(PRWEB) April 28, 2006
World Cup fever will take hold in Germany this June when the XVIII FIFA World Cup™ welcomes the world’s top 32 soccer teams to compete. During the month-long event, more than 30 Worldhotels’ properties within close proximity to tournament venues will offer a special Hideaway Package. The packages include 1,000 miles per stay from any of Worldhotels’ 12 airline partners, plus additional amenities and services that vary by hotel and destination. All packages include a minimum length of stay, and run June 9 through July 9. Complete information can be found online at http://www.worldhotels.com/worldcup; click on the “Hideaway Promotion” button.
The World Cup tournament will be played in 12 towns and cities throughout Germany, including Berlin, Dortmund, Frankfurt, Gelsenkirchen, Hamburg, Hanover, Kaiserslautern, Cologne, Leipzig, Munich, Nuremberg and Stuttgart. Team USA will compete against the Czech Republic on June 12 in Gelsenkirchen; Italy on June 17 in Kaiserslautern; and Ghana on June 22 in Nuremberg.
Examples of Worldhotels’ members located in the heart of tournament cities include the Steigenberger Hotel Metropolitan in Frankfurt, the Alexander Plaza in Berlin and the InterCityHotel in Munich. Properties located outside World Cup cities offering a Hideaway Package include the Hotel Eisenhut in the medieval city of Rothenburg, the Steigenberger Inselhotel in Constance situated on a small island in Lake of Constance, and the Steigenberger Hotel in Deidesheim located among beautiful vineyards.
A sample package from the Hotel Eisenhut in Rothenburg includes three nights stay in a superior room with breakfast, a welcome drink and a dinner each night. The package also includes complimentary tickets to the medieval crime museum, a city tour with the night watchman, plus 1,000 miles with any of Worldhotels’ 12 airline partners. Total price for this package is USD $502 for a single room and USD $892 for a double room.
During the World Cup event, more than 3 million visitors are expected to attend the matches, including one million from outside of Germany. To date, FIFA World Cup Accommodation Services has booked over one million overnight stays for guests from 72 countries. More information can be found at http://www.fifaworldcup.com.
Worldhotels is one of the world’s leading hotel groups for independent hotels and regional hotel brands, with a strong emphasis on properties with character and distinction. Under the banner “Bringing Unique Hotels and People Together”, Worldhotels offers business and leisure travelers an extensive portfolio of unique accommodation options in three distinct collections – Deluxe, First Class, and Comfort. To its member hotels, Worldhotels provides a wide range of sales, marketing, distribution and related services. Worldhotels has nearly 500 member properties in more than 300 destinations and 70 countries worldwide. For reservations in The Americas, call 1-800-223-5652, or visit online at http://www.worldhotels.com.
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