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July 09, 2010 11:20 ET

Texas-Sized Weekend Fun Is Waiting in San Antonio With VISA Gift Card Deal

Enjoy a Quick Getaway and $50 Gift Card at San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwire - July 9, 2010) -  From the legendary Alamo and Mission Trail to the popular River Walk, San Antonio is the hotbed of history and tourism in Texas. Sports, entertainment, and shopping provide non-stop enjoyment for thousands of fun-seeking visitors every year. And whether dining on the River Walk, golfing or taking in a spa day together, the captivating Southwestern setting also provides a romantic backdrop for the perfect weekend getaway.

The San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter is offering guests a $25 VISA gift card per room, per night for up to two nights with the special Great Weekend package* -- now through September 6, 2010, when they pay with their VISA Card. Guests at these luxurious San Antonio River Walk accommodations will find stylishly appointed guests rooms and fine amenities that make the hotel a popular choice for visitors to nearby SeaWorld, The Alamo, and the San Antonio Convention Center.

Guests will also enjoy the on-site DASA spa, complimentary coffee and tea in-room, expert River Walk hotel staff to help coordinate activities and events, plus a full array of guest services, from babysitting to valet dry-cleaning. This limited-time offer is just one of Marriott's many hotel deals on the River Walk in San Antonio, TX.

Reservations may be made online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/satrc-san-antonio-marriott-rivercenter/ using promotional code V12 or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code V12.

Conveniently located, these Downtown accommodations in San Antonio offer easy access to the city's many attractions and sights: The River Walk, for example, which bustles with activity nearly every night of the week and almost all year long, with locals and tourists alike enjoying mouth-watering cuisine at Boudro's or Paesano's River Walk, singing their hearts out at Howl at the Moon, or dancing the night away at Polly Esther's.

Or, funky King William and Southtown, where urban professionals are snatching up historical homes and refurbishing them, entrepreneurs are launching hip new businesses, and the locals are taking notice. Visitors need only wander a few blocks from downtown to discover eclectic choices like Espuma Tea & Coffee Emporium and Rosario's. One of San Antonio's original suburbs, Alamo Heights is home to some of the city's finest dining.

There may be too much to cover in San Antonio in just one weekend, but it does give visitors every reason to come back again, and again.

*Offer valid for weekend stays May 28 - September 6, 2010 at participating JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, in the continental U.S. and Canada. Must reserve the promotional code V12 in order to receive offer. Stays must be booked May 14 - July 16, 2010. Stays must be booked at least 14 days before arrival date. VISA® card payment required. Must stay over a Friday or Saturday night to receive the offer. A gift card will be mailed to qualified guests within 4-6 weeks after online registration. Visit website for additional terms and conditions.

About the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

The San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter is a AAA 4-diamond hotel conveniently located near SeaWorld, The Alamo, and the San Antonio Convention Center. This luxurious hotel offers 915 rooms and 86 suites on 38 floors, 60,000 sq. ft. of event space, an indoor/outdoor pool, whirlpool, an on-site DASA Spa, fitness center, two on-site restaurants, and access to nearby golf to make any trip to San Antonio an unforgettable one.