Special offers help offset the rising cost of gas
July 18, 2008 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO – The Travel Industry Association reports that Americans are expected to take more than 327 million leisure trips this summer. But as travelers hit the road, many are feeling the pinch of gas prices averaging above $4 per gallon. To help ease the burden and offer incentives for continued travel, select Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts across the country are offering money-saving gasoline promotions and packages valid through Labor Day and beyond. Select properties showcasing such offers include:
Situated in the hills above the lush Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico, this pueblo-style resort is offering a "Gas Promotion" that includes a $25 Gift Card for two-night stays and a $50 Gift Card for three-night stays; all the more reason for guests to enjoy championship golf, a world-class spa, horseback-riding, and more. Summer rates start at $235 per night. Valid now through September 30. Call (800) 554-9288 and reference offer code GASCR. www.tamaya.hyatt.com
An extraordinary Eastern Shore experience awaits guests who book the "Chesapeake Bay Experience" package, which includes overnight accommodations, a $25 gas card, s'mores kit, a kite for the beach, pass to Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, and 15% off at the resort's Orvis clothing store. Guests driving a hybrid vehicle will also receive an additional $50 gas card.
Summer rates starts at $239 per night. Valid now through December 31, 2008. Call (800) 633- 7313 and reference offer code CBEXP8. www.chesapeakebay.hyatt.com
Following a recent multi-million dollar renovation, this 800-room Chicago hotel is now offering a "Gas Saver" package, which includes a $25 gas gift certificate upon checkout, complimentary self parking for one car each day, and complimentary one-way shuttle service to the Magnificent Mile, museums and other attractions. Rates start at $199 plus tax. Valid now through September 6, 2008. Call (800) 233-1234. www.mccormickplace.hyatt.com
Located in the heart of downtown Dallas' historic district, the AAA Four-Diamond Hyatt Regency Dallas has created a "Gas 'n Go" offer, starting at $99 and including overnight accommodations and a $25 gas card. As an added bonus, guests who drive a hybrid vehicle will also receive free parking. Valid now through September 1, 2008. Call (800) 233-1234. www.dallasregency.hyatt.com
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