CROWN POINT, Tobago -- In an attempt to bolster visitor arrivals,
several Tobago hotel properties and tour operators are offering
reduced rates for the summer season.
The "summer" season in the Caribbean lasts well into
There were 118,323 U.S. arrivals in 1999, the last year for
which numbers are available.
Details on some of the hotel and package deals follow:The Tropikist Beach Hotel, near Crown Point airport, is
offering the summer inclusive package, valid through Dec. 23.
The plan is priced at $85 per night, double, and covers
accommodations and all meals.
For details, call (868) 639-8512 or visit www.tropikist.com.The Hilton Tobago, in Lowlands, is extending its introductory
Value Plus rate of $124 per night, double, through Sept. 30.
Also, coinciding with the official debut of the Tobago
Plantations golf course on July 15, the Hilton created a five-night
golf or dive plan, priced from $1,609 per person, double.
The plan includes accommodations, daily breakfast and either
five rounds of golf or four dives per person.
To book, access the CRSs or call (800) HILTONS.By booking five nights at Coco Reef Resort, Crown Point,
clients receive the sixth night's accommodations for free.
Through Dec. 15, the nightly inclusive rate is from $185 per
The cost covers accommodations, all meals and drinks and use of
nonmotorized water-sports equipment.
For details, call (800) 221-1294 or log onto www.cocoreef.com.New York-based Travelspan Vacations features seven-night,
air-inclusive packages to eight properties on the island.
The properties are the Tropikist Beach Hotel, Blue Waters Inn,
Mount Irvine Bay Hotel, Coco Reef Resort, Grafton Beach Resort,
Blue Haven, Stonehaven Villas and Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort.
Rates range from $819 to $2,199 per person, double, depending on
the property chosen.
For example, packages at Blue Waters Inn, Speyside, are priced
from $839, and plans at Stonehaven Villas, Black Rock, are priced
The cost covers roundtrip air from New York, hotel
accommodations and roundtrip airport transfers.
For details, call Travelspan at (800) 817-6177.Through Dec. 20, newlyweds can save by booking the deluxe
Honeymoon plans at the Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort and Grafton
Beach Resort properties, both of which are located in Black
The five-night package is priced from $1,599 at Le Grand Courlan
and from $1,399 at Grafton Beach Resort. Prices are per person,
In addition to the standard inclusive features at both
properties, the honeymoon plan covers one Swedish massage for the
bride and groom, daily breakfast in bed and a three-course dinner
To book, contact Utell at (800) 44-UTELL.