interconHey everyone.  Travis here with great Tampa Bay Hotel information surrounding the Outback Bowl, which is on January 2 this year!  The InterContinental Tampa is offering their "Outback Bowl" package for all fans coming in for the game this year. 

Starting at just $135* per night (Two night minimum. Rate is for two adults and does not include tax), fans can get in on the action just minutes from Raymond James Stadium.  A Shula’s Steak House mug will also be included that can be taken down to the lobby’s “No Name Lounge” for one free domestic beer during the stay. The package also includes the breakfast buffet for two and complimentary parking in the hotel’s covered garage. The “Outback Bowl” package is only available from December 29th – January 2nd, 2012.

In case you've never stayed at the InterContinental Tampa before, here's some info: The AAA Four Diamond InterContinental Tampa is the ultimate escape with a rooftop pool; a state-of-the-art fitness center; and outstanding on-site dining at the world-famous Shula’s Steak House. Guests can also enjoy gourmet Illy coffee products and “fare on the go” at Caffé, and an extensive cocktail menu at Shula’s No Name Lounge. The InterContinental Tampa offers complimentary wireless high-speed internet in guestrooms and public areas of the hotel, as well as complimentary transportation to the nearby airport. 

Remember, the Georgia Bulldogs and Michigan State Spartans will kick off at 1 p.m. on January 2 in the Outback Bowl. For more information, please visit

To reserve the “Outback Bowl” package at InterContinental Tampa, please call (866) 402-0758 and mention rate code ILKSC or visit

Have fun everyone, and we'll see you in Tampa for the 26th Annual Outback Bowl.  And keep checking back for more updates, as well as info on great things to do in Tampa Bay, and other Tampa Bay area events.