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InterContinental Tampa Offers Made for the Military Package

Package Includes Shipping of Personalized Care Package to Members of Military


WHO:  The boutique beachfront 212-room AAA Four Diamond The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., and Tampa's newest contemporary AAA Four Diamond hotel, the InterContinental Tampa, both managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts.

WHAT:  To honor the men and women of the United States military, and the loved ones who support them, The Shores Resort & Spa and InterContinental Tampa have created a new Made for the Military travel package starting at just $159*.  Starting on Mother's Day, May 10, 2009 and continuing through Father's Day, the package offers significant savings, plus the option to send a personalized care package to a member of the military.  Packaged and shipped courtesy of the hotels, each care package will include homemade cookies and a personal note from the guest. 

The Shores Resort & Spa* package includes:

  • A one-night stay in a deluxe guest room
  • One complimentary dinner at Azure Restaurant
  • 20% off one spa treatment at Indulge
  • One care package sent via USPS to an APO address

InterContinental Tampa* package includes:

  • A one-night stay in a deluxe guest room
  • A $50 food and beverage credit to be used towards breakfast, lunch or dinner in Shula's Steak House
  • One care package sent via USPS to an APO address

WHEN:  Available Mother's Day, May 10 through June 30, 2009

WHERE:  The Shores Resort & Spa is located at 2637 South Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach Shores, just five miles south of Daytona Beach on a quiet stretch of world famous shoreline.  With its close proximity to I-95, the resort offers convenient access to three international airports including Daytona Beach International Airport, Orlando Sanford International Airport and Orlando International Airport.

InterContinental Tampa is convenient to downtown Tampa and Tampa International Airport.  With all of the amenities and service the InterContinental name ensures, the AAA Four Diamond property offers complimentary airport transportation, complimentary wireless high-speed internet in guestrooms and public areas, a rooftop swimming pool, fitness center, Shula's Steak House and is within walking distance shopping and dining. 

HOW:  To book the Made for the Military family package:

The Shores Resort & Spa - (866) 934-SHORES - and ask for code MILTSH.

InterContinental Tampa - (866) 402-0758 and ask for code ILUPR

*Packages subject to availability and certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Rooms based on double occupancy.

About The Shores Resort & Spa

Located just five miles south of Daytona Beach, The Shores Resort & Spa is the area's only AAA Four-Diamond property.  Delivering the ultimate in affordable luxury, The Shores offers private poolside cabanas, oceanside fire pits, signature Sonya Dakar treatments at the full-service spa, Indulge, and fresh, seasonal menu selections at Chef Lonny's Azure restaurant to create a guest experience unlike any other.  The Shores - Central Florida's Premier Oceanfront Resort. 

About InterContinental Tampa

Intercontinental Tampa is owned by an affiliate of Lowe Enterprises Investments and is managed by the wholly owned Lowe subsidiary Destination Hotels & Resorts. With all of the amenities the InterContinental name ensures, the AAA Four Diamond property offers complimentary wireless high-speed internet in guestrooms and public areas of the hotel, as well as complimentary transportation to the airport and nearby shopping and dining. 

THE SHORES RESORT & SPA and INTERCONTINENTAL TAMPA are two of more than 30 independent, upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. To protect and preserve the unique communities in which the company operates, Destination launched Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program in 2008. New for 2009 is the 582-room Terranea Resort situated on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in southern California. The 102-acre ocean front resort will feature a 25,000-square-foot destination spa, three swimming pools, three restaurants and a Todd Eckenrode-designed par three golf course. In addition to Terranea in the greater Los Angeles area, Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs, Houston and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.  For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms.  IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 3,700 hotels and more than 558,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. IHG owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel Indigo®, and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards with over 31 million members worldwide.

The company pioneered the travel industry's first collaborative response to environmental issues as founder of the International Hotels and Environment Initiative (IHEI). The IHEI formed the foundations of the Tourism Partnership launched by the International Business Leaders Forum in 2004, of which IHG is still a member today. The environment and local communities remain at the heart of IHG's global corporate responsibility focus.

IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at and information for the Priority Club Rewards programme at

For the latest news from IHG, visit our online Press Office at

-Destination Hotels & Resorts Florida-

Kelly Prieto, APR

Hayworth Creative Public Relations

(813) 318-9611


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