Rates & Dates: Wyndham Nassau Resort offers early booking deal for 2008


The Wyndham Nassau Resort, part of the Cable Beach Resorts & Crystal Palace Casino complex, is offering early booking specials.


When reservations are booked through Dec. 31 for travel between Jan. 1 and Dec. 20, 2008, guests are entitled to up to 50% off rack rates.

Stays between Sundays and Wednesdays are discounted 50%, and stays from Thursdays through Saturdays are discounted 10%.

Cable Beach Resorts

Phone: (800) 222-7466


GDSs: All systems

The 337-room JW Marriott Grand Rapids (Michigan) opened on Sept. 21 as one of four JW Marriott properties to open worldwide in 2007.

Nightly rates start at $189 on weekends and $229 on weekdays.

All guest rooms at the property include flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi access. In addition, the resort has a fitness club and indoor, heated pool; 20,000 square feet of meetings and functions space; and various food and beverage outlets.

JW Marriott Grand Rapids

Phone: (888) 844-5947


GDSs: All systems

The Bolongo Bay Beach Club in St. Thomas is offering a Veterans Day program to thank all military personnel for their service.

The Patriotic Package is valid on reservations made for travel between Nov. 1 and 15 and offers the fourth night free when four or more nights are booked.

The plan is valid on the property's room-only or all-inclusive options. The nightly room-only rate starts at $214 per room, double, while the all-inclusive option is priced from $445 per room, double.

The rates are valid for past and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces with a valid military identification card.

Bolongo Bay Beach Club

Phone: (800) 524-4746

E-mail:[email protected]

The Omni San Diego Hotel created the Grinch Steal-of-a-Dealholiday package. Rates start at $149 per room.

The rate represents a savings of more than 40% off rack rates and is valid Nov. 20 through Jan. 2 for stays during the Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year's holidays.

The package includes gingerbread cookies on arrival, a copy of Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and a copy of "The Who's Tips," featuring a calendar of festive events.

Omni San Diego Hotel

Phone: (800) THE-OMNI


GDSs: All systems

The Westin New York at Times Square has created the Football Fanaticpackage for Sunday-night stays through Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 8.

The package, priced at $259 per night, includes an ice bucket filled with bottles of beer and an in-room dining menu for uninterrupted game viewing on 32-inch, high-definition, flat-screen TVs.

Westin New York at Times Square

Phone: (888) 627-7149 and ask for rate code FOOTBALL


GDSs: All systems

The Le Merigot Beach Hotel and Spa in Santa Monica, Calif., is offering a spa package designed just for the boys.

The Manscapingpackage, priced from $610 per room, per night, includes a back-, chest-, shoulder- and ear-waxing session; a 60-minute, deep-tissue massage; and superior room accommodations.

The plan must be booked via the Internet Specials section on the hotel's Web site. When booking, agents must enter their IATA number in the special requests section.

The package is commissionable at 10% on the room portion only.

Le Merigot Beach Hotel and Spa


Rates for the preceding are commissionable at 10%, except where noted.

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