Travel Impressions has introduced Big Apple and Big Easy promotions featuring a free night at participating hotels when a three- or four-night vacation package is booked in New York City or New Orleans. The promotion must be booked by May 31, for travel from June 1 through August 31. Travel Impressions also announced an Epicurean Escape at the Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa, Jamaica, with rates from $999 per person.
The“Big Apple and Big Easy deal offers travelers booking a minimum of four nights in New Orleans to receive a fourth night free at participating resorts. Sample rates for five-day/four-night New Orleans vacation packages (including the free night) are:
* Marriott New Orleans from $305 per person
* JW Marriott from $319 per person
* Royal Sonesta from $335 per person
Travel Impressions is offering a third night free on three-night reservations at the following New York hotels:
* Hotel Mela from $415 per person
* The Plaza from $769 per person
Vacationers who book four nights at select New York hotels receive the fourth night free. Participating properties include:
* The Alex Hotel from $515 per person
* The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park from $679 per person
* The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park from $1,269 per person
Rates quoted are per person, based on double occupancy. All New York and New Orleans packages include hotel accommodations, airport/hotel transfers and hotel tax. Airfare is available from gateways nationwide and can be easily added to the cost of the hotel package. Blackout, weekend, holiday peak season surcharges apply.
Travel Impressions is also inviting food and wine enthusiasts to the 10th annual Epicurean Escape with a seven-day/six-night stay at Jamaica’s Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa starting at $999 per person (including two free nights) for travel from June 23 through June 29. As an added incentive, travelers will receive “every third night free” for all bookings at Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa made by May 27, 2009 for travel through October 31.
Land-only rates include event activities, all meals and drinks, entertainment, roundtrip airport transfers, all tips and gratuities, hotel taxes and more. Airfare is available from gateways nationwide and can easily be added to the cost of the hotel package.
Organized with Food & Wine magazine, the 10th annual Epicurean Escape will feature cooking demonstrations, pastry classes, and tasting seminars devoted to champagne, wine, rum and martinis. Guests will get up close and personal with some of today’s most renowned chefs and sommeliers. The week culminates with a six-course grand gala dinner (additional charge $150 per person) with signature dishes from guest chefs, paired with wines selected by master sommeliers.
The Super-Inclusive Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa features seaside accommodations among the resort’s 22 acres of elegantly manicured grounds and private two-mile stretch of white sand beach.
Travel agents earn an additional 1 percent bonus commission when booking travel packages online with Quest for Agents via www.TravelImpressions.com.