WASHINGTON, June 21 -- Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR - news) announced today that for a limited time, weekend rates have been reduced up to 50 percent at participating Marriott and Renaissance hotels, resorts and suites in the United States, the Caribbean and Mexico. Effective immediately, travelers can take advantage of "Come Out and Play" rates for weekend stays from June 28 to Sept. 2, 2001.
Rates ranging from $59 to $79 per night are available at more than 200 Marriott and Renaissance hotels. In addition, 58 select resorts and premier city hotels are offering rates of $85 to $129 per night. Weekend rates are available Thursday through Sunday nights, and resort rates are offered seven days a week. To qualify for the special Marriott and Renaissance rates, advance reservations must be made by July 12.* Travelers should ask for the "Come Out and Play" rate and are encouraged to book early by calling 800-847-4744, visiting http://www.marriott.com , or calling their travel agent.
"These are some of the best rates travelers will find all summer," said John Marriott, executive vice president of sales and marketing, Marriott International. "Marriott and Renaissance are upscale hotel brands that provide everything necessary for the ideal weekend escape. With such an exceptional value, we expect these rooms to sell quickly."
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Limited offer available only at participating hotels. Day of week availability may vary. Other restrictions and fees, including length of stay, blackout dates, and energy/resort/early departure fees, may apply. Best In Customer Satisfaction -- The Wall Street Journal reported on May 21 that Marriott International received the highest score for a lodging company in The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), a customer survey conducted by the University of Michigan Business School.
Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR - news) is a leading worldwide hospitality company with over 2,300 operating units in the United States and 59 other countries and territories. Marriott Lodging operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Ramada International brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott, Ritz-Carlton and Horizons brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its ExecuStay by Marriott division; and operates conference centers. Other Marriott businesses include senior living communities and services, wholesale food distribution and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. The company is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has approximately 154,000 employees. In fiscal year 2000, Marriott International reported systemwide sales of $19.8 billion.