Mall at Millenia, Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando Present Perfectly Wrapped Holiday Getaway for Families

Orlando hotels, attraction respond to consumers' desire for value-added, discounted holiday travel; budget friendly, fun bundle combines discounted hotel rates with more than $250 in value-added, shopping extras for a holiday wonderland experience that will make the whole family jolly.

Orlando, FL, October 20, 2008 --( Families looking to maximize their vacation budget while visiting Orlando this holiday season will find the perfectly wrapped shop, stay and play vacation bundle from Orlando’s leading upscale retail shopping center, The Mall at Millenia ( and the Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando (

“In the spirit of holiday cheer, we’ve teamed up to offer visitors extra perks and savings at two of Orlando’s most popular destinations,” said Brenda Lounsberry, The Mall at Millenia’s marketing director. “Not only will guests love the elaborate handcrafted holiday displays and festive yet upscale shopping atmosphere of The Mall at Millenia’s more than 140 in-demand and luxury stores, they’ll receive the gift of savings offered by Loews hotels’ Extra Value Weeks program.”

When they stay three nights or longer at Universal Orlando Resort’s Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort or Hard Rock Hotel between Nov. 30 and Dec. 18, guests receive a Universal Orlando Resort Savings Guide with $150 in food and merchandise discounts throughout the resort, plus a $25 Universal Orlando gift card for use during their stay. Then, when they’re ready to do some serious holiday shopping and enjoy the sounds and sights of one of the most elaborate holiday displays of any area shopping center, visitors can enjoy complimentary valet parking at The Mall at Millenia, as well as four seasonal beverages at Starbucks and professional gift-wrapping for all purchases.

Loews hotels’ Extra Value Weeks and Florida resident rates start at $134 at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, from $139 at Hard Rock Hotel and from $169 at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando (based upon double occupancy, plus applicable taxes).

For reservations, call 1.800.BE A STAR and ask for Florida resident rates and/or the Extra Value Weeks promotion. (Note: The offer is valid not applicable on existing reservations or in conjunction with other discounts or promotions; subject to availability. To receive mall offers, registered guests will receive a customized voucher to present at The Mall at Millenia’s valet and concierge desk. Beverages will be provided in the form of a $20 Starbucks gift card; minimum of two-hour notice for complimentary gift-wrap service.)

About The Mall at Millenia
The Mall at Millenia, a world-class shopping destination with more than 150 shops, services and eateries, offers Orlando residents and visitors a dazzling experience unmatched in the marketplace. Much, much more than a typical mall, The Mall at Millenia features an amazing selection of luxury retailers, including Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co., combined with unique décor and finishes that accentuate the Mall’s upscale atmosphere. The Mall at Millenia, which is a partnership between The Forbes Company ( and Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO;, is further distinguished by its dramatic architecture, innovative uses of water and technology and exemplary guest-friendly amenities and services.

The center is visible and conveniently accessed from an I-4 interchange (Conroy Road, Exit 78); located only minutes from Universal Orlando; Sea World; Walt Disney World Resort; downtown Orlando; Orlando International Airport; the Orange County Convention Center and more than 100,000 hotel rooms. Daily shopping hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 7 p.m., with many restaurants open through midnight. For more information, call (407) 363-3555 or visit

About Loews Hotels
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels owns and/or operates 18 hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada. 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 a supremely comfortable, uniquely local and vibrant travel experience. Loews boasts some of the industry's most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road. For reservations or more information on Loews Hotels, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or check

The Mall at Millenia
Sally March, Tourism Marketing Manager
Alternate contact:
Jennifer Hodges
Public Relations Manager
Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando 407-503-9090