Treasure Island special rewards agents' efforts

LAS VEGAS -- Treasure Island is featuring a winter room special to reintroduce travel agents to the resort, which has emerged from a renovation.

Deluxe guest rooms are available to ARC-approved travel agents for $49 per person, per night, plus tax.

The offer is based on single or double occupancy.

The special is valid Sundays through Thursdays from Nov. 19 to Dec. 9 and Jan. 2 to 18.

The same offer is valid for $45 per night from Dec. 10 to 21.

There is no minimum stay requirement. Rates are net, noncommissionable and subject to availability.

An additional charge for triple or quad occupancy will apply.

IATA or ARC identification is required upon arrival.

"We are offering the travel agent winter special in recognition of the travel industry," said Bop McPherrin, executive director of hotel marketing.

"We would like to show our gratitude by presenting them with the opportunity to experience firsthand the resort's new offerings," he added.

Redesigned guest rooms, a new lobby and registration desk overlooking the tropical pool were among the renovation projects at the resort.

The resort also is eager to show travel agents its new Francesco's Italian restaurant, which is decorated with art pieces created by celebrities such as Tony Bennett and Phyllis Diller.

A Hideaway Lounge, a Starbucks and a Ben & Jerry's ice cream parlor also have been added.

For reservations, call (800) 944-7444 and ask for the travel agent winter special, or visit the resort's Web site at

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