SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 25, 2011 10:46 ET

The Washington Marriott, Renaissance Dupont Circle and Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotels Are Offering Tickets to the Dedication Ceremony of Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial for Sunday, August 28, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Project Foundation on Sunday, August 28th, 2011 will dedicate a monument on the National Mall to honor Dr. King, his life and his legacy. The memorial promises to be an engaging experience and will convey democracy, justice, hope, and love; four fundamental themes that Dr. King built his life around. Whether you live in the Washington, DC area, or are planning to visit the city for this momentous occasion, the Washington Marriott, Renaissance Dupont Circle, and the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotels are offering combination hotel and ticket packages for you to 'Experience the Dream.'

The Dedication will be a historic event, not just for the U.S. but for many nations around the world, since Dr. King's vision continues to resonate with people worldwide. And these hotels with conference centers in Washington DC are among the few DC hotels, in association with Destination DC that are offering tickets and accommodation to the Dedication Ceremony. Guests who choose to take advantage of the "Experience the Dream" weekend package will receive tickets to the Dedication combined with two-night stays at any of the participating Marriott and Renaissance hotels.

With rates starting at $139 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, and $179 at both the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel and the Washington Marriott, the "Experience the Dream" package will offer guests who book a two-night minimum stay in any of the hotels' guest rooms or hotel suites in DC up to four (4) passes to the official viewing area at the dedication ceremony on the National Mall near the Tidal Basin. This will allow guests to experience the lasting tribute to Dr. King's legacy of freedom, opportunity and justice, which helped to enact the irreversible social changes that led our country forward. Guests will also get to be among the civil rights pioneers and citizens who went through the days of segregation as well as the world leaders who will come together for the long-awaited celebration.

As a premier hotel among the hotels near West End DC, the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel along with the Washington Marriott Wardman Park and the Washington Marriott all offer travelers impeccable hotel accommodations when visiting the DC area. Perfect for relaxing family getaways, or nights out on the town, guests of these Washington hotels will enjoy the convenience and comforts that the DC hotels are known for. From the spacious guest rooms with complimentary amenities and in-room entertainment to the impressive business services and facilities that the hotels provide, guests will have everything to enjoy the best of Washington.

The "Experience the Dream" package will be available Thursday, August 25 through Saturday, August 27. To make a reservation, please call (800) 228-9290, be sure to use the promotional code UY7 or visit www.mlkmemorialpackages.com for additional information.

*To qualify for this offer, guests must reserve accommodations for a minimum of two nights and provide a valid email address and telephone number. All rates are per room, per night and do not include tax and gratuities. Rooms are based on availability at the time of reservation, and all reservations are non-refundable and prepaid. Guests are also required to submit their names prior to the dedication ceremony for the pass to be valid. A maximum of four passes will be available per guest room.

About the Washington Marriott
Settled among the Georgetown DC hotels, the Washington Marriott offers travelers comfortable lodgings in Washington's West End Business District. The hotel offers its guests stylish accommodation in guest rooms with standard comforts such as luxury bedding with fluffy pillows and down comforters, ultra-adaptable work desks, technology panels and HDTVs. Guests of the Washington Marriott hotel will also have access to the hotel's sauna, swimming pool, fitness center with cardiovascular equipment, and onsite restaurant and lounge. The hotel's downtown Washington DC hotel rooms will also offer its guests convenient access to DC's top attractions like the Washington Convention Center, the National Mall, Kennedy Center among many other great attractions.

About the Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Standing out as the clear leader among Washington's most sophisticated hotels, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park is a symbol of modern elegance in a historic landmark setting. The elegant hotel offers every traveler who spends a night the opportunity to get a restful night's sleep in a stunning guest room. The Washington Marriott Wardman Park's impeccable service, easy access to many of the area's attractions and extensive business service makes it the perfect place for leisure and business travelers to stay when visiting the DC area.

About the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel
The Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel is an excellent hotel in Washington. Offering travelers sophisticated and contemporary accommodations among the Dupont Circle hotels in Washington DC, guests of this hotel are sure to receive upscale lodging and legendary services when in DC. The hotels well-appointed guest rooms and spacious hotel suites exude stylish luxury while creating the perfect hotel experience for guests. In addition, the convenient location of the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle will bring the best of the city's attractions right to the door of its guests.

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