Experience Orlando`s Art and Culture While Staying at Marriott Vacation Club International Resorts

ORLANDO, Fla., April 30, 2002 - Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI) resorts in Orlando welcome travelers interested in the vast array of cultural experiences offered by the “City Beautiful.” Getaway rates allow vacationers to take advantage of the many art festivals and cultural events scheduled throughout the remainder of the year, while enjoying spacious villa accommodations at MVCI resorts from only $87 per night - available now through December 14, 2002.*

A selection of the many events occurring around Orlando include: Epcot?’ hosting The International Flower and Garden Festival now through June 2; and SeaWorld?’ of Orlando celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Viva La Musica-A Celebration of Hispanic Food, Music and Culture May 4 - 5. Additionally, the Enzian Theater plays host to the Florida Film Festival on June 7 - 16, and the Fourth of July brings music and entertainment to the “Lake Eola Picnic In The Park” celebration.

Marriott’s Cypress Harbour: A lakeside oasis, yet situated in the midst of area attractions, Marriott’s Cypress Harbour boasts spacious two-bedroom/two-bath villas for only $157 per night. The resort offers access to the adjacent 18-hole International Golf Club for golf enthusiasts.

Marriott’s Grande Vista: Located in the heart of Orlando on International Drive, the resort provides guests with access to the Faldo Golf Institute by Marriott - a nine-hole golf course with a full-range practice facility and individual instruction for all skill levels - and on-site paddleboat and bike rentals. Rates are as follows:
Deluxe guestroom for $87 per night - One-bedroom/one-bath villa for $122 per night / Two-bedroom/two-bath villa for $157 per night / Three-bedroom/three-bath villa for $213 per night

Marriott’s Royal Palms and Marriott’s Sabal Palms: For only $157 per night, guests can stay in spacious two-bedroom/two-bath villas. The villas boast a scenic view of the Hawk’s Landing championship golf course at the adjacent Orlando World Center Marriott Resort. Guests can enjoy use of the course and the Orlando World Center Marriott’s array of resort amenities.
Marriott’s Imperial Palms: At Marriott’s Imperial Palms, guests can enjoy well-appointed accommodations with three-bedroom/two-bath villas for only $213 per night. Guests have full use of the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort amenities and golf privileges at Hawk’s Landing championship golf course.


Marriott Vacation Club International resorts feature: **

Villa Amenities - Fully equipped kitchens with service for eight / Formal living and dining areas / Master suite with whirlpool tub / Multiple televisions and VCR

Recreational Amenities - Marriott Compass Kids’ ClubSM / Multiple pools/children’s pool / Lighted tennis courts / Fitness Center with steam room

Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI), a division of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR), has a portfolio of 52 resorts in 29 destinations stretching around the globe. Guests staying at participating MVCI properties can earn 10 Marriott Rewards points or three miles per dollar spent during their stay. For information or reservations, please call 800-VILLAS-9 (800-845-5279) or visit our web site at www.vacationclub.com.
*Based on availability and commissionable to travel agents. **Villa and recreational features may vary by resort.
Rates starting at $87 per night