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The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village Offering “American Hero Stay & Play Package” and “American Hero Rate” To U.S. Military, Police Officers & Firefighters

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (April 2011) – If you are an active or retired member of the U.S. military, a U.S. firefighter, or a U.S. law enforcement officer – and you like to golf – you should definitely consider taking advantage of the “American Hero Stay & Play Package” that is being offered by The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in Northeast Florida. Or, if you are a member of the U.S. military, a firefighter or a law enforcement officer, and would like to visit St. Augustine to take in the historical sites, pristine beaches, great shopping, or other area offerings, the resort is also offering a special “American Hero Rate.”

The “American Hero Stay & Play Package” includes:  one round of golf on the resort’s renowned King & Bear championship course (co-designed by Arnold Palmer & Jack Nicklaus) or the popular Slammer & Squire championship course (just steps from The Renaissance Resort); deluxe accommodations for one night in a newly remodeled guest room; breakfast in the resort’s 500 South restaurant daily; and range balls. The rate for one golfer/one non-golfer in the room (or for one person in the room) is from $199 per room, per night. The rate for two golfers in the room is from $279 per room, per night. The offer is valid through October 16, 2011, based on availability. Blackout dates may apply.

For non-golfers who simply wish to stay at the lush resort, experience historic St. Augustine, visit the nearby sparkling Atlantic beaches, and/or take advantage of great shopping at nearby outlet malls, the resort is also offering a very nice “
American Hero Rate,” which is also available to active or retired members of the U.S. military, U.S. police officers, and U.S. firefighters. The rate starts at just $95 per room, per night. In addition to deluxe accommodations in a newly remodeled guest room, the special rate also includes complimentary breakfast-for-two in the resort’s 500 South restaurant. The offer is valid through December 31, 2011, based on availability. Blackout dates may apply.

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To take advantage of the special package or rate, you simply need to ask for the special package or rate upon booking, and then show your appropriate supporting ID upon check-in.

“Our nation’s military personnel, law enforcement officers and firefighters make so many sacrifices, for which we’re truly grateful, and we’re offering this special package and rate so that they can enjoy a relaxing getaway at a beautifully remodeled resort, with so many recreational options,” said Jeffrey Oliasami, general manager of The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village.

For reservations to The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, or for additional information, call
888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.WorldGolfRenaissance.com .

Located right next to the impressive World Golf Hall of Fame, which is the ultimate celebration of the game of golf and its greatest players with engaging interactive exhibits and historic golf artifacts, The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village 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, a new restaurant and bar, and enhancements to the meeting offerings and business center.

Situated within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village, The Renaissance Resort features a wealth of on-site recreational options. This includes the two championship golf courses, a sauna, pool, hot tub, and full-service concierge. Guests also have access to four additional golf courses within 15 minutes of the resort, for a total of
108 holes of golf.

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® 3D Theater, and the Walk of Champions. Guests also can enjoy golf lessons at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy.

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Guest rooms and suites at the resort 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 a 37” flat-panel screen television, the Marriott JackPack, high-speed Internet access, two telephones with data ports, a wet bar and refrigerator, an in-room safe, and in-room coffee.

When visiting the resort, guests have the opportunity to explore historic St. Augustine. Founded in 1565, the area is rich with Spanish architecture, with charming cobblestone streets and many fascinating sites such as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fortress, The Fountain of Youth, The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, The St. Augustine History Museum, and shopping on the picturesque brick-lined St. George Street.

For information on The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, or for reservations, 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, photos are available by contacting Karen Lamonica.