Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and Gemstone Collection Launch Summer Cyber Sale Offers Up to 50% OFF Accommodations and Services
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, May 2019 …Vacationers can celebrate the summer season with exceptional travel values at luxury hotel and resort properties from Gemstone Collection and Benchmark Resorts & Hotels. During Summer Cyber Week from Friday, May 24 through midnight on Friday, May 31, 2019, travelers can choose from over 33 award-winning hotels in America’s and the Caribbean’s most exciting destinations. These outstanding values of up to 50% off span guest rooms, spa treatments, dining and cooking classes, mountain adventures, air tours and golf on championship courses.
“Several hotels and resorts that are new to the Benchmark and Gemstone Collection portfolios, as well as a record number of our other properties are participating in Summer Cyber Sale Celebration this year,” says Ted Davis, Benchmark's Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. “Extraordinary Summer travel values will be available from Maine’s stunning coast and Florida’s best beaches to the mountains of Washington State. They collectively add to the rich and unique experiences that are the hallmark of Benchmark’s Wanderlust program, showcasing the best and most authentic aspects of each destination.”
Bookings for 2019 Travel Savings must be made from Friday, May 24 through Midnight, Friday, May 31 via booking links www.BenchmarkCyberSale.com and www.GemstoneCyberSale.com. Rates are subject to availability and some Blackout Dates may apply.
Participating hotels and resorts include the following:
Nautical Beach Resort, Lake Havasu. With beaches, boats, infinity pool, water park and a spectacular lake, guests will certainly make a splash at this striking Arizona getaway, part of Benchmark Resorts & Hotels. The Early Turtle Summer Cyber Sale discount of 25% is good for stays for select dates throughout 2019.
Chaminade Resort & Spa, Santa Cruz. California dreams come true at this spectacular coastal resort in Santa Cruz Wine Country, where guests can book a room for two at 25% off the hotel’s best available rate for dates through June 30. Amenities at this Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property include a luxury spa, tennis, pool, hiking and fine dining. Nearby Santa Cruz is a charming town with restaurants, shops and art galleries.
Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, Lake Tahoe. A hub of summer adventure, this all-suite resort overlooks beautiful South Lake Tahoe. At the resort, guests enjoy golf, tennis and hiking. When the sun goes down, Lake Tahoe lights up with nearby casinos for gaming and topflight entertainment. Part of Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, The Forest Suites at Heavenly Village offers 35% off select stays from May 27 through August 30.
Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa, Lake Arrowhead. At 20% off the Bed & Breakfast package through December 20, this package is ideal ideal for couples who want to get out and seize the day by going hiking or biking, or just relax in pj’s and hunker down under the covers after a great breakfast.
Garden of the Gods Collection, Colorado Springs. Overlooking Pike’s Peak and the stunning rocks of the Garden of the Gods, this Gemstone Collection resort offers golf, tennis and all the outdoor recreational opportunities of summer in the Rockies. The longer guests stay the more they save. Stay four nights at a 15% discount off the entire stay; five nights at 20% and six nights or more at 25% off, for stays through December 30.
Tivoli Lodge, Vail. Visitors to iconic Vail can catch a Rocky Mountain High this summer at this luxurious Gemstone Collection property. Cyber savings are 50% off mountain view rooms. All summer long, Vail is alive with special celebrations, concerts and events, plus opportunities for hiking, biking, rafting, shopping and sightseeing. Offer good through December 12.
Beachcomber Hotel, St. Pete Beach. A Florida icon, famed for its Beach Bar and toes-in-the-sand vibe, The Beachcomber stands on one of America’s top beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. Book three nights and get the third night free through December 19 at this Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property.
Beachwalk Resort, Hallandale Beach. Located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, this all-suite Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is close to all of the attractions of South Florida. Suites include kitchens and washer/dryer. Vacationers can reserve a suite at 50% off for stays through December 19.
Cardozo Hotel, South Beach. The newest hotel by the legendary Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Cardozo is part of the vibrant scene in the storied Art Deco District in Miami’s South Beach. The historic property is part of the Gemstone Collection and offers 40% off rooms through December 19.
Costa d’ Este Beach Resort & Spa, Vero Beach offers guests savings of 40% off best available rate when booking during Summer Cyber Week for stays through September 30. Part of the Gemstone Collection, and created by Gloria and Emilio Estefan, this 94-room beachfront resort is set on Florida’s fabled Treasure Coast. Guests enjoy a beachfront infinity-edge swimming pool, indoor and outdoor dining options, a luxury spa, watersports and Sunrise Yoga on the Beach.
Grand Plaza Beach Resort, St. Pete Beach. Ranked as one of America’s top beaches, St. Pete Beach and this high-rise hotel overlook the Gulf of Mexico and offer an array of watersports including some of Florida’s best diving. Stay three nights through December 19, and get the third night free at this Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property.
Marenas Beach Resort, Sunny Isles Beach. Located on “Florida’s Riviera” between Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, the Marenas Beach Resort is a beachfront property with luxury guest rooms and family-friendly suites. During Summer Cyber Week, guests can book accommodations at a 50% discount through December 19 at this Gemstone Collection member. Also included is a $25 food and beverage credit.
The Grove Resort Orlando. Just minutes from Walt Disney World, this Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is an all-suite resort with a spectacular water park, lake, spa and an array of family-friendly facilities. The spacious suites include a kitchen and washer/dryer. Savings of up to 20% on accommodations May 24-August 17, and 25% August 18 – December 19.
The Villas of Grand Cypress, Orlando. A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property, the Villas at Grand Cypress is known for its championship golf course, and magnificent villas and spacious suites with kitchens and other amenities. As part of Summer Cyber Week, guests can book stays though September 30 at discounts of 30%. The marvels of Disney World are just minutes away.
Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu. Get into the Aloha spirit with Cyber Week values that increase with the length of stay at this leading Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property, named a “Top Hawaii Resort” by Conde Nast Traveler six years in a row. Guests receive 10% off on a four-night stay, 15% off on five nights and 20% off on six-night stays from May 27 through June 27. Located on Oahu's fabled North Shore, this Hawaiian paradise offers an array of adventures including surfing, paddleboard, kayaking, golf and several hikes, tours and helicopter sightseeing and fabulous beaches.
The Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Itasca. Chicagoland’s favorite golf retreat, offers 40% off its Bed & Breakfast Package that includes a daily buffet breakfast for two and only $10 each for breakfast for accompanying children under 18. Part of Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, the resort is located in Itasca with easy access to downtown Chicago, and features championship golf, tennis and a deluxe spa, plus outstanding dining options. The offer is good until August 31.
Spruce Point Inn, Boothbay Harbor. A classic New England seaside resort, Spruce Point Inn overlooks Maine’s rugged coast and launches Summer Cyber Week with special rates starting at $191 per room – a 25% discount available through June 30. At the inn, enjoy the spa, pool, fine dining and stunning ocean views. Nearby Boothbay Harbor is the place for boating, shopping, oyster sampling and visits to local botanical gardens and museums. The Spruce Point Inn recently became part of the Gemstone Collection.
Ames Boston Hotel, Boston. Part of the Gemstone Collection, Ames puts guests in the center of Boston’s myriad attractions from Faneuil Hall and its famous market to the Seaport and Boston Common and the chic shops of Newbury Street. Summer Cyber Week discounts are 25% off stays through 2019.
Copley Square Hotel, Boston. Set in Boston’s vibrant Back Bay, Copley Square Hotel celebrates summer with 25% off stays for dates throughout 2019. Guests will enjoy luxury accommodations, plus complimentary WIFI, Continental Breakfast, morning coffee and a convivial Copley Wine Hour each evening. The Gemstone Collection property is close to Boston’s legendary cultural and historic attractions, leading restaurants, shops and art galleries.
The Heldrich, New Brunswick. This Summer Cyber Week, The Heldrich offers 40% off accommodations plus complimentary breakfast for two for stays through August 31. Located in downtown New Brunswick and part of the Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand, The Heldrich draws visitors to nearby Rutgers University, the city’s noted hospitals and pharmaceutical companies, and remarkable cultural attractions. There’s outdoor adventure along the Raritan River and Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. Theater buffs can take in a play at one of three performing arts centers and dine at the city’s Zagat-rated restaurants.
Doral Arrowwood, Rye Brook, celebrates with a Summer Cyber Week offers25% off accommodations and 15% off golf on its championship course and on dining in its restaurants. The offer is good through Labor Day. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is set on 114 wooded acres just 30 miles north of Manhattan. Doral Arrowwood boasts exceptional golf, tennis, swimming and a host of fun activities and dining options in scenic Westchester.
The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark, Monticello. One of the newest members in the Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, The Kartrite is set on 1600 acres in the legendary Catskill Mountains as part of the Resorts World Catskills Entertainment Complex. The luxury hotel is thinking big, with 50% off a family suite, good through August 31. Guests can seize the summer day at the two-acre water park, an array of dining options, a spa, golf course and access to nearby casinos.
Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa™, Pigeon Forge. One of the South’s most prominent resorts, Dolly Parton’s fabulous retreat in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains is part of the Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand. Dollywood offers Summer Cyber Week savings of 10% per room per night for stays of three consecutive nights from May 24 through August 11. Part of the acclaimed Dollywood Theme Park, the resort boasts exceptional facilities and top musical entertainment.
Hotel Contessa, San Antonio. This elegant all-suite hotel on San Antonio’s legendary Riverwalk, is celebrating Summer Cyber Week with discounts of 50% on stays in the hotel’s superb suites, through August 31. Part of the Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand, Hotel Contessa offers a luxury spa, fine dining and easy access by foot or by boat to all of San Antonio’s attractions and the Riverwalk’s shops, restaurants and nightlife.
Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke. Fly High with Hotel Roanoke’s Planes, Trains and Automobiles package at the discounted price of $438. Arranged in partnership with a local air tour company, the package takes travelers to new heights with a scenic tour of the stunning Roanoke Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Accommodations and a buffet breakfast are included at this Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property. Available through August 31.
Lansdowne Resort & Spa, Leesburg. Another new entry in the Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, Lansdowne Resort is a favorite getaway in Virginia’s wine country for those who enjoy its fine restaurants, spa, three top golf courses, tennis and boating and fishing on the Potomac River. Summer Cyber Week discounts of 25% are available from Sunday – Thursday through August 31.
The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. The only hotel on the beautiful Virginia Tech Campus, the inn is offering discounts of 20% through December 31. The Inn at Virginia Tech, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property, with its popular restaurants and access to the resources of the university, is the perfect place to explore the scenic and historic attractions of the Blacksburg area.
Essex Culinary Resort & Spa, Essex, offers 25% off accommodations and 25% off spa services and its popular Cook Academy Classes. Rate values are available on select dates throughout 2019. A Gemstone hotel, The Essex is located in Vermont’s Green Mountains near Lake Champlain, minutes from downtown Burlington.
The Abbey Resort, Fontana. Escape to the lake for a fun and relaxation-filled getaway, creating memories that will last a lifetime with resort activities such as boating and virtual reality, invigorating walks along the lakeshore, or rejuvenating treatments at the renowned Avani Spa. Save 30% on guest room rates at The Abbey, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotel property, from Sunday through Thursday through December 30.
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson. The gateway to the spectacular Columbia River Gorge, Skamania Lodge showcases the best of the Pacific Northwest from countless outdoor activities, locally sourced dining options, and authentic Native American art. Guests can ride the rapids of the Columbia River, hike through deep forests and mountain trails and enjoy the area’s many attractions. Skamania Lodge, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property, is celebrating Summer Cyber Week with 25% discounts on accommodations through August 31.
Stonewall Resort, Roanoke. Guests can save 30% on accommodations at this family-friendly lakeside resort, through August 31. This Benchmark Resorts & Hotels retreat provides accommodations in the newly renovated Lakeside Lodge and guests can take advantage of its Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course, indoor/outdoor pool, 16 miles of hiking trails and cruises on the lake.
Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos, Jackson Hole. Enjoy endless summer adventures in Jackson Hole, from fly fishing, white water rafting, riding the Cowboy Coaster at Snow King Mountain, or exploring nearby National Parks. By booking the Summer Cyber Sale, enjoy guest accommodations savings with the 4th night free for all hotel rooms and the 5th night free in the luxury condos through October 31.
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao. This premier luxury resort on the island of Curacao offers 40% off accommodations at its beachfront location through December 20. The stunning resort is a Benchmark Resorts and Hotels property, offering watersports, fine dining and a championship golf course.
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