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FORT LAUDERDALE – November 26, 2007 – Regent Hotels & Resorts, a global leader in luxury hospitality, offers a variety of festive packages encouraging travelers to extend their holidays at select properties this winter. Travelers can decompress after the holidays with romantic packages available in the New Year from Caribbean hotspot The Regent Palms Turks and Caicos or The Regent Bal Harbour, in exclusive Bal Harbour Village, Florida.  Travelers vacationing across the Atlantic can enjoy a traditional German Christmas market as part of the “Winter Warmer” package at The Regent Berlin, or ring in the New Year with a romantic toast in Croatia as part of “New Year in Zagreb” at The Regent Esplanade Zagreb. Exotic holiday shopping in the Far East highlights packages from The Regent Beijing and The Regent Shanghai. Winter packages with Regent start from $295, are based on availability and are available through April 2008 based on the destination.

The “Start the New Year Romantically” Package at The Regent Palms Turks and Caicos:
A favorite among Hollywood’s A-list, The Regent Palms is located amidst 12 acres of tropical landscaped gardens on Grace Bay Beach. Its 72 luxury guest rooms and one-, two- and three-bedroom suites are housed in five coral stone buildings that form a semicircle around a multi-million-dollar serpentine infinity pool. The hotel’s 26,000-square-foot Regent Spa features indigenous Caribbean treatments such as a Zareeba detoxification ritual and Mother-of-Pearl scrub, as well as special men’s and couple’s treatments. The New Year package at The Regent Palms helps guests relieve holiday stress with a romantic January offer featuring spa treatments and specialty cocktails.

The “Start the New Year Off Romantically” package includes:

  • Two welcome sunset cocktails
  • A 30 percent discount on all massage services at the award-winning Regent Spa
  • A complimentary fifth night following a four-night stay
Rates begin at $575 per night for rooms and $1200 per night for suites. Offer available January 1, 2008 to January 31, 2008.

The “Seaside Seduction” Package at The Regent Bal Harbour

The first hotel to open in South Florida’s Bal Harbour Village in 50 years, The Regent Bal Harbour offers a “Seaside Seduction” package for travelers looking to begin their New Year with romance. Available immediately following New Year’s Day, “Seaside Seduction” encourages guests to alleviate holiday stress with a loved one in Regent’s luxurious new oceanfront property. Surrounded by white sand beaches and warm turquoise waters, The Regent Bal Harbour offers views from all angles: the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Haulover Inlet to the north, Intracoastal Waterway to the west and the Miami skyline in the distance to the south.

The “Seaside Seduction” package includes:
  • Deluxe accommodations for two, featuring private or semi-private elevators and in-suite bathtubs with a view: free-standing tubs set before 10-foot floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Signature welcome amenity prepared by the hotel’s chef 
  • Romantic dinner for two at 1 Bleu, The Regent Bal Harbour’s signature restaurant in partnership with French culinary legend Le Cordon Bleu® 
  • One 60-minute couple’s massage in the Guerlain Spa, the first in the United States
  • Late check out at 4:00 p.m., based on availability
Rates start at $975 per night, double occupancy, not including tax and gratuities. Two-night minimum stay required. Offer available January 2, 2008 to April 28, 2008.

The “Winter Warmer” Package at The Regent Berlin
A five-star hotel frequented by celebrities, The Regent Berlin also features the best in German tradition. From a welcoming mug of German mulled wine to a visit to the Christmas market in Gendarmenmarkt Square or special access to The Royal Prussian Porcelain Factory, the luxurious “Winter Warmer” package invites guests to experience an authentic German holiday. Located near the Brandenburg Gate, the State Opera and Museum Island, and in close proximity to Berlin’s top luxury retailers, The Regent Berlin is also home to two-star Michelin chef Christian Lohse’s restaurant, Fischer’s Fritz.  

The “Winter Warmer” package includes:
  • Welcoming glass of traditional German "Glühwein" (mulled wine)
  • Bed and breakfast in a luxury suite 
  • Early check-in and late check-out 
  • Throughout December, one day's entrance to the festive Christmas market on Gendarmenmarkt Square
  • After December, when the holiday market closes, guests are invited to a special tour of The Royal Prussian Porcelain Factory, a German landmark.  There guests can learn the secrets behind the production of some of the region’s most beautiful table service, gifts and accessories
Rates start at $325 per night, double occupancy, $295 single occupancy.  Additional nights begin at $295 per night, double occupancy, $280, single occupancy. This package is available November 30 to December 30, 2007; and January 2 to February 2, 2008.  

The “New Year in Zagreb” Package at The Regent Esplanade Zagreb       
With the “New Year in Zagreb” package, travelers can toast the New Year in Croatia’s chic capital.  The first hotel in Croatia to win the International Star Diamond Award for five-star hospitality, The Regent Esplanade Zagreb offers contemporary amenities in a historic Art Nouveau structure.  “New Year in Zagreb” invites guests to indulge in champagne, cocktails and canapés plus a special “Good Morning” bath from the hotel’s bath menu as they ring in 2008 in “The City of Hearts.”

The “New Year in Zagreb” package includes:
  • Accommodations for two in a Superior Double room
  • Limousine airport transfers
  • A VIP hotel welcome, including a bottle of wine, homemade chocolate pralines and fresh fruit upon arrival 
  • New Year’s Gala Dinner, including cocktails and canapés and a champagne toast and dinner in Emerald Ballroom 
  • "Good Morning Zagreb" bath menu with scented oil poured by a bath butler 
  • Buffet breakfast (VAT and taxes included)
Rates start at $506 per night, double occupancy, $1,102 for two nights*, including VAT and city tax (*cost is approximate and may vary with currency exchange rates), with a one night minimum stay.  

The Regent Beijing “Peking Posh” Package
The Regent Beijing invites travelers to celebrate its one-year anniversary this holiday season with the “Peking Posh” Package.  This package features lavish spa treatments, including a welcome aromatherapy bath and in-suite Chinese massage, as well as a unique opportunity to explore Chinese art and culture with a guided tour of the country’s first private museum, the China Red Sandalwood Museum, founded by the hotel’s owner. Situated in Beijing’s commercial center, The Regent Beijing offers access to the region’s finest holiday shopping—including the Ancient Carat Diamond, Rolls-Royce and Lamborghini shops located within the hotel—and is minutes away from historic sites Tian’anmen Square and The Forbidden City.  

The “Peking Posh” package includes:
  • Three-night stay in Executive Room or Executive Suite
  • Complimentary airport transfer 
  • Welcome aromatherapy bath 
  • Traditional Chinese massage in-suite or in the hotel’s spa 
  • Guided tour of the China Red Sandalwood Museum, founded by the hotel’s owner Madam Chan Lai Wa   
  • Regent Lounge privileges, including complimentary daily breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails and hors d’oeuvre, Butler service, laundry and express check-in/out
Rates for an Executive Room are $265 per night; Executive Suite $305 per night.  This special package is valid December 1, 2007 to February 28, 2008, with a three night minimum stay.  

The “Shanghai Suite” Package at The Regent Shanghai
Guests to The Regent Shanghai, a dramatic 53-story hotel overlooking Yan An Road, can celebrate the holidays in one of China’s most dynamic cities.  The hotel offers holiday travelers the Zen of shopping by way of several local offerings—international shops on Huaihai Road, trendy Chinese boutiques on Shanxi Nan Lu and over 600 stores in the nearby Nanjing Don Lu Market, where shopping turns into festive night life at sundown.  The Regent Shanghai is one of the first luxury hotels in China to feature world-class service and amenities, including a 90-foot infinity pool, open tennis court, Guerlain Spa and seven fine restaurants, including the signature Shanghai V, O2on2 and Amici.

The “Shanghai Suite” package includes:
  • Accommodations in the Shanghai Studio Suite
  • A special 20 percent discount on a body massage and facial treatment at the hotel’s world-renowned Guerlain Spa 
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast
Rates start at $320 per night.  Offer valid November 24, 2007 to March 2, 2008.

For more information or reservations, please visit or call 1-800-545-4000.

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About Regent Hotels & Resorts – Regent Hotels & Resorts is part of Carlson, a global leader in the hotel, restaurant, travel and marketing industries.  The Regent brand encompasses luxury hotels, resorts, residences and cruises throughout the world, offering discerning travelers The Regent Experience ( with unique and personalized service.  Regent Hotels & Resorts offers a global portfolio of luxury properties in Beijing; Shanghai; Singapore; Taipei; Berlin; Zagreb, Croatia; and Turks and Caicos.  The company’s expansion plans include openings in North America of The Regent Bal Harbour, Florida in 2007 and The Regent Boston at Battery Wharf in 2008.  Future global developments include properties in Bangkok, Thailand; The Republic of Maldives; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Papagayo, Costa Rica; Dubrovnik, Croatia; and Bordeaux, France.  For more information, visit [Back to Press Releases Main]