SOURCE: Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel

Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel

November 11, 2011 11:07 ET

Vancouver Airport Hotel Teams Up With The Sport Fishing Institute to Support Sustainability and Maintain Angling Opportunities

RICHMOND, BC--(Marketwire - Nov 11, 2011) - As one of the Four Green Key-certified luxury Vancouver airport hotels, the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel takes its eco-friendly designation seriously, which is why they have teamed up with The Sport Fishing Institute of British Columbia (SFI). The nonprofit seeks to ensure sustainability of natural resources and that angling opportunities are maintained and promoted. The Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel is also proud to partner with the Certified Tidal Angling Guide (CTAG) program, which establishes best practices and standards for the estimated 2,000 saltwater guides in the province.

To support this partnership, the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel is offering SFI and its members a discounted room rate for individual travel on an annual basis. Plus, they will extend a special rate to CTAG-certified guides and their guests booking stays at this extraordinary Vancouver airport hotel. The SFI community consists of fishing lodges, regional airlines, individual anglers, tackle shops, charter operations and many others. To learn more about SFI, visit http://www.sportfishing.bc.ca/default.aspx.

SFI and CTAG guests at the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel, which stands out among the finest hotels that Richmond, BC has to offer, will enjoy stays in newly renovated rooms, including studios, one- and two-bedroom suites and concierge-level rooms, all of which offer a number of luxurious amenities. Sink into plush Revive bedding, get down to business with ergonomic desks and high-speed Internet access, or simply zone out in front of the 37-inch flat screen TV.

Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel also offers sumptuous meals at the American Grille, a creative and delicious Vancouver restaurant, serving modern American cuisine inspired by the region and featuring sustainably harvested seafood. For travelers seeking lighter fare, Lotus Land Lounge offers small bites with friends and business associates. When it's time to relax, and when the weather permits, head to the outdoor pool and whirlpool or get fit in the fitness centre or on the tennis court.

The Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel is sure to please, with its combination of sophistication, convenience and comfort. To book rooms, learn more about nearby attractions and dining, find packages or explore more than 5,000 square feet of event space, visit the hotel website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yvrsa-vancouver-airport-marriott-hotel/.

About The Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel
The Vancouver Airport Marriott offers eco-friendly luxury just 5km from the Vancouver Airport, and a free shuttle to get you there. The hotel is located just minutes from Richmond businesses and attractions, plus whale-watching tours, world-class skiing, shopping and seafood in Steveston Village. Spacious rooms at this Four Green Key hotel are newly renovated, with Marriott's plush Revive bedding; ergonomic desks, high-speed Internet access and 37-inch flat screen TVs. Accommodations range from studios and concierge-level rooms to one- and two-bedroom suites. With separate living and sleeping areas, there's more than enough room to bring the whole family, including pets. Dining at the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel includes regionally inspired American cuisine at the American Grille while Lotus Land Lounge offers a contemporary atmosphere for guests to relax and unwind over cocktails. The fitness centre and tennis court are perfect ways to stay active during your stay, while the outdoor pool and whirlpool are excellent for relaxing when the season allows. The hotel also offers more than 5,000 sq ft of event space, including our barrier-free ballroom, able to host everything from tradeshows to sporting events.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Shawn Caswell
    Director of Sales & Marketing
    Vancouver Airport Marriott
    7571 Westminster Highway
    Richmond, BC, V6X 1A3
    d: 604.232.2903
    f: 604.232.2817