Absolutely genuine! Resorts as well as marketing companies have been selling similar vacation packages for 25 years and generally selling them at much high prices. Nearly all hotels, resorts, cruise lines, etc. have vacancies on an ongoing basis. They find that participating in Vacation Package programs is a viable form of "advertising" to bring in guests who obviously then spend money in their restaurants, bars, shops, etc. Then, these trips have long been a mainstay for several agents. Today many savvy travelers use promotional packages such as this for their vacations savings thousands of dollars each year.