MGM Resorts International offers air-inclusive travel vacations from Rochester to Biloxi

 

Limited Getaway Packages to the Gulf of Mexico Available February 25-28

BILOXI, Miss. (Jan. 5, 2016)MGM Resorts International introduces air-inclusive vacation packages from Southeastern Minnesota to Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, the AAA Four Diamond beachfront resort on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Beau Rivage charter from Rochester International Airport (RST) to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) departs February 25 on 126-seat Boeing 737-700 Sun Country Airlines aircraft.

The three night travel packages include round trip airfare, deluxe accommodations, ground transportation between the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport and Beau Rivage and $40 in slot FreePlay. The flight departs RST at 6:30 p.m. and arrives in GPT at 8:55 p.m. The return flight from Gulfport/Biloxi departs at 2:40 p.m. and arrives back in Rochester at 5:15 p.m. (all flight times are local). Packages start at $499.99 per person, double occupancy, plus taxes and fees and are limited and subject to availability. Reservations can be made by calling 1.888.640.8973.

John Reed, Rochester International Airport Executive Director states the Rochester Airport has been working to secure leisure charters as a new vacation option for our region. “We are thrilled to welcome a flight to Gulfport-Biloxi from RST and are proud to be partnering with the magnificent Beau Rivage Resort & Casino. We fully anticipate that Southeastern Minnesota and the surrounding region will embrace this new and exciting travel opportunity.”

“We are pleased to offer this non-stop jet service from Southeastern Minnesota,” said Troy Douglas, Executive Director of National Marketing for MGM Resorts Mississippi Operations. “We look forward to offering travelers from Rochester direct access to beautiful beaches, warm weather and unparalleled guest service at a full-service destination resort.”

Named one of the top 100 hotels in the continental United States and Canada by Travel + Leisure, Beau Rivage blends world-class amenities with world-famous Southern hospitality.

The resort’s 1,740 spacious guest rooms and suites feature wireless internet, double pillow-top mattresses, triple sheeting, 32-inch flat screen TVs, bathrooms accented by Spanish and Grecian marble, hand-finished wood and marble vanities, as well as separate soaking tubs and stand-alone showers. Each room offers stunning views of the Mississippi Gulf Coast or Biloxi’s Back Bay.

Guests visiting Beau Rivage will experience a variety of entertainment and amenity options. The 85,000-square-foot state-of-the-art casino features the most popular games and a brand new non-smoking area, 16-table poker room and a newly remodeled high-limit salon.

Stepping away from the excitement of the casino, the Beau Rivage Spa and Salon was recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of the Top 20 Hotel Spas in the U.S. and features an expanded service menu offering a fusion of treatments found at the world’s top resorts, perfected with a southern flair.

With its fabulous view of the Gulf, Beau Rivage’s lushly landscaped tropical pool is the perfect blend of fun and relaxation for a crowd of friends or a private getaway for two. Private poolside cabanas include every possible luxury, including impeccable service from a cabana concierge.

From traditional cooking to exotic international cuisine, Beau Rivage’s 10 distinctive restaurants and cafes offer a multitude of dining experiences and its four nightclubs and bars offer a variety of entertainment that create even more delicious experiences for guests.

The 1550-seat Beau Rivage Theatre offers headline entertainment nearly every weekend. Martina McBride will perform February 26, 2016. Tickets start at $74.95. For updated listings or to reserve tickets, call (888) 566-7469 or visit www.beaurivage.com.

Guests experience elegance and style along Beau Rivage’s exclusive shopping promenade featuring 12 unique shops and boutiques. The retail shops feature the latest designer trends and offer a variety of treasures from exquisite jewels to whimsical specialty items.

Just a short drive from Beau Rivage is Fallen Oak. Designed exclusively for guests of Beau Rivage by legendary course architect Tom Fazio, Fallen Oak offers spectacular play and formidable challenges through one of the most lush and splendid architectural landscapes in the country. Home to the PGA TOUR Champions Tour Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, Fallen Oak has garnered more than 30 national awards and accolades from golf and lifestyle publications.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Mary Cracchiolo Spain, MGM Resorts International, 228-386-7134, mspain@mgmresorts.com

John C Reed, Rochester International Airport Executive Director, 507-282-2328, jreed@flyrst.com

 

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