NAPLES, FL (February 2017) – Considering conducting a meeting or program in the Southeast in 2017? Then you should check out the enticing “Perks Are In Full Swing Group Promotion” that is being offered by the AAA Four-Diamond The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida, in celebration of its dramatically redesigned championship golf course. Available to new bookings for programs from May 21-October 31, 2017, the promotion provides many appealing perks for groups with at least 15 rooms on the peak nights, with a minimum of two peak nights on Sunday-Thursday. Note that the promotion is available for the two peak nights on any night from August 12-September 9, 2017. To take advantage of the promotion at the 125-acre resort the contract must be signed by April 30, 2017, according to the resort’s General Manager Jason Parsons.

The 319-room beachfront resort is better than ever after the impressive reinvention of its championship golf course by renowned golf icon Jack Nicklaus and acclaimed course architect John Sanford. The newly redesigned golf course, which was completed in November 2016, followed $50 million in other renovations and enhancements at the resort over the last few years. Notably, the resort is Southwest Florida’s only beachfront resort with an on-site championship golf course, world-class spa, and award-winning tennis center, and also features 34,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space and many truly beautiful outdoor and beachfront venues.
The “Perks Are In Full Swing Group Promotion” provides benefits that increase with the number of room nights booked. New group bookings of 30-100 room nights receive their choice of up to 3 of the following perks, with groups of 101-200 room nights receiving their choice of up to 5 of these perks:  
⦁    10% discount on golf tee time rack rates on the resort’s newly redesigned golf course
⦁    One complimentary standard guest room, per 30 actualized
⦁    One upgrade to a one-bedroom suite for the program peak nights
⦁    Two upgrades to Gulf of Mexico View Rooms at the group rate for the program dates
⦁    Two Staff rooms at 50% off the group rate for program dates
⦁    One complimentary VIP round-trip airport transfer
⦁    Complimentary welcome beverage (non-alcoholic) and signature treat
⦁    Complimentary internet in guest rooms
⦁    Complimentary WiFi in meeting space
⦁    10% off AVI audiovisual services (minimum applies, excludes labor)
⦁    10% discount on Spa services
⦁    10% attrition on sleeping rooms
⦁    10% discount on current banquet food and beverage menus
⦁    Group rate available 3 days pre- and post-event dates (based upon group room and rate availability).

Plus, group bookings of 201+ room nights, receive their choice of an additional 2 perks from the following:
⦁    20% discount on rack tee times on the newly redesigned golf course
⦁    Complimentary one-hour beer and wine reception
⦁    5% credit to the master account on sleeping rooms
⦁    Two VIP complimentary round-trip airport transfers
⦁    Four Staff rooms at 50% off the group rate for the program dates
⦁    One complimentary suite for VIP over program peak nights
⦁    20% discount on current banquet food and beverage
⦁    20% discount off AVI audiovisual services (minimum applies, excludes labor)
⦁    20% attrition on sleeping rooms (cannot be used in conjunction with 10% above)
⦁    Two complimentary coffee breaks. 

Also, there are additional perks available for multi-year agreements. In addition, groups and guests always benefit from no resort fees, complimentary self-parking and valet parking, and complimentary access to the resort’s fitness center. 

The offer is based on group room availability, is not valid over holidays, and does not apply to existing contracted meetings or programs. A food/beverage minimum and attrition clause is required in the agreement. Additional restrictions may apply. For information, call the resort’s group sales department at (800) 866-1946, visit , or complete an RFP at or through online industry channels such as Cvent or StarCite. Or, email the resort at and reference the “Perks Are In Full Swing Group Promotion.”

“Groups and guests absolutely love our newly redesigned golf course, and all of the resort’s other impressive recent enhancements,” said Director of Sales & Marketing Charles Mullins. “This special group promotion is a great way to spotlight and celebrate our newly redesigned course, and to provide extra values, with many appealing options, to groups.” 

A recent recipient of such prestigious meeting industry awards as Successful Meetings magazine’s “Pinnacle Award,” Incentive magazine’s “Platinum Partners Award,” and Smart Meetings magazine’s “Platinum Choice Award,” the 319-room resort offers 34,000 square feet of meeting space, with a variety of venues for meetings and receptions. Venue options include the 6,283-square-foot River of Grass Ballroom, the Gulf-view ballroom The Everglades Room, the 2,457-square-foot Mangrove Ballroom, and such scenic outdoor venues as the Watkins Lawn. 

Not resting on its many laurels, the resort has spent $50 million in impressive renovations and enhancements over the last few years, which included the installation of beautiful new glass balconies in its main Tower Building (in November 2015) to showcase the stunning Gulf views. 

Rich in hospitality and tradition, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club has resided on the Southwest coast in Naples, Florida since 1946. Owned and operated by the Watkins family for three generations, the resort also features: 1,000 feet of soft white-sand beach; a world-class spa; a fitness center; the Mary C. Watkins Tennis Center with six Har-Tru courts; Beach Kids Club, a complimentary daily recreational program for children ages 5 to 12; retail shops; and beach rentals.

The resort also features multiple restaurants and lounges. This includes:  the signature beachfront restaurant HB’s on the Gulf; Broadwell’s, overlooking the golf course, with comfortable new furniture and multiple TVs, open daily from 7 a.m. -sunset; and the Seminole Store, which serves deli sandwiches, ice cream, gourmet coffees and a variety of freshly baked pizza, pastries and desserts in a café atmosphere. The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill has been recognized as the “Best Place To View A Southwest Florida Sunset,” and was named “Naples’ Best Beach Bar” by Travel Channel. 

Guest rooms and suites feature cool tropical color linens, fabrics and carpeting; flat-panel televisions; patio or balcony; coffee maker; and refrigerator. 

Situated just blocks from Naples’ renowned shopping districts of fashionable 5th Avenue South and historic 3rd Street South, the resort is also within minutes of shopping at Venetian Village, Waterside Shops, Bayfront and Tin City. 

Guests and groups can also experience the area by taking tours of the Everglades, Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, Corkscrew Swamp, The Botanical Gardens, or the Conservancy Nature Center. Boat and fishing trips can also be arranged at the hotel. Other leisure time activities can include Naples’ outstanding museums, theatres, and art galleries.

The resort is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North in Naples, Florida. Contact the resort’s group sales department at (800) 866-1946 or (239) 261-2222, and visit . 

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PR Contact:  Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 208, or .

NOTE: Many beautiful photos of the resort may be viewed at , with high-resolution versions of the photos available by contacting Karen Lamonica.