TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Barbados Island Inclusive package is back for 2014! Canadians can now take advantage of this great money-saving offer by booking before March 15th, for travel to Barbados between May 1st and December 19th, 2014.
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 of 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 will this year not only allow jetsetters to escape to paradise for near perfect weather, authentic food and lively music, it will also allow them to pair this offer with a number of major cultural and sports events, including Gospelfest (May 17th - 25th), the inaugural Top Gear Festival (May 17th & 18th), Crop Over (July 4th to August 4th) and the 5th annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival (November 20th to 23rd), among others.
With most of the island properties participating and over 30 attractions and restaurants, guests will have the opportunity to experience an Island-inclusive vacation in 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: BII2014. 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 with seamless behind-the gateway connections.
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 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. Grantley Adams International Airport offers even more non-stop and direct service from a growing number of U.S. cities via Jet Blue and American Airlines, making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean. Barbados is home to five of the Top 25 Hotels in the Caribbean as voted by Trip Advisor's '2014 Travelers' Choice Awards.
For more information on travel to Barbados, visit www.visitbarbados.org, follow on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VisitBarbados, via Twitter @Barbados, contact the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1.800.268.9122 or, download the FREE Barbados Official Guide App for Iphone and Android devices.
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SOURCE: Barbados Tourism Authority
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