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May 22, 2012 12:20 ET

Batter Up! Grand Slam Baseball Package Scores Fans Big League Perks at Renaissance Vinoy® Resort & Golf Club

Round Trip Transportation to Tropicana Field, Breakfast for Two & Spectator Survival Kit With Ballpark Provisions, Starting at $209 Nightly

ST. PETERSBURG, FL--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - Located less than 10 minutes from Tropicana Field, the Renaissance Vinoy® Resort & Golf Club regularly plays home base for opponents of the Tampa Bay Rays and traveling fans. For those looking to cheer on their favorite team, the historic St. Pete, Florida, resort is offering the Grand Slam Baseball Getaway including accommodations in newly renovated guest rooms, breakfast for two, transportation to and from Tropicana Field for two and a spectator survival kit including a tote bag filled with snacks and two padded stadium seat cushions. Starting at just $209 per night,* baseball fans can schedule their escape to this hotel in St. Pete, Florida, around the following Tampa Bay Rays home games:

  • May 18 - 20 vs. Braves
  • May 21 - 23 vs. Blue Jays
  • May 28 - 30 vs. White Sox
  • June 1 - 3 vs. Orioles
  • June 12 - 14 vs. Mets
  • June 15 - 17 vs. Marlins
  • June 28 - July 1 vs. Tigers
  • July 2 - 4 vs. Yankees
  • July 13 - 15 vs. Red Sox
  • July 16 - 19 vs. Indians
  • July 20 - 22 vs. Mariners
  • Aug. 3 - 5 vs. Orioles
  • Aug. 7 - 9 vs. Blue Jays
  • Aug. 20 - 22 vs. Royals
  • Aug. 23 - 25 vs. Athletics
  • Sept. 3 - 5 vs. Yankees
  • Sept. 7 - 9 vs. Rangers
  • Sept. 17 - 20 vs. Red Sox
  • Sept. 21 - 23 vs. Blue Jays
  • Oct. 1 - 3 vs. Orioles

Fresh from a multi-million dollar renovation, the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club has hosted many baseball greats such as Babe Ruth and heavy hitters like Alex Rodriguez. After the big game, guests can celebrate a win in the newly-renovated lobby or on the iconic veranda as well as enjoy the resort's 72-slip marina, 18-hole golf course in St. Petersburg, FL, 12-court tennis complex, fitness center, and outdoor pool.

For more information about Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club or to book the Grand Slam Baseball Getaway, call 1-800-228-9290 or use rate code SPE when making reservations online at

THE RENAISSANCE VINOY® RESORT & GOLF CLUB is the only historic luxury resort on Florida's west coast that boasts a private 72-slip marina, 18-hole private golf course, 12-court tennis complex, 5,000 square-foot fitness center and more. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the seven-story hotel is ideally situated on the water in downtown St. Petersburg overlooking the Tampa Bay. Originally opened in 1925, the hotel blends modern elegance with its Mediterranean Revival architecture as seen in the recently renovated lounge-like lobby featuring bold colors and custom-made artwork from Dale Chihuly and Renee Dinauer. All 347 guestrooms have been updated to feel like personal retreats with luxurious amenities such as pillow top mattresses, Frette linens, flat screen TVs and more. With over 61,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor event space, five restaurants, a salon and day spa in St. Petersburg, Florida, and amenities that cater to leisure and business travelers, coupled with the destination selling points, the hotel is St. Petersburg's premier four-diamond resort. The Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club is a member of the Historic Hotels of America of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

RENAISSANCE HOTELS is an upscale brand with more than 145 properties in 32 countries that speaks to passionate travelers in search of authentic local discoveries when traveling for business or leisure. Renaissance Hotels has recently welcomed several new "gems" to its global collection -- the boutique Renaissance Malmo hotel in Sweden, the historic Stanford Court hotel in San Francisco, the exotic Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino in the Dutch Caribbean, the opulent Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel and the modern Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. These hotels join a rich portfolio defined by distinctive and well-known icons such as the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach, La Concha Renaissance San Juan, Renaissance New York Hotel 57 and Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe. All Renaissance hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. To make reservations and for more information visit Follow Renaissance on Facebook at, on Twitter at, and via the RLife blog at

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*Package is based on availability and does not include taxes or fees. Limited availability and blackout dates may apply. Sunday Brunch at Marchand's not included.

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