Luxury Deals and Pristine Beaches Welcome Tourists to Providenciales

Turks & Caicos Islands, a burgeoning luxury Caribbean destination featuring world-class beaches, today announced an array of resort offers inviting travelers to Providenciales, known as “Provo.” With deals at renowned luxury retreats as well as more affordable accommodations, vacationers are encouraged to embrace Turks & Caicos’ warm tropical weather with the start of autumn in the U.S.

“Fall is an excellent time to visit Provo and experience the Islands’ lifestyle, whether vacationing solo, as a couple, or with your family,” said Honorable Wayne Garland, executive chairman of the Turks & Caicos Tourist Board. “Travelers can participate in the Turks & Caicos’ plentiful water activities, relax in more than a dozen world-class spas, and enjoy gourmet cuisine. It’s easier than ever to experience luxury with all of the impressive resort promotions currently available.”

Travelers looking to unwind in a tropical haven will be able to experience everything that Turks & Caicos has to offer from miles of fine white sand beaches and translucent turquoise waters to fine dining and indigenous, one-of-a-kind spa retreats. The warm and radiant climate provides an ideal backdrop for an abundance of water activities like world-class snorkeling, scuba diving and kite surfing.


The Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board invites travelers to enjoy Provo’s numerous accommodations in paradise. Attractive promotions include:


· Located on the pristine white sands of Grace Bay Beach, the 21-suite Turks & Caicos Club offers simple luxury with a touch of European sophistication. Guests can receive 50 Percent Off Fall Rates on any one- or two-bedroom oceanfront suite or two-bedroom poolside suite with a minimum booking of four nights. Discounted rates start at $248. Offer valid Oct. 1 – Nov. 9, 2008. For more information and reservations, call (649) 946-5800 or visit www.turksandcaicosclub.com


· The Sands at Grace Bay offers guests oversized balconies and glistening moonlit beaches, embracing the spirit of the tropics. Guests have the opportunity to expand their unprecedented experience with Two Free Nights—representing a 30 percent savings when booking a seven night stay, valid now through Oct. 31, 2008. Rates start at $185 for a studio with a courtyard view. For more information and reservations, call (877) 77SANDS or visit http://www.thesandsresort.com


The Tuscany on Grace Bay, located on Grace Bay Beach, named one of the world’s top ten beaches by Conde Naste, is one of the finest luxury resort lodgings that Turks & Caicos has to offer. This exquisite resort is made up of intimate villas, each created with their own distinct ambience and décor. The Tuscany is offering Two Free Nights—representing a 30 percent savings, valid now through Oct. 31, 2008, when guests book a seven night vacation—a minimum savings of $1,000. Rates start at $525 for a one-bedroom suite. For more information and reservations, please call toll free (866) 359-6466 or visit http://www.thetuscanyresort.com/caicos.html

· Nikki Beach, a luxury resort in Turks & Caicos, offers guests booking a deluxe king oceanfront room at $250 per night by Oct. 31, 2008 an automatic upgrade to a one-bedroom oceanfront suite—a $100 savings per night—on travel now through Dec. 14, 2008. Guests will enjoy VIP airport limo transfers, a personal assistant, the Nikki Beach Resort special turndown amenities each night and a glorious oceanfront adult playground with incomparable dining, signature entertainment and world-famous DJ’s. For more information and reservations, please call (649) 941-3747 or visit www.nikkibeachhotels.com/nikkibeachresortandspaturksandcaicos.php


Ocean Club and Ocean Club West, which sustained only minor cosmetic and landscaping damage post-Hurricane Ike while already closed for annually scheduled maintenance, is slated to re-open in late October 2008. This fall, Ocean Club Resorts will donate a portion of reservations made from Oct. 24 – Dec. 21, 2008 to the TCI Red Cross for victims of the hurricane, located primarily on Grand Turk, South Caicos and Salt Cay. Rates start at $179 for a studio with an island view. For more information and reservations, please call (800) 457-8787 or visit http://www.oceanclubresorts.com/

About Turks & Caicos

The 40 islands of the Turks & Caicos, of which eight are inhabited, are renowned for their award-winning beaches, diving and array of world-class resorts. Additional activities include tennis, golf and horseback riding. The islands feature a variety of spa and body treatment services and are home to the world’s only conch farm. There are three daily 90-minute direct flights from Miami, a US Airways direct flight from Charlotte, twice weekly flights from New York and weekly flights from Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Toronto. For more information on travel, visit the Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board Web site at www.turksandcaicostourism.com or call (800) 241-0824.