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 Arizona. 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 www.oakwood.com or by calling 800.259.6914. About Oakwood Worldwide Oakwood Worldwide (www.oakwood.com) 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