SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 04, 2012 15:49 ET

Hotel's Toronto Location Puts Visitors in the Centre of Lively Entertainment District

Sizzling Summer Events on Tap for Captivating Concert Season

TORONTO--(Marketwire - Jun 4, 2012) - Summer events are sizzling in Toronto's vibrant entertainment district with two major concerts slated at the world-famous Rogers Centre for the 2012 season. Captivating summer concert goers will enjoy Roger Waters' "The Wall" Tour on June 23rd and then, highlighting August nights, fans can see Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band live. The Rogers Centre combined with spectacular Toronto hotel deals will make this summer an epic one, in the heart of Toronto's entertainment district.

Legendary Presentation of 'The Wall' Kicks Off Summer Entertainment
Roger Waters, co-founder and principal songwriter of the archetypal progressive band Pink Floyd, has updated the look and feel of "The Wall" to ensure this performance will live up to the astonishing theatrical extravaganza that has deemed the live incarnation "legendary". Allowing yet another generation the opportunity to be inspired by the grandeur of this breathtaking visual and aural spectacle, the June presentation at the Rogers Centre will be performed in its entirety featuring a full band and state-of-the-art production.

Making this presentation an even more exciting summer escape, accommodations at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel, located inside the Rogers Centre, puts concert goers in the centre of the action and with sophisticated accommodations at one of the premier luxury hotels in Toronto.

Bruce Springsteen 'Wrecking Ball Tour' August 24th
Experience an exciting summertime escape within the confines of the Rogers Centre and this Toronto hotel's remarkable accommodations and be part of Springsteen and his E Street Band's world 'Wrecking Ball Tour' on August 24, 2012. Earning accolades for stellar performances, the tour has been described as "epic" by Rolling Stone, "explosive" by The New York Times and has displayed an "energy that bordered on superhuman," according to The Boston Globe.

As the world's only hotel located within an entertainment and major league sports venue such as the Rogers Centre, the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel is a destination in itself, putting guests in the midst of some of the city's most exciting events. With over 300 spacious guest rooms and well-appointed hotel suites, the hotel boasts 70 field view rooms with floor to ceiling windows that open into the stadium. While these rooms allow visibility of sporting events, concerts cannot be viewed, but the overall experience is still phenomenal. Equally as impressive, on-site dining at the Aribba Restaurant features locally inspired cuisine and the adjacent Aribba Lounge is an ideal choice for pre- or post-concert gatherings with friends and family.

About the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel
The Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel is conveniently located just minutes from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, CN Tower and Air Canada Centre and is just a short ride from the Molson Amphitheatre and Toronto's bustling Financial District. An ideal choice for both leisure and business travellers, the hotel is fully equipped with 13,000 square feet of flexible event space, ideal for an inspirational business meeting in Toronto or an elegant social gathering. All guests are greeted with opulent accommodations, gracious amenities and outstanding service for a delightful Toronto hotel experience.