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May 08, 2013
Agents Discover The Authentic Caribbean with New Offers from Elite Island Resorts  
Leading Caribbean resort company announces new FAM rates for 2013. Read More

AGENTS DISCOVER THE AUTHENTIC CARIBBEAN WITH NEW OFFERS FROM ELITE ISLAND RESORTS





Leading Caribbean resort company announces new FAM rates for 2013

Deerfield Beach, Fla. - May 8, 2013 - Elite Island Resorts, which provides sales and marketing representation for an impressive collection of beachfront resorts in the Caribbean's most sought-after destinations, unveils new all-inclusive agent pricing for 2013 and discounted airfare on American Airlines.

Agent-exclusive offers for 2013 independent FAM trips include:

  • Special FAM Roundtrip Airfare on American Airlines, Valid May 1 – November 15
    Travel agents receive 50 percent off published airfares and 30 percent off for their travel companions on flights from Canada and the continental U.S. This offer excludes instant purchase fares, and the agent and agent's companion must travel together at all times. A valid IATAN card must be provided at the time of booking. A $25 AA transaction fee is required per record. To book air, call 1-866-269-5008.
  • Resort All-inclusive Rates for Independent FAMs, Valid May 1 – December 20
    Independent FAM rates have been designed to provide travel agents with the freedom to select their own travel dates. Elite Island Resorts' FAM rates are valid for IATAN, travel agent ID, CLIA and True Card holders. Agents can book one additional room at the same agent rate for their travel companions, providing that they arrive and depart with the agent. Full payment of the resort reservation and airfare is due at the time of booking. All-inclusive FAM rates include the following: accommodations; dining; beverages, including alcohol; activities, including non-motorized water sports; resort taxes; and services charges. Extra costs include taxi transfers, departure tax, excursions, tours, spa treatments and incidentals. A credit card is required at check in.
    Agents may select from any of the following participating resorts:
  • Saint Lucia – The Eden of the Caribbean
    The St. James's Club, Morgan Bay, Saint Lucia is one of Elite Island Resorts' newest offerings. Agents can discover this idyllic paradise with the following resort all-inclusive FAM rates: $79 per adult, per night in low season; $99 per adult, per night in high season; and $39 per child, per night (ages three to 16 years old).
  • Barbados – A Playground Paradise for Adults
    The Club Barbados Resort & Spa is the newest resort offering by Elite Island Resorts and Barbados' only adults-only all-inclusive resort. Agents can uncover all that this vibrant destination has to offer with the following resort all-inclusive FAM rates: $79 per person, per night in low season and $99 per person, per night in high season.
  • Antigua – 365 Beaches, One for Every Day of the Year
    Elite Island Resorts offers a diverse range of vacation experiences in Antigua at its three all-inclusive resort destinations. The Verandah Resort & Spa is Antigua's newest eco- and family-friendly getaway. The all-suite resort is offering resort all-inclusive FAM rates of $89 per adult, per night in low season; $109 per adult, per night in high season; and $39 per child, per night (ages 2 - 11 years old). St. James's Club & Villas offers a private 100-acre oasis for all types of travelers, including couples, singles and families. Resort all-inclusive FAM rates are also $89 per adult, per night in low season; $109 per adult, per night in high season; and $39 per child, per night (ages 2 - 11 years old). The resort all-inclusive FAM rate at Galley Bay Resort & Spa, an adults-only resort located on the sunset side of Antigua, is $120 per person, per night in low season and $145 per person, per night in high season.
  • The Grenadines – Your Own Private Island Experience
    For agents seeking their own private-island retreat, the all-inclusive Palm Island Resort is offering a FAM rate of $130 per person, per night. Note: Interisland airfare is an additional $400 per person.
  • Tortola, BVI – The Jewel of the Caribbean
  • Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas, Tortola's largest resort and white-sand beach, offers a room-only rate of $59 per room, per night in low season and $79 per room, per night in high season, not including tax, service charge and $10 per night energy surcharge.

For FAM reservations, agents must visit http://www.eliteislandresorts.com/fams and return completed forms to Elite Island Resorts for processing. All rooms are run-of-house (ROH).

Agents may reach Elite Island Resorts' new travel agency resource center directly by visiting www.eliteislandresorts.com/travel-agents or by calling 1-800-498-ELITE (3548).

To stay up-to-date on the latest deals, incentives, FAMs, destination news and more, agents can follow Elite Island Resorts on Twitter @eliteisland.

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About Elite Island Resorts
Elite Island Resorts represents an impressive collection of unique beachfront properties in the Caribbean. Each Elite Island Resorts property provides something unique to fulfill every traveler's desires, with offerings ranging from destination weddings or romantic escapes to family retreats or eco vacations. Resorts include the following: St. James's Club & Villas, The Verandah Resort & Spa, and Galley Bay Resort & Spa all in Antigua; St. James's Club, Morgan Bay, St. Lucia; Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas in Tortola; Palm Island Resort in St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Ocean Hotels in Barbados; and Paradise Cove in Anguilla. For more information visit http://www.eliteislandresorts.com or call 800-858-4618.
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April 24, 2013
Elite Island Resorts Introduces New Media Library for Travel Industry  
Elite Island Resorts has created a new media library giving travel agents, tour operators, and the media easy access to spectacular images of all resort properties. Read More

ELITE ISLAND RESORTS INTRODUCES NEW MEDIA LIBRARY FOR TRAVEL INDUSTRY





Elite Island Resorts has created a new media library giving travel agents, tour operators, and the media easy access to spectacular images of all resort properties

Deerfield Beach, Fla. - April 24, 2013 - Elite Island Resorts, which represents an impressive collection of luxury beachfront resorts in the Caribbean's most sought-after destinations, including Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia, Tortola and the Grenadines, has created a new media library giving travel agents, tour operators, and the media easy access to spectacular images of all resort properties. Each property has been meticulously shot and a portfolio of photographs has been created to highlight the distinct qualities, experiences and beauty that await guests when they book an Elite Island Resort vacation.

"To assist our valued travel sellers, we updated our media library to highlight our extensive resort upgrades and create a very efficient way for the industry to access photos of our resorts in one easy location," said Steven Heydt, president of Elite Island Resort. "As we continue to enhance our resorts we will be adding photos to our digital library on an ongoing basis to further showcase our one of a kind vacation experiences."

The digital library can be accessed at www.EliteIslandMedia.com where photos can be easily viewed and downloaded. Photos cover the full range of Elite Island Resort vacation experiences including signature shots, accommodations, beach and pools, restaurants and bars, activities and amenities, spa and salon, weddings and honeymoon, tours and excursions and a resort map.

For more information or reservations visit www.www.eliteislandresorts.com or call 1-800-858-4618.



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About Elite Island Resorts
Elite Island Resorts represents an impressive collection of unique beachfront properties in the Caribbean. Each Elite Island Resorts property provides something unique to fulfill every traveler's desires, with offerings ranging from destination weddings or romantic escapes to family retreats or eco vacations. Resorts include the following: St. James's Club & Villas, The Verandah Resort & Spa, and Galley Bay Resort & Spa all in Antigua; St. James's Club, Morgan Bay, St. Lucia; Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas in Tortola; Palm Island Resort in St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Ocean Hotels in Barbados; and Paradise Cove in Anguilla. For more information visit http://www.eliteislandresorts.com or call 800-858-4618.
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