Tuesday, August 30, 2011

ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals to Sponsor Aspen Filmfest  

Vacation rentals provider donates lodging to filmmakers participating in the 33rd annual event and offers 25% off accommodations for cinema fans in Aspen, Colo.

Royal King Suite at
The Inn at Aspen
The Inn at Aspen, a hotel and conference resort professionally managed by ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, will welcome independent filmmakers and cinema-loving visitors for Aspen Filmfest this September as the changing leaves mark the beginning of autumn in the scenic Rocky Mountain town of Aspen, Colo.

Aspen Filmfest focuses on independent productions from around the world, offering previews of new releases, critically acclaimed documentaries, and features popular on the festival circuit. Guest artists are also always a highlight of the festival. The 33rd annual event will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 21, and continue through Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at the Wheeler Opera House located at 320 East Hyman Ave. in Aspen. Select screenings will also take place at Carbondale’s Crystal Theatre and the new PAC3.

ResortQuest is offering a 25% discount on hotel rooms at The Inn at Aspen for festival attendees. This special rate is available from Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 2.

“There’s a special kind of excitement that surrounds Aspen Filmfest. Naturally, the filmmakers we host at The Inn at Aspen are passionate about their art, but the moviegoers are incredibly insightful as well,” said Katy Martin, Colorado regional marketing director, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. “A number of audience film favorites chosen at Filmfest have gone on to greater critical acclaim, including the 2009 film Precious, which won two Academy Awards®, and last year’s The King’s Speech, which took home the Oscar® for Best Motion Picture of the Year.”

The Inn at Aspen sits at the base of the Buttermilk Ski Area and is the only Aspen hotel at Buttermilk with ski-in, ski-out access to the Summit Express chairlift, Pup Lift and half-pipe. Amenities at The Inn include an outdoor heated pool, outdoor hot tub, fitness center, on-site Elkhorn restaurant and free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Each hotel room features a private patio or balcony with a view of either Buttermilk Ski Resort or the Aspen valley. The Inn at Aspen is located at 38750 Highway 82 in Aspen.

To take advantage of ResortQuest’s Aspen Filmfest lodging discount, guests should call 1-800-230-1894 and mention Promo Code DEAL. Availability is limited and a minimum-night stay and other restrictions apply. More details, including terms and conditions, are available online.

Aspen Filmfest is presented annually by Aspen Film. Established in 1979, Aspen Film is one of Colorado's most active film arts organizations, presenting dynamic programs and featured guest artists throughout the year. Internationally recognized, Aspen Film organizes a major film event in every season, along with an extensive education program: Aspen Filmfest, Academy Screenings, Aspen Shortsfest and Film Educates. With a mission to enlighten, enrich, educate and entertain through film, Aspen Film stimulates thought, encourages dialogue, and broadens understanding of our world and ourselves through the diverse spectrum of ideas presented by filmmakers worldwide. To learn more, visit www.aspenfilm.org.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

ResortQuest to Sponsor the 2011 Make-A-Wish® Triathlon at Sea Colony Beach in Bethany Beach, Del.  

Vacation rentals company to host volunteers, officials and the wish family, in addition to offering 20% off lodging for participants in the 28th annual triathlon

20% Off Lodging for Triathlon Participants
Sea Colony Recreational Association, professionally managed by ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals on Delaware’s Atlantic coast, welcomes the 2011 Make-A-Wish® Triathlon at Sea Colony to the award-winning beach and tennis resort community on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011.

Now in its 28th year, the Make-A-Wish Triathlon at Sea Colony sees up to 1,000 athletes competing in a 1.5K ocean swim, 41K bike and 10K run. A new course option for the 2011 event is AquaVelo, which includes only the swim and bike components for participants who prefer not to run. The event will kick off at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, on the beach at Sea Colony, located on Route 1, just south of Bethany Beach, Del.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

ResortQuest to Participate as Lodging Sponsor for the Run Rabbit Run Ultra 50 Marathon and OktoberWest  

Vacation rentals provider offers up to 40 percent off accommodations for participants of the weekend’s main events in Steamboat Springs, Colo.

ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals will welcome guests to Steamboat Springs, Colo. this September as the Official Lodging Sponsor of two exciting events taking place the same weekend: Run Rabbit Run Steamboat 50 Ultra Marathon and OktoberWest.

The Run Rabbit Run Steamboat 50 Ultra Marathon is billed as a race for “people who like to run a long, long way.” The 50-mile course takes runners through the Routt National Forest along challenging mountain trails with steep inclines and descents, unpredictable weather conditions and nearly 9,000 feet of climbing. The event begins at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2011, at the base of the Steamboat Springs ski area, located at 2305 Mt. Werner Cir.

Friday, August 5, 2011

ResortQuest Offers Travel Package in Honor of Charleston's Ranking as No. 2 U.S. City in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2011  

Package includes a two-bedroom villa for the price of a one-bedroom, representing a savings of up to 33%

Travel + Leisure® magazine recently announced the results of its World's Best Awards for 2011, which honors the top hotels, cities, islands, cruise lines and airlines worldwide. This year, Charleston, S.C. was rated the No. 2 best city to visit in the U.S. and Canada, the highest-ever ranking for Charleston on T+L's annual list.

In honor of this impressive award, ResortQuest Charleston announced the "2 Sea Charleston History Package" for visitors wishing to see the grand city and its sea islands for themselves.

The generous lodging package gives visitors the opportunity to book a two-bedroom villa for the price of a one-bedroom villa on Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island or Isle of Palms, representing a savings of up to 33% off. The package also includes a $25 grocery card to help guests supplement their food budgets, and a 10% discount on bicycle rentals for those looking for a peaceful evening ride after dinner at the villa. This special rate is available now through Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals to Participate as a Preferred Lodging Partner for the MotherLode Volleyball Classic  

The Inn at Aspen
Vacation rentals company to offer special $109 rate at The Inn at Aspen for players in 39th annual competition

The Inn at Aspen, a professionally managed hotel and conference resort by ResortQuest Aspen, announces its participation as a Preferred Lodging Representative of the MotherLode Volleyball Classic this Labor Day weekend, September 1-5, 2011 in the gorgeous mountain setting of Aspen, Colo.

The MotherLode Volleyball Classic is the largest and most comprehensive beach doubles volleyball tournament in North America. The annual pro-am competition offers 15 divisions of play for men, women, co-ed and seniors, attracting hundreds of competitors and thousands of fans from countries across the globe. Admission for spectators is free, and the surrounding “volley-fair” atmosphere will include live music, food and beverage concessions at various locations throughout Aspen.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals to Host the Breckenridge Wine Festival at Main Street Station  

Vacation rentals company to offer up to 33% off on-site accommodations and discounted Tasting Tickets for wine sampling at annual festival

Maggie Pond at Main Street Station
Main Street Station, a professionally managed luxury property by ResortQuest Breckenridge, once again welcomes the Breckenridge Wine Festival during Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, September 3, 2011 at Main Street Station Plaza at the base of the Breckenridge Ski Resort and Ten Mile Mountain Range.

The Breckenridge Wine Festival will include food vendors and live music on the Summit Stage in addition to wine tastings featuring dozens of wineries from around the world. The festival will take place 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3 at Main Street Station Plaza, 505 South Main Street in Breckenridge, Colo.