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St. Croix To Host Annual International Triathlon in May
Professional triathletes from all over the world will converge on St. Croix on May 7, for the annual St. Croix International Triathlon.
This year's competition is sure to uphold its reputation for challenging professional athletes with one of the most scenic and rigorous courses in the world.
The race course features: a 1.2-mile (two kilometer) swim; a 35-mile (55 kilometer) bike leg (including the infamous hill known as "The Beast"); and a 7.4-mile (12 kilometer) run.
A less strenuous sprint race will also be held for amateurs on May 7. For more information, call Project St. Croix at (340) 773-4470.
St. John Resort Offers Special Honeymoon Package
Gallows Point Suite Resort on St. John has a special honeymoon package for couples celebrating their new life together.
The package includes: ocean-view accommodations, an on-or off-property dining voucher for two; an activities selection; a one-day jeep rental; round-trip transportation from the resort to Cruz Bay ferry dock upon arrival and departure; and a bottle of chilled champagne upon arrival.
This all-suite condominium resort offers a superb view of the Caribbean and numerous upscale amenities. Rates now through April 19, range from $1,445 per couple for a four-day/three-night stay to $2,915 per couple for an eight-day/seven-night stay. Newlyweds can take advantage of additional savings between April 20, and Dec. 14, starting as low as $900 per couple for a four-day/three-night stay and $2,275 per couple for an eight-day/seven-night stay. For reservations or more information, call (800) 323-7229 or (340) 776-6434.
Bolongo Bay Launches "Kids Stay Free" Program
Bolongo Bay Beach Club and Villas has launched its "Kids Stay Free" program. For the entire year of 2000, accommodations for children 12 years of age and under are free when sharing a room with paying adults staying on any of the resort's three programs – the European Plan, Continental Plan or all-inclusive program.
Families with children 12 years of age and under staying at Bolongo during the summer season can also take advantage of the resort's "Kids Eat Free" program. Valid on bookings for travel June 1, through Sept. 30, the program offers free dining for kids from the children's menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. One adult who is dining a-la-carte must accompany each child.
To learn more about these kids programs or for reservations, call Bolongo Bay Beach Club & Villas at (340) 775-1800 or (800) 524-4746, or visit the resort's Web site at www.bolongo.com

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St. Croix To Host Annual International Triathlon in May
Professional triathletes from all over the world will converge on St. Croix on May 7, for the annual St. Croix International Triathlon.
This year's competition is sure to uphold its reputation for challenging professional athletes with one of the most scenic and rigorous courses in the world.
The race course features: a 1.2-mile (two kilometer) swim; a 35-mile (55 kilometer) bike leg (including the infamous hill known as "The Beast"); and a 7.4-mile (12 kilometer) run.
A less strenuous sprint race will also be held for amateurs on May 7. For more information, call Project St. Croix at (340) 773-4470.
St. John Resort Offers Special Honeymoon Package
Gallows Point Suite Resort on St. John has a special honeymoon package for couples celebrating their new life together.
The package includes: ocean-view accommodations, an on-or off-property dining voucher for two; an activities selection; a one-day jeep rental; round-trip transportation from the resort to Cruz Bay ferry dock upon arrival and departure; and a bottle of chilled champagne upon arrival.
This all-suite condominium resort offers a superb view of the Caribbean and numerous upscale amenities. Rates now through April 19, range from $1,445 per couple for a four-day/three-night stay to $2,915 per couple for an eight-day/seven-night stay. Newlyweds can take advantage of additional savings between April 20, and Dec. 14, starting as low as $900 per couple for a four-day/three-night stay and $2,275 per couple for an eight-day/seven-night stay. For reservations or more information, call (800) 323-7229 or (340) 776-6434.
Bolongo Bay Launches "Kids Stay Free" Program
Bolongo Bay Beach Club and Villas has launched its "Kids Stay Free" program. For the entire year of 2000, accommodations for children 12 years of age and under are free when sharing a room with paying adults staying on any of the resort's three programs - the European Plan, Continental Plan or all-inclusive program.
Families with children 12 years of age and under staying at Bolongo during the summer season can also take advantage of the resort's "Kids Eat Free" program. Valid on bookings for travel June 1, through Sept. 30, the program offers free dining for kids from the children's menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. One adult who is dining a-la-carte must accompany each child.
To learn more about these kids programs or for reservations, call Bolongo Bay Beach Club & Villas at (340) 775-1800 or (800) 524-4746, or visit the resort's Web site at www.bolongo.com