Grande Lakes Orlando, home to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes and the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, has introduced a “Work From Resort” program designed for remote employees to bring the family along to enjoy resort amenities while they work.
“We recognize many remote workers are desperately seeking a change of scenery, and we wanted to assist them in finding a new setting to get their job done,” said Area General Manager Jon McGavin.
Families have the option of reserving three packages:
Grande Escape Package – offers 15 percent savings, $25 daily resort credit, and complimentary self-parking.
Family Escape Package – buy one king guestroom and receive a second guaranteed connecting guestroom with two queen beds at 50 percent savings, as well as self-parking and a 2 pm late checkout.
Suite Family Getaway Package – purchase a King Executive Suite and receive a complimentary connecting Lakefront View guestroom with two queen beds as well as self-parking, 2 pm late checkout.
And with each of the above packages, guests who let the property know they will be working remotely will receive an early check-in and a late check-out of 5 pm to enable them to make the most of their stay. Each will be assigned a personalized Business Butler who will assist the working guest by organizing a remote office location (outside of the room or suite) including in the lobby and even a poolside cabana where strong WiFi signal is available. The Business Butler can also manage scanning, printing, and other administrative services.
While one parent is working 9 to 5, the rest of the family has the option to book their own Grande Lakes Ranger, who will create a personalized itinerary to keep the kids (4 to 17 years old) busy from 9 to 5, depending upon their personal interests. The Grande Lakes Ranger fee is $20/hour, up to four hours max ($80 per day per child), with any additional hours complimentary. It includes all programming and their own dedicated Grande Lakes Ranger (up to four kids per ranger) who will accompany the kids throughout their time, with activities including fish feeding, animal engagement, soccer, bocce ball, and arts and crafts.
Guests of the 500-acre resort have access to experiences, including cycling on the bike trail, fly fishing, eco-tours, tennis, the JW Teen Studio, a Greg Norman-designed golf course, pool experiences and paddle boats.
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