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Sports Enthusiasts: Spend a Week With ESPN’s Dick Vitale and Other Sports Celebrities at the Four Seasons Resort Maui

April 16, 2010

MAUI, Hawaii, April 16 /PRNewswire/ — Imagine having the opportunity to spend five days with some of America’s legendary coaches, players and sports analysts. Then imagine experiencing this while on a trip to one of America’s top destinations — the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Maui’s first and only AAA Five Diamond and Mobil Five-Star property.

What could be better? How about knowing that $500 from each participant’s fare will be directed to The V Foundation for Cancer Research www.jimmyv.org, founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, North Carolina State basketball coach and ESPN commentator. The organization has raised more than $90 million to fund cancer research grants nationwide. “This is truly a sports enthusiast’s dream vacation and we are excited to have guests spend time with the celebrities and enjoy our incredible resort,” says Mark Simon, marketing director at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea.

The special trip is scheduled from Wednesday, July 28 to Sunday, August 1, 2010, and is hosted by Dick Vitale, ESPN’s well-known college basketball analyst and former college and pro-coach. Vitale will be joined by a number of other ESPN celebrated sports personalities including Nick Bollettieri, Lou Holtz, Chris Berman, Doris Burke and Howie Schwab, subject to availability.

The program opens with a Q&A and welcome reception with the sports personalities and concludes with a star-studded luau prepared by Hawaiian fusion chef Roy Yamaguchi of Roy’s Restaurants. During the stay, guests will join the sports personalities and players for championship golf and tennis. Says Vitale: “Fun in the sun, playing golf and tennis, hitting the beach, and helping The V Foundation battle cancer–sounds like a perfect vacation to me. The Four Seasons Resort in Maui puts the ‘awe’ in awesome, baby!”

While at the Four Seasons Resort Maui, guests can celebrate their tropical vacation with snorkeling and canoe excursions, deep-sea fishing, yoga, and spa treatments. Guests will definitely want to plan time at the resort’s new $9-million Serenity Pool, a secluded adults-only pool offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.

Reservations can be made through AuthentEscapes directly at 866-994-9814 or 941-536-0015, www.authentescapes.com or through a Virtuoso-member Travel Advisor.

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is Maui’s first and only AAA Five Diamond and Mobil Five-Star resort. Newly renovated and situated on 15 oceanfront acres of Maui’s sunny southern coastline, the Resort is home to one of the nations’ top-rated spas and to three of Hawaii’s most acclaimed restaurants – romantic Italian favorite Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante, award-winning Wolfgang Puck’s Spago Maui and DUO Steak and Seafood, the hottest new restaurant in Maui. A new museum quality Hawaiian art collection graces the richly renovated guestrooms and public areas while three authentically constructed outdoor Hawaiian hales were recently added to the award-winning spa. For information, please call the Resort directly at 808-874-8000, or Four Seasons Central Reservations at 800-332-3442, or visit http://www.fourseasons.com/maui.

About AuthentEscapes

AuthentEscapes, a division of Florida-based Admiral Travel International Inc., is a Virtuoso-member tour operator with offices in Sarasota, Los Angeles, and Cairo. For more information, visit www.authentescapes.com.


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