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 Exclusive Barbados travel offer provides 30% savings plus $100 resort credit, as well as, the opportunity to win a luxe Bajan vacation with The Elegant Hotels Group


(BRIDGETOWN, Barbados),  June 17, 2009 – The Barbados Tourism Authority has proudly partnered with premier motor coach fleet, Hampton Luxury Liner, with a two-part summer 2009 promotion.  Firstly, clients of the Hampton Luxury Liner can win one of five four-night vacations for two people to one of Elegant Hotels’ world-class properties in Barbados, in a summer sweepstakes from now until September ‘09.  Secondly, those that travel on the Luxury Liner during peak hours on the NYC to the Hamptons route every Thursday & Friday have the chance to extend their bronze-glow with an exclusive bookable vacation offer at ‘The House’, one of Elegant Hotels’ world-class properties in Barbados.  For information or to book the exclusive The House package visit  or call your Protravel International professional at tel. 877-286-9908 using reference code: LUXSS09


The VIP coach service, which transports New Yorkers to the Hamptons in style, will be stocked on Thursdays and Fridays with Barbados beach bags filled with summer goodies and details of the fantastic booking offer providing guests with a 30 percent savings, a $100 resort credit, Champagne upon arrival and a complimentary upgrade to an Ocean View Junior Suite at The House, Barbados. Enabling travelers to hold on to sunshine just a little longer after they have packed up their Hamptons houses, this special promotion can be booked from now until September 30th, 2009, valid for travel now until December 14th, 2009.  With free Wi-Fi Internet access and personal power outlets on the Hampton Luxury Liner, travelers can even book their winter getaway to Barbados on their laptops from the comfort of their reclining leather seat. 


The eastern-most of the Caribbean islands, Barbados was formed by the collision of the Atlantic crystal and Caribbean plates, which created a volcanic eruption to create this country of contrasts; from serene Caribbean waters and coral beaches for sunbathers and swimmers to an Atlantic coastline ideal for surfers and sailors.  A truly authentic Caribbean destination, mixing European sophistication and culture with nature and heritage sites, culinary excellence, and romance, offering small and affordable guest houses, luxurious villas, all-inclusive resorts, family-friendly hotels, and boutique escapes – there is definitely something for everyone in Barbados.


The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes, including The Crane beach, St. Philips, voted one of the world’s sexiest beaches for 2008 by  Barbados is the first and only Zagat-rated Caribbean island with numerous internationally renowned chefs who masterfully put signature spins on local delicacies and traditions. Barbados is also an ideal stage for world-class events and has hosted numerous athletic championships, including the ICC Cricket World Cup Final 2007 and the 2006 PGA World Golf Championship-The Barbados World Cup. Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas to quaint bed and breakfasts to award-winning five-star resorts. The newly renovated Grantley Adams International Airport offers non-stop and direct service from a growing number of U.S. cities via Air Jamaica, American Airlines, Delta and US Airways, making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean.  Barbados was voted #8 in the World by Trip Advisor’s ‘2008 Travelers Choice Destination Awards’ in its Top 100 Destinations category.  Follow the Barbados beat and catch up on the latest news via the Barbados Facebook page at and Twitter at  For more information on travel to Barbados, visit, or contact the Barbados Tourism Authority at 1.800.221.9831.


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