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Occidental Summer/Fall Newsletter 2012

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Occidental Hotels & Resorts Summer/Fall Newsletter 2012
summer has been hot and Canadians are flocking to beaches for relief.
Book yourself, or your clients in one of our great Occidental beachfront
properties for an all-inclusive getaway.

Here is just a sampling of some of the great things happening at Occidental Hotels & Resorts this summer

Agent rate extended at Occidental Hotels & Resorts
Occidental Hotels & Resorts has extended its limited
time travel agent rate in celebration of the newly renovated Occidental
Grand Nuevo Vallarta to friends and family. Friends and family who are
booking a separate room and travelling with the travel agent, can take
advantage of the rate of US$60 per person, per night, with an upgrade to
a deluxe ocean view room based on availability. To book this limited
time offer, agents are required to send all requests to
The special travel agent rate will apply through Oct. 31. Travel agents
must present a valid ID upon check in, or rack rates will apply.

Back by popular demand
Occidental Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the return of
the interactive agent game “Book & Play” after an overwhelming
request from agents. The ground breaking contest rewards NEW bookings
that are made with a Canadian tour operator or wholesaler at a
participating Occidental resort. Over $90,000 in cash and prizes,
including 25 Occidental vacations and gift cards up to $250 will be won
throughout the contest.

To participate, agents simply visit the contest website:
and register their bookings to qualify. Agents are then invited to
play the instant win game where they enter an Occidental elevator and
choose a lucky floor. Upon selecting the floor, players will select one
of three doors with their Occidental room key for a chance to win an
instant prize, including a 7 night all inclusive land-only vacation to a
selected Occidental resort, or a Visa gift card valued up to $250. As
an added bonus, every qualified booking will also be entered in a weekly
draw for a prize of $100.

made from July 1st to October 31th, 2012 at an Occidental property for
stays from July 1st to January 1st, 2013 are qualified to enter the
instant win game.

New at Occidental Resorts
Sea Turtle workshops
Sea Turtle workshops and Baby Sea Turtles thrive at our
resorts in the Yucatan Peninsula. The hatching of baby sea turtles is an
amazing experience, which takes place from July – September. These
hatchlings are nurtured and protected by our staff, area parks and
tourism officials. Occidental Hotels & Resorts, the Occidental Grand
Cozumel, the Allegro Cozumel, the Allegro Playacar and the Royal
Hideaway Playacar all promote this event as part of the beauty of the

Nominated as one of the World’s Best Hotels
The readers of Travel + Leisure have nominated Royal
Hideaway Playacar as one of the World’s Best Hotels! Every year the
readers of Travel + Leisure nominate hotels, destinations, and companies
that represent the very best in travel, The Royal Hideaway Spa as also
been newly refurbished offering its guests a peaceful retreat for mind,
body and spirit. Mexico’s first five star adults-only, all-inclusive
resort has re-opened the luxurious Royal Hideaway Spa after closing for
three months to upgrade the luxurious, calming experience. A
revitalizing menu of treatments indigenous to Mexico sets The Royal
Hideaway Spa apart from the rest providing all elements necessary to
achieve total serenity in the tropics.

Allegro Cozumel
A unique Water Park for kids can be found at the
Allegro Cozumel and is the only resort on the whole island that offer
water park facilities for children. Families vacationing with their
children enjoy the splash parks, replica pirate ship, water slides and
rope bridges and swings, an added value to the all inclusive experience.

Allegro Cozumel has also presented a new a la carte menu showcasing
authentic Mexican cuisine. Tasty regional and Mexican dishes are
specially prepared by award-winning chefs.

new “Mango Tango Drink” has been added to the extensive drink menu.
This exquisite cocktail is made with mix of orange, pineapple and mango
Juices, a little of Coco cream and vodka, excellent to enjoy a sunny day
in the Mexican Caribbean.

Host Hotel for Ironman Race
Located just a few minutes from Chankanaab Park, the Allegro Cozumel
offers a prime location and the best surroundings for those who
participate in the Ironman race. The completion takes place on September 23, 2012.

FREE Wedding at any one of our Occidental Hotels
Occidental Hotels and Resorts offers free basic
weddings at any Occidental Grand or Allegro property. By simply booking
10 deluxe category rooms for seven nights in each room Occidental will
help clients plan their FREE basic wedding in luxurious settings at the
resort of their choice. The Five-Diamond Award winning Royal Hideaway
Playacar the bridal party only need to book 7 nights at any category to
qualify for a complimentary basic wedding. A wedding planner is onsite
at every one of our resorts.

clients can wed just like the ancient Mayans did with a traditional
Mayan wedding ceremony at the Occidental Grand Cozumel. For thousands of
year’s Mayan couples have made the pilgrimage to Cozumel to bless their
love in a beautiful ceremony, at the shore of Cozumel against an altar
representing the four elements: Fire, Water, Earth & Air. After the
ceremony celebrate the milestone with a toast, featuring the hotels
signature cocktail the “Riviera Maya”.


*Terms and condition apply for free weddings, please inquire.

For more information visit: or email:

Occidental Hotels & Resorts Canada
Phone: 416.935.1297 Fax: 416.935.0939 Toll Free: 1.888.297.9472
Nancy Abbott, Ext 229 Account Director
Rita Spizzirri, Ext 221 Group Manager
Paola Alvarado, Ext 227 Marketing Manager
Peter Nowicki, 778.968.2101 Sales Manager – Western Canada

Andrew Ricketts, Ext 237 PR Account Executive
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