Riverwalk A&E District and B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Hotel Collaborate to Offer the "Let's B Cultured!" Package, Now Available for Booking Feb. 1-June 30, 2013 Package Includes Stay at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale, Admission to Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Admission to Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Water Taxi Tickets and More; Offers Savings of more than $70

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District is encouraging visitors and local residents alike to soak up Fort Lauderdale's amazing cultural opportunities, as well as enjoy a mesmerizing  stay at the oceanfront B Ocean Fort Lauderdale with the "Let's B Cultured!" package. Guests who book the package at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale are encouraged to B creative and B artistic by creating their own masterpiece drawing inspiration from the beachfront surroundings.  They can B cultured at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens while sailing the Intracoastal waterways on a Water Taxi tour, and have the opportunity to B amazed at the Museum of Art I Fort Lauderdale.

The "Let's B Cultured"package offers a savings of more than $70 over buying the features a la carte. Available from Feb. 1June 30, 2013, the package is based on a double occupancy, 2-night minimum stay and includes:

  • 3-day/2-night stay in a Captivating oceanfront guestroom at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale, based on double occupancy
  • $30 wine card at B'stro on the Beach at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale
  • Riverwalk A&E District Art Kit (coloring pencils) to B inspired by the beautiful surroundings
  • Admission for 2 toBonnet House Museum & Gardens located in the Riverwalk A&E District
  • Admission for 2 toMuseum of Art I Fort Lauderdale located in the Riverwalk A&E District
  • 2 Water Taxi tickets
  • Opportunity to upgrade to the Club Level experience at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, a Riverwalk A&E District partner, for one of many Broadway shows, concerts or dance performances taking place at the state-of-the-art performing complex

"Let's B Cultured!" package rates start at $219 per room, per night excluding taxes and service charges.  A special rate of $33 per child will be added for children (ages 4 to 18) staying with their parents in the same guestroom; maximum occupancy of four guests per room.  Reservations are subject to availability; some restrictions may apply.

"The 'Let's B Cultured!' package provides the perfect way for visitors or South Florida residents to get away, relax and Just B in a stunning oceanfront hotel, while enjoying exceptional cultural experiences in Fort Lauderdale," said Carmen Ackerman, project manager for Riverwalk A&E District.  

The "Let's B Cultured" package is now available for purchase at www.boceanfortlauderdale.com using the promotional code BCULTURED or by contacting 1 888 66BHOTELS.   For more information, please contact B Ocean Fort Lauderdale at  954 564 1000 or by visiting the hotel's website.

About Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District

The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District is a unique partnership of arts and entertainment organizations located along the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale with the express mission of promoting cultural tourism in South Florida. Presenting over 1,000 individual events each year, the District attracts well over 1 million visitors annually. Partners of the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium include Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, the Historic Stranahan House Museum and Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. It is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. For more information about Riverwalk A&E District and its partners, visit www.riverwalkae.com.

About Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is located on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale. The historic 1920 plantation-style waterfront home is situated on 35 acres of natural preserve with five native habitats, all in or near their pristine state. For more information, visit www.bonnethouse.org.

About the Museum of Art I Fort Lauderdale

The Museum of Art I Fort Lauderdale is a division of Nova Southeastern University located at One East Las Olas Boulevard at Andrews Avenue. For more information, log on to:  www.moafl.org or call 954-525-5500. The Museum is home to the AutoNation Academy of Art & Design, Books & Books and the Museum Cafe. Hours: open TuesdaysSaturdays, 11 a.m.6 p.m. with extended hours on Thursdays until 8 p.m. Sundays 125 p.m. Closed Mondays.

About Water Taxi

A "trolley on the water," Water Taxi lets guests on and off its stops all day while taking in the sights along Fort Lauderdale's world famous waterways, which have earned the city the nickname "The Venice of America." For more information, visit www.watertaxi.com/watertaxi/fort-lauderdale.

About the Club Level Broward Center for the Performing Arts

The Broward Center's new Club Level, located on the Mezzanine Level of the Au-Rene Theater, is an exclusive 1,200-square-foot private lounge and dedicated 71-seat section with an all-inclusive luxury box feel. Information about the Club Level and a stellar season of shows is available at www.BrowardCenter.org.

About B Ocean Fort Lauderdale

B Ocean Fort Lauderdale features 240 guestrooms, all boasting breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.  Each room features The Blissful Bed® by B Hotels & Resorts®, designer white leather-front furnishings, a 40" HD LCD television, branded retail items and more. The hotel features SAIA Sushi, a signature sushi and teppanyaki restaurant, named "a sexy date night setting," by Miami Herald, B'stro on the Beach offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a cafe-style setting, an Enomatic self-serve wine dispenser, Pool & Patio Bar, an infinity edge pool, and complimentary technology offerings including FreeB Wi-Fi, high-speed internet access throughout all guestrooms and public areas, courtesy guest iPads and the Monscierge®, a touch-screen concierge and destination guide. For additional information, visit www.boceanfortlauderdale.com.

Contacts: 
Carmen Ackerman, Riverwalk A&E District 
954-414-6910 / cackerman@browardcenter.org

Duree Ross, Duree & Company, PR Consultant  
954-723-9350 / duree@dureeandcompany.com

B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Contacts:  
Destiny Spang | destiny@carmapr.com |C. 215.704.9554 
Deanna Clevesy | deanna@carmapr.com | C: 646.430.0769

SOURCE Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District



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