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The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village In St. Augustine Hosting Big New Year’s Eve Party & Offering “New Year’s Eve Party Packages”

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (October 2010) – If you’re looking for something very fun to do on New Year’s Eve, you should definitely consider the big New Year’s Eve Party being thrown on Friday, December 31, 2010, at The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida. To be held in the resort’s beautiful St. Augustine Ballroom from 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m., the party will feature entertainment by the popular 8-piece Funk Monster Band, which will perform high-energy music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. The resort is offering a party-only package, as well as a package that includes a one-night stay at the newly-renovated resort, according to Scott Selvaggi, the resort’s director of sales & marketing.

“We’re very pleased to have a really great band like The Funk Monster Band as the entertainment for our big New Year’s Eve Party,” said Selvaggi. “They put on a wonderful high-energy show that will really get everyone involved and dancing. It promises to be a wonderful and very fun party.”

The resort is offering “Party Package A,” which includes: admission to the party; a full open bar from 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; dinner buffet; dessert buffet; champagne toast at midnight; and late night snack stations. Offerings will include a Shrimp and Sushi Station, Carved Roast Beef, Carved Roast Turkey Breast, a Pasta Station with all of the fixings, and Gourmet Cheese and Veggie Displays. The cost of the package is $65 per person, plus tax, and you must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

The resort is also offering “Party Package B” which includes all of the elements of “Party Package A,” plus you can ride the elevator home with accommodations for one-night in a newly-remodeled guest room. Based on double occupancy, the package is $240 plus tax.

For more information on the party, or to purchase one of the packages, call (888) 740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit

Situated within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village in Northeast Florida, within minutes of the historic sites of charming St. Augustine and outstanding shopping at two large outlet malls, The Renaissance Resort features a wealth of on-site recreational options. This includes two championship golf courses (the renowned King & Bear, and the popular Slammer & Squire), a professional indoor golf simulator, a sauna, pool, hot tub, and full-service concierge.

In addition, the resort is ideally located right next to the impressive World Golf Hall of Fame, the ultimate celebration of the game of golf and its greatest players with engaging interactive exhibits and historic golf artifacts. Guests also are an easy walk to The World Golf Hall of Fame’s real grass 18-hole putting course, a 132-yard Island Challenge Hole, an IMAX® Theater, and the Walk of Champions. Guests also can enjoy golf lessons at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy, and the pristine nearby Atlantic beaches.

Making it even more appealing is the fact that the award-winning resort completed a property-wide $10 million renovation in 2008. The project included the complete remodeling of all 301 guest rooms and suites, dramatic changes to the resort’s 10-story lobby atrium and entry area, remodeling of all guest room corridors, an expanded fitness center with new state-of-the-art equipment, remodeling of the billiard room, a new restaurant and bar, and enhancements to the meeting offerings and business center.

Guest rooms and suites at the resort feature a contemporary design with an Asian feel, which includes rich red bed coverings with crisp white linens. In-room offerings also include a flat-panel television, the Marriott JackPack, high-speed Internet access, two telephones with data ports, a wet bar and refrigerator, and in-room coffee.

When visiting the resort, guests can explore historic St. Augustine. Founded in 1565, the area is rich with Spanish architecture, with charming cobblestone streets and such fascinating historical sites as Castillo de San Marcos, and The Fountain of Youth.

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

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