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Alyeska Resort Promotes Summer Package Savings


June 15, 2012 (Girdwood, Alaska) – The tell-tale signs of summer in Alaska are emerging as the major national parks – Denali, Katmai, Kenai Fjords, and Wrangell-St. Elias – are waking up from their winter hibernation. The white-capped mountain peaks surrounding Alyeska Resort are giving way to verdant green as the lush landscape escapes its winter blanket. One of Alaska’s premier destinations, only 40 minutes from Anchorage Ted Stevens International Airport, Alyeska Resort is making the transformation from steep and deep skiing to the ultimate summer adventure base camp.

Surrounded by the jagged peaks of the Chugach Mountain Range, Alyeska Resort is located in the northernmost coastal temperate rainforest in North America. The two extreme natural phenomena create a truly Alaskan landscape where mountains meet water’s edge. In this lush setting, guests of Alyeska Resort can indulge in resort luxury while exploring the great Alaska wilderness. The Hotel Alyeska’s featured amenities, including the saltwater pool, on-property full-service spa and select restaurants, keep guests entertained and relaxed as they explore the great state of Alaska. There are a number of nature trails for hiking and biking that start right from the resort’s courtyard.

The majority of summer travelers to Alaska arrive via cruise, and one of the most challenging parts of the vacation-planning process is deciding what to do once the ship reaches land. To simplify the process and offer a greater level of flexibility, Alyeska offers a variety of affordable land package options for the discerning traveler. Designed with active adults, families and adventurers in mind, the following suggested packages combine a deluxe room at the luxurious Hotel Alyeska with signature Alaskan flavors.

Room & A Cruise Package – In partnership with 26 Glacier Cruise, this convenient package features one of the most popular activities booked with the Alyeska concierge desk: wildlife and glacier day cruise tour. The package includes one-night stay in a deluxe room, scenic tram tickets and your choice of either the 5 ½ hour 26 Glacier Cruise or 3 ¾ hour Glacier Quest Cruise. The 26 Glacier Cruise tours depart from Whittier which is 45 minutes from Girdwood, optional transfers can also be booked through concierge.

Fourth Night Free Special – We encourage longer stays so that guests can fully enjoy the resort’s amenities and surrounding activities. This special offers four nights of lodging for the price of three and $100 in resort credit. The resort recommends booking this special for a Saturday or Sunday arrival.

Summer Getaway Package – The Getaway Package reflects up to a 25% savings and includes one-night stay in a deluxe room, tickets for the scenic aerial tram and $25 in resort credit valid on purchases throughout the resort including dining, shopping, spa services and more. Packages available starting from $279 per night based on double occupancy.

Veuve Clicquot Romance Package – Recognized by Travelocity as one of the most romantic hotels in the U.S. , The Hotel Alyeska tempts couples with the affordable and luxurious Veuve Clicquot Romance Package. The package includes one-night deluxe accommodation, bottle of chilled Veuve Clicquot champagne, breakfast, and scenic tram ride tickets with a starting price of $299 per night. Guests can also add a 50-minute couples massage to the package for $249 per couple. This package is only available to guests 21 years of age or older.

Alaskan Family Fun Package – The Alyeska Family Package has doubled the room for any family. This package is offered with one or two adjoining rooms for a special savings. Package includes one-night stay, scenic tram tickets, $50 value in resort credit and a take-home copy of Prof. Noggin's National Parks Game. The resort credit can be applied for purchases at the resort including dining and shopping. The package is available starting from $309 per night per family.

To view other summer resort packages, please visit www.alyeskaresort.com or call Alyeska Resort Reservations at 800-880-3880 or 907-754-2111.

The promotional package pricing is based on double occupancy, and subject to availability, taxes and fees. Packages require advanced reservations. Other restrictions may apply.

About Alyeska Resort (www.alyeskaresort.com)
Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier year-round destination featuring The Hotel Alyeska, an award-winning 304 room full-service property. Located just 40 miles from Anchorage and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for summer and winter excursions. The resort is within close proximity of three national parks and the Kenai Peninsula, and is home to the northernmost temperate rainforest, part of the Chugach Mountains. Alyeska Resort stands out in ski season with 650” of average snowfall annually and the longest-continuous double black diamond ski run in North America. Learn more about the resort and plan your Alaskan adventure at www.alyeskaresort.com or 800.880.3880.

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