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Palm Desert Resorts

August 20, 2010 10:17 ET

Savor the End of the Summer With Palm Springs Getaways and Resort Credits

Palm Desert Golf Resort Offers Weekday Getaway

PALM DESERT, CA--(Marketwire - August 20, 2010) -  Savor the last relaxing days of summer with amazing Palm Springs getaways that offer travelers perfect accommodations and resort credits for luxury services and tantalizing fine dining. With summer almost over, the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa is offering summer weekday guests incredible rates and a bonus of $50 in resort credit to use on added services at one of California's most sophisticated Palm Desert golf resorts.

Travelers will find a great vacation opportunity by booking into this fine resort through its "Summer Value" package with rates starting at just $119* through Sept. 9, 2010. Guests will receive resort accommodations and a $50 resort credit for each night stayed to be used towards spa services, dining and golf. Reservations may be made online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ctdca-jw-marriott-desert-springs-resort-and-spa/ by using promotional code ZX0 or by calling 1-800-721-6996.

Guests will be inspired to lose themselves to summer at this remarkable resort that is home to two of the finest golf courses Palm Desert has to offer and the relaxing Spa at Desert Springs. When searching places to stay near Palm Springs, the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa is at the top of the list with its expansive reinvented lobby and distinctive Lobby Bar that features a backdrop of cascading water. For exclusive Palm Desert dining, restaurants at the resort include selections of Japanese and American fare in addition to a Starbucks, Costa's Night Club and the popular Lobby Bar. The Mikado Japanese restaurant portrays the ancient tradition of Samurai chefs using fire and steam to create delicious menu entrees that include steak, chicken and seafood selections. The LakeView Restaurant opens daily with a breakfast buffet and lunch menu.

*Rates are per room per night and valid for weekdays Sunday-Thursday through 9/9/10 based on availability. A two-night stay is required and this offer is valid for leisure travel only and cannot be combined with any other discount, package or promotion. Credit may not be exchanged for cash. Please see hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
The Desert Springs Resort & Spa offers meticulous resort accommodations that include a variety of elegant rooms and suites featuring luxurious bedding ensembles and CD players for a relaxing sleep, bath robes, cable/satellite TV, premium movie channels and pay-per-view movies. The resort includes an expansive swimming pool complex with poolside food and beverage service and offers on-site family and children's activities. To the delight of shoppers the Desert Springs Resort & Spa is conveniently located just minutes from the El Paseo Shopping District.

About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today's sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 45 JW Marriott hotels in 19 countries; by 2013 the portfolio will encompass 73 properties in 28 countries.

About Marriott International
Marriott International is a leading lodging company with more than 3,400 lodging properties in 68 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites Inn and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, The Ritz-Carlton Residences and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland USA, and had approximately 137,000 employees at 2009 yearend. It is recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the best companies to work for, and by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Partner of the Year since 2004. In fiscal year 2009, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $11 billion. For more information, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com