SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

October 15, 2012 10:12 ET

Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel Becomes an Official Supplier of the Sale Sharks Professional Rugby Union Team

Hotel in Manchester Partners With Sale Sharks to Provide Guests With Exclusive Fan Packages

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Oct 15, 2012) -  Rugby fans will revel in exciting hospitality packages surrounding Sale Sharks rugby Premiership and European fixtures this season as one of the premier hotels in Manchester Centre has partnered with the team to offer exclusive deals to season ticket holders.

With a hearty fixture list of matches on tap at the exciting new Salford City Stadium, a rugby adventure into Manchester will be more affordable and more comfortable thanks to the partnership between the Sale Sharks and the stylish Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel. As this North West Union Rugby team takes to the field, fans who book their lodging at this impressive Marriott hotel can enjoy gracious amenities and well-appointed hotel rooms in Manchester Centre before and after the match as well as exclusive hospitality packages offered to season ticket holders.

Forging their way through the competitive Aviva Premiership and having qualified for the European Heineken Cup, the Sale Sharks make up the largest rugby union team in the Northwest and through this new partnership program select customers of the Marriott Manchester Victoria & Albert Hotel will be offered hospitality packages and Manchester hotel deals at various stages throughout the season. In addition to its vibrant city center location, this Manchester hotel offers rugby fans the opportunity to experience the area's historical charm and nearby attractions or simply relax with other rugby fans in the ambience of the V&A Lounge Bar. A favored choice among celebrities, the lounge offers light fare, comfortable seating and is ideal for pre- or post-match gatherings.

From deluxe guest rooms to king suites, this remarkable hotel in Manchester pampers guests with luxurious amenities including pillow top mattresses topped with cotton-rich linens, comfortable furnishings and 24-hour room service. High-speed Internet access is also available and guests have access to international cable/satellite service and pay-per-view movies over 32-inch flat screen TVs.

On-site dining is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the V&A Restaurant and V&A Lounge Bar; and a host of restaurants and attractions are located nearby, many within walking distance.

About the Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel
The Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel welcomes Manchester visitors with original charm, modern amenities and attentive service. Located on the banks of the River Irwell and a stones throw from Spinningfields, the hotel is located inside an iconic building in the heart of Manchester, allowing guests to enjoy the classic charm of this historic district. With over 5,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, the hotel has become an inspirational choice for business conferences, corporate meetings and elegant social events. Dedicated event managers and skilled culinary professionals combine to offer the ultimate in hotel event planning.

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