UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S NEWEST ON-SITE HOTEL, LOEWS SAPPHIRE FALLS RESORT, DEBUTS INCREDIBLE LIMITED TIME OFFER

Orlando, FL - February 9, 2016

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S NEWEST ON-SITE HOTEL, LOEWS SAPPHIRE FALLS RESORT, DEBUTS INCREDIBLE LIMITED TIME OFFER

Be among the first to experience the hotel with a four-night stay and receive $150 toward hotel dining

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ORLANDO, Fla. (February 9, 2016) – Guests can be among the first to experience Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and receive a $150 hotel dining credit when they book a four-night stay or longer at Universal Orlando’s newest on-site hotel.

This limited time offer is available when guests book by May 31, 2016 for stays from July 14 to December 15, 2016. The $150 hotel dining credit (per room) can be used toward any dining purchase throughout Loews Sapphire Falls Resort – including room service.

The hotel’s unique dining experiences include:

  • Amatista Cookhouse: a Caribbean-inspired restaurant with an open exhibition kitchen and outdoor dining.
  • Strong Water Tavern: a destination lobby lounge overlooking the hotel’s towering waterfalls and offering a tapas-style menu.
  • Drhum Club Kantine: a poolside bar and grill serving freshly-grilled fare and specialty cocktails.
  • New Dutch Trading Co.: a quick-service marketplace.

The new, 1,000-room Caribbean-themed hideaway is the fifth hotel at Universal Orlando and will feature the destination’s largest on-site, resort-style pool at 16,000 square-feet, with a white sand beach, a water slide, cabanas and a fire pit.

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort guests will enjoy incredible benefits, including early theme park admission, complimentary water taxi service and shuttle bus transportation to the theme parks and Universal CityWalk, complimentary access to select live entertainment venues at CityWalk and more.

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort opens this summer and will be a Preferred on-site hotel with rates starting at $144 per night for a four-night stay. More information about the various levels of on-site hotel experiences is available here.

To book this limited time introductory offer and explore ticket options for Universal Orlando’s two incredible theme parks, visit universalorlando.com or call 800.BE.A.STAR (232-7827).

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 About Universal Orlando Resort
For 25 years, Universal Orlando Resort has been creating epic vacations for the entire family – incredible experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures.  Guests can soar above Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, grab a Krusty burger in Springfield, join the ranks of the Minions and so much more.

Universal Orlando’s two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, are home to some of the world’s most exciting and innovative attractions. Its on-site resort hotels, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort are destinations unto themselves.  Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers dining and entertainment for every member of the family. And just minutes away is Wet ‘n Wild, a family water park.

Universal Orlando Resort has unveiled 18 new guest experiences in the past five years – powerful attractions, incredible dining opportunities and a dramatically themed hotel.  And more is on the way.  Coming in 2016 is Universal Orlando’s fifth on-site hotel, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort; and Skull Island: Reign of Kong, a groundbreaking attraction in Islands of Adventure.  And in 2017 will come Universal’s Volcano Bay, an entirely new water theme park experience.

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About Loews Hotels & Resorts
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Resorts has three distinct brands, Loews Hotels & Resorts, Loews Regency and OE Collection. The company owns and/or operates 24 hotels and resorts across the U.S. and Canada, including the newly-acquired Hotel 1000 in downtown Seattle that will be rebranded into a Loews Regency in 2017. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando, the fifth hotel in partnership with Comcast NBC Universal, will open in summer 2016. Located in major city centers and resort destinations from coast to coast, the Loews portfolio features one-of-a-kind properties that go beyond Four Diamond standards to delight guests with exciting, approachable and local travel experiences. For reservations or more information about Loews Hotels & Resorts, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or visit: www.loewshotels.com.

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