SOURCE: Marriott

June 05, 2007 17:22 ET

Save Your Tank... Don't Break the Bank!

A Gallon of Gas Equals One Great Getaway!

DETROIT, MI--(Marketwire - June 5, 2007) - Don't let high gas prices keep you from relaxing and recharging on a well-deserved getaway this summer. A gallon of gas can get you to a great summer escape right in your own backyard. With so many things to do in metro Detroit, why take a long car ride when all the fun is so close to home?

Marriott is now offering a variety of local summer packages that won't break the bank... or gas tank. Take time to enjoy what our great city has to offer and enjoy the sights of metro Detroit without the worry of high gas prices.

"Traveling closer to home is a great way to get away, without straining your resources," said Bob Farmery, Market Vice President for Marriott. "And with many fun and affordable packages offered by Detroit area Marriott properties, your getaway can be hassle-free, budget-friendly and well-deserved."

Marriott summer packages include:

--  Greektown Casino Package at Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance GM
    Center -- includes a deluxe guest room, $20 in free tokens with the
    purchase of $40 in tokens, and complimentary breakfast for two. In the
    heart of downtown, the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is
    located in the middle of the best nightlife, attractions and casinos.
--  Grand Slam Baseball Package at the Courtyard Detroit Downtown --
    includes a deluxe guest room, breakfast for two, and two food vouchers,
    each valid for one hot dog and a soda pop at Comerica Park. Courtyard
    Detroit Downtown is conveniently connected by skyway to the GM Renaissance
    Center and adjacent to the People Mover.
--  The Henry Ford Package at the Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel --
    includes a deluxe guest room, admission for two people into two
    attractions, either The Henry Ford, Greenfield Village, or Ford Rouge
    Factory Tour, plus complimentary breakfast for two. The Dearborn Inn offers
    accommodations in a poolside colonial lodge, an enchanting historic guest
    cottage or the lovely guest rooms in the main inn.
--  Somerset Collection Shopping Package at Detroit Marriott Troy --
    includes a deluxe guest room, breakfast for two in Shula's Steakhouse, a
    Somerset Collection welcome amenity, and a $25 gift card valid a various
    stores in the Somerset Collection. The Detroit Marriott Troy is not only
    located near the elegant Somerset Collection and great restaurants, but
    is also minutes away from music, sports and comedy entertainment.
--  Movie Madness Package at Detroit Marriott Livonia -- includes a deluxe
    guest room, two gold movie passes to AMC Laurel Park 10 and a $30 dinner
    credit at Sweet Lorraine's Restaurant and Café. The Detroit Marriott
    Livonia is connected to the Laurel Park Mall and AMC Laurel Park 10.

For more information, call 1-800-MARRIOTT or visit us at

Packages are subject to availability.

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company with nearly 2,900 hotels worldwide.

Contact Information

    Jodie Kennedy
    Marketing & eCommerce Manager
    Marriott International, Inc.
    (248) 761-3561
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