Resort rewards loyal agents

CHRISTIANSTED, U.S. Virgin Islands -- Chenay Bay Beach Resort in St. Croix stepped up its agent incentives with increased commissions and discounted rates.

The resort's new, two-part Travel Agent Loyalty program features 20% commission for agents who book their clients directly through the resort and a 50% agent discount for travel through Dec. 20.

Peak season travel from Dec. 21 to April 14 offers a 20% agent discount.

Discounted agent rates start at $78.75 per room, per night, double, (the regular rate is $157.50) in the summer and at $107.25 (regular rate $214.50) after Dec. 20.

The Loyalty program is valid on new bookings only.

Each of the 50 West Indian-style cottages at the beachfront property includes a kitchenette with a microwave and coffeemaker, cable television, air conditioning, ceiling fans and a front porch.

Complimentary daytime activities include ocean kayaking, sailing, snorkeling, volley-ball and tennis.

Off-property excursions can be arranged. They include diving, golf at two nearby 18-hole courses, parasailing, horseback riding, island tours, car rentals and boat tours to Buck Island National Underwater Park.

Chenay Bay Beach Resort's on-site, oceanfront King Conch's Coconut Hut restaurant serves three full meals a day.

Theme celebrations take place weekly. An island pig roast, a West Indian buffet and seafood nights are among the events. Live entertainment takes place nightly.

JDS Travel News JDS Viewpoints JDS Africa/MI