Tourism Industry News Spices Up Valentine's Day with Sweet Savings for Sweethearts

31/01/2011 09:01

DALLAS, (PRNewswire/ --® is the perfect place for procrastinators and planners alike to find deals for a Valentine's Day romantic getaway. The largest provider of hotels worldwide, is offering savings up to 30 percent on rooms around the world with its Valentine's Day sale. Couples can also take advantage of romantic perks, compliments from participating hotels, for their romantic rendezvous for two. Travelers should book by February 14 for travel between February 10 and the 21.

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Courtyard Marriott and have partnered together to offer Valentine's Day hotels for travelers looking to book a staycation with their sweetheart. Couples in big cities including San Francisco, Chicago, New Orleans or charming towns like Albuquerque, New Mexico can book a romantic weekend at participating Courtyard Marriott hotels in the U.S., and receive a voucher for two free Fandango movie passes through the Valentine's Day Sale. In addition, all bookings are eligible for welcomerewards® credits.


"Valentine's Day is a great way for couples to make time to escape for the weekend," said Taylor L. Cole, APR, director of public relations and social media for, "Whether it is a staycation in their city or flying to a tropical destination, the Valentine's Day sale has great deals and value added extras that can add to a romantic night."


Complimentary Extras

Wine and dine a loved one with a complimentary bottle of wine and two wine tastings when you book at Harvest Inn in Napa Valley, California. Located near renowned vineyards, this four-star property offers couples a chance to rejuvenate themselves at the full-service spa that offers massages, facials, and more.  Guests can also enjoy the complimentary Wine Country breakfast that is provided each morning in the Vineyard Room. Rooms start at $239 per room, per night.  


The Hotel Indigo San Antonio Riverwalk understands the language of love when showering guests with affections in honor of Valentine's Day. Lovebirds will receive complimentary chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of champagne, and half-dozen roses when they book by February 15. Guests can find rooms starting at $96 per night at this three-star property.


Romantic Hotels

Nothing is more romantic than when New York City is draped in a halo of snowflakes. With hotel rooms starting as low as $79 in the "city that never sleeps" couples can splurge on an intimate dinner, a ride on a horse-drawn carriage through Central Park or skate hand-in-hand at the ice rink in The Rockefeller Center. The Alex, a four-star property located in the heart of Manhattan, offers rooms starting at $200 a night – a 40% savings.

Lovebirds can appreciate the little extras, including the 20% savings when staying for three nights at the modern and charming Nine Zero Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel in Boston. From plush pillow top mattresses to complimentary wine receptions, couples can enjoy their stay with rooms starting at $143 per night. This four-star hotel is near The Freedom Trail with 16 historic sites for a romantic stroll back in time.


Spice it Up on a Tropical Island

Couples looking to escape the winter chill can indulge themselves for a weekend getaway at the all-inclusive The BodyHoliday at LeSPORT on the lush, tropical island of St. Lucia for over 30 percent savings with Valentine's Day Sale. Guests can book rooms starting at $675 per room, per night which includes one complimentary spa treatment per day, per guest, all meals, all beverages with the exceptions of premium wines, continental breakfast room service, land sports, water sports, beach/pool beverage service, yoga classes, entertainment, nightlife events, and more.


For more information on Valentine's Day Sale please go to  and visit our press room at Valentine's Day is February 14, 2011.  

Press contacts:


Jo C Tu – Ruder Finn for


Phone: (212) 593-6310




Taylor L. Cole, APR North America


Phone : (469) 335-8442




About welcomerewards®

An industry leading loyalty rewards program, welcomerewards® members earn a credit for every night they spend in any hotel chain, boutique hotel or bed and breakfast booked on the site.  Members earn a free night for every 10 credits. Credits can be redeemed at over 60,000 partner hotels, with no restrictions or blackout dates. Members can also redeem credits at independent hotels that do not have loyalty programs of their own.  Members can accumulate credits faster with welcomerewards® than any other hotel loyalty program since a stay at each property is credited the same despite its star rating, location, rate or lodging type.


About® is a leading provider of lodging worldwide, offering more than 130,000 properties in over 60 countries from national chain hotels and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts. is the smarter way to book travel by offering  welcomerewards®, an industry leading loyalty rewards program; the real opinions of other travelers captured in over 1.5 million Guest Reviews and;  a Price Match Guarantee, so that those booking with can be assured they are getting the best deal, either online or by speaking directly to a travel expert at 1-800-2-HOTELS 24 hours a day. For more information, please visit is an operating company of Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE). Follow us on Facebook at and Twitter via or visit the Travel Smart Blog for consumer and business travel information. Get clayed at Detailed Hotel Price Index data is available at: ,, A Smarter Way to Book™., welcomerewards and the logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of, LP. Other logos or products and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners © 2011, LP. All rights reserved. CST # 2083949-50


CONTACT: Jo C Tu, Ruder Finn for, +1-212-593-6310,; Taylor L. Cole, APR, North America, +1-469-335-8442,

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