EDINBURGH, Scotland -- The luxury Gleneagles resort outside
Edinburgh, teamed with a local genealogist to craft a three-night
package tailored to U.S. travelers researching the Scottish
branches of their family trees.
The resort's Roots & Routes deal includes accommodations in
an Estate Room, full Scottish breakfast daily, a whiskey tasting
and an eight-hour, chauffeured drive with a guide to wherever
researchers wish to visit in Scotland.
Prior to arrival, guests with reservations can e-mail
genealogical inquiries to Norman Thompson of Scots Heritage in
Auchterarder, Scotland, who will research ancestry using records
dating back to the 14th century. Gleneagles recommends inquiries be
made directly to Thompson at least two months prior to arrival;
The Roots & Routes package is priced at $2,002 per couple
through October, and $1,776 per couple from November through April
2003. Agent commission is 8%.
For more information or to book, call (866) 463-8734 or visit www.gleneagles.com.