TradeWinds Island Resorts
The TradeWinds is a twenty-five acre resort on the beautiful white sand shores of St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. To see the beautiful location and read more about the amenities, visit:
TradeWinds Island Grand Resort website . After registering for the conference, you may call the TradeWinds to reserve your room. Tell them you are with NINC (Novelists, Inc.).
To reserve your room online, you must be registered for the conference, then either wait for or request an invitation to the 2020 conference Facebook group and/or the BeachNINC groups.io. Admin@ninc.com issues invitations to these groups to all registrants once a week, usually on Sundays.
Please be aware: rooms go quickly! You want to secure your favorite choice hotel room as soon as possible.
**Room types are available at the time the reservation is made on a First Come, First Served basis! The hotel can only guarantee conference rates until the contracted room block capacity is reached.**
NINC 2020: Planning for Success runs from Wednesday, September 23, until noon on Sunday, September 27.
Rates quoted are subject to state and local taxes, currently 13%. Rates are based on single or double occupancy, per night. Children under 18 are complimentary when sharing a room. Each additional person 18 years of age and older will be charged an additional fee of $15.00 per room, per night.
The following amenities are included in the rate for each hotel room and/or suite:
- Self Parking for one car per bedroom (valet currently $8.00 per night additional)**
- Beach Access, Use of Pools, Hot Tubs, Fitness Center, Tennis Courts, Hammocks, Miniature Golf, Paddleboats, and Children’s Arts Center
- Wireless internet access in guest rooms, common areas, meeting rooms
- Beach Cabana (1 per room)
- High Tide Slide
- Local, Credit Card, operator assisted access calls, and toll free calls
- Domestic in/out faxes
- Daily coffee/local newspaper/2 bottles of water
- Business Center Use/Internet Use
- In-room safes
* Due to limited parking facilities, no oversized vehicles, trailers or RVs are permitted to park on property without prior arrangements. Parking for non-overnight drive-in guests will be subject to availability and will be charged a parking rate, which is currently $20.00 per day. Valet Parking is also available for an additional $8.00 per car, per day and subject to availability for non-overnight availability.
TradeWinds guest rooms are non-smoking. To accommodate our guests smoking requests, please inform our agents at time of reservation of your needs so they may accommodate your requests.
ROOMS GO QUICKLY. To assure accommodation availability, reservations should be made as early as possible and long before the cut-off date of August 1, 2020.
To confirm a reservation, a first night’s deposit (US Funds via check, money order, valid VISA, MasterCard or American Express card) must be received with the reservation request.
You can fly into Tampa (TPA) or, with limited service, St. Pete/Clearwater (airport code PIE.) Both airports are about a 30 minute drive from the resort.
2020 NINC Conference room rates were as follows:
Standard Hotel Room: $165.00, per room, per night
Tropical View Hotel Rooms: $185.00, per room, per night
Gulf Front Hotel Rooms: $205.00, per room, per night
Tropical One Bedroom Suites: $245.00, per suite, per night