Marriott Offers Senior Savings

Beginning January 1, 2003, Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) will offer seniors a 15 percent savings on room rates at more than 2,000 participating hotels worldwide. The Marriott Senior Discount is available to anyone age 62 and above at Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites; Renaissance Hotels, Resorts and Suites; Courtyard; Fairfield Inn; Residence Inn; TownePlace Suites and SpringHill Suites hotels.

The Marriott Senior Discount is available seven -days -a week, and reservations can be made on Marriott.com, calling toll-free 1-800-228-9290, or contacting a travel professional. Discounted rooms are offered on a space-available basis, and a maximum of two rooms can be reserved per stay. There is no limit on the number of nights per stay. Guest must also present valid identification with date of birth at check-in. The 15 percent Marriott Senior Discount replaces the current 10 percent AARP discount but all existing AARP bookings will be honored.

Weekend Holiday Savings Still Available

This holiday season, Marriott is offering reduced weekend rates at more than 1,700 Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites; Renaissance Hotels, Resorts and Suites; Courtyard; Fairfield Inn; SpringHill Suites; Marriott Vacation Club International; Residence Inn and TownePlace Suites hotels.

Marriott’s Winter Weekend Value rates may be booked today for stays through Jan. 5, 2003. The special rates are offered Thursday through Sunday nights depending on availability and vary by hotel brand and location. Marriott’s Winter Weekend Value rates are priced as follows:*

ADVERTISEMENT

Fairfield Inn $44 - $64 per night // TownePlace Suites $44 - $64 per night // SpringHill Suites $54 - $74 per night // Courtyard $54 - $74 per night // Residence Inn $59 - $84 per night //
Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites $59 - $89 per night // Renaissance Hotels, Resorts and Suites $59 - $89 per night //
Marriott Vacation Club International $129 - $189 per night // Select premier city hotels and resorts Up to $189 per night


**As an added bonus, travelers who reserve their Winter Weekend Value rates or any other rate on Marriott.com through Dec. 15, 2002, will be automatically entered into Marriott’s Big Game Sweepstakes, featuring a grand prize trip for four to the pro football championship game in San Diego this January. Additional prizes include two 4-day Marriott getaways for two, four 3-day ESPN Zone vacations for four, and daily drawings for one of
62 Steve Young-autographed footballs.

* Available weekends only at participating hotels Thursday through Sunday; Thursday night requires a Friday night stay; Sunday night requires a Saturday night stay. Day-of-week availability may vary from location to location. Limited number of rooms available at these rates. Rates cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts. Some hotels may not have rooms available at rates shown. Some blackout dates may apply. Rates cannot be applied to groups of 10 or more rooms.

** Participating select city Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites locations offer rates up to $129 per night. Participating select city and resort Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites and Renaissance Hotels, Resorts and Suites locations offer rates of $129-$189 per night.

——-