Four Great Total Experiences For 2009
, the jewel of Baja’s Gold Coast, will offer up to six
writers on assignment its four-day, three-night Total
Experience tour four times during 2009. Dates for the visits
are Jan. , April; July; and Oct..
scenic 18 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border, Rosarito
Beach is known for its stunning seaside setting, a rich
history, festive nightlife, Puerto Nuevo lobster village,
wonderful shopping and as the setting for movies including
“Titanic” and “Master & Commander.”
is the spa capital of Baja, a food lover’s delight, plus
the home to a thriving community of artists and artisans.
Outdoor activities abound, including surfing, golf,
off-roading and horseback riding.
also is the focal point for a building boom attracting
thousands of people from the
About 14,000 expatriates call Rosarito home.
Total Experience is designed for writers to sample a taste
of it all. Available stories range from general travel
articles, to ones on culture and history, spas, arts and
crafts, outdoor recreation, food and many more.
stay at the world-famous Rosarito Beach Hotel, which has
hosted stars from Marilyn Monroe to Frank Sinatra. Other
Total Experience activities include a visit to XPloration
(filming locale for “Titanic and many others), sessions at
the gorgeous Las Rocas Resort & Spa, a Puerto Nuevo
lobster dinner, area tours and cultural attractions.
are coordinated but allow writers time to pursue individual
interests, as well as just relax, enjoy the ocean setting or
: The Total Experience” is open to published writers with
a firm letter of assignment from an editor. Writers
representing travel magazines, publications with
circulations of 100,000 or more and those based in the
Southwest will be given preference.
included: Lodging; scheduled breakfasts, lunches and
dinners; Xploration tour; and transportation to activities
(also shuttle service from
and back if needed).
not included: airfare, gratuities and miscellaneous
expenses. Accommodations can be shared by one guest per
writer, but guest expenses other than lodging will not be
interested, please submit letter of assignment (please
include brief description of publication, editor contact
information and estimated publication date) and three clips
to Ron Raposa (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least three weeks
before the scheduled tour, indicating which trip you would
like to join. Early application is encouraged.
U.S. Mailing Address:
2751 Lincoln Court
National City, CA 91950