MEETING PACKAGE: TradeWinds Island Resorts Offering 'Serious' Incentives

The TradeWinds Island Resorts, which encompasses two beachfront resorts on the island of St. Pete Beach, 30 minutes from Tampa, Fla., have announced a fall "Serious Meetings, Serious Fun" package for beach-bound meetings.

Available at either the Island Grand or the Sandpiper resort, the "Serious Meetings, Serious Fun" package is valid only for meetings that are booked prior to Dec. 30, 2008, and actualized either before that date or between Sept. 1 and Dec. 18, 2009.

The package includes one complimentary room for every 40 occupied, suite upgrades for 10 percent of the group and a complimentary beach reception featuring a glow-in-the-dark volleyball game.

Groups will meet in approximately 35,000 square feet of refurbished meeting space, which was recently updated as part of a $1.6 million renovation project.

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