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August 11, 2014 Corporate No Comments Email Email

Although the Internet has made revolutionary changes in how people book travel, Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels® still believes that the travel agent community is their greatest asset.

Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa

From the Caribbean to the coastline of the Pacific Northwest, Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels® have special offers to engage and give incentive to the travel trade community.

“Travel is so personal, it’s important to have a solid relationship with someone who knows who you are, what you want and where you want to be,” states Eric Gavin, regional Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Let’s be honest,” states Eric Gavin, regional vice president of Sales & Marketing, “Travel agents are simply the pulse of our business. We want to be good partners.”

The Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotel Fall Travel Agent Offers are as follows:

Just 35 miles from Aruba and served by a modern international airport, the Santa Barbara Beach Resort is located on 27 acres of rare natural preserve. This idyllic resort offers travel agents a $99 per night, familiarization rate and 10% commission.

Miami Beach
Marenas Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, has just undergone a refresh of soft goods, and general resort infrastructure improvements. This beachfront resort has extended a familiarization rate for travel agents of $159+ per night for a one-bedroom suite This rate is valid August 3, 2014 – November 30, 2014, subject to availability and black-out dates.

ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa in Bal Harbour, offers a familiarization rate starting at $150 per night plus tax for Deluxe Ocean View Room and $249 for the Deluxe Suite. This rate is valid August 3, 2014 – November 30, 2014, subject to availability and black-out dates.

Villas of Grand Cypress completed a total room renovation in 2013 and extends a familiarization rates starting at $89 (based on season and availability). This hotel, rated the #1 hotel in Orlando by TripAdvisor also offers a personalized welcome amenity “from” the Travel Agent , with all agent bookings.

Naples Bay Resort & Spa offers agents early booking commission rewards of up to 20%. Agents that book travel dates between August 1 and October 31, 2014 will receive 20% if booked by July 31, 2014; 15% if booked by August 31, 2014; 10% commission if booked by September 30, 2014.

Vero Beach
Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa in Vero Beach offers a special Travel Agent Familiarization rate of $109.00 Sunday – Thursday (waived resort fee) limited availability. Blackout dates apply. Travel agent rates are valid for travel until Sep 30, 2014.

The beachfront resort, owned by Gloria and Emilio Estefan, also offers a Travel Agent reward program. For every 25 room nights booked from now until Sep 30, 2014—agents will earn one free night for future stay. (Groups and corporate negotiated rates not applicable.)

Hotel Arista
Located in the upscale Chicago suburb of Naperville, this Hotel is a throwback to a bygone era when Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant epitomized elegance and class and Sinatra’s Rat Pack embodied raffish cool. Hotel Arista offers travel agents who are interested in enjoying the finest room product in the greater Chicago area 25% off the best available rate and a complimentary cup of coffee or specialty beverage at the Italian influenced Lavazza Espression Coffee Shop. Enjoy the discourse, baby.

Rancho Santa Fe
Just north of San Diego and fresh off a $12 million enhancement, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is pleased to offer a familiarization rate for travel agents of $149.00 per night with waived daily hotel service fee, plus tax. In addition, enjoy a $50.00 breakfast credit in our new restaurant, Morada. Rate is based on availability and valid through December 1, 2014.

Embodying contemporary luxury and the simplified elegance of wine country living, Bardessono, located in Yountville, offers an agent familiarization rate of $350 per night plus 10% commission. This promotional offer is valid for stays Sunday-Thursday during December – March.

Conveniently located on Seattle’s historic First Hill, Sorrento Hotel offers travel agents who want to explore the city, a year-round weekend rate of 25% off the best available rate, and a seasonal weekday rate any Sun – Thurs of $199 (May – September) or $149 (October – April), along a Dean & Deluca welcome amenity.

Located on five beautifully landscaped acres in the heart of Woodinville Wine Country, just 25 minutes East of Seattle, Willows Lodge offers an agent familiarization rate of $150 per week-night, Sun-Thurs, for Oct 1-Dec 30 (based on availability). In addition, the resort offers 15% commission on any bookings for fourth quarter travel.

The fine print: The familiarization rates valid for IATAN, travel agent ID, CLIA, and True Card holders. Agent can book up to one additional room at the same agent rate for their family and friends traveling together, providing they arrive and depart with the agent.

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