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Golf And Baseball Lovers Embrace Spring Training Package At Grand Cypress Resort


Orlando, Fla. – January 11, 2012 With two big league clubs’ spring training headquarters only minutes from Villas of Grand Cypress, March is the perfect month for the new Spring Training Grand Slam vacation package, which gets golfers swinging away in the morning, while leaving plenty of time to get to the ballpark for that afternoon’s first pitch.

Orlando’s premier golf resort, Villas of Grand Cypress showcases 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf and features luxurious accommodations tailored for golfers, families and baseball fans alike. Grand Cypress is adjacent to Walt Disney World® and a short drive from the spring training homes of the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros.

Grand Cypress is home to one of the Top 25 Golf Schools in America, the Grand Cypress Academy of Golf. Programs serve every skill level, from beginner to tour pro, and are designed to produce results, while making the process fun, as well.

The Spring Training Grand Slam package includes:

  • Luxury accommodations in either a Club Suite or Villa

  • $100 in resort credit ($50 for golf / $50 for dining)

  • Amenities including bicycles, two pools, pitch ‘n putt course

Rates are from $199 plus resort fee and taxes per night. The Spring Training Grand Slam Package does not include tickets to baseball games. The package is available from March 1 to March 31, 2012.

The resort’s accommodations are ideally positioned along the fairways and waterways of its golf courses, and range from Club Suites to Luxury Guest Villas, with one to four bedrooms. Each provides spectacular views of the waterways, or fairways of the North Course, with private terraces, high-speed Internet access, flat-screen televisions, large baths, attentive housekeeping services and much more.

To take a swing at Grand Cypress with the Spring Training Grand Slam package, reservations may be made online and by calling (800) 835-7377.

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About the Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels (SM)

The Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels(SM) concept was founded on the premise that personal luxury means different things to different people. It's now more personal than ever. The distinct destinations of the Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels(SM) are known for their individual attentions, chef-driven cuisine, and what our guests will define as pleasure, comfort, happiness, taste and escapism.

A redefining of the perspective from property focused to guest focused. Where we open the door so the guest can choose transformation over accommodation, customization over conformity, and inspiration over vacation. It is the answer to a craving of guests who want to feel special again. What a departure from the past!

In order to catapult the mark to the modern age, the new Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels(SM) logo is presented with a dramatic crescent forming the shadow of the keyhole. Further, the crescent, placed to the right of the keyhole and in combination with the keyhole, also represents a stylized "P" – the initial letter of the Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels(SM), depicting the increasingly archaic concept of personal attention, revived and delivered.

About Benchmark Hospitality International

The property is managed by Benchmark Hospitality International, a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™. The independent company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. Benchmark Hospitality is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. The company’s northeast regional office is in New Jersey, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit


Karen Moraghan
Hunter Public Relations


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