridors and updates to the restaurants and
The holiday package
features overnight accommodations in a remodeled room, breakfast
buffet for up to four people at the resort's new LakeView
restaurant and transfers to the Walt Disney World theme
The plan is priced
from $75 per room, per night, double.
Phone: (800) 624-4109 or (407)
Roosevelt Hotel extended its Ratatouille --
Anyone Can Cook package through March 31. The plan originally was scheduled to expire Dec. 31.
The extension follows the DVD release of the
Disney Pixar animated film "Ratatouille"
on Nov. 6.
will get a private cooking lesson with the Roosevelt Grill's chef
as well as dinner at the restaurant; a platter of gourmet cheeses
at turndown; a drawn bath with fresh herbs; a copy of the movie on
DVD; and a copy of a New York cookbook for adults and the
"Ratatouille! What's Cookin' " cookbook for kids.
Rates for the
two-night stay start at $1,443 for a family of four (two adults and
Phone: (888) TEDDY-NY
Ciao Italy Tours, a division of A&A Holidays, is
promoting a cooking tour to Sardinia, Italy, with rates available
through Dec. 22 and again Jan. 7 to May 31.
Cooking Experience visits Sardinia, Sanluri, Barumini, Tuili,
Masua, Porto Flavia, Montevecchio, Piscinas and Oristano,
package, which is priced from $3,180 per person, double, includes
hotel accommodations; daily breakfast, three lunches with a
quarter-liter of wine and five dinners; roundtrip airport-hotel
transfers; five half-day tours, including entry tickets and
services of an English-speaking guide; and five cooking
Travel agents earn
11% commission when booking the
Ciao Italy Tours
Phone: (312) 629-0100
Fax: (312) 629-0110
Rates for the preceding are commissionable at 10%, except
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