SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

May 21, 2012 11:23 ET

North Ryde Meeting Space Can Take Planners to Three Great Cities

Plan Your Next Meeting at the Courtyard North Ryde Hotel for a Chance to Win a Trip to London, Paris, and New York

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - May 21, 2012) - Planning a meeting may not be as exciting as a wedding or joyful as a reunion, but it can win you a trip to three of the most well-known cities in the world! Conveniently located and featuring accommodating Macquarie Business Park boardrooms, the Courtyard North Ryde is proud to participate in the Art of Great Meetings promotion.

From 1 March 2012 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 Harbour Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott North Ryde, Brisbane Marriott Hotel, Marriott Surfers Paradise Resort & Spa or Melbourne Marriott Hotel. Additionally, eligible entrants must visit www.artofgreatmeetings.com or www.artofgreatmeetings.com.au 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.

The conveniently located Courtyard offers 2,400 square feet of unmatched North Ryde meeting space for event planners. The North Ryde accommodation's eight meeting rooms offer a combination of style, technology, and accessibility that make business easy. The modern, well-appointed rooms are situated over two floors to offer maximum flexibility for both group and breakout activities.

This North Ryde hotel's meeting rooms can accommodate a wide variety of events, meetings, and conferences. Many of the rooms offer large windows providing natural light, the convenience of a full-service business center featuring copy/fax service, messenger and overnight delivery/pickup; Audio Visual equipment and expertise; an expert planning, catering and administrative staff.

When it comes to conference space, North Ryde's Courtyard is a smart choice that can win planners a once-in-a-lifetime trip. To learn more or book a boardroom, call 02 9491 9581, visit courtyardnorthryde.com.au or e-mail courtyard.northryde@courtyard.com.

About the Courtyard North Ryde

Centrally located within Macquarie Park near Sydney, Courtyard North Ryde offers contemporary accommodations for business & leisure. Our North Ryde location offers access to international businesses, Macquarie University, ANZ Stadium, Allphones Arena & Sydney attractions. Relax in comfort; our Macquarie Centre hotel's 188 guest rooms and 8 suites feature individual climate control, in-room safe, mini-bar & wireless Internet.

*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 RewardsTM 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 http://www.hyperhub.com.au/marriott/mice/terms.html.

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