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Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center

June 25, 2015 15:24 ET

Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center Welcomes New Owner, $5 Million in Renovations

Upscale Visalia Hotel Secures Exclusive Catering Rights to the Charter Oak Ballroom at the Visalia Convention Center

VISALIA, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2015) -  The Visalia council and community recently voiced its overwhelming support of the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center with a 5-0 city council vote granting the upscale property exclusive catering rights to the ballroom at the adjacent Visalia Convention Center.

The council also unanimously approved a new ownership agreement that moves control of the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center to the Welcome Group, Inc., which committed $5 million in forthcoming renovations to the premier 195-room lodging near Sequoia National Park.

"The Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center and the Welcome Group are genuinely honored to be so warmly accepted by our fellow members of the Visalia business community," said General Manager Carrie Groover.

Director of Sales Nichole Castillo echoed Groover's sentiments: "This agreement allows us to maintain our role as an integral part of such a vibrant destination, and we are committed to fulfilling the varied needs of our guests and events at this magnificent property."

Ideally situated just steps from the signature bistros, boutiques and galleries of Visalia's bustling downtown corridor, this Visalia Convention Center hotel is a relaxing oasis in the heart of California's scenic San Joaquin Valley. Luxurious beds dressed in cotton-rich linens and plush mattresses are complemented by in-room amenities such as marble countertops, flat-screen TV's and high-speed Internet. Following a day of shopping, meetings or sightseeing, guests are invited to escape to the property's sparkling pool and whirlpool for a refreshing dip; meanwhile, the nearby fitness center features an array of cardiovascular equipment and free weights. Paired with innovative cocktails and fine, fresh dining at the great room, as well as 114,675 square feet of flexible event space, the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center offers an unforgettable setting for the ultimate getaway or inspiring corporate gathering.

About the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center
The Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center is a contemporary full-service hotel featuring 195 spacious rooms designed to help guests connect, relax and recharge. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, guests of this 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence-winning property enjoy a generous range of signature in-room comforts, including flat-screen TVs, Thann amenities and Marriott Revive® bedding. Other features include an outdoor heated pool and whirlpool; fitness center; complimentary on-site parking; and comprehensive meeting and event facilities. Additionally, the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center proudly brews Starbucks coffee and offers convenient access to many iconic San Joaquin Valley sights such as King's Canyon, Sequoia National Park, Crystal Cave and Lake Kaweah, as well as Visalia favorites such the International Agriculture Center and the Fox Theater. View available Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center deals today at www.marriott.com.

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