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."
$59 to $79 Weekend Sample Locations:
$85 to $129 Select Resort/Premier City Sample Locations:
- Charlotte Marriott City Center in Charlotte, N.C., $59
- Dallas Marriott Solana in Dallas, Texas, $59
- Houston Marriott North at Greenspoint in Houston, Texas, $59
- Tysons Corner Marriott in Vienna, Va., $59
- World Golf Village Renaissance Resort in St. Augustine, Fla., $59
- Salt Lake City Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, $69
- Renaissance Scottsdale Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz., $69
- Philadelphia Marriott West in Philadelphia, Pa., $69
- Chicago Marriott Oak Brook in Oak Brook, Ill., $69
- Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, Colo., $69
- San Francisco Airport Marriott in San Francisco, Calif., $79
- JW Marriott Hotel Lenox in Atlanta, Ga., $79
- Renaissance Esmeralda Resort in Palm Springs, Calif., $79
- Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel and Waterfront Conference Center in
- Portsmouth, Va., $79
- Stamford Marriott in Stamford, Conn., $79
- Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Ga., $79
- Rancho Las Palmas Marriott Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif., $85
- Boca Raton Marriott in Boca Raton, Fla., $89
- Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, Pa., $99
- Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minn., $99
- Washington Marriott in Washington, D.C., $99
- Desert Springs Marriott Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, Calif., $99
- CasaMagna Marriott Resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, $99
- Las Vegas Marriott Suites in Las Vegas, Nev., $110
- Sawgrass Marriott Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., $119
- CasaMagna Marriott Resort in Cancun, Mexico, $125
- Renaissance Grand Beach Resort in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, $125
- San Francisco Marriott Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, Calif., $129
- Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii, $129
- JW Marriott Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., $129
- New York Marriott Financial Center in New York, N.Y., $129
- Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Md., $129
- Camelback Inn Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz., $129
- Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center in Cleveland, Ohio, $129
- St. Louis Marriott Pavilion Downtown in St. Louis, Mo., $129
- Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.,$129
- Boston Marriott Cambridge in Cambridge, Mass., $129
- Guam Marriott Resort in Tumon, Guam, $129
- Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii, $129
- Renaissance Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., $129
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.