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The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village Announces New Incentive Packages For Value Dates

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (November 2005) - The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in St. Augustine is offering new incentives for meetings booked during its “2006 Value Dates,” according to Director of Sales & Marketing Jeff Bloom. Among the available incentives are savings on room rates, audiovisual services, high-speed Internet access, the resort service fee, and on the three distinctive meeting packages available at the 300-room resort. The “2006 Value Dates” include January 17-23, February 1-12, April 2-6, April 17-20, and April 30-May 3, 2006. The Northeast Florida resort is also providing double Marriott Reward Points during these value dates, which are paid at the time of signing. The resort also will pay third-party planners who book a meeting the same number of points as their counterparts (up to 50,000 points per event).

               Other news from the resort, which recently won the prestigious “Gold Tee Award” from Meetings & Conventions magazine, includes a new breakfast, lunch and dinner menu in its signature Cypress Pointe Restaurant, which is nestled in the resort’s impressive atrium among running streams, a cascading waterfall and exotic 30-foot palms. Plans also are underway for enhancements of the guest rooms in 2006.

               The Renaissance Resort is the ultimate meeting destination for groups of all sizes with multiple interests. Together with the adjoining St. Johns County Convention Center and the adjacent World Golf Hall of Fame, the resort is the largest combination hotel and conference center between Atlanta and Orlando, with 86,000 square feet of meeting space. The unique historic golf retreat is the perfect place to meet, play, indulge, relax and explore. After meeting, attendees can play golf, indulge at PGA TOUR Spa Laterra, relax at the exclusive Serenata Beach Club, and explore fascinating St. Augustine, America’s oldest city.

For more information on the resort, or for additional “Value Dates,” call (888) 740-7020 or (904) 940-8632, or visit

               Set in the heart of the lush World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida, the luxurious Renaissance is the perfect site for groups with an impressive variety of indoor and outdoor venues for meetings, receptions, shows and special events.

              A golfer’s paradise, the resort features two renowned 18-hole championship courses, The King & The Bear (the only course in the world designed jointly by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus), and The Slammer & The Squire (inspired by Slammin’ Sammy Snead and Gene “The Squire” Sarazen). The Renaissance sits on 6,300 beautifully landscaped acres, next to the one-and-only World Golf Hall of Fame, the Walk of Champions, an IMAX® theater, and a boutique avenue with an assortment of specialty shops and restaurants. It also is a short complimentary ride to the new full-service PGA TOUR Spa Laterra.

               The Renaissance features a lushly landscaped 12-story atrium garden lobby, complete with running streams and exotic palms. Additional resort offerings include a 24-hour health club and sauna, large swimming pool, hot tub, tennis courts, professional golf simulator, Little Legends child activity program, billiard room, 24-hour business center, jogging trails and full-service concierge. Just a chip shot from the resort, guests also will find World Golf Hall of Fame’s 18-hole championship putting course and The Challenge Hole. In addition, resort guests have privileges at the exclusive oceanfront Serenata Beach Club, which provides access to miles of Atlantic beaches, and features a large adult pool, a family pool with 12-foot waterfall, and a children’s play pool.

              When visiting the resort, guests should plan to explore beautiful St. Augustine, the nation’s oldest city. Founded in 1565, the area is rich with Spanish architecture, with charming cobblestone streets and many fascinating historical sites. Guests can visit the historic Castillo de San Marcos fort, The Fountain of Youth, and the nation’s Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse. St. Augustine offers sightseeing trolleys, charter boats, and an array of water sports.

For more information, call 1-888-740-7020 or 1-904-940-8000, or visit