Travel with Stephanie Abrams! - October 12, 2008 - Shownotes & Audio Archive

This action-packed edition of Travel WITH Stephanie Abrams includes: an in-studio visitor, Matt Farrell from the Ballina Trades Council in Ireland, who drops in to share information on the Ballina, Co. Mayo, Salmon Festival, updates on What's New in NYC, news on what makes  Mexico's Villa Serena Hotel a unique hotel within a hotel, news on Florida's Amelia Island Plantation's focus on ‘clean, green, eco-tourism,' an update from the new CMO of SuperClubs Resorts, a visit at Jamaica's Grand Lido Braco and Grand Lido Negril,  and learn from the General Manager of the Sofitel Chicago O'Hare  how to get luxury and every amenity at an airport hotel when you stay at a Sofitel!

Listen to the show in Windows Media Format:

Hour 1

Topics Include:

Details on the Ballina Salmon Festival scheduled for July 10th to July 19th, 2009
Broadway opening in NYC including news on A Tale of Two Cities, Billy Elliot, opening on November 12th, Thirteen- A Musical, While Christmas which goes into Previews on November 14th and Pal Joey which will feature Stockard Channing

Guests Include:

Matt Farrell, from the Ballina Trade Council in County Mayo, Ireland.

Bonnie Davidson, Morris Visitors Publications.

Hour 2

Topics Include:

Matt Farrell, Ballina, Country Mayo continuing discussion of what the region provides for travelers.
Barbara Martin-Daniel describes the uniqueness of Villas Serena, a hotel within a hotel consisting of 12 deluxe villas in Manzanilla, Mexico located BlueBay Resorts Los Angeles Locos. The property is for adults-only and provides a ‘clothing optional' beach for those show enjoy ‘skinny dipping!'
Learn about the Clean & Green Spa, and gray water usage for plants an gardens, their four golf courses, 1350 acres, original tree canopy, twenty-three swimming pools and 249 rooms with deluxe rooms on the Atlantic Ocean at Florida's Amelia Island Plantation.

Guests Include:

Matt Farrell, Ballina Trade Council.

Barbara Martin-Daniel, BlueBay Resorts Villas Serena.

Richard Goldman, Chief Marketing Officer, Amelia Island Plantation.

Hour 3

Topics Include:

Insights into the Super Clubs brands Super-Inclusive resorts and  details on SuperClubs Grand Lido Braco with key executives. Listeners learn about the multiple brands of the company including SuperClubs, Breezes, Hedonism, Rooms, Star Fish, and Rooms, which make the SuperClubs family of resorts and hotels the largest brand.  Their resorts represent the ‘Playful Side of Paradise!” Resorts are located in Jamaica, Bahamas, Curacao, Brazil and Panama.

Grand Lido Negril in Jamaica, and updates on the Sofitel Chicago O'Hare luxury hotel .experience for those looking for ease of access to the airport with free shuttle service and access to downtown Chicago with the train located one block form the hotel and drop-off and pick-up service available for guests.. Listeners learn about the Sofitel Chicago O'Hare's 24-hour room service, exercise room and sauna, grand ballroom and meeting room space for events and meetings accommodations with flat screen TV's, and the Sofitel's Signature ‘My Bed,' providing huge feather beds plus huge bay windows!

Guests Include:

Paul Pennicook, Chief Marketing Officer.

Sam James, Vice President, SuperClubs Grand Lido Resorts and Spas.

Pierre-Louis Giacotto, General Manager, Chicago Sofitel O'Hare.