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Spring break is right around the corner and if a tropical island isn’t feasible, consider a mini water vacation closer to home. Marriott BonvoyCalgary area hotels offer complimentary access to indoor pools or water parks, including:

Delta Calgary South Hotels: Just 15 minutes from the city center, this family-friendly hotel features the Big Gusher water slide and an indoor pool. Book a Stay for Breakfast package and enjoy an upgrade and complimentary breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children from just $199/night.

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Calgary South Courtyard: This modern hotel caters to the whole family with its indoor pool, water slide, and full-service spa. This spring break, book the Gas Up with Esso package and receive a complimentary $50 gas card each night of your stay.

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, Autograph Collection: Get ready for outdoor fun in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at Kananaskis Mountain Lodge. Hit the trails, explore waterfalls on a fatbike, or let sled dogs guide you through the powder. After a day of adventure, splash around in the hotel’s Oasis water park or outdoor hydrotherapy tubs. Book a Resort Retreat package and earn up to $100 daily credit when you stay three nights or more.

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You won’t find a view like this of Toronto’s iconic skyline at any downtown hotel. Hotel X opened its doors at the exhibition grounds this year, embracing the “urban resort” concept. CREDIT: Hotel Library Collection [PNG Merlin Archive] Photo from the hotel library collection /PNG

Hotel XToronto has a new partnership between its private fitness club, 10XTO, and its luxurious Guerlain Spa.

Launches in-room spa services for everyone hotel guests such as sensory facials, body treatments and massages.

Along with in-room services, Hotel X Toronto’s partnership with 10XTO offers exclusive access to tennis, squash, fitness, steam rooms and exclusive Guerlain treatments perfected in France.

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One of the luxurious casitas at Nayara Gardens after its renovation in the Arenal rainforest of Costa Rica. Courtesy of Nayara Resorts. Photo by Brice Ferré /California

Hotels in Nayara It has six properties in Central and South America and big changes are happening.

The Nayara Gardens in Costa Rica’s Arenal rainforest reopened in January after an extensive transformation. The Arenal Casitas were rebuilt with redesigned interiors and private terraces with pools surrounded by the rainforest. A new boutique showcases local products, while a family education center dedicated to the rainforest adds immersive learning opportunities. The spa is also undergoing renovations and will reopen in spring 2024.

At Nayara Tented Camp, also in Costa Rica, the new Sukha Spa (opening in 2023) has several new retreats ranging from custom three-day itineraries with yoga, sound healing and sunset meditation to set itineraries like Sukha Flower Moon by five days. retreat in May and the four-day Sukha Rainforest Retreat in October.

In Panama, Nayara Bocas del Toro has added 50-foot treehouses to its adults-only, all-inclusive retreat on a private mangrove island off the Caribbean coast. Soak up the Robinson Crusoe vibes with 16 overwater villas and three towering tree houses. The resort is completely off-grid, solar-powered, and water is collected from rain (although Wi-Fi is available).

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Women travel the world alone but also join tours designed exclusively for them. Photo by brochure /HOTELS.COM

One of the fastest growing tourism sectors is solo female travel. Several agencies now offer trips for women traveling alone. Wild Women, AdventureWomen and G Adventures are some of the biggest names. The JourneyWoman website is a good place to start your travel search, as it offers deals and experiences from many companies. She is currently promoting, for women over 50, a trip in June to the South African wilderness with Blue Sky Expeditions, a variety of departures for Walking Women’s Discover the Heart of Switzerland, a culinary and cultural tour of Croatia in September with Root44, and a trip to Costa Rica and Panama in April with Swan Hellenic.

Look for TripWoman to see all suggested itineraries.

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Taylor Swift fans take photos next to posters at the Marina Bay Sands complex in Singapore on February 28, 2024. More than 300,000 Swifties will attend the superstar’s six sold-out Eras Tour shows at Singapore’s National Stadium from March 2 to 9. Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN /AFP via Getty Images

If you’re like most of us and haven’t been able to see the biggest concert of the year, consider becoming a Marriott Bonvoy member to take advantage of their exclusive fan experiences, including Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour.

Marriott Bonvoy Moments has created packages that include two concert tickets, a two-night hotel stay at a Marriott Bonvoy portfolio property, dinner at one of Marriott Bonvoy’s premier restaurants, a spa treatment, transportation to and from the venue , and more. Moment Bundles for Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour will begin on March 13 at noon local time at moment.marriottbonvoy.com.

Marriott Bonvoy Moments offers members access to experiences around the world by using points earned on travel and everyday activities to redeem exclusive access to highly sought-after concerts, top restaurants, and premier sporting events, from motorsports to professional soccer.

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