TORONTO, May 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Travelers seeking the ultimate Caribbean getaway need look no further than the sun-drenched island of Barbados, now offering even more of a reason to flock to the destination this year -- free spending money for island experiences! This exciting offer is available for travel May 1 - December 21, 2013 inclusive but trips must be booked during the period April 29 - June 22, 2013 in order to experience the island known for mastering the art of fine living with daily lessons offered to those seeking to do the same!
With the Barbados Island Inclusive, guests receive "free spending money" based on their length of stay for use at participating attractions and restaurants while on-island. With a minimum stay of 5 nights guests will receive US$150.00 per person and on stays 7 nights or longer guests will receive US$200.00 per person based on a maximum of two (2) persons per room. Vouchers will be distributed to guests upon hotel check-in. This added value promotion is the perfect reason to escape to this lush Caribbean island - offering travelers a destination rich in history, culture, food, music, and a passion for living life to its fullest.
With most island properties participating in this exciting campaign boasting over 30 attractions and restaurants, guests will have the opportunity to experience Barbados through dining and adventure! Go to VisitBarbados.org/islandinclusive or www.Bookbarbadosnow.com/island-inclusive for a list of preferred partners and participating attractions and restaurants. To book at any participating hotel partner use booking code: BII2013. Upon check-in, guests will receive the vouchers in denominations of $50.00 in Barbadian increments and will be provided a list of all participating service providers.
Getting to Barbados:
Air Canada continues daily nonstop service to Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown, Barbados from Toronto www.aircanada.com
WestJet offers four weekly direct flights between Toronto's Pearson International Airport and Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown, Barbados. Those traveling from across Canada can easily connect through Toronto to arrive in sunny Barbados www.westjet.com.
The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes. Rated as one of the world's sexiest beaches in 2008 by Concierge.com; Barbados' Crane Beach in St. Philip stands as a premier destination for travelers. Barbados is also the first and only Zagat-rated Caribbean island with numerous internationally renowned chefs who masterfully put signature spins on local delicacies and traditions. Barbados is an ideal stage for world-class events and in collaboration with American Express Publishing Corporation, Barbados hosted its first annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival in November 2010. The country has also hosted numerous athletic championships, including the 2006 PGA World Golf Championships-Barbados World Cup, the ICC Cricket World Cup Finals in 2007, the Sentebale Charity Polo match with Prince Harry of Wales in 2010, and the ICC Twenty20 Cricket Finals for 2010. Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas, to quaint bed and breakfasts and award-winning, five-star resorts.
Barbados was voted eighth in the World by Trip Advisor's '2008 Travelers Choice Destination Awards' in its Top 100 Destinations category. For more information on travel to Barbados, visit www.visitbarbados.org, follow on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VisitBarbados, via Twitter @Barbados or contact the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1.800.268.9122.
SOURCE Barbados Tourism Authority
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