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Bahia Principe encourages agents to book more Samana for free trip

Bahia Principe encourages agents to book more Samana for free trip
Grand Bahia Cayacoa

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts has wrapped up a special gift for five Canada-based agents this holiday season. The brand is offering the five travel partners who sell the most nights to any of its Samana and Rio San Juan properties an all-expenses paid ticket to the Dominican Republic.

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The details

Travel agents must be registered with the brand’s travel partner loyalty program Bahia Principe Rewards to be eligible. All bookings to the brand’s four properties in Samana – Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, Luxury Bahia Principe Samana, Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa and Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo – as well as Grand Bahia Principe San Juan in Rio San Juan, will be eligible and the five agents who register the most room nights will win a seven-night complimentary stay, airfare and transfers included.

Bahia Principe Rewards is uniquely designed for travel professionals who seek to stay abreast of the latest brand news. The rewards program offers partners the information and tools necessary to best provide their clients with exceptionally planned vacations and the opportunity to experience happiness. In addition to this current promotion for the month of December, agents can earn points year-round by completing online courses and booking hotel stays which can be redeemed for perks including complimentary stays, excursion discounts, spa treatments and more.

Bahia's Samana properties

Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado – the only hotel on the island Cayo Levantado, which can only be reached by the brand’s private ferry – is the crown jewel of the brand’s portfolio. Guests of all ages will find a comprehensive experience including private beaches, swimming pools, whirlpools, six restaurants, four bars and nightly entertainment, just a few reasons why the 268-room hotel was named the No. 2 all-inclusive in the Caribbean and 17th best in the world by TripAdvisor.

Back on the mainland, the 149-room Luxury Bahia Principe Samana is an adults-only haven. It was named the No. 3 best all-inclusive in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor and No. 18 best in the world and as a luxury property, offers special amenities from butler service to wait service at the beach and pool.

Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa boasts sweeping views of Samana’s multiple hills, small scenic towns, and the Samana Bay – in fact, this year it was named one of the top 20 hotels in the world with the best views by This 295-room property offers a variety of on-site experiences and is the ideal place for guests seeking a comprehensive and dynamic setting to disconnect and recharge in style. The brand’s most family-centric property in the region, Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, is highlighted by Family Junior and Family Master suites that offer extra amenities for kids such as specialized bath kits and a minibar with juices, shakes, milk and soft drinks.

Rio San Juan (Puerto Plata)

Located on the northern coast of Dominican Republic, Rio San Juan’s Playa Grande and Playa Preciosa beaches are a favorite among surfers. The 608-room Grand Bahia Principe San Juan offers the perfect formula for enjoying the essence of the Caribbean with a one-mile private beach made for unwinding in style.

The fine print

Travel prizes will be awarded to agents who sell the most room nights in December in the following order: Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado (top seller), Luxury Bahia Principe Samana (2nd place), Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa (3rd), Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo (4th) and Grand Bahia Principe San Juan (5th). Agents must be based in Canada and sell a minimum of 20 nights to be eligible.

To participate, all bookings must be made from now through Dec. 31, 2018, and submitted to Bahia Principe Rewards before Jan. 5, 2019. Travel window is from now through Oct. 31, 2019. Agents can enter bookings here and see their current ranking position and the time left to the end of the ranking at any time by accessing the promotions section of the Bahia Principe Rewards platform. The program will notify winners once all room nights registered by all participants have been reviewed after Jan. 5, 2019. For questions, please visit the platform’s contact us section.