SOURCE: Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc.

July 17, 2012 10:15 ET

Book Conference Rooms in Sydney for a Chance at the Trip of a Lifetime

Meeting Planners Can Win a Trip to See the Art Masters in London, Paris, and New York

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Jul 17, 2012) -  A combination of city and country, modern architecture and white sand beaches, Sydney is a perfect location for group events. With its participation in the new Art of Great Meetings promotion, the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay is offering Sydney event planning professionals an opportunity to win a trip to three of the most well-known cities in the world!

Through 30 December 2012, the Art of Great Meetings gives entrants the opportunity to win two (2) around-the-world airfares in economy class and three (3) nights accommodation in a Marriott® Hotel in each of the following cities -- Paris, London & New York* -- and a chance to experience the historic museums each city has to offer. To enter, guests must book group events of at least 10 rooms per night at one of the participating Australia Marriott properties: the Marriott Sydney Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott North Ryde, Brisbane Marriott Hotel, Marriott Surfers Paradise Resort & Spa or Melbourne Marriott Hotel. Additionally, eligible entrants must visit or and fully complete the online survey.

For any group with a minimum of 10 room nights, bookers also have the choice of three (3) rewarding extras from the following: Three (3) percent rebate off master bill; one (1) free morning break; one (1) free afternoon break; one (1) free 1/2 hour pre-dinner drinks*; one (1) free coffee/tea break on day of registration; complimentary high speed Internet in meeting room*; complimentary room upgrades (1 per 25 rooms); complimentary rooms* (1 in 25 rooms); or Double Points - Rewarding Events SM.

Offering a unique experience in this beautiful harbor city, this Sydney accommodation's city-view rooms offers a flawless location for reflection, relaxation, and an escape. The Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay is one of the premier area properties, offering a number of Sydney hotel deals as well as spectacular waterside views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The hotel is ideally situated in the heart of the Sydney Central Business District, near the "retail therapy" of the Pitt Street Mall and the 'Rocks' entertainment and cultural precinct. With 550 luxurious guest rooms and 20 technologically enabled conference rooms in Sydney, Marriott's Harbour view hotel offers guests an intimate and sophisticated venue for both business and leisure.

The hotel also offers an indoor swimming pool, a popular Sydney spa, fitness centre, and Icons Brasserie, featuring fresh seafood cuisine. Perfect for business, leisure and weekend getaways, the Sydney Harbour Marriott hotel is close to all Sydney beaches, Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Sydney Cricket Ground, and easy access to major transport options like Circular Quay station and Sydney Airport.

*Terms and Conditions for 'Art of Meetings' promotion: The 'Art of Great Meetings' with Marriott® promotion is limited to participating Marriott® Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard by Marriott® hotels, in Australia. Offer valid on new bookings only that are contracted between 21 February 2012 and 30 June 2012 and actualized between 21 February 2012 and 30 December 2012. Not valid with any room blocks or meetings currently booked, under negotiation or that have already occurred. Events or meetings must contract and actualize at least 10 rooms per night. The contact must sign a contract with the hotel on behalf of the group to govern the terms of the meeting ("Sales Contract"). The selected bonus items will be included in the group sales contract. Availability and terms of offer will be confirmed during contract sales process. Blackout dates may apply for special events. The Marriott Rewards® registered member must sign a sales/group contract with the hotel for the event or meeting to qualify. For the master bill rebate option, discount is not offered on any surcharges, gratuities, taxes and third party charges on the master bill and payment must be made in accordance with the time frames specified in the contract to receive the discount on the master bill. Availability of specific catering products may vary based on hotel. Free internet in meeting room is limited to maximum of six (6) users. Complimentary pre-dinner drinks available in conjunction with same number of guests attending a contracted on-site dinner, on the same date. Catering provision is based on standard beverage package. Complimentary rooms are based on maximum of four (4) complimentary rooms per contracted event. Promotion is not valid for Wholesale group business. The booking bonus may not be combined with any other offers, incentives, discounts or promotions. Offer is subject to availability of guest rooms and meeting facilities at time of booking. Planner+ is responsible for disclosure to client of any incentives received, including Meeting Rewards™ points, and is responsible for compliance with any client or employer gift or incentive policy that may apply. Complete contest details, and terms and conditions can be found at

About the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay
Located near the Sydney Aquarium, Observatory, 'Rocks' precinct, Harbour Bridge and Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay is a striking, convenient property offering a gymnasium and full day spa with indoor swimming pool and sauna. A jewel among hotels in Sydney city, this luxurious property features 508 well-appointed rooms and 42 spacious suites on 32 floors, 15,177 sq. ft. of Sydney Harbour meeting rooms, five expert concierge levels, an on-site restaurant, pub, and coffee house, and full-service business center.

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