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Travel Pink in October: Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

10/09/2013 01:58 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets underway, the travel industry is giving you a chance to contribute to the cure when you stay in certain hotels and purchase special pink-themed items and experiences. Here's a round-up of how your October travels can give back:

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Spur Restaurant at Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa Hotel in Jackson Hole, WY
A portion of Spur Restaurant & Bar's 'Beet Cancer' cocktail will be donated to the Women's Healthcare Fund at St. John's Hospital in Jackson Hole. The recipe for the cocktail includes beet-infused gin, ginger, St. Germaine and one egg white.

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Hotel Terra Jackson Hole in Jackson Hole, WY
CHILL Spa's "Chill for a Cause" treatments all give back 10% of proceeds to the Breast Cancer division of Saint John's Women's Healthcare Fund. Choose from a fun selection of facials and massages including the Pink Awareness Grapefruit Facial, Fight like a Girl Facial, and the Live, Love and Get a Massage treatment. Prices start at $129 for a 50-minute session.

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Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, CA
The Hard Rock's global PINKTOBER™ campaign raises money for breast cancer awareness and research at properties around the world. In San Diego, you can cozy up in beds outfitted with pink sheets in special themed rooms with proceeds going to benefit the campaign. You can also snack on complimentary pink-frosted guitar cookies at the Maryjane diner and purchase PINKTOBER™ menu items like Pink Milk Shakes, Pink Pineapple Mimosas and Pinkberry Cosmos. Pamper yourself at the Indulge Spa with an invigorating 40-minute Pink Sugar Whip Body Scrub to benefit PINKTOBER™.

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Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, MA
Pinkies out at this very pink afternoon tea at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. The event is $39 per person and includes charming pink pastries, finger sandwiches, scones, tea breads and Devonshire cream and preserves. Ten percent of proceeds will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

The Surrey, New York, NY
To honor Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Cornelia Spa at The Surrey is offering a lavish 60-minute Champagne Pedicure which renews the skin with a Champagne Sugar Glow exfoliation scrub. Other sweet treats that accompany the treatment include two signature cupcakes, a small bouquet of pink roses and fragrant dried lavender. The treatment costs $95 per person.

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The Modern Honoluluin Honolulu, HI

Party with a purpose at the hotel's Addiction nightclub, where 50% of cover charges on Friday nights will be donated to The Keep Keep a Breast Foundation and $300 bottles of Veuve Rose are discounted. A dollar from specialty cocktails like "The Pink Panther" and a special guava lychee chiffon cake will also be donated when ordered from the resorts pools and The Study bar. Cool off with free pink sorbet passed at the pool hourly.

Arrive Chic in Pink
The travel accessories site, Arrive Chic has curated an entire 'Travel Pink' section with 10 percent of the proceeds going to Susan G Komen for the Cure. I love the Heys pink xCase carry-on for $100. Also stock up on pink passport holders, toiletry bags, slippers and scarves.

For the best October travel deals head to www.travelocity.com.