Monday, December 28, 2009

Geneva Hospitality is on AskMando.com

Geneva Hospitality has just created a profile on www.AskMando.com.

AskMando.com is a website which provides “timely, useful and relevant news, articles, event, product and service information to resort management professionals and the volunteer H.O.A. members who manage shared ownership resorts”.

To view our site, please visit http://network.askmando.com/GenevaHospitality.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Enjoy a Festival While Visiting Geneva Hospitality’s Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort

One of the best times to visit Geneva Hospitality’s Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort is when there is a festival taking place in Murcia, Spain. These festivals are a great time for visitors to better understand the area and its traditions.

The Holy Week procession, which is hosted by the city, is the most famous festival throughout all of Spain. This traditional festival portrays the events that lead up to the Crucifixion of Jesus according to the New Testament. During this festival, life sized sculptures, created by Francisco Salzillo, are removed from Salzillo’s museum and paraded around town in an elegant procession among flowers and candles.
These sculptures pause at stations which are meant to reenact the final moments before the Crucifixion.

The Huerta Parade, the most colorful festival in Murcia, comes the Tuesday after Holy Week where locals dress up in traditional huertano clothing to celebrate and on Saturday they fill the streets for the Entierro de la Sardina (Burial of the Sardine) parade.

Also, Murcia celebrates Three Cultures International Festival each May. The festival was originally organized with the intent of overcoming racism between the three cultures that reside there: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Each year, the festival celebrates these three cultures through music, exhibitions, symposiums, and conferences.

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality, please visit www.GenevaHospitality.com.

Experience the Holidays at Geneva Hospitality’s Mike Ditka Resorts

Geneva Hospitality’s Mike Ditka Resorts is located near all of this weekend’s holiday attractions that you will not want to miss.

ICE! -Kissimmee, FL is currently featuring ICE!, a frosty winter wonderland of interactive environments and larger-than-life, three dimensional holiday scenes and sculptures. This incredible attraction has been hand carved by artisans from Harbin, China out of two million pounds of ice!

This walk-through ice attraction will take you through an arctic forest, a Christmas Carnival (complete with a life size carousel), and into Santa’s workshop, with many other ice displays along the way. You will also have the chance to slide down the slippery ice speed slides! This exhibit is open until January 2, 2010.
Experience ice like never before in one of the nation’s most spectacular holiday attractions!

Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights- Spend a day at Walt Disney World and experience the Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights. This year the Spectacle of Lights will be bigger than ever before and will include more nights of lights.

While enjoying the Spectacle of Lights, be sure to catch a special showing of the “Hollywood Holly-Day” parade with festively dressed parade cars, holiday chorus performers, and all of the Disney characters.

The Holiday Music Concert- Spend the day listening to Christmas music at the Holiday Music Concert at the Osceola Center. This week’s featured performers will be The Center Singers & The Big Band. They will be performing both December 19th at 7:30 pm and December 20th at 2 pm.

Also, while you are there, stop by the Holiday Gift Gallery and find something for every person on your gift list. The Holiday Gift Gallery features wreaths, ornaments, jewelry, and more. It is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am-6pm and on Sunday from 1pm-4pm.

Holiday’s at Universal Studios- This weekend during the Holiday Concert Series in Universal Studios’ Music Plaza, enjoy all of your favorite holiday songs performed by Natalie Cole on December 19th.

Also, enjoy the Macy’s Holiday Parade including all the authentic floats and balloons direct from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade will also include festive street performers, talented marching bands, and of course, Santa Claus.

Finish up your day at Universal Studios with the Universal 360-A Cinesphere Spectacular, where you’ll experience some of Hollywood’s biggest films projected onto huge spheres in the Universal Studios lagoon, plus one of the largest laser displays in Florida.

Reserve your room at Mike Ditka Resorts today!

Enjoy The Major Cities Near Geneva Hospitality’s Caracola Beach and Spa Resort

When staying at Geneva Hospitality’s Caracola Beach and Spa Resort, be sure to check out one, or all, of Isla Margarita’s major cities. Each city is sure to offer its visitors something different.

Porlamar- This is the biggest city on Isla Margarita and is known for its commercial center. It has a wide variety of shops and restaurants, sure to appeal to every taste. Boulevard Guevara, a narrow, store-lined road, is the best place to shop at good prices. The city also has two major beaches: Playa Moreno and Playa Guacuco.

Pampatar- This is the home to most of the largest shopping malls on Isla Margarita, including Sambil Margarita, Rattan Depot, Centro Commercial Avenida Bolivar, and La Redoma. It also houses the Castillo de San Carlos de Borromeo, which was constructed entirely of coral and built on the waterfront of the town center to protect the bay of Pampatar.

La Asuncion- This is the oldest city on Isla Margarita and is the capital of the Federal State of Nueva Esparta. It is also the center of the commercial and manufacturing industries, which include the growing of cotton, sugarcane, coconuts, and cassava.

Juan Griego- This city has small shopping centers and beaches, but is well known for the fortress La Galera. La Galera is not far from the center of the city and it is where the fierce battle of independence was fought in the 1820’s.

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality, please visit www.GenevaHospitality.com.

Geneva Hospitality’s Newest Employees

The Cove of Lake Geneva would like you to please welcome back Paula Holmes. She is the Director of Operations at The Cove of Lake Geneva. For those who do not know Paula, she worked for Geneva Hospitality for 6 years, and last August she moved away to Omaha. She has since moved back to the Lake Geneva area and has joined our team once again. We are all very glad to have Paula back on board.

We would also like to welcome back Chandra’s Administrative Assistant, Nichole Rounds.

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality, please visit www.GenevaHospitality.com.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Enter To Win A Weekend Getaway At One Of Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts

Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva and Mike Ditka Resorts are currently both running Holiday Essay Contests. So pull up a chair, grab a pen, and tell us a tale of someone who has touched your life this holiday season by entering our Holiday Essay Contest.

Those who share their touching stories will be entered to win a weekend getaway at one of Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts for the special someone who has made a difference in their life. .

To be entered to win a weekend getaway at Mike Ditka Resorts, please submit your story to contest@mikeditkaresorts.com.

To be entered to win a weekend getaway at The Cove of Lake Geneva, please submit your story to contest@genevahospitality.com.

Once all submissions are received, one winner will be chosen for each resort by December 18th, 2009. The lucky winners will then receive a weekend getaway to one of Geneva Hospitality’s resorts that they can present to the special person in their life. Just in time for Christmas!

*Airfare or other travel not included.

Enter To Win A Weekend Getaway To Geneva Hospitality’s Mike Ditka Resorts This Winter Season


Looking for the perfect holiday gift this season? Why not treat someone you love to a weekend getaway at Geneva Hospitality’s Mike Ditka Resorts by entering to win our ‘Christmas with Da Coach Illustration Contest’!

To enter, create an image of what you think Christmas with Coach Ditka would be like and submit it to contest@mikeditkaresorts.com. The winning image will receive a weekend getaway at Mike Ditka Resorts, where the winner can spend their time relaxing poolside in the warm Orlando weather while listening to Caribbean music and cooling off in one of the refreshing outdoor swimming pools.

What are you waiting for? Enter to Win Now!

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality’s Mike Ditka Resorts and the ‘Christmas with Da Coach Illustration Contest’, please visit www.mikeditkaresorts.com.

Take Part in Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts’ Events and Promotions

Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts, Mike Ditka Resorts and The Cove of Lake Geneva, both have many current and upcoming events that you can take part in.

The Cove of Lake Geneva

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball- Join The Cove of Lake Geneva at their New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball. The Ball will start at 7 pm and will last through 1 am. Guests will enjoy a four course dinner, open bar for 3 hours, live music, champagne toast at midnight, plus much more! Babysitting services will also be available. For more information please visit www.cove-lake-geneva.com.

Holiday Essay Contest
- Share a touching story of someone who has made a difference in your life and you will be entered to win a weekend getaway at The Cove of Lake Geneva for that special person. Entries must be submitted at contest@genevahospitality.com by December 15, 2009.

Holiday Recipe Swap- Share your favorite holiday recipe with The Cove at www.cove-lake-geneva.com/recipe.html. Also, feel free to browse through recipes that others have posted and try them out for your next holiday party.

December Added Value Gift- Book and stay before December 31, 2009 and receive a free spa gift.

Toys for Tots- Donate to Toys for Tots at The Cove and receive 10% off your next stay. Toys can be dropped off in our lobby now through December 22nd.
Half Price Gift Certificates- Now until December 12, 2009 when you buy a gift certificate at The Cove the value will be doubled. This means, if you spend $100 you’ll receive $200.

Mike Ditka Resorts

Holiday Essay Contest- Share a touching story of someone who has made a difference in your life and you will be entered to win a weekend getaway at Mike Ditka Resorts for that special person. Entries must be submitted at contest@mikeditkaresorts.com by December 15, 2009.

Holiday Recipe Swap- Share your favorite holiday recipe with Mike Ditka Resorts at www.mikeditkaresorts.com/recipe.html. Also, feel free to browse through recipes that others have posted and try them out for your next holiday party.

Illustration Contest- Create an image of what you think Christmas with Coach Ditka would be like and submit it to contest@mikeditkaresorts.com. You will then be entered to win a weekend getaway at Mike Ditka Resorts.

Adopt an Angel- Donate to Mike Ditka Resorts’ Adopt an Angel Tree and receive 10% off your next stay. Pick the name of a child from our tree and provide that child with a new, unwrapped toy for the holiday season.

Half Price Gift Certificates- Now until December 12, 2009 when you buy a gift certificate at Mike Ditka Resorts the value will be doubled. This means, if you spend $100 you’ll receive $200.

Mike Ditka Resorts Golf Outing- Mike Ditka Resorts will be hosting their Second Annual Golf Outing on April 16th - 18th with all proceeds raised during the event benefitting Mike Ditka’s most beloved charity, Gridiron Greats. The event will include an opening reception from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will feature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on Friday night. The golf outing will begin Saturday morning with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. on the Orange County National Golf Course.

Those not participating in the golf outing will be provided with exclusive shopping discounts at local shops and multiple spa services at the resort, including: aromatherapy massages, manicures, and pedicures. Following the golf outing and spa services, guests will be invited to partake in a silent auction, as well as a live auction. Mike Ditka will also be honoring outstanding golfers with awards from their day spent on the golf course during the awards ceremony.

The weekend will wrap up Sunday morning with a farewell brunch from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Be sure to watch the website for upcoming Mike Ditka Resorts golf outing contests, promotions, and online auctions, and you could win a spot on Coach Ditka’s foursome! Visit www.MikeDitkaResorts.com.

Join Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva This New Year’s Eve!

Be sure you don’t miss out on Lake Geneva’s biggest New Year’s Eve Party at Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva. This year The Cove is hosting a Masquerade Ball from 7:00 pm until 1:00 am. Babysitting services will be available for those attending.

The Masquerade Ball will include:

• Accommodations in any one of our seven suite types
• Champagne upon arrival
• Open bar for three hours (7:00 pm—10:00 pm)
• Hors d’oeuvres
• Four course dinner (salad, your choice of breast of chicken provencal, Atlantic salmon jardenaire, king filet mignon, or surf and turf, over roasted potatoes with olive oil and fresh rosemary, medley of winter vegetables, fresh baked dinner rolls and butter rosettes, chocolate confusion cake on a bed of raspberry sauce with crème englase)
• Live music
• Dancing
• Party favors
• Champagne toast at Midnight

Babysitting services will include:

• Pizza
• Movies
• Games and snacks

Click here for more information regarding The Cove of Lake Geneva’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball.

To register for the party alone, call 800-770-7107. If you are wishing to spend the night and would like to purchase a New Year’s Eve room package, you may do so by calling 800-770-7107 or visiting our website at www.cove-lake-geneva.com.

Share Your Holiday Recipe With Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts

Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva and Mike Ditka Resorts are currently running Holiday Recipe Swaps on their websites and would love to hear all about your favorite holiday recipe.

So pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee, and let’s swap some delicious recipes!
Not only do you have the opportunity to post a recipe for others to try, but also feel free to browse through recipes that others have posted and try them out for your next holiday party.

Recipes can be uploaded right onto the website of The Cove of Lake Geneva or Mike Ditka Resorts.

We look forward to trying out your favorite holiday recipe!

Experience Christmas at Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts


Not in the Christmas spirit yet? Then why not visit Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva or Mike Ditka Resorts to get you ready.

Both resorts have been transformed into winter wonderlands, sure to get everyone excited about the upcoming holidays. We would love for you to come take a look at the decorated Christmas trees and festive decorations, so if you have a chance, please stop by one of our resorts and enjoy the beautiful Christmas decorations!

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality and their resorts, please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Friday, December 4, 2009

Freeze for Life This Weekend In Lake Geneva


Besides being able to meet with Santa and his reindeers, and watching the Christmas parade this Saturday, December 5th, why not waterski, wakeboard, or wakesurf for a good cause on Geneva Lake?

Not about to jump into the freezing water? Then stop down and watch as other daredevils perform all sorts of tricks out on the lake as they earn money for a great cause.

Freeze for Life will be held from 10 am until 4 pm at Riviera Beach. A special appearance will also be made by Austin Hair, a professional wakeboarder and world champion wakeskater.

For those looking to experience something a little different this weekend while staying at Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva, Freeze for Life is definitely worth checking out!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Get in The Holiday Spirit this Friday in Lake Geneva

After stopping by Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva to take in all the beautiful holiday decorations, get in the Christmas spirit this Friday, December 4th from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm by joining Lake Geneva shops in celebrating the upcoming holidays during Festive Fridays. This Friday includes:

• Paws For Treats- Free treats for dogs and 25% off all collars, leashes, and tags
• Scents and Sensibilities- “Felted soap” demonstration
• Global Gourmet- Elegant evening of wine tasting including cabernet and red blends, classic appetizers, and live entertainment
• Main Street Memories- Cider and cookies
• Flemings Ltd. - Frank Moran, travel expert on Ireland
• Abbellimento- Author Linda Mutschler of “Fast Track to Fine Dining” will demonstrate from her cookbook
• Overland- Christmas elf will take notes to Santa
• Strawberry Fields- Holiday refreshments
• The Bootery- Free New Year Gift Card with every purchase. Light refreshments.
• Clearwater Outdoor- Medusa appetizer night
• Cornerstone Shop- Janice Fromm- Design your own beaded watchband

Be sure to stop down to enjoy the festivities and take in the beautiful holiday decorations around town.

Geneva Hospitality’s Cove of Lake Geneva is also offering a few great holiday specials. For more information, please visit www.cove-lake-geneva.com.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Receive Your Complimentary Gift at The Cove


As an added holiday bonus, those who book their stay at Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva in November or December will receive a complimentary spa gift!

So plan your stay now and let The Cove pamper you this holiday season.

To book your reservation, call The Cove of Lake Geneva at (800) 770-7107.

For more information on specials and discounts this holiday season, please visit www.cove-lake-geneva.com.

Take Part in Festive Fridays in Lake Geneva

While spending your weekend at Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva, why not take part in Festive Fridays? This event will take place every Friday in downtown Lake Geneva from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm leading up to Christmas.

On Friday November 27th, Festive Fridays will include:

• Paws for Treats- Free holiday cookies for humans, free treats for dogs, and 30% off all beds, bowls, stands, and treat jars
• Scents and Sensibilities- Complimentary refreshments and local artist Jean Janzen featuring air heads scent diffusers
• Global Gourmet- Cheese and Wine tasting- Port wine and English Cheese
• Main Street Memories- Game Night
• Flemings Ltd. – Irish Soda Bread and Hot Irish Tea
• Abbellimento- Support Walworth County Family Resource Center- donate non-perishable food items, toiletries, paper products and receive 20% off your purchase
• Overland- Macyn Taylor performs
• Strawberry Fields- Holiday refreshments
• The Bootery- Free New Years Gift Card with every purchase. Light Refreshments
• Clearwater Outdoor- Card & Board games, hot cider, and adventure movies
• Cornerstone shop- Local artist Gabby Jensen featuring ornaments and glassware

Get in the holiday spirit by being a part of Festive Fridays in downtown Lake Geneva.

To see Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva’s holiday discounts, please visit www.cove-lake-geneva.com

Friday, November 20, 2009

Top Ten Reasons You Should Visit Lake Geneva This Winter!

1. Santa, his elves, and real live reindeer. Children will be able to visit with them at Starbucks in downtown Lake Geneva on December 5th, 12th, and 19th from 11am until 2 pm.

2. Winter Sleigh Rides- Fantasy Hills Ranch will be offering this favorite holiday activity daily starting at 9 am. They will also be offering a bonfire afterwards to take those winter chills away.

3. Cross Country Skiing Trails- Big Foot Beach State Park will be offering perfectly groomed cross-country ski trails when the park receives a fresh snowfall of six inches or more. A sledding/snowboarding hill is also available near the parks maintenance shop.

4. Snowmobiling- Snowmobiling trails are located throughout Walworth County and connect to surrounding county trail systems. Maintenance, marking, and grooming are performed by local snowmobile clubs. By joining a local snowmobiling club (a family membership is $25 annually) you will receive maps, badges, and state and local newsletter subscriptions. Also, a member of any club is welcome on any other club trail in Wisconsin.

5. Ice Fishing- Ice Fishing is a favorite pastime on Geneva Lake in the winter months. Here you can rent an ice shanty, as well as shop the largest selection of ice jigs and ice lures in Wisconsin with over 80,000 in stock! Fishers can also sign up for guided ice fishing tours of Geneva Lake.

6. Festival of Lights- A fun filled weekend of Holiday Celebrations starting on December 4th in downtown Lake Geneva. The festival includes readings of Christmas Stories, a festive tree lighting ceremony, visits with Santa and his reindeer, Christmas carolers, a holiday parade and many holiday specials and activities around town.

7. The Dancing Horses Holiday Show- The horses will be all decorated for the Holidays during this festive show. Prancer the Reindeer and Santa Clause will also make an appearance, in this Holiday show which includes all new costumes, lighting, and Holiday music. The Bird show will feature parrots and macaws, which appeared in The Jay Leno Show and Animal Planet. The show can be enjoyed every Sat. Sun. & Wed Nov. 15th to Jan. 3rd.

8. 34th Annual Great Electric Children's Christmas Parade- A holiday tradition held on December 5th at 5 pm in downtown Lake Geneva, which includes local businesses and organizations lighting up the streets. Be sure to stroll through town following the parade for holiday shopping and dining specials.

9. Winterfest- During the weekend of February 5th until the 7th enjoy the US National Snow Sculpting Competition at the Riviera. The weekend will also include Children's Sculpting, Wagon Rides, Helicopter Rides, Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides, and Sleigh on Wheel Rides.

10. The Cove of Lake Geneva- The Cove is offering exceptional discounts this holiday season which allows guests to enjoy all the fun winter activities listed above. Visit www.cove-lake-geneva.com to see all the great holiday discounts that are now available.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Top Ten Must See Sites When Visiting Geneva Hospitality’s Caracola Beach and Spa Resort

Caracola Beach and Spa Resort, managed by Geneva Hospitality, is a luxury condominium resort located on the beachfront of the Caribbean on Isla Margarita. Here is a list of the “Top Ten Must See Sites” when visiting Caracola Beach and Spa Resort.

1. Playa El Agua- This is the longest, widest, and most popular beach on Isla Margarita. This also results in it being the busiest, but most serviced beach on the island where visitors can find many sport activities, concerts, bars, and restaurants.

2. Playa El Yague- This is one of the world’s best spots for wind and kite surfing whether you are a beginner or more advanced. If you are lucky, you will even catch expert windsurfers training for international competitions.

3. Isla Cubagua- This is one of the best places to go diving around the island. Divers will even have a chance to explore the wreck of a sunken ferry which makes for an excellent photo opportunity.

4. Los Roques- This is one of the best snorkeling locations in the Caribbean. This area contains around 150 islands that offer white sand beaches accompanied by crystal clear waters. This location also offers one of the best coral reefs in the entire world. A flight to Los Roques takes about an hour from Margarita Island, but it is well worth it.

5. Lagoon La Restinga- If you are in need of a break from the beaches, Lagoon La Restinga is one of the best national parks around. This park offers a lagoon with mangrove swamps and colorful flamingos. La Restinga is about an hour boat ride away from Isla Margarita but if you go in the morning you will see many different varieties of fish, dolphins and about 100 bird species.

6. Porlamar- This is the largest city on Isla Margarita and is the island’s center of commerce. To get the best prices on goods, shop on Boulevard Guevara. If you are looking for higher-end, more elegant stores visit the avenues of Santiago Marino and 4 de Mayo. Isla Margarita is a duty-free port which means that goods are declared exempt from tax.

7. Juan Griego- If you want to catch the best sunsets on Isla Margarita visit Juan Griego, which is famed for its spectacular sunsets.

8. La Asuncion- If you are interested in the history of this area visit La Asuncion, which is the capital of the state of Nueva Esparta. Here you can view the oldest church in the area, La Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción.

9. Castillo de San Carlos Borromeo-This is a 17th-century fort that once protected the town and harbor from foreign and pirate attacks. The fort's thick stone walls and bronze cannons still watch over the beach, harbor, and Caribbean Sea. The fort is open Monday through Saturday.

10. Senor Frogs- If you are looking for a great party visit Senor Frogs on Av. Bolivar in Porlamar. They also offer terrific Mexican food and are open for lunch and dinner before turning into a popular nightclub.

For more information regarding Caracola Beach and Spa Resort, please visit www.CaracolaBeachSpaResort.com

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality, please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Must See Sites When Visiting Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort

Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort, managed by Geneva Hospitality, is a luxury condominium resort situated within the prestigious golf resort of Mosa Trajectum in Murcia, Spain. Here is a list of the “Top Ten Must See Sites” when visiting Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort.

1. Mar Menor- This naturally formed, warm water lagoon is one of the best places in Europe to learn all kinds of water sports. Whatever you want to do, you can do it here – swimming, scuba-diving, water-skiing, wind-surfing, kite-surfing, sailing – the list is endless. The Mar Menor is separated from the Mediterranean by a narrow strip of land know as La Manga.

2. La Manga- A hot spot for vacationers offering restaurants, bars, nightlife, and daily activities. One of the most popular areas with young adults is the Zoco area.

3. San Pedro De Salinas- Located at the end of the La Manga strip, also known as ‘the strip’, is the San Pedro De Salinas and is famed for their mineral mud baths.

4. Catedral de Murcia- A 600-year-old cathedral which features many Renaissance and Baroque elements, although its interior is fundamentally Gothic.

5. Plaza Julian Romea- An open square with restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and the 19th century Romea Theatre. This plaza is also the home to the regional tourist office.

6. Gran Casino Murcia- This casino started as a gentlemen´s club for in 1847. The grandiose building has an interesting mix of interior design and architecture that goes from neo-Baroque to old Arabic style. The casino features thirty-five slots and ten table games.

7. The Port of Cartagena- Due to its strategic position on the Murcia coast, it has been inhabited by several cultures which have left their mark on its artistic heritage. The Port of Cartagena is a beautiful place to visit, full of historic, leisure, and romantic locales and adventures.

8. Plaza de las Flores- The best tapas bars in Murcia are grouped around this quaint plaza. This compact square is also lined with flower- stalls, bars and typical open-air cafes.

9. Calle Veronicas- The region of Murcia is known as the vegetable garden of Europe and when you see the stalls at the city's daily covered market on Calle Veronicas you will understand why. A tapas lunch at Café Bar Lola, stall 241, is a treat: try the octopus, grilled prawns and succulent fillet of pork and wash it down with a glass of white wine - a bargain at about €13 (£8.50) for two.

10. Calasparra- Nestled in the mountains alongside the Segura River, you can enjoy river rafting, rock-climbing, hiking, and fishing. Just outside this town are networks of caves with ancient wall paintings and fascinating rock formations.

For more information regarding Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort, please visit www.palatinumresort.com.

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality, please visit www.genevahospitality.com.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Geneva Hospitality Wants to Hear From You!

Have a great idea about a special or promotion you would like seen done at Geneva Hospitality’s The Cove of Lake Geneva or Mike Ditka Resorts? Let us know. We would love to hear your input!

Whether you are a frequent guest to one of Geneva Hospitality’s resorts or have just visited once or twice, we would love to hear what you have to say. We are always looking for new ideas on promotions and specials to run and what better way to know what our guests want than to ask those who would get to take advantage of it.

Please submit your ideas by commenting to this post.

For more information regarding The Cove of Lake Geneva, please visit www.cove-lake-geneva.com.

For more information regarding Mike Ditka Resorts, please visit www.mikeditkaresorts.com.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Geneva Hospitality Gives Back This Holiday Season


Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts are all about giving back to their communities, especially during the holidays. This season two of Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts are participating in charitable causes to help those living in their communities.
Mike Ditka Resorts has become an official ’adopt an angel’ location for the 2009 Angel Tree Program which aims to provide the children in Orange County with joy and happiness this holiday season.

Mike Ditka Resorts will be placing a Christmas tree at their resort where employees or guests can ‘adopt an angel’. The tree will be decorated with angel tags which will provide a first name, age, and gender of a child who will receive a gift. Contributors may remove one or more tags from the tree and purchase appropriate clothes and/or toys for the child.

Mike Ditka Resorts will be accepting new, unwrapped clothing and/or toys for these children until December 8th.

The Cove of Lake Geneva is also participating by once again becoming an official drop-off location for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The mission of the program is to collect new, unwrapped toys which will be distributed as Christmas gifts to the less fortunate children in the area where the campaign is held.

The Toys for Tots program will be accepting new, unwrapped toys at The Cove of Lake Geneva from November 1st through December 21st. The donation box will be located in the main lobby of the resort. Those who donate to the Toys for Tots Program will receive coupons good for 10% off their next stay at The Cove.

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality and its resorts, please visit www.genevahospitality.com.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Experience Luxury at Caracola Beach and Spa Resort


Geneva Hospitality is a premier Hotel/Condominium management company which manages several properties worldwide.

Caracola Beach and Spa Resort, managed by Geneva Hospitality, is a luxury condominium resort located on the beachfront of the Caribbean on Isla Margarita.

Within the resort, you will find a multitude of services and facilities. You will be sure to enjoy our delectable restaurants, tropical swim-up bars, full-service spa, and refreshing swimming pools. Caracola Beach and Spa Resort will also boast a fully-equipped gym, hairdressers, and high end retail establishments. Here you will find yourself lost in paradise while relaxing in our seaside hammocks or lying on the sandy beach while the waves of the Caribbean Sea travel over your feet.

The resort is sure to deliver all the aspects of a tropical paradise.

For more information regarding Caracola Beach and Spa Resort, please visit www.caracolabeachsparesort.com

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality and their resorts, please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Palatinum Golf, Spa and Sport Resort’s Location is One That Many Envy, But Few Can Match



Geneva Hospitality is a premier Hotel/Condominium management company which manages several properties worldwide.
Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort, managed by Geneva Hospitality, is situated within the prestigious golf resort of Mosa Trajectum in Murcia, Spain.

The resort boasts of a 27-hole golf course, sports facilities, shopping complex, and several other luxuries. Beautiful scenery can be viewed from every angle of this sophisticated resort. Palatinum is within a 15 minute drive of the city of Murcia, the beaches of the Mar Menor, and the international airport of San Javier.
For more information regarding Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort, please visit www.palatinumresort.com

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality and their resorts, please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The Cove of Lake Geneva Is The Perfect Winter Getaway


Geneva Hospitality is a premier Hotel/Condominium management company which manages several properties worldwide.

The Cove of Lake Geneva, a resort managed by Geneva Hospitality, is a premier downtown luxury condominium resort and conference center in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The Cove of Lake Geneva is located directly across the street from Geneva Lake, putting it within walking distance to exhilarating winter activities, fantastic outdoor recreation, exquisite shopping, and delectable restaurants.

The Cove of Lake Geneva offers a full resort experience for all its guests. Its fabulous amenities and seasonal activities make visits to The Cove truly unforgettable. From an indoor pool and hot tub to a sauna and game room, The Cove is your perfect Lake Geneva resort. Got the winter blues? The Cove is the perfect place to stay while cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice-fishing, or attending the annual snow sculpting competition.

No matter the season, The Cove offers the perfect Lake Geneva resort experience.
For those planning a holiday event, The Cove of Lake Geneva resort offers over 7600 sq ft of elegant function space for all your needs. The stunning ballroom, versatile meeting rooms, professional catering, and helpful staff will satisfy every need.

For more information on The Cove of Lake Geneva, please visit www.cove-lake-geneva.com

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality and their resorts, please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Mike Ditka Resorts Provides Both Comfort and Elegance


Geneva Hospitality is a premier Hotel/Condominium management company which manages several properties worldwide.

Mike Ditka Resorts, managed by Geneva Hospitality, incorporates several elements into hotel and resort management to provide success in both comfort and elegance.

Established in 2006, Mike Ditka Resorts has prospered and grown to encompass two resorts in Orlando, Fl and several more on the way. Mike Ditka Resorts brings together the winning determination of the famous Super Bowl coach and the hotel expertise of 100 combined years of hotel experience across the United States.

Ways to Recognize a Mike Ditka Resort

• Large Suites with a Tropical Flair
• Relaxing Pools and Sundecks
• Garden Tubs and Private Bathrooms
• Full Gourmet Kitchens and Cookware
• Wireless Internet Property Wide
• 24/7 Front Desk and Guest Services
• Free Shuttle Service to Walt Disney World Theme Parks

For more information regarding Mike Ditka Resorts, please visit www.mikeditkaresorts.com

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality and their resorts, please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Enjoy Extraordinary Specials from Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts

Two of Geneva Hospitality’s resorts are currently offering guests extraordinary room rates, both in Florida and Wisconsin.

Mike Ditka Resorts in Florida has recently sent out a Fall E-blast offering recipients fall savings rates starting as low as $69 per night.

Those who take advantage of these great rates will enjoy spacious luxury villas offering flat screen televisions, DVD players, fully equipped kitchens, full size washer and dryers, and free wireless internet.

They will also enjoy separate adult and children’s outdoor pools, hot tub, game room, fitness center, indoor basketball court, in room massages, gift shop and nightly poolside movies.

For those who want to take advantage of this great rate, as well as future Mike Ditka Resort discounts, join our E-Blast list at www.mikeditkaresorts.com

Another Geneva Hospitality Resort, The Cove of Lake Geneva located in Wisconsin, is currently offering an exceptional discount during their 2010 Summer Sale.

During this sale guests will be able to lock in the already record low rates of summer 2009 pricing, plus an additional 30% off their reservation for the upcoming 2010 summer season.

During guest’s 2010 summer stay they will have the opportunity to enjoy large indoor and outdoor heated pools, outdoor children’s pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, sauna, fitness room, and arcade-styled game room.

These reservations will also reserve their spot to participate in many of The Cove’s 2010 summer activities including nightly ‘dive-in’ movies by the pool, fun children’s activities, live music, poolside massages, and cabana rentals. Guests can also enjoy many exhilarating water sports on Geneva Lake such as parasailing, water skiing, canoeing, fishing, and leisurely sails on the lake.

This sale will only be available until November 30, 2009, so reservations should be made soon.

Those interested in taking advantage of this discount should visit The Cove of Lake Geneva’s website at www.cove-lake-geneva.com and click on the ‘book now’ link or call The Cove of Lake Geneva directly at 800.770.7107 to make your reservation.

Geneva Hospitality’s resorts are always offering different discounts, so check back frequently for the latest sales and specials at http://genevahospitality.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Celebrate Halloween at Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts

Two of Geneva Hospitality’s resorts are celebrating Halloween this October 31st.

The Cove of Lake Geneva is hosting a Halloween Monster Bash which will include both an adult party and a children’s party starting at 7pm until 1am.

The adult Halloween party will feature music and dancing, with an open bar from 7–9pm (cash bar thereafter) with pizza served at 11pm. A costume contest will also be held and prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners. The 1st place winner will win a free overnight stay at the Cove!

For those attending the adult party, there will be a supervised children’s party that will start with a costume contest from 6:30-7 pm with awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Pizza will be served from 7-8 pm followed by trick or treating throughout the hallways of The Cove until 9pm. The remainder of the evening will be spent playing fun Halloween games and watching child-friendly Halloween movies until parents arrive to pick them up at 1am.

Mike Ditka Resorts- Runaway Beach Club is also joining in the Halloween festivities by offering guests a chance to trick-or-treat throughout their Halloween decorated resort grounds.

For more information on Geneva Hospitality and their resorts please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Monday, October 26, 2009

Follow Geneva Hospitality on Twitter

To learn all about Geneva Hospitality’s happenings log onto www.twitter.com and follow Geneva HOS. You will not only learn about Geneva Hospitality as a premier management company but about the locations they manage as well.

These locations include:

· The Cove of Lake Geneva in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
· Mike Ditka Resorts- Runaway Beach Club in Kissimmee, Florida
· Mike Ditka Resorts- Lighthouse Key Resort and Spa in Orlando, Florida
· Caracola Beach and Spa Resort on Isla Margarita
· Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort in Murcia, Spain

To stay informed about upcoming events and activities taking place through Geneva Hospitality and the resorts listed above, follow http://twitter.com/GenevaHOS

For more information about Geneva Hospitality please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Monday, October 19, 2009

Visit Geneva Hospitality’s Social Media Sites

Stay up-to-date on all of Geneva Hospitality’s Resorts by visiting some of our social media sites and blogs. Sites are updated daily with all of Geneva Hospitality’s happenings.

Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/genevahospitality

Friendster: http://profiles.friendster.com/genevahospitality

Twitter: http://twitter.com/GenevaHOS

Blogger: http://genevahospitality.blogspot.com/

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Friday, October 16, 2009

Geneva Hospitality Offers Many Services To Help Growing Businesses


With over 35 years of experience, Geneva Hospitality offers its clients an array of services that include all aspects of operations in the hospitality industry. These services are available as either part of a package, or by the individual needs of a client or project.

Geneva Hospitality is experienced in all areas of the hospitality industry. Through these areas they provide both owners and guests with a positive experience.

The services provided by Geneva Hospitality include:

• Development and Pre-Opening Services
• Sales planning and Marketing
• Hospitality Employee Recruiting, Training, and Relations
• Billing, Collection, and Accounting
• Complete Accounting and Reporting Services
• Renovation and Design Services

For more information regarding Geneva Hospitality’s services please visit www.genevahospitality.com

Geneva Hospitality’s Tips to Make Your Hotel Experience go as Smooth as Possible

1. Do your research. The more you know about what a hotel offers and surrounding amenities, the easier it will be to find the hotel that is right for you.

2. If booking your hotel online, be sure to have a copy of your confirmation and receipt. A number of things can go wrong when booking a hotel online, but having these things can come in handy if there is a mishap.

3. If you have any special requests you need met, let the hotel know ahead of time. That way they will have a better chance of being able to meet them.

4. If you are traveling for business and will be working from your room, ask for a room that is away from the more populated areas such as the lobby, pool, or dining area.

5. When checking into your hotel, ask about any additional fees you should expect when you check out such as hotel fees, housekeeping fees, etc. That way you won’t be surprised when your bill comes.

6. Upon arriving in your room, you should become familiar with the safety precautions in case of an emergency, including locating the nearest elevators, stairwells, and exits.

7. If traveling with children, be sure to accompany them at all times in the hotel’s public areas. With the size of resorts growing, it’s easy for children to become lost and unable to find their way back to their room.

8. Be friendly to the hotel staff. They often know the most about the area and can give suggestions and answer questions you may have about restaurants, shopping, activities, etc.

Geneva Hospitality, LLC is a premier hotel/condominium management company with over 35 years of experience.

Geneva Hospitality’s Up and Coming International Resort


Geneva Hospitality’s Palatinum Golf Spa and Sport Resort, located in Murcia, Spain, will live up to your highest standards. The resort will be comprised of 475 suites and will come in 1 and 2 bedrooms.

These fully furnished luxury suites will feature fully equipped designer kitchens, an inviting living space, and washing machines. Each suite will also come with two telephone points, ISDN, cable and a satellite dish.

All suites will face south to create gorgeous sunlight rooms and will feature either a terrace or porch.

Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort will provide its guests with an array of amenities for them to enjoy including:

• A Golf Academy - 27 hole golf course, challenge course of 9 holes, ecological golf course, driving range,putting green, chipping green, sport center
• Tennis, Table Tennis, and Paddle Tennis
• Basketball
• Fitness Center
• Equestrian Center
• Walking and Cycling Paths
• Leisure, Relaxation, and Garden Areas
• Outdoor Pool
• Conference Room
• Internet Room
• Library
• Restaurant, Coffee Lounge, and Buffet
• Supermarket
• Full-Service Spa

There are many nearby attractions including the beaches of Mar Menor, the majestic cities of Granada, Seville, and Cordoba, as well as, the stunning cities of Marbella and Puerto Banus on the Costa del Sol.

Palatinum's location is one that many envy, but few can match.

Geneva Hospitality, a premier Hotel/Condominium management company, provides services for owners of hotel properties and has over 35 years of experience. They are highly skilled in operations, accounting, marketing, sales, information technology, and human resources.

Geneva Hospitality’s goal is to provide each and every guest with an unparalleled lodging experience, as they have done in their other resorts, and Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort will be no exception.

For more information on Geneva Hospitality please visit www.GenevaHospitality.com or for more information on Palatinum Golf, Spa, and Sport Resort visit www.PalatinumResort.com.

Bring the Whole Family to The Cove on Halloween for A Frightening Good Time

No plans for how to celebrate Halloween yet? Well throw on your scariest Halloween costume and join The Cove of Lake Geneva for a frightening good time at the Halloween Monster Bash. We are hosting both an adult party and a children’s party on Saturday October 31st which will start at 7pm and run until 1am.

The adult Halloween party will feature music and dancing, with an open bar from 7–9pm (cash bar thereafter) with pizza served at 11pm. A costume contest will also be held and prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners. The 1st place winner will win a free overnight stay at the Cove!

For those attending the adult party, there will be a supervised children’s party that will start with a costume contest from 6:30-7 pm with awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Pizza will be served from 7-8 pm followed by trick or treating throughout the hallways of The Cove until 9pm. The remainder of the evening will be spent playing fun Halloween games and watching child-friendly Halloween movies until parents arrive to pick them up at 1am.

After a night of exhausting fun, why not stay the night? We dare you!

For information on reservations, please click here.

‘Toys for Tots’ is back at The Cove of Lake Geneva


What better way to get in the Christmas spirit this year then to help someone in need? Well that’s just what we are doing here at The Cove of Lake Geneva and we would love your help.

Through the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, The Cove will once again be accepting new, unwrapped toys that will be distributed to the children in the community to help them experience the joys of Christmas.

The ultimate success of this program depends on the generosity of the community and their gracious donations, with not only the intention to help children in need, but to unite all members of this community.

The toy collection will run from October to December here at The Cove.

The Cove of Lake Geneva is managed by Geneva Hospitality, LLC, a premier hotel/condominium management company.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

We would love to meet you at The Cove of Lake Geneva’s Wine and Cheese Manager’s Hour

The Wine and Cheese Manager’s Hour has been off to a great start, but for those of you we have not seen, we would love for you to stop down and give us a chance to meet you. The Wine and Cheese hour is open to all guests and staff giving everyone an opportunity to get to know one another.

The reception takes place Monday through Thursday from 5 pm to 7 pm in the lobby bar of The Cove of Lake Geneva where a complimentary variety of wines and cheeses are offered.

So if you have a chance, stop down, we would love to meet you.
The Cove of Lake Geneva is managed by Geneva Hospitality, LLC, a premier hotel/condominium management company.

The Cove of Lake Geneva is Keeping Up With The Changing Seasons


As our surroundings are transforming with the changing seasons outside, we are keeping up with them at The Cove of Lake Geneva. If you take a look outside you will see that fall colors are now among us, from the vibrant reds and yellows of the changing leaves to the bright orange pumpkins and multi-colored gourds that are popping up on porches.

The Cove of Lake Geneva is joining in the fall festivities by decorating for the changing seasons, as well. From the moment you step up to The Cove’s front doors you will notice vibrant fall displays of pumpkins, gourds, dried Indian corn, and haystacks that fill the front entry way and travel all the way through the main lobby back to the seating area and lobby bar.

We would love for you to come take a look, so if you have a chance, please stop by and enjoy our festive decorations!

Geneva Hospitality Just Broke Ground on Isla Margarita


Geneva Hospitality has just broken ground on the tropical Isla Margarita for their newest resort, Caracola Beach and Spa Resort.

Caracola Beach and Spa Resort will feature 1244 one and two bedroom luxury suites which will over look the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Each suite will feature a fully-equipped modern kitchen, an inviting living room, a climate controlled air conditioning system and a private balcony for guests to relax on while taking in their tropical surroundings.

The resort will offer its guests many on and off site amenities including:

• Ocean and mountain views
• Onsite salon and spa
• Four pools with waterslides including a lazy river and swim up bar
• Four restaurants plus a nightclub
• State of the art fitness center
• High end duty free shopping
• Scuba diving and snorkeling
• Windsurfing (it’s the windsurfing capital of the world!)
• Arcade
• Convenience center
• Plus numerous places of interest including uninhibited islands, sunken ships for scuba diving, historical forts, national parks, forests, lagoons, and white sand beaches.

Geneva Hospitality, a premier Hotel/Condominium management company, provides services for owners of hotel properties and has over 35 years of experience. They are highly skilled in operations, accounting, marketing, sales, information technology, and human resources.

Geneva Hospitality’s goal is to provide each and every guest with an unparalleled lodging experience, as they have done in their other resorts, and Caracola Beach and Spa Resort is no exception

For more on Geneva Hospitality please visit www.GenevaHospitality.com or for more information on their newest resort Caracola Beach Resort and Spa visit www.CaracolaBeachSpaResort.com

Thursday, October 8, 2009

The Cove of Lake Geneva Radio Interview

The Cove of Lake Geneva Radio Interview with Tracy Terry

The Cove of Lake Geneva is a Great Place for Groups and Corporate Meetings


The Cove of Lake Geneva’s sales manager Donna Sylvester recently attended a Circle Wisconsin informative seminar in Milwaukee, WI at the Hilton Garden Inn which focused on members sharing ideas with one another on promoting their businesses.

Circle Wisconsin, a statewide destination marketing organization, aims to specifically promote the group travel agency in Wisconsin and around the world. They are in charge of scheduling day tours and overnight events, both locally and out of state.

At this specific meeting, Donna learned about:

• different ideas on capturing the group travel market
• various promotions to acquire group business
• networking opportunities that included:
o Familiarization Tours
o Seminars
o Upcoming Circle Wisconsin events

“Tour groups are always looking for ideas such as boat tours, dinner shows, (and) special events that would be of interest to their tour groups,” she said.

One of Circle Wisconsin’s main objectives is to create a positive image of Wisconsin and promote it as a great place to do business, and The Cove of Lake Geneva has joined the list of businesses that use Circle Wisconsin as a way to further their group travel market.

The Cove of Lake Geneva is managed by Geneva Hospitality, LLC, a premier hotel/condominium management company.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Three Lucky Couples Won a Royal Weekend at The Cove of Lake Geneva


Three lucky couples enjoyed a complimentary vacation this past weekend at The Cove of Lake Geneva where they joined an exclusively chosen group of Kings and Queens Royal Gala attendees. The Kings and Queens Royal Gala event, hosted by The Cove, was their way to say “thank you” to guests for their continued patronage to the resort.

These three couples won their vacations by submitting a 250 word essay to The Cove that answered the question: “Why is The Cove your favorite vacation getaway?” And while only one response was to be chosen as the winner, the three winner’s responses were so heartfelt they all received invitations to the Kings and Queens Royal Gala, where they spent their weekends’ being pampered like royalty. Attendees of the gala received a complimentary weekend which included accommodations, an opening reception, a golf outing, soothing spa services, tabling games aboard The Lady of the Lake which cruised Geneva Lake Saturday night, a farewell brunch, gifts, and prizes.

The Cove of Lake Geneva is managed by Geneva Hospitality, LLC, a premier hotel/condominium management company.

Monday, October 5, 2009

The Cove's first Royal Gala

Everyone definitely had a great time this weekend at The Cove of Lake Geneva’s first royal Kings and Queens Gala. This weekend was all about our guests and their continued loyalty and patronage to The Cove resort. Guests were treated to hor dourves and cocktails on Friday night where many participated in our wandering poker game and had their pictures taken in King or Queen attire.

On Saturday guests were treated to their choice of golfing at Hawks View Golf Course, Lake Geneva’s only 5-star rated course, spa services including manicures, pedicures, or massages by Salon 180, one of Lake Geneva’s premier salons, or a day of shopping in downtown Lake Geneva using exclusive discounts provided just for them.

The day rounded off with a tour of Geneva Lake aboard the Lady of the Lake where guests participated in poker style table games and the top 5 money winners won prizes. The first place prize was a trip to Las Vegas!
On Sunday guests were invited to a farewell brunch to round out their weekend and were given time to relax and reminisce about their weekends.

The Cove of Lake Geneva's Kings and Queens Royal Gala

The Cove of Lake Geneva hosted the Kings and Queens Royal Gala October 2nd - October 4th. Invited were their top-notch guests and groups whose loyalty has show over the years to The Cove of Lake Geneva. Media personalities were in attendance as well. Friday night was the opening reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres served while listening to the soothing music of a professional harpist. A poker game was played during the night with the winner receiving an extra in $2000 playing money at the Casino Night held on Saturday. Everyone had a wonderful time! The event can be followed on Twitter #covegala. Saturday seen guests treated to golf at Lake Geneva's 5 star championship golf course and others receiving spa services in The Cove's Map Room. Golf kits were given to those in attendence for the golf outing. Spa gift bags were given to those guests receiving spa services. Exclusive shopping discounts were available downtown Lake Geneva to those attending the Kings and Queens Royal Gala. At 7:00 guests boarded The Lady of the Lady cruise boat for a tour of Lake Geneva with table games aboard for those to test their luck. Horse and carriage rides were given from the resort to the boat. Cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres were served throughout the night while listing to big band music aboard the cruise. Prizes were awarded to the top 5 winners with the grand prize being a trip to Las Vegas with hotel and airfare included. Guests then headed back to the resort to find turndown service and chololate fudge awaiting them in their luxury suites. Luxury suites were also complimentary during the weekend. Photos were taken during the golf outing of the foursomes and of the guests in robes and crowns on Friday night to remember their Kings and Queens weekend. The photos were placed in the guests suites as a surprise while they attended the casino boat cruise. Sunday morning saw a farewell brunch for guests before they headed home from their most fabulous complimentary weekend at The Cove of Lake Geneva. Many thanks were given as guests had a completely complimentary weekend that they will always remember!

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Cove of Lake Geneva now offers Grocery Services

With everyone’s schedules so busy these days, The Cove of Lake Geneva has found yet another way to make your stay here a little more relaxing. By adding grocery services to the list of amenities, The Cove gives you one less thing you worry about when planning your visit.

The Cove offers everything from breakfast to dinner to snacks in between, including things like:

               • ½ gallon 2% milk
               • Cereal (your choice)
               • Hamburger buns
               • Ground beef
               • Potato chips
               • French onion dip
               • 12 pk canned soda
               • 24 pk .5L water bottles

All you have to do is visit the Cove Grocery Service page and request what items you will be needing and the quantity of each item 48 hours before your arrival, and all your ordered items will all be waiting in your room for you by the time you arrive. And with the Cove’s fully equipped kitchens including everything from a fridge and stove to utensils and dishes, all your meal needs are sure to be met.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

New Mural at Mike Ditka Resorts Runaway Beach Club!



Please take a look at these pictures! The mural, installed in the club house was just recently finished. It looks great! The mural depicts Mike Ditka throughout his professional sports career as NFL player and NFL coach.

To view all the pictures as a slide show, click here to visit our Flickr account.

Don’t Miss Out on Extraordinary Rates Special at The Cove of Lake Geneva!


Premiere Southeastern Wisconsin resort, The Cove of Lake Geneva, is offering extraordinary savings to customers who book a reservation online for a stay at the resort between Memorial Day and Labor Day of next summer. Customers can lock into the already record low rates offered this summer, and then take an amazing additional 30% off, but only if they book online now through October 15, 2009!
Guests interested in taking advantage of this once in a lifetime offer should visit The Cove’s website at www.cove-lake-geneva.com and click on ‘book now’ to the top left of the home page.

All reservations taken during this special offer are for The Cove’s first-class spacious suites which include a fully-equipped modern kitchen, fireplace, and whirl pool tub. Each suite also comes equipped with flat screen televisions, free wireless internet, cable, and a DVD player. The luxury suites are expected to be booked fast.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club Advertises in AirTran In-Flight Magazine


Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club has taken out a 1/3 full color print ad in AirTran’s “My Midwest” in-flight magazine. AirTran provides affordable air travel to leisure destinations throughout the United States, including Orlando International Airport, just a short drive from Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club. It is estimated the print ad will be seen by over 600,000 passengers who match our targeted core consumer group. We were also included as part of AirTran’s ‘a-savers’ eblast at position number seven, advertising our great rates. These eblasts, also known as mass emailings, reach over two million people!

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club Helps Local Charity

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club has donated an authentic Mike Ditka signed jersey and gift certificate for a stay the Florida resort to a September 11th event that Michael O’Neill and Fernando Smith (former NFL Minnesota Viking) are holding. Funds raised at the event will help support the local community. According to Michael O’Neill, their charity has already clothed, bought haircuts, and school supplies for over six-hundred children.

EVENT: Have a Frightening Good Time at The Cove of Lake Geneva’s Halloween Party!


Believe it or not, Halloween is just around the corner! Do you know what you’re going to be this year? If you’re having trouble, here’s a website that may help you out with some ideas, please click here. Once you’ve chosen an idea, plan to join us here at The Cove of Lake Geneva for a frightening good time!

The Adult Halloween party begins at 7:00 pm and runs through 1:00 am. There will be music and dancing throughout the night, an open bar from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (cash bar thereafter), and costume contest at 10:00 pm awarding first, second, and third place winners. The first place winner wins a free overnight stay at The Cove! But that’s not all—pizza arrives at 11:00 pm!

There’s no need for parents to worry—The Cove is also holding a Halloween party for your children, too! So bring along your kids in their best Halloween costumes. There will be a children’s costume contest between 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm awarding first, second, and third place winners. Pizza will be served from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. It wouldn’t be Halloween without trick or treating—so between 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm children will be able to trick or treat the hallways at The Cove in absolute safety while being monitored. For the remainder of the evening, there will be games and kid-friendly Halloween movies to watch!

The Cove is also providing a babysitting service the entire evening from 6:00 pm – 1:00 am. Youngsters will have pizza, play games, and watch appropriate children’s movies.

For more information on this Halloween event, please check back here frequently. If you’d like to book an overnight stay at The Cove during this event, please click here.

Kissimmee CVB Chooses Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club to Host Guests

The Kissimmee Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), has chosen Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club to host a Joint Travel Agent Polish FAM. During their stay October 22, 2009 – October 22, 2009, the fourteen agents will tour our resort, as well as become familiar with the Kissimmee-Orlando region, including top tourist attractions and theme parks.

Summer is Still in Full Swing at The Cove of Lake Geneva


With average temperatures remaining in the upper 70’s to low 80’s for the foreseeable future, The Cove of Lake Geneva is still in full-summertime mode. Currently there are no plans to close the outdoor hot tub or heated outdoor pool. Lifeguards will still be stationed on duty daily, weather permitting. Guests are fully utilizing the lounge areas around the pool, taking in as much of the late summer sun as possible!

While other areas of the country view Labor Day weekend as the “unofficial” end to summer, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is still abuzz with exciting outdoor summer activities and events for the entire family, including swimming, boating, fishing, parasailing, canoeing, leisurely sails on the lake, and golfing championship course offerings.

Mike Ditka Resorts—Lighthouse Key Offering Rates As Low As $99

Mike Ditka Resorts—Lighthouse Key is offering unbeatable rates for as low as $99! Imagine staying in a four-star resort for less than a $100 a night! Well, you can if you act fast, and book a reservation. Please click here for reservations. Although summer has ‘unofficially’ ended in other parts of the country, in Central Florida the summer never ends! In fact, temperatures become even more comfortable, and more suitable for long days at the large area attractions. Also, with school back in session, you won’t be standing in long lines!

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club rates starting at just $49!


Looking for amazing end-of-summer rates while staying in Orlando, Florida? Look no further than Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club. Visit Travel-ticker or Kayak today to book a stay at rates as low as $49 per night when booked by September 20, 2009. Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is located just 2.5 miles from Walt Disney Resort and just minutes from other Central Florida attractions. Click here to see all the first-class amenities offered at this Florida resort.

Monday, September 7, 2009

UPDATE: The Cove of Lake Geneva “Discover Wisconsin” Episode

This past week, filming for the Discover Wisconsin episode featuring The Cove of Lake Geneva continued! The crew was last here in July filming footage, and returned this past week with host Stephanie Klett to film more of the resort and Lake Geneva attractions. Currently the tentative airdate is set for March 2010, so be sure to check The Cove’s blog for future updates! WITI Fox Channel 6 airs Discover Wisconsin episodes at 9 a.m. every Sunday morning for Milwaukee area residents.

Contest Winners Have Dinner With Mike Ditka

Various Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club contest winners enjoyed a relaxing evening of drinks, dinner and conversation with “Da Coach” Mike Ditka this past August 27th at his namesake restaurant, Ditka’s of Oakbrook. Ditka was able to talk one on one with all the guests, and sign autographs throughout the evening. Each of the winners participated in various contests, awarding them the once in a lifetime opportunity to wine and dine with the former NFL Coach of the 1985 Super Bowl Champions, the Chicago Bears.

Click here to view pictures from the event.

Don’t forget, Mike Ditka Resorts holds frequent contests. Click here for all current contest information, and see how to be the next big winner. You never know—you may win a dinner with Mike Ditka!

Windsurf Caracola!


If you’re looking for some reliable, thrilling fun, you may want to test your skills at windsurfing while visiting Isla Margarita. The island is famous throughout the world as being one of the best locations for the sport. In fact, Isla Margarita hosts Professional Windsurfing Association competitions each year. With its favorable geographic location in proximity to a nearby isle creating a consistent side shore wind, and shallow, warm water, the conditions are usually primed for windsurfing year-round. Generally though, the wind season runs from November until May, with the windiest months being January to March.

On any given day, allow the warmth of the morning to heat up the atmosphere, causing the winds to pick up in intensity. By mid afternoon, usually they are blowing at their peak. The winds of Isla Margarita create ripe conditions for all skill levels.

Professionals and beginners alike flock to El Yaque Beach, also known as the windsurfing capital of the world, located on the south side of Isla Margarita. The beach is three-quarters of a mile long with side-shore winds. The waters are shallow along the beach out to about 300 yards, making it suitable for beginners. Professionals venture out further to where the waters become rather choppy, with swells up to five feet.

If windsurfing is not for everyone in your family or group, it’s fun to just sit back on the beach and watch the surfers practicing their tricks and maneuvers!

EVENT UPDATE: Lake Geneva Wine Festival


The 2009 3rd Annual Lake Geneva Wine Festival promises to be an exclusive experience at inclusive pricing. You can find ticket information by calling 262-245-8635.

OVERVIEW:
Friday, September 11—Seminars and Opening Night
Saturday, September 12—Seminars and Grand Tasting & Luxury, Lifestyle Auction
Sunday, September 13—Champagne Brunch/Golf or Chef Demo/Tasting

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

EVENT: Don’t miss ‘Halloween Horror Nights’ at Universal Studios Florida®!



Amusement Today calls Halloween Horror Nights “the country’s Best Halloween Event”. For only a limited time, on select nights during September and October, Universal Studios Florida® theme park is transformed into a truly terrifying landscape of horrors. This event is definitely not for the faint of heart! Those who dare will experience a nightmarish labyrinth of haunted house, outrageous live shows, and electrifying scare zones while an army of mutants, monsters and maniacs roam the darkened studio streets.

Stay at Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club while visiting Central Florida for this must-see experience of a lifetime! For reservations, click here.

For more information on Halloween Horror Nights, click here.

Monday, August 31, 2009

2009 Fantasy Football Event is a great success!

At points during the event, we had a line extending from our booth halfway through the ballroom! See accompanying pictures. Participants were entering our drawing for a chance to win one of five autographed Mike Ditka footballs, but also, a chance to win a free stay at Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club in Kissimmee, Florida. Throughout the day, we were giving away Mike Ditka Resorts merchandise, including caps, visors, and koozies.

Mike Ditka Resorts helped sponsor the Fantasy Football event at the Chicago Marriot Oak Brook this past Saturday, August 29th. Autographed football winners include, Jeff Jenkins of Naperville, IL., Otto Miller of LaGrange, IL., William Healy of Tinley Park, IL., and Ryan Walker. Ray Lunz of Chicago, IL. was the winner of the free stay at Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club.

Please click here for photo album

Monday, August 24, 2009

Mike Ditka Resorts Sponsors 2009 Fantasy Football Championship


Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is helping to sponsor this year’s Fantasy Football Championship at the Chicago Marriot in Oak Brook, Illinois on Saturday, August 29th between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The event is expected to draw five-hundred attendees, all having a shot at being crowned the “Best Fantasy Football Player in Chicago”, with a grand prize of $5,000 in cash and prizes, including a two night, three day trip to Las Vegas.

Adding to the excitement, Mike Ditka Resorts will hold a drawing each hour giving away an authentic autographed Mike Ditka Resorts football. Participants will also have the chance to be drawn for a two-night stay at Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club in Orlando, Florida. Attendees can enter the drawing by visiting the Mike Ditka Resorts booth to fill out an entry form. They can also pick up a free Mike Ditka Resorts gift, while supplies last.

The event will open this year with a live broadcast at 8 a.m. of Fantasy Football Island, followed at 10 a.m. by “Da Coach” Mike Ditka himself opening the program. Throughout the day, a panel of experts will provide participants with information and analysis to help assist in their picks for the upcoming season.

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is located 2.5 miles from the Walt Disney World resort and just minutes from other Central Florida attractions. The resort offers luxury villas with modern amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, large pools, 24-hour business center, and a full-sized indoor basketball court.

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is managed by Geneva Hospitality, LLC, a premier hotel/condominium management company.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Mike Ditka Resorts Contest Winners Set to Enjoy Dinner with “Da Coach” Mike Ditka


Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club announced today Mike Ditka Resorts contest winners will enjoy dinner and conversation with “Da Coach” Mike Ditka on August 27th at 7:00 p.m. at his namesake restaurant, Ditka’s of Oakbrook. The winners participated in various contests, awarding them the once in a lifetime opportunity to wine and dine with the iconic former NFL Coach of the 1985 Super Bowl Champions, the Chicago Bears.


The occasion will give each of the Ditka fans the chance to talk one on one with the coach in a personable environment over all-American food and drinks. With his commanding, larger-than-life colorful personality and presence, guests are sure to have an unforgettable evening.


Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club frequently holds contests. People can visit http://www.mikeditkaresorts.com/ for current contest information, and see how to be the next big winner.


Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is located 2.5 miles from the Walt Disney World resort and just minutes from other Central Florida attractions. The resort offers luxury villas with modern amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, large pools, 24-hour business center, and a full-sized indoor basketball court.


Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is managed by Geneva Hospitality, LLC, a premier hotel/condominium management company.

Custom Mural to be Installed at MDR--RBC


A custom mural, as pictured above, will be installed at Mike Ditka Resorts--Runaway Beach Club in the club house.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Cove of Lake Geneva is the Perfect Staycation Getaway!

In this down economy, families are re-discovering vacation destinations much closer to home. It’s called a ‘staycation’, and it’s far less expensive and stressful than traveling abroad!

A staycation gets you away from home—but not too far—even if it’s just for a few days!

The Cove of Lake Geneva is the perfect staycation destination for your family, located only ninety minutes from Chicago, and less than one hour from Milwaukee, Rockford, and Madison, Wisconsin.

If you’re looking for a full resort experience with fabulous amenities and seasonal activities for everyone in your family—look no further and book a stay today! Our amenities include an indoor and outdoor heated pool, hot tubs, poolside massages, live band performances on weekends, and private cabana rentals. Kids will enjoy a game room, nightly ‘dive-in’ movie screenings, and pool activities.

During the month of August, save 20% when you book a reservation online! Visit www.Cove-Lake-Geneva.com.

The Cove is located directly across the street from sandy beaches, and a multitude of water activities for everyone in your family! Located downtown, we’re within minutes of several golf courses, casual or fine dining, street after street of shopping, and an array of parks to relax.

Lake Geneva truly will provide the perfect backdrop for your family’s staycation!

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Summer Is Still Sizzling at The Cove of Lake Geneva!

The Cove offers distinct first-class suites perfect for your family! Each suite features flat screen televisions, fireplace, whirlpool tub, fully equipped modern kitchen, and a spacious private patio or balcony.

While staying at The Cove, enjoy our large indoor or outdoor heated pools with plenty of lounging areas. Guests can treat themselves to a poolside massage, lounge in a private cabana rental, or purchase a tropical drink from our convenient outdoor cabana bar.

The kids will find plenty of activities to keep them busy! They can play video games in our arcade, or take a dip in the children’s pool. Each evening they can watch a ‘dive-in’ movie from within the outdoor pool!

Located directly across from Geneva Lake, The Cove is walking distance to sandy beaches, exhilarating water sports such as parasailing, water skiing, canoeing, and fishing. Golf enthusiasts have an impeccable selection of championship offerings.

After the day’s activities, stroll Lake Geneva’s historic downtown, featuring many delectable restaurants and exquisite shopping.

While summer is still sizzling—treat your family to a staycation at The Cove of Lake Geneva located in historic downtown Lake Geneva. The Cove is only ninety minutes from Chicago, and less than one hour from Milwaukee, Rockford, and Madison.

Act now! Save 20% when you book a reservation for a stay at The Cove during the month of August! Only when you book online today at our website http://secure.cove-lake-geneva.com/irm/AccessType.ASP?BtrvID=1310

Monday, August 10, 2009

Mike Ditka Resorts Provides All Expenses Paid Dream Trip to 7-year Old Girl Who Had Lemonade Stand Shut Down

Mike Ditka Resorts is providing the 7-year old girl who had her lemonade stand shut down last week by authorities in Tulare, California, with an all expense paid trip for her and her family to Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club in Orlando, FL. The trip includes roundtrip airline tickets to Orlando, Three Day Hopper Passes to Disney, and a three night, four day stay in a two bedroom luxury villa at Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club.

The 7-year old entrepreneur, Daniela Earnest, set up shop this past Monday to earn money for a family vacation to Disneyland. That same day a city code enforcement officer saw the stand and had it shut down for not having a permit and operating on a busy intersection.

The next day, Daniela and her father went in front of the city council to appeal the decision. To date, a compromise has not been reached.

Upon learning of Daniela’s predicament, Mike Ditka Resorts immediately contacted the family to offer and help Daniela achieve her goal of taking her family to Disney. The girl’s father, Edward Earnest, was absolutely elated, but thought it important Daniela still work to earn the trip.

“The whole point of the lemonade stand was to teach her that we all must work for something—nothing is for free” her father told Executives at Mike Ditka Resorts. With that, a compromise was made.

Mike Ditka Resorts has a close relationship with Give Kids the World Foundation, a Central Florida charity that fulfills the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses by bringing them and their families to Florida for a cost-free memorable vacation. Daniela will earn the trip by setting up her lemonade stand at Mike Ditka Resorts – Runaway Beach Club one afternoon and donating her time and her lemonade to these kids and their families.

Children and their families from Give Kids the World will all meet up at Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club to enjoy an afternoon of fun and food by the pool—and of course— Daniela’s lemonade!

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is located just 2.5 miles from the Walt Disney World resort and just minutes from other Central Florida attractions. The luxury resort offers luxury villas with modern amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, large pools, 24-hour business center, and a full-sized indoor basketball court.

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is managed by Geneva Hospitality, LLC, a premier hotel/condominium management company.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Mike Ditka Resorts is Offering Three Night Getaway Monthly Contest

Mike Ditka Resorts is offering a monthly contest giving one lucky individual a chance to win a three night getaway for two at Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club in Kissimmee, Florida.

Individuals can enter the contest by filling out an entry form at any one of Ditka’s three restaurants located in Chicago, IL., Oakbrook Terrace, IL., or Pittsburg, PA. No purchase is necessary to enter, but contest entrants must be at least 21 years of age.

One winner will be selected per month for the three-night, four day getaway to Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club located just 2.5 miles from the Walt Disney World Resort and just minutes from other top Central Florida attractions. The contest, which began this past April 2009, has had four lucky winners to date.

Mike Ditka Resorts holds frequent contests. Earlier this year, the resort held the “Biggest Ditka Fan Father’s Day Contest,” and a “Coach Ditka Look-a-Like Contest”.

Mike Ditka Resorts—Runaway Beach Club is managed by Geneva Hospitality, LLC, a premier hotel/condominium management company.

Lights, Camera, Action!

If you’re visiting Lake Geneva this September, don’t be surprised if you pass by a film crew taping footage of The Cove for an upcoming episode of Discover Wisconsin. The episode will feature The Cove of Lake Geneva exclusively, while highlighting things to do in Lake Geneva. Discover Wisconsin showcases great vacation treasures from around the State of Wisconsin. Hosted by Stephanie Klett, the show is broadcast to a loyal weekly audience throughout the Midwest on a combination of network, cable, and satellite stations. Please check back here soon for episode airdate.

For more information on The Cove of Lake Geneva, a luxury resort located in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, please visit http://www.cove-lake-geneva.com/

Caracola Beach & Spa Resort Groundbreaking coming Fall 2009


Groundbreaking for Caracola Beach & Spa Resort will occur this Fall 2009. Detailed information, including the exact date and time for the groundbreaking ceremonies will be posted immediately upon confirmation. Please check back frequently.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Mike Ditka Resorts Golf Outing was a Hole in One!


Last week was the Mike Ditka Resorts Golf Outing and reception, which raised money for the GridIron Greats. The GridIron Greats is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance, social services and medical care to retired NFL players in dire need. The organization focuses on the humanitarian side of post-football related issues, providing hands-on assistance to help retired players deal with hardships they may face after football.

Former Superbowl Winning Coach Mike Ditka participated in the golf outing and reception. Coach Ditka enjoyed spending the day with fellow supporters of this cause. This event was great fun for all those who attend and was a big success. Mike Ditka Resorts is looking forward to hosting the event again next year!

Spend your 4th of July at Mike Ditka Resorts!

Celebrate the 4th of July with The Cove!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Enter The Cove's Share your Experience Monthly Contest!

Did you have a great stay at The Cove? Why not share it with everyone and have a chance to spin The Cove's online prize wheel!

Submit your photo sharing your amazing Cove of Lake Geneva experience, along with a short paragraph describing your exciting
Cove fun!

One winner will be drawn each month. First drawing will be for June.
Winner earns the chance to win a free stay at The Cove of Lake Geneva by spinning The Cove's online prize wheel!

Must be 21 to enter. One entry per person per month. Good Luck!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Golf for Charity with "Da Coach" Mike Ditka





We invite you to become part of our team for a grand cause. We are seeking your help to promote the Mike Ditka Resorts Golf Outing. Coach Mike Ditka and Mike Ditka Resorts are teaming up to raising money for the GridIron Greats Foundation. GridIron Greats is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance, social services and medical care to retired NFL players in dire need. The organization focuses on the humanitarian side of post-football related issues, providing hands-on assistance to help retired players deal with hardships they may face after football.

Former Superbowl Winning Coach Mike Ditka will be participating in a golf outing open to the public and hosted by Mike Ditka Resorts. The event will be held June 24, 2009 at Orange County National with a cocktail & hors d’oeuvres reception, along with silent auction, immediately following at Mike Ditka Resorts – Runaway Beach Club. We are asking for your help by donating a silent auction item or by becoming a sponsor. Please, see the sponsorship registration form for the various ways in which you can help. All proceeds from the event will benefit the GridIron Greats Foundation.

As you reflect on the numerous not-for-profit organizations available to support, please consider GridIron Greats and the Mike Ditka Resorts Golf Outing. We appreciate your generosity.

If you have any questions, please call 888-512-2200 ext 71105.

Event Details:

Date is Wednesday, June 24, 2009.
Golf Outing will be held at Orange County National.
Registration is from 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Shotgun Start at 9:00 a.m.
Coach Ditka will be playing.

Bid to be part of Coach Ditka's foursome and other great prizes during our online auction at www.MikeDitkaResorts.com!

Cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception, along with silent auction will immediately follow at Mike Ditka Resorts - Runaway Beach Club, 3000 Bonfire Beach Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34746.
Tentatively about 4:00 p.m.

All proceeds benefit GridIron Greats.

Cost is $150 per person - includes golf with cart, boxed lunch, drink coupons, Mike Ditka Resorts golf towel and golf balls, hole contests, cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception, and silent auction.

Cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception attendance only is $75 per person.