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The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village In St. Augustine, Florida Offering “Stay and Play Golf Package” This Winter

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (November 2010) – If you’re looking for a great value, and enjoy playing golf, you should check out the “Stay and Play Golf Package” that is being offered by The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in Northeast Florida. The St. Augustine, Florida resort completed a comprehensive $10 million property-wide renovation in 2008, and is located right next 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.

The resort’s “Stay and Play Golf Package” includes:  deluxe accommodations in a newly-remodeled room for one night; one 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), per golfer; breakfast daily; and range balls. Based on two golfers in the room, the package is from $299 per room, per night. Based on one golfer, the rate is from $189 per room, per night. The package is available through February 10, 2011, based on space availability. Reference promotional code ZJ2 when booking the package for two golfers, or promotional code G4U when booking the package for one golfer. Tax is additional, and the offer cannot be combined with any other promotions, and does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Blackout dates may apply.

For reservations or additional information, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.WorldGolfRenaissance.com .

“If you’re looking to take a golf getaway, this is a great package that enables you to play golf, visit the impressive World Golf Hall of Fame, and stay at our newly renovated resort,” said Scott Selvaggi, director of sales & marketing for The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village.

The Renaissance Resort features 301 completely remodeled guest rooms and suites, a dramatically-renovated lobby, newly-remodeled guest room corridors, an expanded fitness center, a remodeled billiard room, and a new restaurant and bar.    

Guest rooms and suites feature new furniture, soft goods, window treatments, lighting, flat-panel screen LCD HDTV televisions, and the Marriott JackPack, which provides complete connectivity to the guests for laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and video game players. The rooms and suites feature a contemporary design with an Asian feel, which includes rich red bed coverings, crisp white linens, along with a color scheme of warm neutral gold. In-room offerings also include high-speed Internet access, two telephones with data ports, a wet bar and refrigerator, and in-room coffee.

The resort also boasts a dramatically remodeled 10-story atrium lobby, which now has a Colonial/Asian theme with lush foliage and a colorful 7-story modern hanging sculpture that captures the wind and air elements, reminiscent of open Florida skies.

Recreational offerings at the resort include the two championship golf courses, a professional golf simulator, a sauna, pool, hot tub, and concierge. Guests also are an easy walk to The World Golf Hall of Fame’s 18-hole putting course, a 132-yard Island Challenge Hole, the IMAX® Theater, and the Walk of Champions. In addition, guests can take golf lessons at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy.

In addition to its status as a premier golf and vacation destination, the resort is unsurpassed in its offerings for groups. Together with the adjoining St. Johns County Convention Center and the adjacent World Golf Hall of Fame, The Renaissance Resort is the largest combination hotel and conference center between Atlanta and Orlando, with 86,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Among the many venues is the 26,450-square-foot St. Augustine Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 2,700 guests for receptions.

When visiting the resort, guests have the opportunity to visit nearby pristine Atlantic beaches, as well as explore historic St. Augustine. Founded in 1565, the area is rich with Spanish architecture, with charming cobblestone streets and many fascinating historical sites such as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fortress, and The Fountain of Youth.

Call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.WorldGolfRenaissance.com .

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PR Contact:  Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 207, or klamonica@chisano.com          

NOTE:  High-resolution photos of the resort may be downloaded from http://www.worldgolfrenaissance.com/Press/ , or are available by contacting Karen Lamonica.