Free night’s stay in Bermuda

By Kari Bodnarchuk
Globe Correspondent / October 3, 2010

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Visit Bermuda this winter for a golf or spa getaway, or to dig your feet into the island’s pink sand beaches and every third night will be free at participating hotels. Choose from 15 properties, ranging from luxury resorts to boutique hotels to family-run inns, including Cambridge Beaches Resort and Spa, Fairmont’s Hamilton Princess or Southampton hotels, Fourways Inn, Granaway Guest House and Cottage, and Surf Side Beach Club Hotel. Rates are $125 to $460 per night. Your free night includes the room rate only, not any resort fees or gratuities. Book now for travel Nov. 15-March 15; some blackout dates apply. 800-237-6832,

Explore Borneo’s wild side
Spot orangutans in the rain forest and endangered sea turtles on a remote Indonesian island during Baobab Expeditions’ new Discover the Orangutan adventures, departing Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah province on Borneo, on Nov. 9, and April 3 and Nov. 9, 2011. You’ll visit the Sepilok Nature Resort, a sanctuary where orangutans are rehabilitated, ride down the Kinabatangan River at dawn in search of Proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, and other wildlife, then return on day nine to explore the markets and beaches of Kota Kinabalu. Prices start at $3,321 per person, based on double occupancy, and include accommodations, some meals, airport transfers, guides, and all park and conservation fees. Ten percent of trip fees go to the Orangutan Appeal, a Britain-based nonprofit that funds orangutan rehabilitation and habitat conservation. 516-622-2279,

Canyons’ new chairlift heats up
Get in more runs and stay warmer in between when you use the new chairlift at The Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah, this winter. The Orange Bubble Express, the first of its kind in North America, has a see-through cover and heated seats. The double-quad chairlift whisks skiers and snowboarders up Sun Peak in just nine minutes, with a mid-station drop en route, and opens access to Silverado Bowl on the resort’s northern end. 888-226-9667,