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Quorum Goes Green!

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Florida's Department of Environmental Protection awarded a Green Lodging Certification to the Quorum Hotel-Tampa, FL.  

The hotel received the certification as it approaches the end of a five-month $3.5 million renovation and expansion project. Visit www.quorumtampa.com

Outdoor Living Room? 

Photo of Staybridge Suites logo goes here.Staybridge Suites is introducing a new "Outdoor Living Room" concept. Alabama's new Montgomery-EastChase property (opening for guests in May 2008) will be the first to receive it. Guests will enjoy an outdoor space with all-weather furniture, a stone fireplace, landscaped garden with water features and arbors, gazebos with ceiling fans, high-definition television and background music. Visit www.staybridge.com.



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Steinhatchee Landing: Where Families Connect

Steinhatchee Landing, along Florida's northwest Gulf of Mexico coastline is a pristine getaway, where families and couples have time and the atmosphere to "connect."

Yes, Steinhatchee Landing has its modern attributes, like a new swimming pool, exercise facility and extensive kids' play area, but it's the simplistic things that make this resort special. So come along to a place that exudes an "old Florida" spirit yet with modern, pampering accommodations.
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Hilton Sandestin Adds Junior Suites

The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, FL, has some spiffy new accommodations for families.

If you're headed to the Florida Panhandle with kids in tow, you might check out the hotel's new deluxe junior suites.

These new suites have a separate bunk area for kids, and new in-room features for adults.
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March of the Ducks at The Peabody Orlando

Each day quacking ducks parade down a red carpet before hopping into the fountain at The Peabody Orlando. It's a tradition at all Peabody hotels and the central Florida property is no exception.

But beyond the fun of the pampered quackers, the hotel creates an enclave of relaxation and fun for guests who seek to discover Orlando's theme parks. And it's in a central location along International Drive right on the trolley route for shopping, dining and entertainment options.

So come along with freelance writer Janet Groene as she provides details from a recent visit.
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