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Innisbrook Offers "Cool Connections" This Summer

Florida Resort Offers Special “Cool” Menus, Activities and Group Meeting Rates

This summer, Innisbrook – a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort – is offering a “Cool Connections” meeting package featuring a new “Cool Foods” menu and rates beginning at only $99 per night. Only a short drive from the cooling breezes of Clearwater’s famed beaches, the recently renovated Florida resort features six swimming pools on its 900-acre shaded campus – in addition to 65,000 sq. ft. of indoor function space.

Since completing its enhancement project, Innisbrook has become the “cool” place to meet and stay in Western Florida – hosting celebrities and high-profile groups, including a variety of Super Bowl XLIII functions. In addition to proving a popular spring training base for the stars of baseball, the world’s finest golfers stay and play at Innisbrook during March’s PGA TOUR’s Transitions Championship. “Cool Connections” rates begin at just $99 per night, and are valid for groups of 10 or more through September 30, 2011. The rate is not applicable to previously booked groups.

The package also includes:
  • Specially priced “Cool Foods” menu, including gazpacho, salads and Innisbrook’s own brand of ice cream flavors
  • Complimentary meeting room rental
  • Guaranteed suite accommodations for each attendee
  • Complimentary on-site and beach transportation
  • Complimentary wired in-room and public wireless internet access
  • 25 percent discount on “Cool Kids” activities, including dive-in movies
In addition, Innisbrook offers a variety of “Cool” group activities, including:
  • Amazing Race challenges, both indoors and outside
  • Wii competitions
  • Water Olympics, featuring pool volleyball and tug of war
To make reservations, call (800) 445-1713. For more information, visit
Owned by Sheila C. Johnson and managed by Salamander Hospitality, Innisbrook recently completed over $26 million in resort-wide renovations to include new restaurants and a gourmet market, the addition of a new 20,000-sq. ft. spa and fitness center, and enhancements to its 65,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, golf courses, clubhouses, lodging and tennis facilities. The resort features over 600 spacious condo-style accommodations, six swimming pools and is famed for its four championship golf courses, including Copperhead – host of the PGA TOUR’s Transitions Championship each March.

About Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort
Operated by Salamander Hospitality, Innisbrook is situated on 900 wooded acres of rolling hills in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area on Florida’s Gulf Coast, and is located just 25 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Recently and completely renovated, the resort features 72 holes of championship golf, 608 spacious guest suites and rooms, four restaurants and three bars, the Innisbrook Golf Institute, 11 tennis courts, the new luxury Indaba Spa with 12 treatment rooms and state-of-the-art Fitness Center, six heated swimming pool complexes, a nature preserve, and three conference halls with 65,000 square feet of meeting space. The resort hosts the annual PGA TOUR Transitions Championship at its famed Copperhead Course, and the LPGA-supported ISPA Legends Tour Open Championship, held annually at the equally challenging Island Course. Innisbrook is a member of the prestigious Preferred Hotels & Resorts, and Preferred Golf Club programs. For additional information call (727) 942.2000 or visit

About Salamander Hospitality

Salamander Hospitality is a privately owned and operated company based in Middleburg, VA, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded by entrepreneur Sheila C. Johnson in 2005, the company manages and develops hotels, resorts and inns that reflect the authenticity and character of their surrounding environment. The portfolio currently includes the recently renovated Innisbrook resort near Tampa, FL., host to the PGA TOUR Transitions Championship every March and the LPGA Legends Tour Open Championship in November; Woodlands Inn near Charleston, SC, which is one of only six properties in North America to hold Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond ratings for both accommodations and dining; and the under-construction Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, a 340-acre equestrian-themed resort located near Washington, D.C. Salamander Hospitality also operates Market Salamander, a division of gourmet prepared food markets with locations in Middleburg and Innisbrook, the retail website, and Salamander Touch, a boutique lifestyle store in Middleburg. For additional information, call (540) 687-3710 or visit
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