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William McBroom Named Director of Sales & Marketing At The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center In Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida
JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (January 2014) – William McBroom has been named Director of Sales & Marketing at The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida. In his new position he is responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing efforts for the AAA Four-Diamond resort, directing the efforts of the Northeast Florida resort’s sales team, and for assisting meeting professionals, association executives, business executives, and incentive specialists with the coordination of meetings and programs at the resort. Together with the adjacent World Golf Hall of Fame, The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center is the largest combination hotel and convention center between Atlanta and Orlando, with 101,000 square feet of meeting and event space

McBroom, a 25-year hospitality industry veteran, brings a wealth of experience to his new position, Prior to his appointment he served as Director of Sales at The Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort In Jacksonville/St. Augustine Offering Special “New Year’s Eve Package” and Other Appealing New Year’s Eve Options
JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (December 2013) – If you are looking for a stylish way to ring in 2014, you should consider the appealing New Year’s Eve options available at The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in Jacksonville/St. Augustine. The AAA Four-Diamond resort is offering a special “New Year’s Eve Package” consisting of a guest room for the night, a bottle of champagne, and breakfast-for-two, starting at $219. The resort also will serve a special five-course dinner in its casually-elegant Villagio Italian Grille, with the option of wine pairing with the meal. There also is a special New Year’s Eve room rate at the resort for the night of December 31, 2013, starting at $189 per room, per night, plus tax, for guests who wish to stay at the award-winning resort that evening. 

The exceptional New Year’s Eve five-course dinner at Villagio will include: your choice of Snapper Ceviche (with Prickly Pear, Onion, and Pepper) or Artichoke Fritto; Herb Manicotti with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce; Beet & Arugula Salad with Pinenuts and Shallot Vinaigrette; your choice of Chicken Saltimbocca or Grilled Fillet; and Lemon Tart with Fresh Raspberry Sauce and Almond Tuile and Claude’s Chocolate Key Lime Truffles for dessert. The dinner is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. 

Diners taking advantage of the five-course dinner at Villagio also will have the option of pairing each course with a specialty wine selection, at a price of $30 per person, plus tax and gratuity. In addition to its diverse menu, Villagio features a comprehensive cocktail list, and a remarkable wine list highlighting some of the best Italian wines available. 

Villagio, which is located inside of the resort’s picturesque atrium lobby, will be open that evening from 5 – 10 p.m., with the last seating at 10 p.m. Sam Pacetti, a local musician, will be playing beautiful background music until 10 p.m. In addition to indoor dining, guests also have the option to dine outdoors on the resort’s beautiful brick-paved La Terrazza.
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The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort In Northeast Florida Offering Special “Stay and Play Golf Package” For Seniors
. . . AAA Four-Diamond Resort Also Provides Complimentary Transportation To The Historic Sites of St. Augustine 
JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (September 2013) – The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, the AAA Four-Diamond resort that is located adjacent to the renowned World Golf Hall of Fame in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida, is offering a special golf package for those age 55 and over. 

The “Senior Stay and Play Package” includes one round per golfer on the resort’s popular Slammer & Squire championship golf course (just steps from The Renaissance Resort) or renowned King & Bear championship course (co-designed by Arnold “The King” Palmer and Jack “The Bear” Nicklaus). In addition, the package includes one World Golf Hall of Fame Combo ticket per golfer, valid for a two-day admission to the World Golf Hall of Fame museum which features fun interactive exhibits and historic golf artifacts; as well as one round on the World Golf Hall of Fame’s 18-hole real grass championship putting course; and one shot at the 132-yard Island Challenge Hole. The package also includes: deluxe room accommodations; a $50 PGA Tour Academy credit voucher per golfer as part of a package (to be redeemed at PGA Tour Academy World Golf Village); breakfast daily; and range balls. The package, which is available through January 31, 2014, starts at $171 per room, per night, plus tax for one golfer in the room, or from $239 per room, per night, plus tax for two golfers in the room. 

In addition, the resort also provides a complimentary shuttle for individual guests (based on availability) to and from historic downtown St. Augustine. This service enables guests to easily visit such sites in St. Augustine, which was founded in 1565, as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fort, The Fountain of Youth, and shopping on the charming, brick-paved St. George Street. Additional options in downtown St. Augustine include the Old Town Trolley Tour, The Old Jail, The St. Augustine History Museum, The Spanish Quarter, The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, Flagler College, Whetstone’s Chocolate Factory, Lightner Museum, and a variety of water activities. 

To take advantage of the special “Senior Stay and Play Package,” reference promotional code S9R when booking the package for one golfer in the room, or promotional code FXL when booking the package for two golfers in the room, and then show a valid ID upon check-in. There are a limited number of rooms available for the promotion, and the offer cannot be combined with other promotions and does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms.
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The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort In Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida Receives “2013 Certificate Of Excellence” From TripAdvisor
. . . Prestigious Award Is For The Top-Performing 10% Of All Businesses Worldwide On TripAdvisor; The Resort With No Resort Fees

JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (June 2013) – The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida, has received the prestigious “2013 Certificate of Excellence” from TripAdvisor, which is given to businesses that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travelers. The esteemed award places the resort in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, which is the world’s largest travel website. TripAdvisor features over 100 million candid reviews, opinions, and photos of hotels, restaurants, attractions and more, by travelers. The website assists customers in gathering travel information, posting reviews and opinions of travel-related content, and features interactive travel forums. 

Located within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village, The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort has been a consistent winner of many other honors too. This includes the AAA Four-Diamond rating, which is an honor achieved by less than 4% of the AAA approved properties. The resort also received Association Meetings magazine’s “2012 Inner Circle Award,” where it was one of only 40 resorts or hotels in the United States chosen to receive the award.
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The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort In Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida Offering “Free Golf Package”
. . . AAA Four-Diamond Resort Also Provides Complimentary Transportation To The Historic Sites of St. Augustine; The Resort With No Resort Fees

 JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (June 2013) – If you are a golfer, you should check out the Free Golf Package that the AAA Four-Diamond Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida is offering. The package at the Northeast Florida resort includes a free round of golf on the resort’s popular Slammer & Squire championship course (just steps from The Renaissance Resort) or renowned King & Bear championship course (co-designed by Arnold “The King” Palmer and Jack “The Bear” Nicklaus), as well as overnight accommodations in a deluxe guest room. The resort, which is adjacent to the impressive World Golf Hall of Fame – the ultimate destination for the celebration of golf’s greatest players with fun interactive exhibits and historic golf artifacts -- was named one of the “Top 121 Golf Resorts in the World” in Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s “2012 Readers’ Poll.” 

Making the package even more appealing is that the resort also provides a complimentary shuttle for individual guests (based on availability) to and from historic downtown St. Augustine. This service enables guests to easily visit such sites in St. Augustine, which was founded in 1565, as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fort, The Fountain of Youth, and shopping on the charming, brick-paved St. George Street. Additional options in downtown St. Augustine include the Old Town Trolley Tour, The Old Jail, The St. Augustine History Museum, The Spanish Quarter, The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, Flagler College, Whetstone’s Chocolate Factory, Lightner Museum, and a variety of water activities. 

In addition, resort guests benefit from no resort fees and complimentary self-parking. 

The “Free Golf Package” starts at $169 per room, per night, plus tax for one golfer, or from $189 per room, per night, plus tax for two golfers in the room.
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