White Plains, N.Y., (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts wants to give families an early gift this holiday season. Available now through December 31, 2008 experience a "Family Fun" vacation package at one of Starwood's 30 Love Your Family Resort locations flying the Sheraton, Westin, St. Regis and The Luxury Collection brand flags across North America. Packed with exclusive discounts and amenities, savvy travelers can enjoy daily resort credits up to $100; "Kids Eat Free;" guaranteed connecting rooms and signature family activities at Starwood Resorts across the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Perfect for family holiday travel, Starwood's Love Your Family program takes the traditional children's program one step further, using customer research, guest feedback and good old common sense to develop creative programming that caters to the entire family. Launched earlier this year, Love Your Family was developed to help families maximize their time together and also create cherished memories to last a life time. Whether it's iguana feeding in Aruba, margarita-making in Mexico (for mom and dad!) or learning to "Hula" in Hawaii, Starwood's Love Your Family offers unique experiences for every age, every interest. The core elements of Love Your Family include three signature experiences--Fireside Storytelling, Stargazing, and movies by the pool -- as well as other features that will be indigenous to each respective property. Families can also enjoy an outdoor barbecue and make new friends at one of the community grills at select Love Your Family Resorts. Additionally, Love Your Family includes services designed to appeal especially to parents, including connecting rooms, food and beverage discounts, and other unique packages and offers, all coordinated by the resort's newly appointed "Director of Fun."
Starwood's "Family Fun" package includes:
For a complete list of participating resorts and reservations, dial 1-888-625-5144 or visit the Love Your Family Web site: www.FamilyFunSpecials.com.
Family Holiday Travel Tips from Starwood's National Director of Fun
Everyone knows that family holiday travel can take its toll on everyone. Valerie Lee, Corporate Director of Fun for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has a few easy suggestions for making holiday travel memorable, and most of all, fun:
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 900 properties in more than 100 countries and 155,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), Sheraton(R), Westin(R), Four Points(R) by Sheraton, W(R), Le Meridien(R) and the recently announced AloftSM and ElementSM Hotels. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com/pressclub.
SOURCE: Starwood Hotels & Resorts