CHICAGO (June 16, 2010) – Daddy dearest can rest assured that summer travel at the Omni Chicago Hotel  will be smooth sailing with the new “Dad’s Survive & Thrive”  overnight package. Complete with a “Dad Survival Kit” including wipes, juice boxes and snacks, this offer comes just in time for Father’s Day and is available throughout the summer. The package also provides a complimentary in-room movie and popcorn, cookies and milk before bed and nighttime story books for winding down. The guest suite for Dad’s Survive & Thrive comes equipped with a Wii game system and kids will receive a pink or blue baseball cap to keep as a souvenir. 

“This summer we wanted to give Dads across the country an easy option for a weekend away with the kids. Travel can be hectic, so we put the offer together to ease stress and dial up the fun. As a dad myself, I can appreciate all this package offers, especially the wipes!” said Mike Magnelli, area managing director and general manager for the Omni Chicago Hotel, “An advance call from the concierge will also help Dad plan everything from baseball tickets to an American Girl tea reservation.”

Upon arrival, young guests will receive their very own backpack as part of the Omni Sensational Kids program, filled with entertaining and engaging items, such as a flashlight, disc launcher, Twizzlers, a plant-able bookmark and more. The backpack also contains a colorful canteen that can be filled with a drink at 676 Restaurant. Kids also have the option to borrow a large rolling backpack filled with books and games from the hotel concierge. 

The “Dad’s Thrive & Survive” package will be available starting June 18, 2010, at the Omni Chicago. Rates start at $234, additional details, terms and conditions are available at,  or guests may call 1-800-The-Omni.

About the Omni Chicago Hotel

The Omni Chicago Hotel, located in the heart of the Magnificent Mile, is a 347 room all-suite property that showcases a modern, impressive design. The first hotel in Chicago to offer plasma screen TVs in all rooms, this luxurious property also hosts 676 Restaurant & Bar, known for its distinctive flatbreads and breathtaking views of Michigan Avenue. Most recently, the Omni Chicago Hotel earned high rankings in Travel + Leisure’s 2009 World’s Best Awards readers’ surveys in the Large City Hotels in the Continental US and Canada category as well as the World’s Best for Families. 


Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences that take guests on “A Total Departure” to 45 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options. Known for its award-winning, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program.

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