TORONTO, May 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Travelers seeking the ultimate Caribbean
getaway need look no further than the sun-drenched island of Barbados,
now offering even more of a reason to flock to the destination this
year -- free spending money for island experiences! This exciting offer
is available for travel May 1 - December 21, 2013 inclusive but trips must be booked during the period April 29 - June 22, 2013 in order to experience the island known for mastering the art of fine
living with daily lessons offered to those seeking to do the same!
With the Barbados Island Inclusive, guests receive "free spending money" based on their length of stay for
use at participating attractions and restaurants while on-island. With
a minimum stay of 5 nights guests will receive US$150.00 per person and
on stays 7 nights or longer guests will receive US$200.00 per person
based on a maximum of two (2) persons per room. Vouchers will be
distributed to guests upon hotel check-in. This added value promotion
is the perfect reason to escape to this lush Caribbean island -
offering travelers a destination rich in history, culture, food, music,
and a passion for living life to its fullest.
With most island properties participating in this exciting campaign
boasting over 30 attractions and restaurants, guests will have the
opportunity to experience Barbados through dining and adventure! Go to VisitBarbados.org/islandinclusive or www.Bookbarbadosnow.com/island-inclusive for a list of preferred partners and participating attractions and
restaurants. To book at any participating hotel partner use booking code: BII2013.
Upon check-in, guests will receive the vouchers in denominations of
$50.00 in Barbadian increments and will be provided a list of all
participating service providers.
Getting to Barbados:
Air Canada continues daily nonstop service to Grantley Adams International Airport
in Bridgetown, Barbados from Toronto www.aircanada.com
WestJet offers four weekly direct flights between Toronto's Pearson
International Airport and Grantley Adams International Airport in
Bridgetown, Barbados. Those traveling from across Canada can easily
connect through Toronto to arrive in sunny Barbados www.westjet.com.
The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience
with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable
landscapes. Rated as one of the world's sexiest beaches in 2008 by
Concierge.com; Barbados' Crane Beach in St. Philip stands as a premier
destination for travelers. Barbados is also the first and only
Zagat-rated Caribbean island with numerous internationally renowned
chefs who masterfully put signature spins on local delicacies and
traditions. Barbados is an ideal stage for world-class events and in
collaboration with American Express Publishing Corporation, Barbados
hosted its first annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival in
November 2010. The country has also hosted numerous athletic
championships, including the 2006 PGA World Golf Championships-Barbados
World Cup, the ICC Cricket World Cup Finals in 2007, the Sentebale
Charity Polo match with Prince Harry of Wales in 2010, and the ICC
Twenty20 Cricket Finals for 2010. Accommodations range from picturesque
plantation houses and villas, to quaint bed and breakfasts and
award-winning, five-star resorts.
Barbados was voted eighth in the World by Trip Advisor's '2008 Travelers
Choice Destination Awards' in its Top 100 Destinations category. For
more information on travel to Barbados, visit www.visitbarbados.org, follow on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VisitBarbados, via Twitter @Barbados or contact the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1.800.268.9122.
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SOURCE: Barbados Tourism Authority
For further information:
Cheryl A Carter/ Brita Greaves
The Barbados Tourism Authority