The perks of booking an all-inclusive resort can extend far beyond the included amenities your clients receive, and the commission you earn.
Velas Resorts Rewards Single Parents
Raising a child on one income isn’t forgiving on a parent’s wallet. So to convince your single parent clientele to take that much needed vacation, let them know that Velas Resorts is waiving the single supplement fee for single parents traveling with their children through Dec. 22 at the brand’s family-friendly properties in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. Entertainment at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and Velas Vallarta includes a variety of kid-friendly activities, from sand castle building and water balloon wars to origami classes, kickball tournaments and mini-golf. In addition to providing a kids club for children ages 5 to 12, Grand Velas Riviera Maya features a dedicated teens club lounge with video games, slot machines, and karaoke, plus special activities such as urban dance classes and non-alcoholic mixology classes. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit also offers the opportunity for families to touch, feed, play, and swim with Pacific bottlenose dolphins in Banderas Bay.
Meanwhile, at Velas Vallarta, families can bond over eco-tours, daily poolside games and resort activities including beach foosball, Spanish classes and sea lion shows. When parents need some alone time, they can drop the kids off at Velas Vallarta’s recently renovated kids club complete with X-box stations, air hockey, pool tables and a beverage station that serves non-alcoholic cocktails. The resort is also offering a new sea turtle conservation program, where guests have the opportunity to participate in conservation training, hatchling releases, nesting patrol and cleaning of hatching nests.
At Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, the Single Parents Getaway includes one dolphin experience for one adult and two children. At Velas Vallarta, the experience includes an upgrade to a 1-bedroom suite, early check-in or late check-out, complimentary WiFi, a city tour, a cultural tour, and two days of car rental to explore Puerto Vallarta. Rates for the Single Parents Getaway package start at $510 per night for one adult and up to two kids (4-16 years old) at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit; $400 per night per adult and $100 per night per child up to 16 years of age at Grand Velas Riviera Maya; and $450 per night for one parent and up to four children (5-17 years old) at Velas Vallarta. Children and their parent must occupy the same suite. Velas Resorts’ all-inclusive rates include luxury suite accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals and premium branded beverages, plus 24-hour in-suite service and complimentary WiFi. For more information, call (888)407-4869 or visit velasresorts.com.
The All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels Recognizes Agents
The all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels is inviting agents to take advantage of its exclusive Friends & Family rate to experience one of the brand’s properties in Mexico or the Caribbean as part of the Fall Partner Appreciation promotion. Rates start $110 per night per adult at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta; $120 per night per adult at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya; and $135 per night per adult at Hard Rock Hotel Cancun and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, and include a complimentary stay for up to two kids ages 12 and under. The Fall Partner Appreciation promotion is available through Oct. 31, 2016 for travel from Aug. 27 through Nov. 1, 2016. To see what’s in store for you and your guest(s) at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, click here to see Recommend’s Eye on the World photo diary from a recent press trip to the resort, or, read the onsite review Rock Royalty Only. For more information, call (888) 680-7625 ext.7554 or ext. 7556 or visit hardrockhotels.com.
AMResorts Treats Top-Selling Agents
In addition to receiving considerable commissions, AMResorts’ top-selling agent through Oct. 31, 2016 will receive a 3-night stay and the Presidential Treatment at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya in Mexico. In order to qualify, agents must enter their bookings into the AMRewards loyalty program at amrewards.com. Launched earlier this year, the Presidential Treatment at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita features luxe indulgences including Presidential Suite accommodations, in-room butler service and a Champagne welcome dinner with live music at the resort’s private pier, plus a private dinner with live music at the property’s wine cellar, a private cooking lesson, nightly petit fours and one bottle of Cristal champagne. In addition, the winning agent will be treated to a sunset dinner on the property’s luxury yacht, a signature 80-minute massage at the Thalasso Spa, and an Isla Mujeres private boat tour with a stop at La Isla, Cancun to explore the shopping at La Isla Fashion Harbor. As an added bonus, the agent will also enjoy the brand’s Endless Privileges signature vacation concept, including unlimited premium cocktails, a la carte dining offering, an assortment of organic food and beverage selections, no check-in or check-out times, maid service three times daily and 24-hour concierge service. For more information, visit zoetryresorts.com.