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November 10, 2011 11:42 ET

Albuquerque Hotels Gear Up for New Mexico Bowl VI

Holiday Football Traditions Alive and Well in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwire - Nov 10, 2011) - Well on its way in developing a new age of football traditions Albuquerque's New Mexico Bowl VI is expected to bring over 30,000 fans to the University of New Mexico for the kick-off on Saturday, December 17, 2011 and Albuquerque hotels near UNM are gearing up for the excitement.

Since its inception in 2006, the New Mexico Bowl has created a holiday tradition on the Saturday before Christmas by pitting teams representing the Mountain West and Western Athletic Conferences against each other on the field of University Stadium. The enthusiasm for this relatively new football bowl event is shared with fans from throughout both conferences and draws a magnitude of onlookers to the University of New Mexico campus and UNM Albuquerque hotels to witness New Mexico's own football phenomenon.

Joining in the anticipation for this year's match-up, the stylish Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North welcomes football fans to take advantage of its spacious Albuquerque hotel suites to ensure plenty of room for keeping up with the week of activities leading up to the game and exceptional comfort for relaxing afterwards.

As one of the area's top-rated Albuquerque suite hotels, the Marriott features 54 well-appointed suites in addition to 256 rooms all designed to pamper guests with a savory blend of comfort, functionality and luxury. All accommodations include cotton-rich linens, high-speed Internet access, a 32-inch flat screen television, cable/satellite service and pay-per-view movie options. Guests are also treated to marble bathroom accents and toiletries from Bath and Body Works. For added services, an upgraded level is also available providing concierge lounge access Monday through Friday.

Conveniently located among UNM hotels, the Marriott provides football fans with a wealth of on-site amenities including the Sandia Grill, a full-service restaurant featuring delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner menus; the relaxing High Desert Lounge where favorite drinks can be enjoyed to the tranquil sounds of the hotel's two-story atrium waterfall; a refreshing and heated indoor/outdoor pool and a fully-equipped fitness center.

Priding itself on relentless attention to detail, the Marriott welcomes football fans to book their accommodations by clicking "Check Availability" at or by calling 1-800-262-2043 for an exciting weekend of post season football fun and join in the frenzy of excitement to be found in Albuquerque on December 17.

About the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
The Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North hotel is conveniently located just off I-25 in the popular Journal Center Business Complex and just minutes from Albuquerque Airport. The hotel also offers guests complimentary on-site parking and a full-service business center. Boasting 27,000 square feet of impressive event space, the Marriott Pyramid North is an exceptional choice for business conferences, corporate meetings and social gatherings featuring on-site exhibition space, dedicated event managers and 18 state-of-the-art meeting rooms.

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