Escape to…Sheraton Grand Chicago | Chicago, IL

Located in the heart of the city the Sheraton Grand Chicago overlooks the Chicago River. This hotel puts you within walking distance of business, dining, entertainment, and nightlife.

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Warmly decorated in jewel tones and textural fabrics, all guest rooms and suites at the Sheraton Grand Chicago hotel feature the irresistible comfort of the Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience with its plush mattress and crisp linens. Each guest room and suite features unparalleled views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan or city skyline.

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Traditional Double Room

Location:  Chicago, IL
Distance from Airport: O’Hare International Airport (ORD) approx. 58 mins. away | Midway International Airport (MDW) approx. 25 mins away
Distance from Train Station: Chicago Union Station Amtrak Station  (CHI) -approx. 10 mins. away

 

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Indoor Pool

 

Located one block west of Lake Shore Drive the Sheraton Grand Chicago is within walking distance to Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile, Millenium Park, Art Institute, the Loop District, shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Ready to plan your “Chicago, IL” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages, and no-obligation quote!

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Escape to… Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort | Orlando, FL

Located in the heart of the most magical place on earth, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort provides a truly extraordinary backdrop for your Orlando vacation or meeting.  Beautiful tropical landscaping, tranquil waterways and classic art and architecture work together to create a stunning landmark in the midst of one of the most spectacular places on earth.

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As a guest, you’re entitled to many special Disney benefits to help you make the most of your time, such as the all-new MyMagic+ benefit, complimentary scheduled transportation to the Disney theme parks and attractions, on-site Disney ticket and information desks, the Extra Magic Hours benefit in the theme parks, on-site character dining, and advance tee times on championship Disney golf courses.  Spend fun-filled, action-packed days in the theme parks or water parks neighboring our Disney resort.  Enjoy award-winning dining experiences, abundant shopping, amazing entertainment and invigorating recreational activities at the Walt Disney World® Resort.

 

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Dolphin Resort Room

 

The resort is located in between Epcot® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios™ and close to Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Magic Kingdom® Park. Discover our magical surroundings, superior service, luxurious facilities and redesigned guest rooms featuring the Heavenly Bed®. Enjoy the new Mandara Spa, 17 spectacular restaurants and lounges, five pools, a white sand beach, two health clubs, tennis, nearby golf and many special Disney benefits.

 

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Swan Deluxe Family Balcony Room

 

Designed by award-winning architect Michael Graves, the duo of hotels share similar design elements but each has its own distinct appearance. The two waterfront resorts sit across from one another on Crescent Lake in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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Ready to plan your “Orlando, Florida” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages, and no-obligation quote!

Escape to… Grand Hyatt Baha Mar | Nassau, Bahamas

Located on Cable Beach, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar offers you a piece of paradise in The Bahamas. This Nassau luxury resort includes the Baha Mar Casino, along with the sumptuous spa, ESPA Baha Mar. Explore the city of Nassau, dive into pristine waters, and soak up the sun. A destination within a destination, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Resort in Nassau, Bahamas offers a luxury stay during your island getaway.

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Experience luxurious Nassau at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar. Savor breathtaking ocean, show lake fountain or island views from the spacious guestrooms and suites at our hotel, all of which include a full or Juliet balcony.

Make yourself at home in one of the 1800 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

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Two Queen Bed Room

With a stay at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar in Nassau, you’ll be on the beach and close to Nassau Botanical Gardens and Ardastra Gardens, Zoo, and Conservation Center. This 4.5-star resort is within close proximity of Queen Elizabeth Sports Center and Haynes Oval.

 

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Pool

 

Unwind in one of six awe-inspiring pools, exclusive to resort guests or lounge on 3,000 feet of sugary white sand. Enjoy miles of sun-soaked beaches, interesting eco-attractions, and the vibrant community of Nassau.  Play the night away at the Baha Mar Casino or hit the links the 18-hole, 72-par Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Or you can simply relax at the spa.

Ready to plan your “Nassau, Bahamas” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages, and no-obligation quote!

Escape to…The Arctic Club Seattle – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

The Arctic Club Seattle – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is located within walking distance of local attractions like Pioneer Square, Seattle’s first neighborhood, and the ‘soul of Seattle’ – Pike Place Market. Be sure to take the Underground Tour and visit the Klondike Gold Rush Museum. Or take the monorail to Key Arena, Seattle Center and the Seattle Space Needle.

 

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Lobby

 

This tastefully decorated hotel in Seattle, WA offers a unique experience, echoing the post-Klondike gold rush days of the early 1900s. It also offers modern facilities to business and leisure travelers alike, including WiFi and 5,700 sq. ft. of meeting and event space.

 

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Two Queen Bed Guest Room

 

Location:  Seattle, WA
Distance from Airport: SeaTac International Airport (SEA) approx. 20 mins. away
Distance from Cruise Terminal:  Port of Seattle Cruise Ship Terminal -approx. 11 mins. away
Distance from Train Station: Seattle Amtrak Station  (SEA) -approx. 9 mins. away
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King Guest Room with Balcony & Whirlpool

Anchored at the threshold where urban Seattle meets the city’s historic district, the Arctic Club Seattle – a Doubletree by Hilton Hotel roots in adventure are not just reflected indoors. Outside you are steps away from experiencing all that Seattle has to offer: Explorations of the Waterfront, Space Needle or Pike Place Market. The Arctic is just blocks from Safeco Field, CenturyLink Field and neighboring Pioneer Square which celebrates Seattle’s history and is home to many art galleries, shops, and nightlife.

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Ready to plan your “Seattle, WA” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages, and no-obligation quote!

 

Escape to… Hotel El Convento | San Juan, Puerto Rico

Located in the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, imagine a destination as grand and storied as the “Isle of Enchantment” itself for your memorable San Juan, Puerto Rico vacation. Old world charm and elegance meet contemporary comfort in this Small Luxury Hotel of the World.

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Just outside the lobby of Hotel El Convento, you can wander the streets of colorful Old San Juan to experience the finest museums and attractions including stunning cathedrals and world-renowned historic forts.

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Queen Vista Room

Location:  Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Distance from Airport: San Juan International Airport approx. 21 mins. away
Distance from Cruise Terminal:  San Juan Cruise Ship Terminal -approx. 8 mins. away
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Pool

A former Carmelite convent built three and a half centuries ago, El Convento has gone through many incarnations before a complete refurbishment carefully restored this historic hotel with special attention paid to the preservation of the original structure. No expense or imagination has been spared in giving El Convento a fine blend of originality and classic quality.

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Gloria Vanderbilt Suite

Area Attractions:

  • Pablo Casals Museum – walking distance
  • San Felipe del Morro Fortress – walking distance
  • San Cristobal Fortress – walking distance
  • Galeria Nacional – walking distance
  • San Juan Nautical Club -2 miles
  • The Cathedral, which houses Ponce De Leon’s remains – Across the street

Ready to plan your “Old San Juan, PR” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages and a no obligation quote!

 

Escape to… Hilton Reykjavik Nordica | Reykjavik, Iceland

Set in central Reykjavik, the stylish Hilton Reykjavik Nordica hotel is one of the city’s most popular destinations for tourists, business travelers and locals alike. Enjoy Hilton style, service, and quality, with the comfort and amenities you expect, and the extras you deserve. Our central location provides a great base from which to discover the capital and makes it easy to travel further afield and explore Iceland’s unspoiled natural landscapes.

 

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Lobby Bar

 

With a stay at Hilton Reykjavik Nordica in Reykjavik (Laugardalur), you’ll be minutes from Asmundarsafn and close to Hallgrimskirkja. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Laugardalsholl and Laugardalsvollur.

Local Attractions

  • Icelandic Parliament
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Kringlan shopping center
  • Laugardalur
  • Reykjavik Harbor

 

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Queen Executive Room Plus

 

Location:  Reykjavik, Iceland
Distance from Airport:  RKV – Reykjavik Airport approx. 10 mins. away

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The Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel is situated just a short journey from the city center via city bus and provides a great base to explore the capital city. Take a leisurely stroll through the Botanic Gardens or discover the fantastic shops at the nearby Kringlan shopping center. Play a round of golf at one of the several excellent golf courses in and around Reykjavik. The Icelandic summer offers 24-hours of daylight, and a round of golf under the midnight sun is an unforgettable experience. Discover a city rich in art and culture – from the Icelandic Sagas to contemporary art, Reykjavik has a buzzing cultural scene. Enjoy a constant flow of innovative music, theatrical performances and cultural events available all year round. The hotel is within easy walking distance to attractions like Laugardalur, where you can find Reykjavik zoo and the Laugardalslaug, Iceland’s biggest geothermal swimming pool, and sports center, as well as scenic walking and jogging paths.

Ready to plan your “Reykjavik, Iceland” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages and a no obligation quote!

Escape to… Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa |Singer Island Rivera Beach, FL

Discover the tropical touches that set Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa apart from other hotels. In addition to our beach-inspired amenities and oceanfront location in the heart of the action, our resort in Palm Beach, FL, is just steps from the area’s best shopping, dining, and entertainment.

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Contemporary condominium-style suites allow for work and play in equal measure, with fully equipped kitchens and deluxe bedding. A washer/dryer in each hotel suite provides convenience and flexibility, and flat-panel TVs and state-of-the-art Bose speakers allow you to create your own personal sanctuary. Soak up the sun at one of our two outdoor pools, or spend the day in tropical tranquility at our full-service spa. With the ocean virtually at our hotel doorstep, you’re perfectly placed to enjoy all of the adventures the Gold Coast has to offer.

 

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One Bedroom King Suite

 

Location:  Singer Island Rivera Beach, FL
Distance from Airport:  Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) approx. 20 mins. away| Fort Lauderdale Intl. Airport (FLL) approx. 1hr 20 mins. away
Distance from Train Station: West Palm Beach Amtrak Station  (WPB) -approx. 18 mins. away

 

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Outdoor Patio

 

Local attractions include Palm Beach Zoo, Manatee Lagoon, City Place, Downtown at the Gardens, Scuba-Adventures (scuba diving, deep sea fishing and more), Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Lion Country Safari, Rapids Waterpark and Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

Ready to plan your “Singer Island, Florida” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages and a no obligation quote!

Escape to… Retro Suites Hotel | Chatham-Kent, Ontario Canada

A turn of the century hotel transformed into a modern luxury boutique hotel that delivers an incredible experience.  The Retro Suites Hotel located in Chatham-Kent Ontario is the area’s first upscale hotel.  A unique experience that meets the distinct needs of both corporate and leisure guests with special services, unparalleled amenities, and 45 individually styled guest rooms.

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The Retro Suites Hotel offers plenty of complimentary amenities with the rental of your suite which include complimentary WiFi, bottle of water, long distance calling to North America, use of GoodLife Fitness and Shakti Yoga and 18 Holes of Golf at Willow Ridge Golf Course in Blenheim (seasonal)

 

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Game Time Room

 

Location:  Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada
Distance from Airport:  London International Airport (YXU) approx.  1hr 25mins| Toronto International Airport (YYZ) approx. 2hrs 49 mins away

 

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Blue Bayou Room

 

Local attractions include:

 

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Paris Room

 

Ready to plan your “Ontario, Canada” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages and a no obligation quote!

P.S.  This hotel boost other themed suites such as Cowboy, Pop, Palm, Sahara, Midtown, Royale Plantation, Cottage, Wild Wild West and many more!

 

Escape to… Kings’ Land by Hilton Grand Vacations | Waikoloa, HI

Kings’ Land by Hilton Grand Vacations is set in the heart of Waikoloa, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Travel to the stunning Akaka Falls and swim beneath cascading water, visit the Macadamia Nut Farm, or admire the breathtaking scenery of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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Reminiscent of a lush, Hawaiian plantation, and nestled among championship golf courses and the beauty and serenity of the Kohala Coast, Kings’ Land by Hilton Grand Vacations is the perfect setting for your vacation in the South Pacific. Enjoy access to the abundant facilities and amenities at the nearby Hilton Waikoloa Village hotel, including sparkling swimming pools, a lagoon beach, restaurants, boutiques and spa facilities.

 

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One Bedroom Deluxe Resort View King Suite with Sofa Bed

 

Location:  Waikoloa, HI (Big Island)
Distance from Airport:  Keahole-Kona International Airport (KOA) approx. 22 mins. away | Hilo International Airport (ITO) approx. 1hr 25mins away

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  • All-suite hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii
  • Free shuttle service every 30 minutes (7:00 am – 9:30 pm)
  • Beautiful recreation/pool area
  • Complimentary fitness center
  • Great Lawn for outdoor events
  • Easy access to Anaeho’omalu Beach
  • Five distinct pools and whirlpool tubs
  • Golf at Waikoloa Beach Resort
  • Kings Land Bistro & Lounge and Kings Land Pool Bar with TVs
  • Activity center with game tables, video game systems, and movies
  • Free shuttle to area shops and facilities at Hilton Waikoloa Village

Local Attractions

  • Akaka Falls
  • Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
  • Waikoloa Beach Resort
  • Macadamia Nut Farm
  • Waimea

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Ready to plan your “Waikoloa, HI” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages and a no obligation quote!

Escape to…JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa| Venice, Italy

Plan your escape to a private Island, and feel the stresses of everyday life melt away. Located on Italy’s Isola delle Rose, the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa offers a luxury getaway for couples and families.

 

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Hotel Entrance

 

Choose between five different accommodation styles: the Hotel, La Residenza, La Maisonette, L’Uliveto, and Villa Rose (our most magnificent accommodation). You’ll be spoiled for choice with dining at the resort; we offer four different restaurants including the Michelin-starred Dopolavoro Dining Room, as well as four bars and the Sapori Cooking Academy. Refresh your body and spirit at GOCO, the largest spa in Venice, or relax on the rooftop pool deck, with its dramatic 360-degree view over the city and the Lagoon. Meetings and events are unforgettable in our elegant venues, including a stunning 19th-century church. And our fantastic location puts the best of Venice within your reach.

 

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La Residenza Pool Deluxe Room

 

Location:  Venice, Italy
Distance from Airport:  Venice Airport (VCE) approx. 25 mins. away

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Terrace- Venice View

Enjoy easy access to the Rialto Bridge and other famous Venice attractions from this tranquil hotel. Explore St. Mark’s Square via complimentary shuttle service from the hotel. Perfect your swing at Circolo Golf Venezia, one of Italy’s top courses, or visit the Royal Gardens.

 

Ready to plan your “Venice, Italy” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for special deals, packages and a no obligation quote!