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Escape Cayman Islands this fall.

Escape to the Cayman Islands this fall.

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Updated: October 17, 2012 6:17AM


Escape to the Cayman Islands this fall courtesy of a special “Fall in Love” 2-for-1 getaway that includes a fifth night free at a number of Grand Caymanian resorts including The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa and the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort; a welcome bottle of champagne, complimentary appetizers and discounts on massages; and 2-for-1 deals at many restaurants, attractions and watersports.

Visit Booking for this offer ends Oct. 31 and travel dates are available through Nov. 1.


Thinking about Italy? Perillo Tours is offering “Mangia e Bevi” (“eat and drink”), a 10-day food and wine tour through Rome, Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna. Explore Italy’s rich historical heritage with overnight stays in Rome, Siena and Bologna, and visits to Chianti, San Gimignano, Florence, Parma and Modena. Prices start at $2,590 per person, double occupancy, and include first-class accommodations, airport transfers, guided tours and some meals. Tours are scheduled from Oct. 2012 through April 2013. For more information, visit or call (800) 431-1515.


Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton’s “Peacock Club” program offers families a great escape right in the heart of Chicago. The program (geared toward the children in your party) features a dedicated Peacock Club concierge, website, pint-sized check-in area, a Peacock Club backpack with luggage tag, personalized business cards, coloring book and travel journal. Guest room amenities for the kids include: welcome robe/slippers, a stuffed peacock, bath accessories and underwater camera for use at the indoor pool. Other club goodies include a children’s tea service and movie screenings at the pool. To make a reservation, visti


Geringer Global Travel is offering its “Colors of Rajasthan” 16-day custom tour of India’s “land of kings” historical landmarks, with a special stop at the Pushkar Camel and Cattle Fair (one of the largest such fairs in the world, trading more than 50,000 camels during the festival on the banks of the Pushkar Lake). Prices start at $2,350 per person, double occupancy, and include accommodations, site entrance fees, transport services, English-speaking tours, unique activities and most meals. Book by Sept. 31 to receive a $200 discount per couple. Visit or call (877) 255-7438.

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