the largest organized travel chat of its kind
Nuevo Vallarta, Rivera Nayarit, Mexico (PRWEB) October 18, 2010
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit will host the first ever remote #TNI (Travelers Night In) tweetchat on November 18th during the first ZipSetGo.com Travel Tweetup Weekend at the resort, November 16-20, 2010. In celebration of the event, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, a recent recipient of the AAA Five Diamond for the fifth consecutive year, is offering a 10% discount on their Girls Getaway Package for the ZipSetGo.com Girls’ Tweetup Weekend.
“On the heels of the first ever social media workshops at our sister property in Puerto Vallarta, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is excited to welcome the ZipSetGo.com Girls and the Twitter-verse for #TNI, which is regularly noted as the largest organized travel chat of its kind,” said Rolando Miravete, the resort’s Managing Director.
#TNI is a weekly tweetchat that takes place Thursdays from 3:30pm – 5:00pm EST during which a different travel theme is entertained, creating a dynamic interactive discussion within the travel twitter community around the globe. Every week #TNI events average over 5,000 tweets, reaching over 600,000 followers and making over 12 million impressions. #TNI was recently a top 10 twitter trending topic in the US. Co-sponsored by Riviera Nayarit Convention & Visitors Bureau and PV Incentives, the theme for the Nov. 18th #TNI is Mexico's Pacific Coast.
In addition to complimentary Wi-Fi for the #TNI and throughout one’s stay, the three-night Girls Getaway Package includes luxury ocean-view suite accommodations; daily spa treatments; unlimited access to the Life Fitness Center; a choice of one private yoga, Pilates, or salsa class per stay; one Spa Cuisine Dinner per stay; VIP airport transportation to the resort; welcome amenities, and a three-hour private shopping tour. The Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit all-inclusive rate also includes a la carte gourmet meals at a choice of five restaurants, including three AAA Four Diamond Restaurants; premium branded beverages; 24-hr in-suite service; mini-bar; taxes and gratuities, and more. From November 16-20, the Girls Getaway Package is $351 per person per night, based on triple occupancy; package rates normally start at $390 per person per night, based on triple.
Non-package nightly rates start at $300 per person per night, based on double, for the ZipSetGo.com Travel Tweetup Weekend. For more information or reservations, please call 1-888-320-7579 or visit http://www.vallarta.grandvelas.com.
The Velas Resort social media outreach programs are the result of a survey of 300 Velas Resorts’ guests in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Rivera Maya, Mexico. Seventy percent of respondents, ages 18 to 64, expressed a serious interest in social media; the majority desiring to share vacation photos, videos and trip experiences with friends and family on Facebook.
About Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, an all-suites and spa resort located just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay, is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Five-Diamond Award. The resort features 267 spacious ocean-view suites. The crown jewel of the resort and a member of Leading Spas of the World, the Spa at Grand Velas features 20 treatment rooms, over 80 spa treatments, gym and exercise room, spa boutique and beauty salon. Five restaurants, three of which have been awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award, feature stylish decor and a la carte choices for French, Italian or Mexican cuisine. The family-friendly resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity pools, tennis court, 25,321 total sq feet of meeting space and a Kids Club. Nearby are championship golf courses, numerous options for soft adventure, and the charming town of Puerto Vallarta with its many shops, art galleries and nightlife.