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Dining Grows More Magical at Rosen Shingle Creek

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For more information, contact: Mary Deatrick, DPR mary@deatrickpr.com, 407-718-4640

ORLANDO (July 10, 2017) — Food lovers can experience the best in gourmet cuisine from two of Rosen Shingle Creek’s fine dining restaurants during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. From Aug. 25 through Oct. 1, guests can create their own three-course meal from a variety of fabulous selections at two of the hotel’s AAA Four Diamond restaurants — A Land Remembered or Cala Bella. The featured meals are specially priced at only $35 per person (plus tax and gratuity). One dollar from each meal will be donated to a local charity.

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month, sponsored by American Express, will showcase the culinary talents of Rosen Shingle Creek’s award-winning chefs and provide guests the opportunity to experience the finest of the hotel’s cuisine at a reduced price. Last year, a record $195,125 was raised from the event. Freedom Ride and BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation have been named as this year’s charitable recipients.

A Land Remembered is Rosen Shingle Creek’s legendary steakhouse, inspired by its Florida-based novel namesake. It received OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award in 2017 and is a previous recipient of the Orlando Sentinel’s Foodie Award. For Magical Dining Month, A Land Remembered will feature first course options of Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Ahi Tuna, Lobster Bisque or Steakhouse Wedge salad; second course options of Blackened Red Snapper with Crawfish Cream Sauce, 6 oz. Filet Mignon or Citrus Grilled Chicken; and the choice of Chocolate Mousse Cake, Warm Pioneer Bread Pudding or Banana Sphere for dessert.

Cala Bella is Rosen Shingle Creek’s romantic and elegant Italian restaurant. Also a recipient of OpenTable’s 2017 Diners’ Choice Award, its grand, arched windows offer a picturesque backdrop for the ultimate dining experience. Cala Bella’s Magical Dining Month menu features first course options of Calamari Fritti, Roasted Beet Salad, Caesar Salad or Wild Mushroom Risotto; entree options of Tenderloin alla Fratto, Sicilian Shrimp Scampi, Pan-Seared Grouper or Chicken Parmesan; and rich Cappuccino Crème Brulee, Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake, Chocolate Sabayon or Tiramisu selections for dessert.

To take advantage of the Magical Dining Month options at A Land Remembered and Cala Bella, please visit www.visitorlando.com/magicaldining/restaurants and call 407-996-FOOD to make your reservation.

About Rosen Shingle Creek

Uniquely situated on 255 acres of lush landscaping and interconnected waterways of historic Shingle Creek, headwaters of the Florida Everglades, this Spanish Revival-style AAA Four Diamond hotel is one of the area’s largest full-service hotels with 1,501 tastefully appointed guestrooms and 490,000-square-feet of meeting and event space. Extensive amenities, including the newly-redesigned golf course, tennis and basketball courts, a sand volleyball court, full-service luxury spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, 15 restaurants and lounges, four stunning swimming pools and a tranquil nature trail make Rosen Shingle Creek the ultimate destination for a vacation getaway, golf weekend, special occasion or corporate event.

Rosen Shingle Creek is located at 9939 Universal Blvd. in Orlando. For more information, or to make reservations, please visit www.rosenshinglecreek.com or call (866) 996-FOOD.

Orlando Hotelier and Philanthropist Harris Rosen Has Received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

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On November 3rd, 2016, the Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2016 Autumn Imperial Decorations. President & COO of Rosen Hotels & Resorts Harris Rosen is one of the 96 foreign recipients and he received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, one of the highest ranking civilian honors awarded to those from other countries. “In serving as the Honorary Consul General of Japan in Orlando from November 2010 to October 2016, Harris has been an avid supporter of and invaluable resource to Japanese residents, visitors and companies in the Orlando area,” said Ken Okaniwa, Consul General of Japan for Florida. “In addition, he has given generously to further the student exchange program between Orlando and its Sister City of Urayasu, and assisted the relief efforts for the victims of the 2011 Japan Great East Earthquake and Tsunami. This recognition is greatly deserved.” Orlando is home to the most concentrated community of Japanese nationals in Florida and also welcomes Japanese tourists to local attractions. Additionally, 25 Japanese companies located in and near the Orlando area are expanding. Rosen has supported all of them in the stead of the Consulate-General of Japan in Miami due to the distance between South Florida and Orlando. He has also provided a venue for Japanese consular services. Florida’s largest independent hotelier and a noted philanthropist, Rosen donated the honorarium he received as Honorary Consul General to the Orlando Hoshuko, which teaches Japanese language and culture to the children of the region’s Japanese community. Following the Great East Japan Earthquake, he organized numerous charity events and presented $100,000 toward relief efforts. For more information about the Consulate-General of Japan in Miami, visit http://www.miami.us.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_en/index.html or call (305) 530-9090.

Rosen Hotels & Resorts Sparkle With Celebrations of the Season and Orlando’s Best Hotel Value®

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For more information contact:
Mary Deatrick, DPR
407-718-4640, mary@deatrickpr.com

ORLANDO (November 22, 2016) – The Rosen Hotels & Resorts chain of value-priced leisure properties in Orlando is Where Christmas Happens™. The four hotels are making sure that the holidays are stress-free for travelers with special holiday packages and a non-stop schedule of events. The four Orlando-based hotels give vacationers a solution that fits the kids’ need for fun and Mom and Dad’s holiday budget.

Rosen Inn, Rosen Inn International, Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando and Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista are all offering The Holiday Happenings Package, starting at $69.99 per night for two, with additional in-room guests welcome for an extra $10.00 per person per night. The package includes a kids’ welcome packet at check-in (while supplies last) and breakfast for all paid guests. Children nine and under eat free with a paid adult.

Each hotel has scheduled holiday events nearly every evening from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve. There’s something to appeal to every member of the family, and unless noted, events are free of charge to guests and the general public. Make sure to confirm specific activities upon making a reservation, as the schedule is subject to change.

Rosen Inn
Located on International Drive in the heart of the entertainment corridor, the Rosen Inn is ideal for vacationers who want to be close to the action. Universal Studios is just minutes away, other theme parks are conveniently close, and multiple world-class shopping venues are located nearby. On-site dining options include a Japanese-style steakhouse, sushi, all-you-can-eat buffets, pub-style food and a grab-and-go market for snack time.

The Rosen Inn staff takes great pride in helping families celebrate the holidays. A festive atmosphere prevails, and visitors will enjoy non-stop activities around the hotel. Balloon artists will be on hand to dazzle guest with their creations, Santa’s elves will stop by for fun and games, and face painters will help everyone get decked out for the holidays. Capture the magic in the on-site photo booth. For the current schedule of activities, go to http://www.roseninn6327.com/events/rosen-hotels-resorts-holiday-events/. Rosen Inn is located at 6327 International Drive in Orlando. For more information and reservations, call (407) 996-4444 or visit www.roseninn6327.com.

Rosen Inn International
Rosen Inn International is ideally located on International Drive near Universal Orlando and other major attractions and a short walk to the new I-Drive Orlando 360 featuring the Orlando Eye, shopping, dining and more. With family-friendly amenities like two swimming pools, a video arcade, children’s playground, fitness center, free wi-fi and designated rooms where pets are welcome, Rosen Inn International offers comfort for every member of the family. Buffet dining, made-to-order pizza, deli choices and a late night bar menu keep everyone fed and happy.

Rosen Inn International takes care of every detail, creating the perfect holiday setting for families to relax and enjoy the fun. Kick-off the festivities on November 24th from 4:30p.m. – 9p.m. with a sumptuous Thanksgiving Day Buffet including all of your favorite dishes from traditional turkey with all the trimmings to classic pies and other sweets for dessert. The cost is $17.95 excluding tax and service, and children under 9 eat free with a paying adult.

Children can drop by the letter writing booth to make their wish lists and check them twice, and play reindeer games with Santa’s friend Sparkle the Elf. Families can create memories together with movie night, face painting, balloon artists, photo opportunities and more. For the current schedule of activities and Thanksgiving Buffet menu, go to http://roseninn7600.com/meetings-and-events/rosen-hotels-resorts-holiday-events/. Rosen Inn International is located at 7600 International Drive in Orlando. For more information and reservations, call (407) 996-1600 or visit www.roseninn7600.com.

Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando
Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando is Where Christmas Happens™. The hotel’s prime location offers quick access to entertainment, a myriad of dining options, and world-class shopping for those last minute gifts. On select nights, guests will be treated to surprise Florida “snow flurries” and throughout the season, the Smooth Java Coffee Bar will be serving up holiday cookies, coffees and drinks, like hot mint cocoa.

Why not leave the cooking to someone else this holiday season? Give thanks in style this Thanksgiving at the Plaza Garden Buffet Restaurant. Seniors 55 and up receive a 25 percent discount and children nine and under eat free with a paying adult. The all-you-can-eat buffet features classic selections like roast turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and pumpkin pie (Thursday, November 24th, 4p.m. – 9p.m.). Enjoy a Christmas Dinner Buffet with all the trimmings on Sunday, December 25th from 4p.m. – 9p.m. Make sure and save room for the ice cream and topping bar for dessert. Menus subject to change without notice.

Holiday-themed activities run from Thanksgiving through New Year. There’s fun for the whole family, from visits with Santa and his elves and breakfast with Mrs. Claus to cookie decorating and karaoke. For the current schedule of activities and menus for holiday buffets, go to http://www.roseninn9000.com/rosen-hotels-resorts-holiday-events/. Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando is located at 9000 International Drive in Orlando. For more information and reservations, call (407) 996-8585, or visit www.roseninn9000.com.

Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista
Less than two miles from Walt Disney World theme park, Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista is a perfect choice when visiting Orlando for a family vacation. Every day, the hotel has planned an amazing line-up of activities, events, live performances and celebrations. Spend the day at the theme parks and come back and enjoy a fantastic Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at the Boardwalk Restaurant or enjoy an evening cocktail at the Comfort Zone Bar and Grill.

Families will feel right at home with a festive line-up of activities including ornament making, cookie decorating, movie night and visits from Sparkle the Elf to name just a few. Enjoy special performances from a local jazz quartet and on select nights adults can head to the lobby bar for Karaoke and cocktails and to ring in the New Year. For the current schedule of activities and menus for holiday buffets, go to http://www.clarionlbv.com/meetings-events/events/. Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista is located at 8442 Palm Parkway in Lake Buena Vista. For more information and reservations, call (407) 996-7300, or visit www.clarionlbv.com.

About Rosen Hotels & Resorts
Celebrating more than 42 years in business, Rosen Hotels & Resorts comprises nearly 6,500 guest rooms at seven Orlando hotels: three convention properties – Rosen Plaza, Rosen Centre and Rosen Shingle Creek, as well as four value-priced leisure properties – Rosen Inn International, Rosen Inn closest to Universal, Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando and Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista. For more information, visit www.rosenhotels.com.

Rosen Hotels & Resorts Rings In 2017 Right

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Special New Year’s Eve Dining and Stay Packages Offer Options for Every Budget and Indulgence

For more information contact:
Mary Deatrick, DPR
407-718-4640, mary@deatrickpr.com

ORLANDO (November 17, 2016) – The Rosen family of hotels is ringing in 2017 right with special celebrations and exclusive overnight packages at its three Orlando-based luxury properties. All celebrations are open to hotel guests, as well as the general public, and include music, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Rosen Hotels & Resorts is also offering several stay-and-play packages for the ultimate New Year’s Eve indulgence and to encourage guests to celebrate responsibly.

Rosen Shingle Creek

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Cala Bella
What better way to ring in the new year than with AAA Four Diamond dining at Cala Bella Italian bistro and a gourmet Prix Fixe menu specially selected for the occasion. The menu features Bella guest favorites like Tuscan Grilled Veal Chop and Patata Red Snapper. Complimentary unlimited champagne is included. Dining is available 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. for $75 plus tax and service charge per person. Reservations are recommended. 25 percent discount for Florida residents.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at A Land Remembered
A local favorite, the AAA Four Diamond A Land Remembered is featuring a Prix Fixe menu for an elegant New Year’s Eve celebration. Indulge in Seared Scallops & Caviar, Lobster Bisque and Bone-In Filet of Beef Rossini among several of the menu options. Complimentary unlimited champagne is included. Dining is available 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. for $75 plus tax and service charge per person. Reservations are recommended. 25 percent discount for Florida residents.

New Year’s Eve Buffet at Café Osceola
The perfect choice for families to ring in New Year’s Eve together, Café Osceola is featuring a special holiday buffet with scrumptious items to please every palate. Entrees including hand-carved meats, hearty sides, cheeses, salad bar, seasonal fruits, hand-crafted soups, freshly baked bread, a dessert bar and unlimited champagne make this an evening to remember. Serving 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Adults are $49.95 plus tax and service charge, children 4-11 are $24.95 plus tax and service charge and children under 4 are free. 25 percent discount for Florida residents.

Headwaters New Year’s Eve Party
Headwaters Lounge at Rosen Shingle Creek is the place to be to ring in the New Year! Dance the night away with a DJ, party favors and complimentary champagne toast as we all cheer in 2017 counting down to the live televised ball drop from New York’s Times Square. Guests 21 years of age and older are invited Dec. 31, from 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Additional cash bar and snack options are available.

New Year’s at Shingle Creek Overnight Package
Ring in 2017 with the ultimate New Year’s Eve celebration for two at Rosen Shingle Creek. This exclusive package includes deluxe accommodations, a room service breakfast for two and access to Rosen Shingle Creek’s Headwaters New Year’s Eve party for only $179 per night, plus tax. Package guests can also enjoy complimentary self-parking and Wi-Fi, no resort fees, free shuttles to area theme parks (reservations required, based on availability) and a 25 percent discount on spa treatments at The Spa at Shingle Creek and golf at Shingle Creek Golf Club, featuring a new design courtesy of Arnold Palmer Design Company.

Rosen Shingle Creek is located at 9939 Universal Blvd. in Orlando. For more information, or to make reservations, please visit www.rosenshinglecreek.com/holidays or call (866) 996-6338

Rosen Centre

New Year’s Eve Everglades Dinner and Celebration
Rosen Centre’s Everglades restaurant is offering an indulgent gourmet four-course New Year’s Eve meal prepared by Everglades Head Chef Fred Vlachos. This special runs from 5:30 p.m. -10 p.m. and is $64.95 plus tax and service charge per person.
Guests can wrap up their celebrations at Sam & Bubbe’s Lobby Bar at Rosen Centre. Sam & Bubbe’s will be broadcasting live coverage of Times Square festivities on its nine 75-inch TVs with party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Entry to the event is free and no reservations are required.

Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill New Year’s Eve Dining
Escape to the Caribbean this New Year’s Eve with a special three-part Prix Fixe menu at Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill, Rosen Centre’s popular poolside dining spot. Soak in balmy breezes while enjoying your choice of Pan Seared Sea Bass, Harry’s Surf & Turf or New York Strip, among entrees. A bottle of sparkling wine per couple or two glasses of house wine per person are included for toasting in 2017. Open 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Price is $44.95 plus tax and service charge per person.

New Year’s Eve Stay Package at Rosen Centre
Guests can ring in the new year with an exclusive, one-night, stay-and-play package for two at Rosen Centre. The $399 package features a four-course dinner for two in the Everglades restaurant, including a bottle of wine or champagne, breakfast buffet for two in Café Gauguin and two 50-minute Swedish massages at The Spa at Rosen Centre. Rosen Centre’s 2017 celebration at Sam & Bubbe’s Lobby Bar has live coverage of Times Square, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Complimentary valet parking, Wi-Fi and use of the fitness center are included. Taxes and gratuity are excluded.

Rosen Centre is located at 9840 International Drive in Orlando. For more information and to make reservations, please visit www.rosencentre.com/holidays or call (800) 204-7234.

Rosen Plaza

New Year’s Eve at 3NINE
Rosen Plaza’s entertainment venue and nightclub, 3NINE, will be hosting the hottest New Year’s Eve celebration in Orlando with the sounds of DJ Ty and a midnight champagne toast. Guests can enjoy a full menu of food and drink items. General admission tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. General admission begins at 9 p.m.

To make the night even more spectacular, VIP tables can be reserved for $50 for parties of four or less and $100 for parties of five or more. Each table comes with party favors and bottle service is also available. VIP open bar packages are available for individual admission tickets starting at $100 which includes access to a private bar area and open bar for premium brand liquor, wine and beer. VIPs enjoy early seating at 8 p.m. VIP reservations are available by contacting John Torry at jtorry@rosenplaza.com or through www.3NINEorlando.com/newyears/.

Rosen Plaza Hotel is located at 9700 International Drive in Orlando. For more information, or to make reservations, please visit www.rosenplaza.com/holidays or call (800) 627-8258.