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The Gant reveals its Aspen Anniversary Special, renovations and time capsule

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Starting today through December 2014, The Gant, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, will post a series of eligible 2014 travel dates on the 27th of each month you can book to save 40 percent off accommodations. That means that today is one of those days to get a great deal on one Aspen’s premier hotel resorts.

The promotion is valid on all standard one- to three-bedroom condominium units and a two-night minimum stay is required. Discounted dates will vary monthly and include dates through the end of the year. Certain rules and restrictions may apply and promotional rates do not include resort fee and taxes.

Reservations must be booked on the 27th of each month and must be booked directly online at www.gantaspen.com or by calling 800-549-0530.

To commemorate The Gant's past accomplishments and future innovations, 20-year standing employee and now General Manager Donnie Lee is rolling out this year-long Aspen Anniversary Special on the 27th of each month all year long.

Also starting this month, the resort will be collecting keepsakes guests and locals would like placed inside The Gant's commemorative time capsule, which management will bury on property and re-open on its 50th anniversary.

All items must be placed in a standard-sized envelope no larger than 6x11 and either dropped off at the hotel lobby, mailed to The Gant, attention Lou Eppelsheimer: Time Capsule or emailed to gantinfo@destinationhotels.com before Dec. 26, 2014.

The time capsule will be buried on property Dec. 27 and re-opened during The Gant's 50th anniversary on Dec. 27, 2023. Time capsule items will be placed in a shadowbox display that will be publicly showcased in the resort's lobby.

"This is an exciting year for The Gant and we wanted to create a unique initiative that added a little fun and a lot of savings to our guest's next visit," said Lee. "It's our way of saying welcome back or welcome, but most importantly thank you to our guests for their support and patronage through the years."

In summer 2014, The Gant will complete a $5-million renovation and expansion project that will unveil a new specialty café, panoramic rooftop deck, and renovated conference and special events center.

Overlooking the pool area, the new café will serve a combination of hot- and cold-plate menu items, snacks and beverages in the outdoor seating area, poolside or to take to-go.

The 1,800-sq. ft. rooftop deck will feature elegantly comfortable furnishings, artisan fire sculptures and native plant privacy walls. The renovated split-level conference center will blend function, style and sustainability, adding 40 percent new flexible indoor and outdoor floor plan options, a redesigned entryway, enhanced audio-video system, and a medley of sustainable furnishings, artworks and amenities.

To learn more about The Gant, packages and renovation plans, visit www.gantaspen.com or call 800-549-0536.

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