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Happy 2014. May your travels in the coming year be frequent and rewarding.

In This Issue:
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  • CityPASS Winter Special
  • Winter Deals at Grand Canyon National Park
  • Club Med Semi-Annual Sale
  • Price Drop on Land of Northern Lights Cruise
  • Paris Shopping 2014
  • Zion Lodge Winter Magic and Holiday Packages
  • Get Warm with Winter Deals to Mesa AZ
  • London Pass Adds Museums
  • MSC Cruises "2-For-1 Plus" Offer
  • Exotic Journeys Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Savings
  • Istanbul Package with Air From $1,173
  • Year-Round Deals in California's Tuolumne County
  • Aston Hotels & Resorts Winter Special
  • London's Spring Sales at The Rubens
  • Myrtle Beach Discount Winter Getaways
  • Ferry Service Between Nova Scotia and Maine
  • Carlson Rezidor's Sizzling Hot Deals
  • Choice Hotels International Winter Promotion
  • Tween Waters Inn Record Lows Sale
  • Hilton Winter, Spring Specials Across China

  • CityPASS Winter Special

    City Pass, the company that discounts admission to top attractions in major North American destinations, offers its annual Winter Special to lengthen each CityPASS booklet’s traditional nine-day validity period.

    Visitors purchasing or activating previously purchased CityPASS ticket booklets for New York City, Boston, Houston, Philadelphia or Seattle will have up to 75 days, until Feb. 28, 2014, to redeem the included attraction tickets (one use per individual ticket). Typically, once the first admission ticket in a booklet is redeemed, CityPASS holders have nine days to use the remaining attraction tickets. Winter Special waives the nine-day rule, extending the usage period considerably.

    In addition to more time to enjoy attractions, you save up to 50 percent off the cost of purchasing the included attraction tickets separately. CityPASS ticket booklets also save time, allowing you to bypass most main-entrance ticket lines.

    The Winter Special encourages sightseers, both out-of-towners and regional visitors, to take their time and explore a city at a leisurely pace.

    The cities participating in the 2013 CityPASS Winter Special program include:

    Boston CityPASS Cost: $51 adult, $36 child (3-11). Savings: 48 percent

    Houston CityPASS Cost: $46 adult, $36 child (3-11). Savings: 46 percent

    New York CityPASS Cost: $106 adult, $79 youth (6-17). Savings: 40 percent

    Philadelphia CityPASS Cost: $59 adult, $39 child (2-12). Savings: 44 percent

    Seattle CityPASS Cost: $74 adult, $49 child (4-12). Savings: 43 percent

    CityPASS.


    Winter Deals at Grand Canyon National Park

    This winter season, lodge operator Xanterra South Rim offers three winter deals to add more appeal to the Grand Canyon Experience.

    The Canyon Winter Escape package will be offered for the first time at Kachina and Thunderbird Lodges. These identical rim lodges feature a total of 104 rooms and are located between the historic El Tovar and Bright Angel Lodge. The package for two features overnight accommodations, breakfast at the Bright Angel Restaurant, a motorcoach tour and a one-time gift shop discount 10 percent or 20 percent off purchases. The package is available Jan. 6 to Feb. 13, 2014 with the exception of Jan. 18 to 20, 2014. Rates are $179 for a street-side room and $189 for a canyon-side room. The promo code for booking is “ESCAPE.”

    Rates at Maswik Lodge, one of Xanterra’s two off-rim lodges, drop through Mar. 6, 2014. The Winter Value rate at Maswik Lodge is $87 per night plus tax at Maswik South and $118 per night at Maswik North. To receive the Winter Value rate, use promo code “WINTER.”

    You may stay at least two nights at Maswik North at a better rate of $199 plus tax for both nights. This rate requires at least two consecutive nights and the promo code is “STAY2” when making reservations. Additional consecutive nights are available for $99.50.

    The one- and two-night Winter Value rates are available through Mar. 6, 2014, excluding Jan. 1 to 4, 2014 and Feb. 15 to 18, 2014. The rates are valid for single or double occupancy. The cost for each additional person in the room is $9. Children 16 and under stay in the same room at no extra charge. Lodge and room type are subject to availability and seasonal closures. Summer and holiday rates at this hotel range from $90 to $174 per night.

    If needed, Xanterra will open and offer the winter rate at Yavapai Lodge where room rates will be $87 per night plus tax at Yavapai West and $118 per night at Yavapai East.

    Maswik Lodge is a 278-room facility a short walk from the South Rim and at the southwest end of Grand Canyon Village. Named for a Hopi Kachina who is said to guard the Grand Canyon, Maswik features a gift shop, cafeteria, lounge, rooms with private baths and sightseeing tours.

    Xanterra operates restaurants, gift shops and mule rides. Visitors staying at lodges in Grand Canyon Village can enjoy history walks, easy access to dining and a shuttle that takes them throughout the village and the park’s visitor center.

    Book online here or 888/297-2757.

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    Club Med Semi-Annual Sale

    BOOK BY JAN. 8 - - Club Med semi-annual sale is available at 50 of the company’s sun and ski resorts worldwide and features eight properties in the North American zone.
      Seven-night all-inclusive stays start at $119 per person, per night. The rates below at North American zone properties are for seven night stays in a club room.
    • Sandpiper Bay: Port St. Lucie, FL — $119 (19 percent savings)
    • Punta Cana: Dominican Republic — $139 (19 percent savings)
    • Ixtapa Pacific: Mexico — $119 (19 percent savings)
    • Cancun Yucatan: Mexico — $139
    • Columbus Isle: San Salvador, the Bahamas — $1,214 (air-inclusive seven-night stay) 12 percent savings
    • Turkoise: Turks and Caicos — $119
    • Buccaneer’s Creek: Martinique — $139
    • La Caravelle: Guadeloupe — $139

    You can save on holidays such as Easter, President’s Week and spring break at the more than 50 Club Med resorts worldwide including the U.S., Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Savings apply to the Club Med 2 sailing ship and the brand’s newest resort in Guilin, China. You must book by Jan. 8, 2014, for travel through June 27, 2014.

    Club Med or 888/932-2582.


    Price Drop on Land of Northern Lights Cruise

    Cruise and Maritime Voyages offers a Land of the Northern Lights cruise on the Discovery or the Marco Polo. Prices drop to $1,609 per person for a twin inner cabin that was priced at $5,009 per person or $2,079 for a twin ocean view cabin that was priced at $6,859. Cost for the third or fourth person sharing the cabin is $709.

    The cruise departs from Liverpool, London Tilbury or Bristol Avonmouth on 14 or 15 day cruises on Feb. 16, 24, Mar. 11, 12, or 16, 2014.

    The voyage follows Norway’s coastline and crosses the Arctic Circle. If conditions are right, you may experience the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights. Ports in Norway include Alesund, Narvik, Alta, Tromso, Sortland, the Vesteralen Islands, Andalsnes, Bergen and a stop at the Svartisen Glacier.

    The fare includes all meals onboard including afternoon tea and late night snacks; a Captain’s cocktail party; self-service tea & coffee 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.; big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes; daytime activities and leisure facilities; guest speaker and arts & crafts; luggage porterage port to cabin; and port taxes.

    Cruise and Maritime Voyages or 855/206-4897.


    Paris Shopping 2014

    Paris welcomes 29 million visitors each year. The fashion and shopping capital, Paris has 61,232 shops including 8,500 devoted to clothing and accessories. Its department stores, luxury brands and shopping districts make Paris a place to shop year-round.

    The Paris Shopping Book is a guide to shopping in Paris. Compiled by the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau for visitors and Parisians, this bilingual French-English paperback with a print run of 85,000 copies has a handpicked selection of shops, cultural venues and places to eat.

    Organized into six itineraries to suit different shopping profiles: Select, Trendy, Creative, Boho-Chic, Ethic-Ethnic and Savvy, from Jan. 2, 2014, you can download the Paris Shopping Book 2014 from this website.

    Or stop by one of the Bureau's tourist information points to pick up a free copy.


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    Zion Lodge Winter Magic and Holiday Packages

    Zion Lodge, located in the red rock country of Southern Utah in Zion National Park, offers the “Winter Escape Bed & Breakfast” package and holiday packages.

    The Winter Escape Bed & Breakfast package includes an overnight stay and features breakfast for two each morning. Through Mar. 20, 2014, the package rate for a Sunday through Thursday stay is $139 for a standard room, $149 for a Western Cabin and $179 for a suite. On Fridays and Saturdays, the rates are $15 more. During the holiday periods of Feb. 14 to 16, 2014, the rates for Sunday through Thursday stays are $184 for a standard room, $191 for a Western Cabin and $225 for a suite. The holiday rates on Friday and Saturdays are an additional $10. Each additional person over the age of 16 in the room is $10 with breakfast available for purchase separately. The above rates are based on double occupancy and do not include taxes, gratuities or park entrance fees.

    Mention promotion code “WNTR” when making reservations.

    Zion Lodge offers 82 rooms, 40 cabins, a restaurant and gift shop. The park is open year round. Most hiking trails are open throughout the winter.

    Zion National Park’s hikes include The Narrows up the Virgin River and Emerald Pools not far from Zion Lodge. The climb up to Angels Landing features switchbacks called Walter’s Wiggles, and the last half-mile portion of the hike is a white knuckler. In all, there are 200 miles of trails in Zion National Park. Other activities include climbing, backpacking, canyoneering and bird watching. Zion Canyon and the rest of the park appeal to photographers of every level.

    Zion Lodge Winter Magic and Holiday Packages or 888/297-2757.


    Get Warm with Winter Deals to Mesa AZ

    Visit Mesa marketing officials have a new campaign for the 38th largest city in the country and a newly re-tooled website.

    Visit Mesa is promoting hotel and vacation packages from $51 per night for baseball fans that come in March for Cactus League spring training and the new Chicago Cubs Park. Mesa will feature travel deals on TravelZoo and prize vacation giveaways on Facebook. Visit Mesa also offers discounted air and hotel packages with Southwest Vacations and Allegiant.

    Visit Mesa


    London Pass Adds Museums

    The London Pass, offers better value with the addition of two new attractions: the Imperial War Museum and the Museum of London.

    Both museums are free to visit, but London Pass holders gain free entry into paying exhibitions running until early 2015.

    Imperial War Museum - The Horrible Histories: Spies - normally £6.20 per adult and £3.30 per child, talks about Second World War spies and their secret schemes. This exhibition reveals the tricks and techniques used by spies to make secret war on the enemy: from itching powder to exploding camel dung.

    Museum of London - The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels brings the story of the city through artefacts, interactive displays and atmospheric reconstructions. Displayed for the first time in more than a century, The Cheapside Hoard is a cache of 16th and 17th century jewels and gemstones discovered in a cellar, insights into Elizabethan and Jacobean London. Normally at £9 per adult and £7 per child.

    Museum of London - Sherlock Holmes. This exhibition examines Holmes’ relationship with London and why the character is such an enduring figure. Normally £10.90 for adults and £9 for children.

    From Apr. 28 until Oct. 16, 2014, London Pass holders visiting the Museum of London will receive a free Museum of London guide worth £5.

    In addition to access to more than 60 attractions across London, the London Pass includes discounts at many restaurants and shops across the city.

    The revised London Pass guidebook is provided free to London Pass customers. This 180-page guidebook offers insights into different areas of London, must-do experiences, and shopping highlights.

    A one-day London Pass is priced at £47 per adult and £30 per child (aged 5-15).

    The London Pass can be purchased online.

    London Pass.

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    MSC Cruises "2-For-1 Plus" Offer

    Take advantage of MSC Cruise's Wave Season offers for select sailings of Caribbean 2014/2015, Europe 2014 and Brazil positioning cruises in 2014.

    With the "2-For-1 Plus" offer, you can sail at half price with the option of choosing from one of three bonus incentives: free beverage package, pre-paid service charges or up to $400 shipboard credit per stateroom. "2-For-1 Plus" is valid on MSC's newest ship to sail the Caribbean year-round, MSC Divina, and other ships in its fleet.

      A sampling of "2-For-1 Plus" sailings includes:
    • Eastern Caribbean: seven night itineraries from $600 per person on MSC Divina from Miami, in April, May, August, September, October, November and December, 2014. Plus January, February and March 2015.
    • Western Caribbean: seven night itineraries from $600 per person on MSC Divina from Miami, in April, May, August, September, October, November and December, 2014. Plus January, February and March 2015.
    • Western Mediterranean: seven night sailings from $550 per person on MSC Musica, departing Genoa weekly Apr. 5, 2014 through October plus Nov. 1, 8 and 15, 2014.
    • Eastern Mediterranean: seven night sailings on MSC Preziosa from $650 per person, departing Venice on May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 7, Sep 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 and Nov 1, 2014.
    • Brazil Positioning: Explore the beauty of South America, during two Brazil repositioning cruises, starting at $1,020 pp on board MSC Divina. Departing Miami on May 24 and returning on July 14 with stops in Charlotte Amalie (St. Thomas), Bridgetown (Barbados), Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), St. George (Grenada) and Fortaleza, Salvador, Ilheus and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

    Book by Mar. 31, 2014 to qualify for this promotion. "2-For-1 Plus" sailings are available on the MSC Armonia, MSC Fantasia, MSC Divina, MSC Lirica, MSC Musica, MSC Poesia, MSC Preziosa, MSC Sinfonia and MSC Splendida.

    Rates are per person, double occupancy, cruise only valid for new bookings. Government fees and taxes (GFT) of $39.78 to $185.98 per person for all sailing guests are additional. MSC Club discount may be applied to this promotion. A discount of up to 10 percent (not combinable with MSC Club Discount) is also applicable to active and retired U.S. and Canadian military, civil service and interline personnel. $100 per person deposit is applicable on bookings made more than 75 days out from sailing.

    MSC Cruises or 877/665-4655.


    Exotic Journeys Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Savings

    Royal Rajasthan on Wheels (RROW) is a luxury train in India from the makers of the Palace on Wheels. It operates through March with weekly journeys from Delhi and stops at Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Ranthambhore Tiger Preserve, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Agra before returning to Delhi.

    RROW’s has 39 one or two bed air-conditioned cabins with amenities such as carpeting, writing table and chairs, closet for baggage, attached bathrooms, hot and cold running water and assigned server 24 hours.

    The non-smoking train accommodates about 80 passengers, has internet and satellite TVs, spa and wellness center, cabins with individual climate control, fully stocked wet bar, library, daily newspapers, laundry service, room service, safe deposit boxes in the cabins, sockets for 110/120 voltage electricity, mailbox, foreign exchange facilities, business center and board room for meetings.

    Two dining cars serves Continental, Indian and Chinese cuisines. Some meals are served in Rambagh Palace, Lake Palace and heritage hotels with cultural shows and folk dances. The comprehensive sightseeing tours in each city are conducted by professional guides in air conditioned coaches.

    Exotic Journeys, the Chicago based tour operator offers a eight night package. The all-inclusive land price is $4,850 per person based on double occupancy and $6,885 for single. The cost includes one night stay in a hotel with breakfast, seven nights on board RROWs with daily bed tea, breakfast, lunch, high tea, dinner, entrance fee to monuments, escorted sightseeing and excursions in Delhi, Jodhpur with camel rides, Udaipur with boat ride on Lake Pichola, Chittorgarh, tiger viewing & bird watching at Ranthambhore Tiger Preserve, Jaipur with elephant rides, Khajuraho and Chandela temples, Varanasi with boat ride on River Ganges and Agra & Taj Mahal. Taxes and tips are extra.

    Exotic Journeys offers a reduced rate of $4,450 per person double and $6485 for single on the Mar. 22 and 29, 2014 departures.

    Exotic Journeys or 800/554-6342.


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    Istanbul Package with Air From $1,173

    The five night Real Deal Vacation package to Istanbul, from Intrepid Vacations, includes airfare from New York, five nights at the Recital Hotel, a half-day guided city tour, roundtrip airport transfers, and daily breakfast. Prices start from $1,173 per person, based on double occupancy. The single supplement is from $350. This rate includes hotel and all air taxes and fees.

    There is no booking deadline and is based on availability. The package is valid Jan. 3 to Mar. 15, 2014 ($1,173); and Mar. 16 to Apr. 16, 2014. The package must be booked at least 15 days prior to departure.

    Intrepid Vacations or 800/505-5497.


    Year-Round Deals in California's Tuolumne County

    You can find a deal in Northern California's Yosemite Gold Country (Tuolumne County). Explore this area of California with authentic Gold Rush history, wine country, recreation and scenic vistas.

    Vacationland Values is an ongoing discount program designed for visitors. Check out deals by going online to . Deals may change, but the program is ongoing. For instance, A Lovely Place Inn in Twain Harte, 209/586-2583, offers a 10 percent discount for stays of three or more nights.

    To take advantage of the deals, head to one of two Visitor Centers (Sonora or Chinese Camp) and pick up a Vacationland Values key card and the list of current deals. Then show the card at participating businesses. Special values are on lodging, dining, shopping and attractions.

    Tuolumne County is in California's Gold Country and High Sierra regions. Fifty eight percent of Yosemite National Park lies within the borders of Tuolumne County, a two hour drive south of Sacramento, two hours north of Yosemite Valley and 2 and a half hours east of San Francisco.

    Tuolumne County California or 800/446-1333.


    Aston Hotels & Resorts Winter Special

    From ski getaways to beach retreats, Aston Hotels & Resorts offers winter rates at its properties throughout Hawaii, South Lake Tahoe, CA, Lake Las Vegas, NV, and Orlando, FL, for travel through Mar. 31, 2014.
      Winter nightly rates start from:
    • Oahu $99
    • Maui $106
    • Kauai $99
    • Big Island of Hawaii $224
    • South Lake Tahoe $139
    • Lake Las Vegas $70
    • Orlando $109

    Aston includes value-added amenities such as fully-equipped kitchens and on-site laundry facilities at condominium resorts; the free Aston Aloha Book with more than $2,500 in savings on dining, shopping, activities in Hawaii; and offers for kids with Aston’s “Kids Stay, Play & Eat Free” program.

    Some restrictions apply. Rates are based on availability, subject to change, and do not include taxes and fees.

    Aston Hotels & Resorts or 866/774-2924.


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    London's Spring Sales at The Rubens

    The Red Carnation Hotel Collection lets you start the New Year with value with the Spring Sale package at The Rubens at the Palace. Book a stay during January, February or March 2014 and choose from four offers to make the most of a New Year break in London.

    Overlooking Buckingham Palace’s Royal Mews, The Rubens at the Palace is a short walk or tube ride away from many of London’s top attractions, from Westminster Abbey to the London Eye.

    Make the most of London’s January sales with special weekend rates from $255 per room, per night, based on a minimum two night stay.

    Book a weeknight stay during the spring months in 2014 and receive a free English breakfast. Prices start from $315 per room, per night, based on a Classic Double.

    Stay three nights this spring and pay for two across all suites. The Rubens includes six junior suites, three executive suites and one master suite. Prices for suites start from $590 per room, per night, based on a junior suite.

    Stay four nights or more and receive an extra night for free. Room rates start from $315 per room, per night, based on a classic double. For those requiring extra space, the Rubens' one- or two-bedroom apartments provide seven nights for the price of five. The apartments start from $470 per apartment, per night.

    All of the above offers are bookable through the website or by calling the hotel directly. They cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Blackout dates will apply, please refer to the website for further information.

    The Rubens at The Palace or 877/955-1515.


    Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts Discount Winter Getaways

    Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts (MBSR) offers discounts on winter beach vacations with savings of 25 percent off oceanfront accommodations through the end of February.

    Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts are six oceanfront and ocean view condo-hotels in North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach, SC. Avista Resort, Prince Resort, Horizon at 77th, Grande Shores, Seaside and the Towers at North Myrtle Beach all provide the comforts of full-service resort hotels with the space of condominiums.

    Each property features one to three bedroom units with kitchens, washer/ dryer, and private balconies. Most hotels have fitness centers, indoor and outdoor pools, on-site dining and access to beaches.

      The sale includes the following properties with per night rates starting at:
    • $54 for one-bedroom, oceanfront condominium at Avista Resort
    • $52 for one-bedroom, ocean view condominium at Grande Shores Ocean Resort
    • $54 for one-bedroom, ocean view condominium at Seaside
    • $58 for one-bedroom, ocean view condominium at Prince Resort
    • $64 for two-bedroom condominium at Horizon at 77th
    • $42 for efficiency at Towers at North Myrtle Beach

    Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts or 888/571-4104.


    Ferry Service Between Nova Scotia and Maine

    Nova Star Cruises will start daily, roundtrip cruise ferry service between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Portland, ME with prices starting at $79.

    One-way fares for the nine-hour cruise aboard the new, Nova Star cruise ferry will range from $79 to $129 for adults and $39 to $64 for children five to 12 years of age, depending on the date of travel. Children under the age of five travel free.

    With a casino, three restaurants including fine dining and a buffet, a theater and conference center for live entertainment, spa, art gallery, and children’s play area, Nova Star provides onboard amenities to enjoy during the voyage.

    On board you can relax in an assigned recliner seat, from $19 to $39 per chair, or a private cabin for up to four travelers, from $49 in the saver season and $89 during the summer season June 12 to Sep. 8, 2014.

    You can walk onboard the Nova Star or bring your own transportation. Rates for autos range from $129 to $179, $49 to $89 for motorcycles, and $16 to $22 for bicycles, depending on the season.

    Fares change according to the season of travel in 2014. Saver Season is May 1 through May 21 and Oct. 12 through Nov. 2; Shoulder Season is May 22 through June 11 and Sep. 9 through Oct. 11; and, Summer Season is June 12 through Sep. 8, 2014.

    Special combination rates include roundtrip passenger fare, plus a cabin and auto transportation both ways, range from $299 to $449 per person based on double occupancy. Passenger fares, including discounts for seniors and military personnel, are available online.

    The company expects to have online reservations running for advanced bookings through its website by the end of January 2014.

    Nova Star will leave Portland daily at 8 p.m. EST and arrive in Yarmouth at 7 a.m. AST the next morning. The ship departs Yarmouth two hours later and arrives back in Portland at 5 p.m.

    Nova Star Cruises.


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    Carlson Rezidor's Sizzling Hot Deals

    Ring in the New Year with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group's Hot Deals promotion. Stay at Carlson Rezidor hotels in Asia Pacific, across all brands - Radisson Blu, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, for 20 percent off the best available room rates. Make a reservation by Feb. 21, 2014 for a minimum two-night stay through Dec. 30, 2014.

    In addition to discounted rooms, you get free Internet access at all Carlson Rezidor hotels.

    If you are a Club Carlson member, you receive 1,000 Club Carlson bonus Gold Points for booking a Hot Deals stay through clubcarlson.com. For each three-night stay through Apr. 13, 2014, you will receive 38,000 bonus points, equivalent to a free room night, when you register for this Club Carlson promotion.

    The Hot Deals offer is available in 13 Asia Pacific countries.

    Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.


    Choice Hotels International Winter Promotion

    Members of Choice Hotels International’s Choice Privileges rewards program can earn up to 50,000 Choice Privileges bonus points by earning 3,000 points after every two qualifying trips with arrival through Feb. 19, 2014.

    To qualify for the Winter promotion, you must be a member of the Choice Privileges rewards program and register before your first trip at ChoiceHotels.com to be eligible to earn bonus points. Reservations must be made at ChoiceHotels.com or call 800/4CHOICE. After every two qualifying trips, you will earn 3,000 Choice Privileges bonus points which you can redeem towards free nights at participating hotels and many other redemption options. Latin American and European members are eligible for the promotion; however they don't have registration or central booking requirements. Corporate travelers can make their reservations through a travel agent or their corporate booking system.

    The Winter promotion also allows Elite Diamond and Elite Platinum members to receive 100 Choice Privileges bonus points after every qualifying trip if they book on ChoiceHotels.com.

    Choice Hotels International.


    Tween Waters Inn Record Lows Sale

    Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island, FL offers its Record Lows Sale Jan. 7 through Feb. 27, 2014. Multi-day rates start at $155 a night for a five-night stay, $165 per night for three nights.

    Book three or more nights and receive a $100 coupon book. Plus the inn provides, at no cost, daily continental breakfast, free parking, wireless internet and access to the fitness center.

    Tween Waters Inn has 137 hotel and resort accommodations including one, two, and three-bedroom seaside cottages; one- and two-bedroom suites; Gulfview and Bayview studios; and guest rooms.

    Amenities include an Olympic-size pool, hot tubs and children's wading pool.

    Tween Waters Inn or 414/226-4900.

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    Hilton Winter, Spring Specials Across China

    Hilton Worldwide has winter and spring specials, which give an incentive for a stay in any of 40 participating hotels and resorts in Hilton's Greater China portfolio. The offer is part of a promotion celebrating Hilton Worldwide's 25th anniversary in China.

    Make reservations by Jan. 31, 2014 and receive up to a 25 percent discount at more than 40 Hilton Worldwide hotels in Greater China. Discounted rates start from CNY 330 (US$54) per room, per night at selected properties, for stays before Mar. 31, 2014. Details at the special campaign website.

    To take advantage of this offer, log on to the special campaign website and make reservations by Jan. 31, 2014 for stays before Mar. 31, 2014 at participating Hilton Worldwide hotels.

    Hilton Worldwide Greater China Winter, Spring Specials.


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