Both Cactus and the Grapefruit League Call Oakwood Home

Spring Training Means Baseball and Special Discounts at Oakwood

Mar 28, 2005, 00:00 ET from Oakwood Worldwide

    LOS ANGELES, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A sure sign winter is on the way
 out, the Boys of Summer are traveling south for spring training.  This annual
 ritual allows fans to catch a glimpse of their favorite player or team off the
 field, while enjoying two world-class vacation destinations -- Florida and
     Oakwood Worldwide is proud to provide elegantly furnished apartments that
 are a cost alternative to hotels for teams of Major League Baseball.  Many
 teams stay from mid-February until the beginning of April.  Oakwood has
 special discounts for die-hard fans and vacationers traveling to these winter
 getaways both during and after spring training.
     "Baseball, hotdogs and special rates at Oakwood -- it's a home run," says
 John Zimmerman, district manager for Oakwood Worldwide in Phoenix.  "Our
 deluxe accommodations and home-like feel will make any vacation or business
 trip in these areas more comfortable and enjoyable."
     In Arizona, rates range from $65 to $105 per day in Tucson, and in
 Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale rates start at $82 per day.  Rates vary by
 apartment size and length of stay.
     Furnished apartment suites in Florida range from $79 to $99 per day in
 Orlando; $74 to $114 per day in Tampa; $95 to $123 per day in Ft. Lauderdale
 and West Palm Beach; and $90 to $115 per day in Ft. Myers.
     All rates are based on stays of 30 days or more.  Short-term stays are
 available in some locations.
     In Arizona, members of the Colorado Rockies, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago
 White Sox, San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, Oakland
 A's, Seattle Mariners, San Francisco Giants, Anaheim Angels and Texas Rangers
 all call Oakwood home.
     Members of the St. Louis Cardinals, Florida Marlins, Baltimore Orioles,
 Minnesota Twins, Atlanta Braves, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Devil Rays and
 Cincinnati Reds all stay with Oakwood in Florida.
     Professionals and families alike have benefited from an Oakwood corporate
 apartment.  Typical amenities include swimming pool, business center,
 housekeeping, hi-speed Internet, in-unit washer and dryers, and more.
 Reservations can be made at or by calling 800.259.6914.
     About Oakwood Worldwide
     Oakwood Worldwide ( is the largest global provider of
 corporate housing and serviced apartments, with locations throughout the U.S.,
 the U.K. and Asia.  Oakwood's award-winning apartments are delivered with a
 rich standard of quality, reliability and personal service.

SOURCE Oakwood Worldwide