VICTORIA DAY FEEL GOOD GETAWAY: Resorts of Ontario officially kick off summer
with first annual 'Resort Week' charitable promotion

Visit a participating Resorts of Ontario member property between May 21 and 31, 2010 and 10 per cent of the trip cost will be donated to Camp Trillium

TORONTO, May 4 /CNW/ - The much anticipated first long weekend of summer is nearly upon us, and for Canadians craving the great outdoors, Resorts of Ontario member properties are offering numerous package deals that not only get you back to nature, but also provide a feel good bonus. For travellers who vacation at one of the participating Resorts of Ontario member properties during Resort Week, May 21 through 31, 2010, Resorts of Ontario will donate 10 per cent of their trip cost directly to Camp Trillium, a year-round camp for children with cancer.

With warmer than usual spring weather this year, Resorts of Ontario properties are offering packages designed to make travel economical for the whole family. Starting at rates as low as $367 for a family of four, two-night visit, the wide range of Resort Week packages offer a mix of meal plans, recreation facilities and on site discounts. Resorts of Ontario represents over 100 resort hotels, lodges, cottage resorts and country inns located across Ontario. From golf, romance and culinary holidays to family getaways and spa excursions, there's a wide variety of packages on offer.

"Not only can you take a vacation with your family over the first long weekend of the summer, but in doing so, you'll also be supporting the children who enjoy the camaraderie and support they receive at Camp Trillium," says Grace Sammut, managing director of Resorts of Ontario.

    
    Some of the participating properties include:

    Americana (Niagara Falls)
    Bayview Wildwood (Port Stanton)
    Beachwood Resort (Kawartha Lakes)
    Blue Mountain Resort (Collingwood)
    Bondi Village (Muskoka)
    The Briars Resort & Spa (Lake Simcoe)
    Delawana Inn (Muskoka)
    Fern Resort (Orillia)
    Golden Beach Resort (Rice Lake)
    Hockley Valley (Orangeville)
    Killarney Mountain Lodge (Georgian Bay)
    Nor'Loch Lodge (Muskoka)
    Pinestone Resort (Haliburton)
    Pine Vista Resort (Stoney Lake)
    Sandy Lane Resort (Haliburton)
    Scotsman Point Resort (Buckhorn Lake)
    Severn Lodge (Muskoka)
    Sir Sam's Inn (Eagle Lake)
    Viamede Resort (Kawartha Lakes)
    

To book a Resorts of Ontario vacation during Resort Week or make a personal donation to the charity, visit www.resortweek.ca or www.resortsofontario.com. For more information about Camp Trillium visit www.camptrillium.com

Established in 1942, Resorts of Ontario is a private, not-for-profit association of over 100 members including resort hotels, lodges, cottage resorts and country inns. Its wide range of four-seasons vacations symbolize the Resorts of Ontario hallmark: Quality, Service and Dependability. Resorts of Ontario members offer a wealth of vacation experiences, from golf, romance and culinary holidays to family getaways and spa excursions. For more information and to book, visit www.resortweek.ca or www.resortsofontario.com

Camp Trillium, a year-round camp for children with cancer, operates two sites in Ontario: Oddfellow and Rebekah Islands near Sandbanks Provincial Park in Picton and Rainbow Lake in Waterford. Camp Trillium also operates day camp programs in the summer. Established in 1984, Camp Trillium provides support and recreation for children who are both on and off treatment. Funded by generous donations from individuals, clubs, businesses and foundations, Camp Trillium is free-of-charge to children and their parents. For more information, visit www.camptrillium.com

SOURCE RESORTS OF ONTARIO

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Laura Johnston, Fathom Communications c/o Resorts of Ontario, (905) 338-9348, ljohnston@fathomco.com

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