WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 30, 2002 - Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) today announced special summer savings, inviting travelers to Come Out and PlaySM for as little as $44 per night. Traditionally the company`s best offer of the year, Marriott`s summer rates are available for a limited time at more than 1,500 hotels worldwide. Come Out and PlaySM summer rates must be booked between June 1 and 28, 2002, in advance of stays between June 6 and Sept. 2.
According to the Travel Industry Association of America (TIA) Summer 2002 Travelometer, 75 percent of travelers surveyed expect to travel as much as or more than they did last summer, indicating a travel volume that has not been reached since the summer of 1997. TIA also found that 76 percent of travelers surveyed will make their summer trips by car, while 19 percent will travel by air (down from 22 percent last summer). Whatever their travel preferences, families and couples can select from a wide range of Marriott hotels conveniently located near the most popular vacation spots, including beaches, adventure or sports areas, theme parks, cultural sites and bustling metropolitan cities.
To make reservations for this limited-time offer, call 1-800-MARRIOTT (1-800-627-7468) in the United States or any worldwide reservation number; call your travel agent; or visit Marriott.com for Marriott`s Come Out and PlaySM summer rates.
Summer U.S. Rate Ranges by Brand* - Marriott and Renaissance $59 - $89 per night—Residence Inn $59 - $89 per night—Courtyard $49 - $79 per night—SpringHill Suites $49 - $79 per night—TownePlace Suites $44 - $69 per night—Fairfield Inn $44 - $69 per night—Select city and resort locations $129 per night
*Advance reservation required. Thursday night requires a Friday night stay, Sunday night requires a Saturday night stay. Blackout dates and other restrictions and fees may apply. Rates may be higher at select city and resort locations. Limited number of rooms available at this rate and day of week availability may vary. Not applicable to groups of 10 or more rooms. Rates apply to room only.