SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

December 13, 2011 17:28 ET

Hotel Near PHL Airport Offers Brides to Be a Free 'Cake From Buddy'

Newly Engaged Couples Can Get a Free Cake From Buddy Valastro When They Book Their Wedding at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott Hotel

NEWARK, NJ--(Marketwire - Dec 13, 2011) - The upcoming holiday season means there will be a lot of marriage proposals, and the first thing newly engaged couples will be doing is searching for a wedding venue. For those looking for beautiful Philadelphia wedding venues, the Philadelphia Airport Marriott hotel is a great choice. Even better, couples can now receive a free wedding cake from Buddy Valastro, the star of TLC's "Cake Boss," when they book their wedding at the hotel by February 29, 2012.

For couples with family spread across the country and around the world, the Philadelphia airport hotel's location is ideal because it is connected to Terminal B at the Philadelphia International Airport via a skybridge. Once at the hotel, out-of-town guests will be accommodated in beautifully appointed rooms and suites; can enjoy access to the hotel's fitness center, indoor pool, and whirlpool; and can take advantage of the hotel's 10 mile proximity to the attractions of downtown Philadelphia and great restaurants near Philadelphia airport. Additionally, the hotel will also offer a special group rate for friends and family and provide a customized web page for every couple to simplify booking accommodations online.

Weddings at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott are hosted in the hotel's Grand Ballroom, which at 8,640 square feet can accommodate up to 720 guests for a banquet. The hotel's Marriott Certified Wedding Planner will meet with couples to assist them with organizing every detail of the wedding and can even assist with recommendations for the area's finest purveyors of everything from flowers to invitations, entertainment, and more.

The "Cake from Buddy" promotion at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott features the wedding cake (sized for the number of people which have been guaranteed for the event) and an exclusive Carlo's Bakery Experience, which includes:

  • Cake tasting at Carlo's Bakery's new Lackawanna Facility (a $100 value)
  • One-on-one consultation with a member of Buddy's staff
  • Behind-the-scenes look at Buddy's new bakery facility
  • Autographed photograph from Buddy

Couples can choose from the Marriott signature cake (red velvet with cream cheese frosting) or any of 24 other designs (http://www.carlosbakery.com/WeddingCakes/Hall.php) from Carlo's Bakery as part of their package, or they can upgrade the cake to any of 228 styles that Carlo's Bakery offers for an additional fee. To learn more about the "Cake from Buddy" promotion, visit www.marriott.com/specials/promotion.mi?promotion=group_offer_244.

For additional information on having a wedding at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott or to inquire about other Philadelphia meeting facilities, call 215-492-9000 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phlar-philadelphia-airport-marriott/.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Larry Cassenti
    Tel: 1-215-492-9000
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