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Marriott International

August 28, 2013 16:05 ET

Explore, Experience & Enjoy a Trio of Tampa Attractions While Staying at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel Now Through Dec. 31

Passes Provide Free Admission for Two to the Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo and Museum of Science & Industry

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2013) - Enjoy complimentary admissions to top Tampa Bay attractions when you make reservations for overnight stays at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel now through Dec. 31.

The Tampa Trio Package ( provides special passes for free admission for two adults to three of the Tampa Bay area's most popular attractions. Additional tickets, for children or adults, are available for purchase at the hotel's front desk.

In addition to the passes, the package includes an upgraded courtyard view guest room. The Four Diamond AAA-rated, 293-room Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel is a full service, upscale Tampa accommodation that is centrally located to all of the great bay area attractions.

By booking the Tampa Trio Package, guests will be given admission to the following:

  • The Florida Aquarium, the state's largest aquarium
  • Lowry Park Zoo, one of the top-rated zoos in the U.S.
  • The Museum of Science & Industry, the largest science center in the Southeast and home of the only IMAX Dome Theatre in Florida

All of the participating attractions are family friendly and open year round.

A visit to the Florida Aquarium brings you face-to-flipper with marine animals from around the world. Enjoy discovering the softer side of stingrays at the new Stingray Beach petting tank or submerge 60 feet below the water's surface without getting wet while viewing the underwater world revealed in the Coral Reef exhibit. Be sure to plan your visit in time to catch the daily Penguin Promenade at 2:45 p.m. (Schedule subject to change without notice).

Be sure to dress for the weather and get ready to roam the lush, natural habitats that shelter more than 1,500 animals within the 56-acre Lowry Park Zoo. With exhibit and activities for all ages, this zoo that is consistently rated a family favorite among all zoos nationwide. The Florida Manatee and Aquatic Center offers visitors the perfect place for viewing rescued manatees at home, and at play, in the water before they are rehabilitated and returned to the wild. From primates to birds of prey, discover a world of fascinating wildlife at the Lowry Park Zoo.

From space exploration to scientific experimentation, the Museum of Science & Industry tackles complex topics in fun and imaginative ways that entertain while enlightening minds. Where else can you follow the human body from birth through its last moments, stand in the path of a raging hurricane or recline on a bed of nails? Three floors are filled with more than 450 hands-on activities but be sure to step outdoors and try to navigate the narrow passageways high above ground while balancing on the Sky Trail Ropes Course.

To book this limited time package, use the promotional code AARN. For online reservations, go to


The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel is located at 4200 Jim Walter Blvd. in Tampa. The full service hotel near Westshore features the award-winning Pelagia Trattoria Italian restaurant, a fitness center, outdoor pool and 12,500 square feet of meeting space. For more information, call 813-877-9200 or 1-800-644-2685 or go to

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