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Calling All Nisbets to the Beach

Nisbets of the world invited to new annual family gathering including Ancestry.com contest

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NEVIS, West Indies — Nisbet Plantation Beach Club invites Nisbets from around the globe to experience a new concept in international family reunion travel. Famed for its idyllic Caribbean beach setting and storied past, Nisbet Plantation is a natural family gathering spot for anyone with the surname Nisbet.  Adding to the excitement of connecting and reconnecting, Ancestry.com is hosting a contest to help Nisbets further discover their genealogy following their stay at the historic resort.

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Nisbet Plantation's own history is sure to intrigue guests with the Nisbet surname. Once a prominent sugar plantation turned coconut plantation, Nisbet Plantation is the ancestral home of Fanny Nisbet, the faithful wife of Vice Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, one of Britain's most heroic figures. The estate changed owners and purposes over time, each with stories of their own before becoming the intimate resort with old-world charm that it is today.

The popularity of family reunion travel, record-breaking internet queries on Ancestry.com and Nisbet Plantation's own rich history make it ideal for gathering Nisbets. Add that Nisbet Plantation is the Caribbean's only historic plantation inn on the beach and has five Nisbetts on-staff, and guests are in for an authentic family reunion vacation.

Nisbets are invited to enjoy this special offer anytime from October 11 to November 15, 2014.  The Nisbet Family Beach Reunion offer lets Nisbets save an additional 10% on existing resort offers bringing the savings up to as much as 32%. This can also be applied to the You Can Fly Free package.  Accommodation reservations include full breakfast, afternoon tea and gourmet dinner each day. 

The Nisbet Family Beach Reunion offer features exclusive components and on-going events including:

  • Automatic entry into the Ancestry.com family history contest where three (3) Nisbets* will win a package that includes one (1) year Ancestry.com World Explorer Plus Membership and one (1) copy of the Family Tree Maker software. *One winner per family.
  • Weekly cocktail reception exclusively for Nisbets
  • Group picture from weekly cocktail event
  • Creation of Nisbet cocktail
  • Guest speaker from the Nevis Historical Society to share the Nisbet family history in Nevis
  • Special gathering with one of Nisbet Plantation's on-staff Nisbetts who will share Nisbet family traditions on Nevis
  • Nisbet family round-robin tennis and croquet tournaments
  • Keepsake item from Nisbet reunion that's made in Nevis
  • Weekly beach bonfire in the evening to share family memories and traditions with other Nisbets
  • Family time capsule to release to sea
  • World map where Nisbets can add a pin showing where each one came from.

This offer is available to guests with the surname Nisbet. Variations on spellings include: Nisbet, Nisbett, Nesbitt, Nesbett, Nesbit, Nisbit, Nisbitt and Nessbitt.

Due to the exclusivity of this special offer, reservations can only be booked directly with Nisbet Plantation.  For reservations, call toll-free at 1-800-742-60081-800-742-6008 (US and Canada), or call the hotel directly at 869-469-9325 or email the hotel at [email protected].

The 36-square-mile island of Nevis is just a short water taxi ride away from sister-island St. Kitts. Direct flights into St. Kitts (SKB) are available from many gateway cities in the US, Canada and UK. Connecting flights into Nevis (NEV) are available from San Juan (SJU), St. Maarten (SXM) and Antigua (ANU).

About Nisbet Plantation

Intimate and relaxing, Nisbet Plantation is the Caribbean's only historic plantation inn located on the beach. The 36 cottage-style accommodations set across 30 tropical acres on Nevis invite romance and privacy. Old-world charm blends with modern-day conveniences, including Wi-Fi, hiker GPS, Flip video cameras and Vespa scooters. Nisbet Plantation's idyllic setting, personal service and fine dining at the Great House, c. 1778, has made it one of the world's best resorts according to Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Expedia® and TripAdvisor.com.

About Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com is the world's largest online family history resource with approximately 2.7 million paying subscribers across all its websites. More than 14 billion records have been added to the Ancestry.com sites and users have created more than 60 million family trees containing more than 6 billion profiles. In addition to its flagship site www.ancestry.com, the company operates several global Ancestry international websites along with a suite of online family history brands, including Archives.com, Fold3.com, Newspapers.com, and offers the AncestryDNA service via its subsidiary, Ancestry.com DNA, LLC, all of which are designed to empower people to discover, preserve and share their family history.

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