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2020 Winter Seminar Vacation
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2020 Winter Seminar Vacation

Endorsed by: Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association

February 12-19, 2020
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa |  St. Maarten

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Escape from reality at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa in St. Maarten. This resort embraces a contemporary Caribbean style, offering an adults-only, limitless all-inclusive vacation experience, while bringing style, luxury and outstanding service to St. Maarten. It’s a safe, beautiful island that has a diverse culture, a plethora of history, great scuba diving, snorkeling and fishing, beautiful beaches, golf clubs, nature trails, casinos and lots of duty-free shopping. The food is delicious and you can drink the water from the tap. Both English & Dutch are spoken and the natives are friendly, courteous, warm and helpful. We have two venues to choose from, the 4-star Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and the 5-star Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. They are located next to each other and utilize each other’s facilities.


About the Resort

Re-opening in Feb 2019 as the "Stronger and Brand New" Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is the largest Limitless All-Inclusive family-friendly resort in St. Maarten offering an exhilarating and fun vacation experience combined with stellar customer service and offerings for all ages. With limitless all-inclusive meals/drinks, a Kids Club, Teen Zone and a variety of scheduled activities for all ages, Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is a destination within a destination, offering the island’s most exciting nightlife, a variety of accommodations and first-rate amenities for singles, couples, families and groups. The 10-acre, 416-room beachfront property is conveniently located on St. Maarten’s southwest shore just minutes from the airport and features the oversized signature Oasis pool area with swim-up bar, and separate kids pool with aqua park, five restaurants and a pizzeria, five bars, a fitness center, sports courts, and over 24,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and unique venues.

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort embraces a contemporary Caribbean style, offering an adults-only, limitless all-inclusive vacation experience, while bringing style, luxury and outstanding service to St. Maarten. Set in the most spectacular location with breathtaking views over Maho Bay, adjacent to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, the 129 all-suite ultra-luxurious yet sustainable “resort within a resort” sits on the westernmost point of the island. This resort features three exclusive pools, including the Edge pool with a zero entry cliff side beach, four bars and two restaurants including the signature Azul restaurant and other resort amenities such as 24-hour room service, state-of-the-art fitness center, an open-air wellness area and private cabanas. Amenities are complemented by exemplary service from personalized concierges and butler service for extra comfort and next-level luxury.


About the Seminar

A total of 20 seminar hours will be offered. We are fortunate to have as our speakers two of the best lecturers in the topics of Geriatrics, Senior Dentistry and Clinical Oncology.

Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DACVD

Our first speaker is Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DACVD. She is a dynamic speaker and very clinically oriented. She will speak on the very important topics of canine and feline geriatrics and the importance of good dental care for our senior patients.






Pachi Clemente, DVM, DACVIM

Our second speaker is world renowned Pachi Clemente, DVM, DACVIM. His specialty is clinical oncology and will speak on diagnoses and therapies that can administered in your own clinics.








On February 12, 2020 participants will fly from various cities in the United States to St Maarten. A coach or van will transport participants from the airport to the hotel (only a 10 minute drive!). Departure for home will be on February 19, 2020.



The seminar vacation package price includes accommodations, all transfers, service charges, taxes, baggage handling & gratuities, all meals (breakfast, lunch & diner), unlimited drinks, including liquor, beer, tropical coolers, house wines, soft drinks and all resort taxes, gratuities, service charges and all activities mentioned above. It does not include airfare.

Additional days before and/or after Feb. 12-19 may be added to the package at additional cost. We can arrange air travel from any city or you may make your own air arrangements.

Seven night - Eight Day All-Inclusive Package

Price Per Person Single Occupancy Double Occupancy 3rd person**
Maho Premier Island $3,181/person $2,022/perso $1,742 addtl
Maho Pool Ocean View SOLD OUT $3,253/person $2,079/person $1,778 addtl
Maho Premier Ocean View SOLD OUT $3,471/person $2,167/person $1,887 addtl
Ocean Point (adult only)
Junior Suite King 
$4,412/person $2,710/person N/A


  • 3.5% discount if you pay by check
  • **3rd adult price: additional price added to double occupancy rate.
  • $450 per child for children 5-12 years of age sharing a room with two adults.
  • $50 per child for children under 5 years of age.

Seminar registration fee is $350 for veterinarians and $175 for recent graduates (class of 2015 or after), veterinary technicians and working spouses. This fee is applicable to those registered with the group. Seminar fee for those not registered with the group is $850.00.


Contact and Registration

Please address any questions about the seminar to:
Dr. Theodore B. Robinson    
P. O. Box 2154
Aston, PA 19014 
Ph: 215.357.6820

 Travel arrangements have been made through:
Unique Seminar Destinations
PO 814
Richboro, PA 18954

Questions about accommodations or flights may be directed to them by calling: 215.357.6820 or via e-mail at Please complete registration form and return it as soon as possible with the appropriate payment by check made payable Unique Seminar Destinations.

Note on check PVMA 2020 Winter Seminar Vacation.

As group space is limited please act quickly to avoid disappointment!

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Please read this, as it limits our responsibility.

The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, and Unique Seminar Destinations and/or its agents, act only as agents for the client in all matters pertaining to travel. They assume no responsibility nor liability in connection with the service of any train, vessel, carriage, aircraft, motor or other conveyances which may be used, either wholly or in part, in the performance or its duty to the passenger; neither will it be responsible for any act, error, or omission, or any injury, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned by reason of any defect in any vehicle or through the neglect or default of any company or person engaged in conveying the passenger, or for any hotel proprietor, or hotel service, or for any other person engaged in carrying out the purpose of which tickets or coupons are issued. In the event it becomes necessary or advisable for the comfort or well being of the passengers, or for any reason whatsoever to alter the itinerary or arrangements, such alterations may be made without penalty to the operators. Additional expenses, if any, shall be borne by the passengers; conversely refund will be made to the passenger if any savings is affected thereby. The right is reserved to withdraw any or all tours should conditions warrant, also to decline, to accept, or to retain any passengers as members of the tour.

All fares are subject to changes do to space availability, fuel surcharges, tariff regulations, currency fluctuations, final itinerary and departure.