Memorial Day is nearly synonymous with “weekend getaway,” so without further ado, here are a selection of getaway packages to take your clients out on the road.
The Noteworthy North
For a little home-style warmth, Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, MI, is featuring a Bed, Beef and a Bottle package available Monday through Saturday—meaning your clients’ Memorial Day weekend can begin with a luxurious Friday and Saturday night on-property at great discounted rates. The Bed, Beef and a Bottle package starts at $259 per night and includes accommodations in a Classic guestroom; a $100 credit for Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, located on-property; and a bottle of house wine in the room. For more information, visit amwaygrand.com/ruths_chris_packages.html.
And with the perfect location to visit the Intrepid Museum and Fleet Week activities, guests staying at The Westin New York at Times Square will be perfectly positioned to honor the U.S. military this Memorial Day Weekend. Standard starting rates for the holiday weekend begin at $359 per night, plus the chance to save 40 percent off their third night when booking a minimum of two nights and arriving Thursday through Saturday. For more information, call (866) 924-8746 or visit westinny.com. Mention code ZB4.
The Sunny South
Travelers to Louisiana will take part in a new spin on the traditional Memorial Day barbecue, trading in their hamburgers and hot dogs for gumbo and po’boys. Including 2-night accommodations in a full suite, dinner for two in The Grill Room, and Grand Tasting tickets to the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience at the New Orleans Convention Center, The Windsor Court Hotel’s New Orleans Wine & Food Experience package starts at $799 dbl. Guests can choose to stay any two nights between May 25-28 and attend the grand tasting on May 25 or 26. For more information, visit windsorcourthotel.com or book at gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx. Mention promo code nowfe.
If it’s a Florida vacation your clients are seeking, Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek offers a respite from the Memorial Day theme park celebrations with its Bed and Breakfast package, combining deluxe accommodations with daily breakfast for two at Tesoro Cove. Rates start at $159 per night dbl or $179 per night for families. For more information, call (407) 390-2300 or visit wyndhamgrandorlando.com.
Meanwhile, in Miami, Doral Golf Club Resort & Spa, a Marriott Resort’s Escape! Family Time package is providing its guests garden room accommodations with plenty of opportunity for relaxation or playtime—whatever they prefer. Adults might enjoy a visit to the Spa at Doral or to one of the resort’s championship golf courses, while children are bound to ride the slide into Blue Lagoon pool. Rates start at $199 per night. For more information, call (800) 713-6725 or visit doralresort.com.