Resort Offers Menopause Weekend
I work in the tourism industry, but I have to say that this is not something I would think about offering to our guests. I can see lots of arguments about how hot or cold the thermostat is to be set. Thanks to Barney for the press release (which I'm copying onto this extended entry, as I can't find the release online anywhere)
Travelwriters.com -- Press Release Distribution 10/6/2004
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CHERRY VALLEY LODGE LAUNCHES MENOPAUSE WEEKEND
Granville, OH USA - Ohio-based Cherry Valley Lodge announced today that it has created a special women-only escape package ideal for groups or pairs of girlfriends or sisters, or for individual women seeking a fun and unique getaway. The Cherry Valley Lodge MenoPause Escape is available any time (based on availability) and is just $350 for two women based on double occupancy or $260 for one with single occupancy.
The package is described like this:
They say getting old is no fun. We're proving them wrong. Be gone hot flashes, mood swings and osteoporosis! Cherry Valley Lodge has cooked up an unforgettable MenoPause Escape. Just for real women in the prime of their lives, this fun-filled weekend is the perfect escape for girlfriends, sisters or any group of women who want to celebrate the wisdom, experience, and of course, the sense of humor, that comes as you move into this meaningful time of life.
The MenoPause Escape includes:
Bottle of Cherry Valley Lodge Private Label wine
Breakfast in the Cherry Valley Lodge Dining Room
Fashion fan Therapeutic 30-minute Menopause Massage (may upgrade for additional charge)
"Chillow" cooling pillow
"Bite Me" candy bar, made from flax seed, which are rich in phytoestrogens and believed to
fight symptoms like moodiness and hot flashes
The book, "The Wisdom of Menopause"
"Several women with whom we work were laughing about the many changes women go through as they approach menopause," said Cherry Valley Lodge General Manager Becky Miller. "So we decided to create a package that both recognizes and celebrates this important time in a woman's life."
Cherry Valley Lodge is a one-of-a-kind, 200-room resort-style lodge located in Licking County, Ohio, 25 miles east of Columbus. Interior design features a dramatic soaring lobby with towering twin stone fireplaces. Two beautifully landscaped courtyards are among the many outdoor features the nation's only hotel to be designated an official Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Visitors also enjoy indoor and outdoor pools, a game room and unusually large guestrooms with luxurious appointments. Reservations and consumer information are available (800) 788-8008 or online at www.cherryvalleylodge.com.
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Media contact Amy Weirick, (614) 848-8380 or amy@WeirickCommunications.com.