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Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort Montego Bay Offers ‘Suite Spring Sale’

December 24, 2014
Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort Montego Bay, Jamaica

Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort Montego Bay, Jamaica

Spring Break in Jamaica will be sweeter in 2015 for guests of the all-inclusive Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay thanks to a new Suite Spring Sale. Savings of up to 50% off published rates are available in KidSuites® and One-Bedroom Suites between February and April 2015:


KidSuites®   One-Bedroom Suites
Savings Travel Dates Rates Savings Travel Dates Rates
35% Feb 1 – April 11, 2015 $443 35% Feb 1 – April 11, 2015 $508
50% April 12 – April 30, 2015 $314 50% April 12 – April 30, 2015 $364

*All rates based on single/double occupancy

“Spring Break in Jamaica is always great, but in one of our suites, the experience is that much more magical,” said Nicola Madden-Greig, Group Director of Marketing & Sales. “Ultra spacious and more elegant than you might expect, our suites were fully-renovated recently to provide guests with an unmatched level of comfort for the money. Our new Suite Spring Sale makes an already great value even better.”

For families, the new KidSuites® are simply ideal. KidSuites® feature a unique room within a room concept, where kids and parents enjoy their own private space. Each unit features a partially separated sleep/play area for kids, with one set of bunk beds, cable TV with kid friendly channels, and play table or desk. The main sleeping area has a king bed, flat screen cable TV with premium movie channels, direct dial telephone with voice mail, coffee maker, in-room safe, AM/FM clock radio, hair dryer, refrigerator, iron and ironing board. KidSuites® are also ideally located on the ground floor adjacent to the resort’s award-winning KidSpree Vacation Club.

One-bedroom suites offer the ultimate in comfort and refinement for guests of the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay. Each of these ultra-spacious penthouse accommodations features a completely separate living area, full ocean view, private whirlpool, vaulted ceilings, dark wood accents, fine décor, flat screen TV with premium movie and sports channels, work desk, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, AM/FM clock radio, coffee maker, refrigerator, an in-room safe, and enough room to comfortably sleep up to five persons.

The Suite Spring Sale is valid on bookings made by April 29, 2015 for resort stays enjoyed between February 1 and April 30, 2015. There are no blackout dates and a minimum night stay of three nights is required for resort stays taking place February 12 – 17, 2015, as well as March 30 – April 5, 2015.

Savings apply to KidSuites® and One-Bedroom Suites room categories and include unlimited meals, snacks and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), non-motorized watersports, resort amenities (tennis, mini golf, fitness center, etc.), taxes, gratuities, and free nightly shuttle service to Margaritaville in the heart of Montego Bay’s nightlife center, The Hip Strip.

As an added value, free Wifi Internet service is accessible in all rooms and suites at the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego, and all kids 12 and under stay, play and eat free when sharing accommodations with parents.

Group bookings are ineligible and revisions on current bookings are not permitted. Savings of up to 50% cannot be combined with any other promotion or consumer savings and can be withdrawn at any time.

The Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay is a 518-room full-service resort which combines the strength of the world’s most-trusted hotel brand with authentic Jamaican hospitality. Distinguished as the only 100% all-inclusive Holiday Inn*, the property helps travelers stretch their vacation dollars to new heights, offering a series of complimentary special programs benefiting families (KidSpree) and seniors (GoldenSpree). Those wishing to tie the knot can even take advantage of the Free Caribbean Wedding program (conditions apply). The resort continues to upgrade its facilities and amenities to better serve the modern traveler.  New room categories – Junior Suites for added elegance, and KidSuites® for more family fun – together with exciting dining options at the just-opened Kenko Teppanyaki Restaurant, upgraded rooms and common areas add a refreshed feel to the property, even for the most frequent of repeat guests. Additional amenities, such as the boutique Sol-Mer Spa & Salon, five restaurants/grill, four bars, two pools, tennis, mini golf, half-mile of pristine white sand beach and boardwalk, “Tek-it-Easy” private island, 4,000 square feet of meeting space, electronic casino, and more, affirm that the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay truly offers something for everyone.


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Mango Bay Hotel, Barbados Named a 2014 Family Vacation Critic Favorite

October 9, 2014
Mango Bay Barbados resort

Mango Bay Barbados resort

HOLETOWN, Barbados – Barbados’ Mango Bay Hotel ( has been named a 2014 Family Vacation Critic Favorite in the first annual hotel awards on

Of the 3,500 hotels recommended on the site, Mango Bay Hotel was one of three hotels in Barbados and 400 properties worldwide to receive the honor of Family Vacation Critic Favorite. Mango Bay is also the highest rated hotel in Barbados on the website.

The hotels receiving the title of Family Vacation Critic Favorite have met a set list of criteria, based on reviews from the site’s editors and community of family travelers.  To qualify, hotels must receive four stars or higher from the website’s editorial staff and have at least 75% of families recommend the property with four stars or higher.

Located in the historic Holetown area on the famed Gold Coast of Barbados, the 76-room Mango Bay Hotel is known for its sophistication and all-inclusive value. This beachfront, boutique-style property is an ideal tropical retreat, offering spacious accommodations, a picturesque beach, a centrally-located swimming pool and superb dining. The property is just a short walk from the posh Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, where guests can shop at global luxury retailers including Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Cartier, Michael Kors and more.

Mango Bay is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014 with discounted rates starting at $384 per room, per night, based on double occupancy, on an all-inclusive basis when booked directly.  A Mango Bay all-inclusive vacation includes hotel accommodations, all meals, afternoon tea, all local and brand name drinks including glasses of wine, use of the on-site gym and nightly entertainment. The property is also now offering room service as well as drink and food service at the pool and the beach.  Water skiing, kayaking, snorkeling, wakeboarding, pedal boats, a glass bottom boat ride and a catamaran trip to snorkel with the turtles are also included.

“We are honored to be among this list of well-respected hotels throughout the world, as it reflects the good impressions we have made on our guests,” said Peter Odle, chairman of the Mango Bay Hotel Group.  “Our dedicated staff is eager to meet guests’ needs and is pleased to receive acknowledgment for reaching this goal.”

For more information on Mango Bay, call (246) 432-1384, email or visit


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Wintergreen Resort in Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains Gives 3rd Nite Free, Free Junior Golf

July 6, 2011

Whether it’s free golf for juniors or the incredible array of activities available for the entire family to enjoy vacation, the Wintergreen Resort “Buy 2 Nights, Get the 3rd Night Free” package is enticing at the popular summer getaway atop Virginia’s magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains.

When guests spend two nights at Wintergreen, they will receive the third night free, plus two free Wintergreen Passports unlocking the key to an unlimited amount of family activities and adventures at the resort.

And since July is PGA Family Golf Month at Wintergreen Resort, children under the age of 16 can play either of Wintergreen Resort’s two courses – Stoney Creek or Devils Knob – free for the entire month when accompanied by a paying adult.

When not on the course, there is no shortage of other activities, including:

  • Treehouse Programs – features the Kids in Action summer childcare program with a variety of activities and fun each day.
  • Discovery Ridge Adventure Center – here kids will find video games, air hockey, pool tables, foosball tables, rock climbing wall, miniature golf course and bungee trampoline.
  • Summer Tubing – the tubing park extends the length of more than three football fields and has the feel of being on top of a 10-story building.
  • The Zip at Wintergreen – imagine soaring down 900 feet in under 30 seconds with speeds approaching 40 miles per hour!
  • Ridgely’s Fun Park – with water balloon volleyball, water gun tag, giant bowling and broomball, the park delivers hours of family fun

There’s also the lure of Lake Monacan, a 20-acre park and park that features paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, fishing equipment and much more, as well as the resort’s swimming pools and hiking trails.

To secure the “Buy 2 Nights, Get the 3rd Night Free” package, visit or call (800) 266-2444.

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CoCo Key Orlando Salutes Military with $79 rate

May 8, 2010

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Orlando’s newest family resort, CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort-Orlando, is reaching out to members of the U.S. Armed Forces with a special $79 stay-and-play offer. 

For $79 per night through June 15, active and retired U.S. military personnel, including active and retired members of the United States Coast Guard and activated members of the National Guard or Reservists can enjoy a complete resort stay-and-play experience at the new CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort-Orlando.

Located on International Drive just minutes from the theme parks, CoCo Key offers an atmosphere that captures the relaxation and enchantment of the Florida Keys.  Brightly colored cabanas, swaying palms, fragrant hibiscus, native artwork and thatched roofs welcome guests to Florida’s newest and most unique water resort.

The 54,000-square-foot canopy-covered and outdoor water park features 14 water slides; a zero-entry pool area offering water fun for youngsters; a teen pool; an interactive Play Island; three daring adventure slides; lots of dining options; and a state-of-the-art arcade. 

Reservations are available by visiting (click on the Orlando tab), by calling 877/875-4681 or contacting a travel agent.

Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate