Holiday Inn San Juan's Foodie Package Adds iSalsa! To The Mix for Saborea Puerto Rico Culinary Extravaganza, April 3-5, 2009
Culinary Package Features Exclusive After-Party with Putumayo World Music
PRESS RELEASE - 2009
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico (March 4, 2009) - Holiday Inn San Juan's Foodie Package for Saborea Puerto Rico Culinary Extravaganza to be held April 3-5, 2009 in San Juan, caps the beach-front weekend of food, wine, and spirits with an exclusive After-Party on April 4th, co-hosted by Putumayo World Music.
For foodies everywhere, Saborea Puerto Rico host hotel Holiday Inn San Juan has launched an official package that includes a three-night/four day stay in single or double room; upgrade to deluxe room based on availability; government tax and resort fee; welcome rum drink from Rums of Puerto Rico on arrival; daily full American breakfast; $40.00 supplementary transportation credit; ticket to inaugural Rums of Puerto Rico Soiree; full-access weekend pass to Saborea Village; nightly "goodies for foodies" turndown amenity; and a farewell epicurean keepsake. Further, Holiday Inn San Juan guests are in for a real treat, as the evening of April 4 will feature the official release in Puerto Rico of iSalsa!, a hip-shaking music collection by Putumayo World Music that showcases some of the hottest salsa bands in North and South America. Holiday Inn San Juan's Saborea Puerto Rico Package is $939.00 per person in single occupancy; $1,285.00 for two, in double room occupancy. Package is valid for groups and bookings are commissionable for travel agents.
The experience begins the night of April 3rd with the Rums of Puerto Rico Beach Soiree, presenting Puerto Rico's finest rums, a decadent "tapas" menu, and lively beats by DJ Pablo. April 4 and 5, everything revolves around Saborea Village, with cooking and beverage seminars and a tasting pavilion showcasing the products of wine, beer and spirits distributors, as well as some of the island's finest restaurants. Holiday Inn San Juan's own Executive Chef Damian Hernandez is scheduled to lead a live kitchen demonstration and will also oversee the participation of the hotel's hip new Eighty20 Bistro in the Tasting Pavilion. Rounding up the first day at Saborea Village on April 4, the After Party at Holiday Inn San Juan starts with a reception by Stella Artois and the tunes of DJ Iohann Rashi, followed by a live concert with rising Latin musician featured in iSalsa!, Jose Conde. The After Party is co-sponsored by AirTran Airways.
Following the runaway success of the inaugural event last year, Saborea Puerto Rico 2009 will once again feature local and international culinary celebrities, live demo kitchens, wine and spirits tastings, and a food tasting pavilion. For information about Saborea Puerto Rico, go to www.saboreapuertorico.com.
Surprisingly chic, Holiday Inn San Juan is all about style and value with upgraded 4-star amenities and a privileged location. The airy, contemporary hotel offers an expansive pool area with whirlpool and water SprayPark; free WIFI in all public hotel areas; and three signature restaurants. The staff and management take particular pride in its culinary team of Puerto Rican professionals, who have nabbed one of the five coveted spaces in Puerto Rico's National Culinary Team each year for four consecutive years since the hotel opening -bringing home a gold medal each single year. The guestroom experience in its 222 rooms features a pillow menu, aromatherapy bath products, coffee maker and daily complimentary Puerto Rican coffee - added to comforts that include King or Queen sized beds, air conditioner with individual climate controls, room service, cable television and movies on demand, in-room iron and ironing board, complimentary internet access, in-room safe, dorm-size refrigerator, and hair dryer. Located in trendy Isla Verde, the hotel is five minutes from the airport, a block away from the beach and surrounded by restaurants, casinos, and clubs within walking distance. Likewise, key attractions and venues - such as Old San Juan and the Puerto Rico Convention Center - are all within 10 miles.
For more information and reservations, call 787-253-9000.