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Seaside Newsletter
   Winter 2018                         Vol. 9 Issue 1
Greetings from SeaSide!
The warm days of spring are just around the corner but there is still time to enjoy less crowded beaches, top attractions, great shopping, and the best golf along the Grand Strand this winter. Now is also the perfect time to book your beach vacation. The earlier you book, the more you save! For rates and reservations, check our rates online or call our vacation planners at 1-877-647-6438.

News from SeaSide

Improvements Underway

Welcome Back SnowbirdsSeveral upgrades and improvements are underway at Seaside Resort.

We've painted the interior corridors and added new flooring in areas such as the breakfast room. Guests will enjoy new flat screen smart televisions with a variety of features that are being installed in our condominiums.

A beach nourishment project by the City of North Myrtle Beach and Army Corps of Engineers has resulted in improvements to the beach by way of restoration of dunes and other efforts to combat beach erosion.

Our guests will love the new beach access ramp that is under construction. At its completion, the ramp will be handicap accessible and make it easier to get on the beach.

Employees Recognized at Holiday Party

Welcome, Yessica
Behind every great resort is a great group of employees who put guests first. Our sister property, Avista Resort, hosted a joint holiday party for our valued employees complete with a catered meal, entertaining games, various door prizes, and gifts. It was a great way to conclude 2017.
 
Employees who reached various employment milestones were recognized for 5, 10, 15, and 20 years of service.

"Everyone won a prize and everyone had a smile on their face," said Jim Eggen, general manager. "The smiling faces made it all worth it."

"Favorite Seaside Memories" Photo Contest

Kids Zone gamesThere's still time to submit a photo of your favorite vacation moment at Seaside to our photo contest.

We are accepting submissions to our "Favorite Seaside Memories" photo contest through Friday February 9, 2018.

The winner will receive 30% off their next stay with daily continental breakfast and a VIP booth for 2 at Legends in Concert! Two runner ups will receive 30% off their next vacation plus daily continental breakfast for up to 4 guests.

Submit your photo or view the contest gallery to vote for your favorite moment!

Meet Star Agent Michelle Terry

It takes more than a beautiful beach and inviting property to make Seaside a top vacation destination along the Grand Strand. Our guests are always a priority and top employees like Michelle Terry offer quality customer service and genuine hospitality before they even become guests.

The Star Agent for 2017 is no stranger to the top-performing role in our reservations department. Michelle got her start with the company five years ago and has twice earned the prestigious title.

"I'm very excited," Michelle says, adding that everyone in the reservations department deserves recognition. "All of them work hard. I love them and they are good to work with."

Michelle thrives in the upbeat and friendly environment. She enjoys working with people and puts her outgoing personality, good listening skills, and positive attitude to work every day.

"It's rewarding to help guests take the first step toward planning vacations of a lifetime," she says, "I'm always ready to help them get what they want."

News from the Beach

Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show

Christmas LightsThe Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show is to be hosted on April 28-29, 2018 at the Myrtle Beach International Airport.

The first air show for the Myrtle Beach area in over a decade will feature the Blue Angels, who will perform in the gold-and-blue F-18 Hornets. Additional performers include the USAF F-16 Viper Demo Team, USSOCOM Para-Commandos Parachute Jump Team, GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, and more. There will also be a Veteran's Parade of Honor to show respect to those that served America.

For more information, visit www.wingsovermyrtlebeach.com

From The Golf Desk
Grande Shores Golf Director
I would like to thank everyone for a great 2017. Your business and loyalty is greatly appreciated by all of us here at Seaside.

Our golf team strives to give you the best service in the Myrtle Beach area. As the golf market changes, we are here with you every step of the way to ensure your golf trip is everything you want it to be.

As the majority of golf courses in the area move to dynamic pricing models, we are here to help make things easy for you. Put our expertise to work for you in booking tee times only or full packages with accommodations in the price range you need. With prices constantly changing and dependent upon demand, we are here to identify the best deals for you. Our knowledge of new technology and pricing models allows us to help you take advantage of more options. Get the best tee times at better courses in a lower price range then you might expect.

Our golf department is growing to meet your needs. Our newest team member, Dave Walker, joined our team January 16th and brings more than 20 years of experience in the Myrtle Beach Golf industry.

Don't forget, the earlier you book, the lower the rates will be! Book for just $100 down. Plus, you can always change a course or two if needed!

We wish you the best of luck on the green and lots of good times at the beach.

From all of us in the Golf Department,
Scott Thrailkill, Kathy Phillips, Don Herlocker, and Dave Walker

 
Guest Comments
"The 3 bedroom condo we stayed in was wonderful! Very roomy, with plenty of space for my large family. The beds were very good quality. The kitchen area was stocked sufficiently for a family of six. The view... spectacular. The staff is very courteous and professional. We enjoyed the convenience of on site breakfast. We will definitely stay again." - Christine M., 12/23/17 after a 4 night stay

"Everything from the location to the staff to the cleanliness, we have everything we need. That is why we keep coming back. The addition of the DVD's in the lobby last year was a real bonus." - Julie S., 12/6/17 after a 10 night stay

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Fun in the Sun

Beach Travel Tips

There is never a lack of fun things to see and do in the Myrtle Beach area. Below are some tips to help you have the best Myrtle Beach vacation possible!
  • Get to the beach early in the day: If it's going to be a beautiful day, there's nothing wrong with heading to the shore earlier rather than later. It's not usually as crowded, and although the water may seem a bit cooler than it will be at 2:30PM, it will still feel refreshing and wonderful. The sun doesn't shine as intensely in the morning either. Afterward, you'll have plenty of time to move inside to the indoor pools for a break from the sun!

  • Visit in the Off-Season:The Grand Strand area was originally developed as a Summer Resort area. However, the fall and spring are considered the shoulder seasons and may actually be the best time of the year to travel. Warm temperatures still allow for beach activities, but the high heat and humidity drops considerably. The rates during the off-season are also much lower than during the summer months. 

Winter Recipe

Game Day Guacomole

Ingredients

3 avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed
1 lime, juiced
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup diced onion
2 roma tomatoes, diced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 pinch ground cayenne pepper

Directions:

In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and salt. Mix in onion, cilantro, tomatoes, and garlic. Stir in cayenne pepper. Refrigerate 1 hour for best flavor, or serve immediately.
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