October 25, 2011 // Franchising.com // Destin, Fla. – ResortQuest® Northwest Florida invites wine aficionados and culinary connoisseurs to stay in one of its professionally managed vacation rentals on the Emerald Coast during the Taste of The Beach festival, Friday Nov. 4 through Sunday Nov. 6, 2011. ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, which was recently named “Best Vacation Rental Service Firm” by readers of Emerald Coast magazine, professionally manages Destin condo rentals, vacation home and condo rentals in South Walton Beach and more all along the beautiful coastlines of Northwest Florida and the Alabama Gulf.
Encouraging attendees with its “Wine, Dine, Donate” slogan, the annual Taste of The Beach festival is a three-day culinary and cultural celebration produced by the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce and Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF) to benefit children’s charities. It combines new and established food, wine and artistic events featuring prized vintners and renowned chefs. Events will take place at various venues along Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast with signature events including:
Taste of The Beach will conclude with a silent auction to benefit local children’s charities on Sunday, Nov. 6 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Guests may bid on prizes donated by the community while enjoying cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres. The charity auction will be held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa located at 4000 Sandestin Blvd. South in Destin.
"ResortQuest guests visiting for the Taste of The Beach are in for an extra treat,” said Ed Evans, senior operations manager, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. “The fourth annual festival coincides with the onset of our fall/winter rental rates here on the Emerald Coast. Not only can visitors enjoy the culinary and cultural delights of the festival, they can stay with ResortQuest in a beautiful beachfront resort condo or a luxurious private home for 50 percent lower rates than in the summer."
Tickets for Taste of The Beach events range from $35 to $145 per person and are available for purchase online at the official Taste of The Beach website or by calling the Walton Area Chamber at 850-267-0683. To book accommodations with ResortQuest Northwest Florida at fall and winter rates, guests should call 877-916-6626 and mention Promo Code F7004. Savings and minimum-night-stay requirements vary based on location, property, unit selected and availability at time of call. Fall and winter rates are in effect Nov. 1, 2011 through Feb. 28, 2012.
Headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals is a leading provider of professionally managed vacation condominiums and home rentals in the U.S., with a portfolio of approximately 6,000 vacation rental properties. For more than 20 years, ResortQuest has provided full-service vacation rentals in the most desirable beach, ski, golf and tennis resort destinations across North America. ResortQuest is part of Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest serviced vacation rentals business providing access to approximately 94,000 vacation properties in over 500 unique destinations worldwide, and one of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). Visit our media center or resortquest.com for additional information.
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