Marriott Hotels & Resorts Canada Launching New ?Summer in the City? Promotion

Marriott Hotels & Resorts Canada Launching New ‘Summer in the City’ Promotion










Toronto, Ontario (Vocus) May 8, 2010

Gearing up for the long-awaited summer, Marriott Hotels & Resorts Canada is launching an exciting new summertime promotion. The promotion, “Summer in the City” offers guests a chance to explore popular local attractions, museums and cultural activities in destinations across Canada. The Summer in the City offer includes luxurious accommodation for two weekend nights, breakfast daily for two adults and two children, and two city attraction passes to discover multiple attractions in a given destination.

Participating Toronto hotels are offering a CityPass, valid for admission to five popular attractions including the CN Tower, Casa Loma, Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Ontario Science Centre and the Toronto Zoo. Hotels in Ottawa and Montreal are offering passes to local museums and cultural sites, including the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Montreal Biodome, respectively. Two of Marriott’s Niagara Falls properties are also participating, offering a pass to visit multiple attractions in the popular Clifton Hill area. Lastly, Edmonton hotels are offering a pass to West Edmonton Mall attractions and rides.

The Summer in the City offer is valid weekends (Thursday – Sunday) from May 6 to September 6, 2010. Packages start at only $ 149 per night, based on double occupancy. For more information or to book the Summer in the City offer today, visit:

http://www.marriott.com/specials/mesOffer.mi?marrOfferId=514349&displayLink=true or call 1-888-236-2427 and reference promotional code CUE.

About Marriott International:

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,100 lodging properties in 66 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, Horizons by Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA and had approximately 146,000 employees at 2008 year-end. It is recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the 100 best global brands, by FORTUNE® as one of the best companies to work for, and by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Partner of the Year since 2004. In fiscal year 2008, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $ 13 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at http://www.marriott.com.

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Chimo Ottawa Hotel Announces Hot Summer Deals on Ottawa Hotel Packages

Chimo Ottawa Hotel Announces Hot Summer Deals on Ottawa Hotel Packages












Ottawa, ON (Vocus) July 14, 2010

The Chimo Ottawa Hotel announces all new summer packages designed to take the heat off your summer travel budget. From Ottawa Golf Getaways to simple escapes, the hotel offers something for everyone.

“The summer time is a long awaited event in Canada and we want to help people celebrate the season by offering tremendous value, convenience and fun for the whole family,” says Jean Pierre Benjamin. General Manager. “The Chimo Ottawa Hotel has partnered with Calypso Water Park and other Ottawa attractions to bring the best of all Ottawa has to offer into a variety of summer adventures.”

The value added Ottawa family vacation package is perfect for a weekend getaway with the kids close to things to do in Ottawa. Downtown Ottawa attractions include Parliament Hill and activities such as the new Calypso Water Park nearby the hotel. Explore Ottawa on a Double Decker Bus tour then wind down with a family movie and snacks. Guests can also splash in the indoor pool and in the morning fuel up with breakfast, compliments of the Chimo Hotel Ottawa. With breakfast, admission to Calypso Waterpark, in room movie and snacks included, this package is sure to please parents and the kids.

Golfers can hit the links with the Chimo Hotel’s [Ottawa Golf Package and enjoy 18 holes for 2 people. Start the day with a breakfast buffet or take breakfast to go. Celebrate and reflect on your day with dinner for two at Quincy’s. The Golfing in Ottawa Package includes 1 night accommodation in a Silver Room, choice of buffet breakfast for 2 at Quincy’s or Breakfast to go for 2, Table d hôte dinner for 2 at Quincy’s and golf rounds for 2 with cart at Anderson Links only 15 minutes away.

To make planning an Ottawa vacation with ease, the Chimo Hotel Ottawa has launched a new website with helpful tools to plan the perfect summer getaway. For more information about this and other great Ottawa Hotel packages visit http://www.chimohotel.com or call Toll Free: 800-387-9779 for reservations.

About Chimo Hotel Ottawa

The only full service hotel in the Ottawa East, the Chimo Hotel Ottawa is conveniently located off Highway 417 across from Ottawa’s largest shopping centre, just a five minute drive from Parliament Hill, the Byward Market, National Arts Gallery and many other popular Ottawa tourist attractions. The Ottawa hotel offers 256 guest rooms, suites and Jacuzzi suites with Gold Level floors offering a private lounge and exercise room. Complimentary parking, high speed wireless internet access and local calls are a courtesy for all guests. The hotel features 7 meeting rooms, 3 board rooms, a restaurant, pub, indoor atrium style swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool, and fitness facility.

The commitment to friendly service the Chimo Ottawa Hotel offered is reflected in its’ name. The term Chimo was widely used at one point in the Inuktitut language, which is spoken by the Inuit in northern Canada. According to folklore, when two people met on the Arctic tundra, they rubbed their chests in a circular motion and said, “Chimo”, meaning “Are you friendly?” The answer was a repeat of the gesture and the word “Chimo!” (“Yes, I am friendly!)

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What’s hot in Ottawa this Summer?

Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, hosts a diverse selection of enticing activities this summer—take a peek:

  1. a non-stop party at Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest (July 6-18) with 6 outdoor stages on the banks of the Ottawa River.
  2. a controversial modern art exhibit making its only North American stop at the National Gallery of Canada—racy, edgy and provocative.
  3. Canada’s largest waterpark(opens June 7) offers high-tech biometric payment options.
  4. the newly revamped Canadian Museum of Nature displays architectural wonders… and a rare skeleton of a blue whale.
  5. a royal visit by Queen Elizabeth II on Canada Day (July 1)—Canada’s biggest birthday bash.
  6. delicious local products—from elk to cranberries—on the menus of a growing number of chef-owned Savour Ottawa restaurants.
  7. easier access to the four-storey underground bunker built to withstand a nuclear attack that is now Canada’s Cold War Museum
  8. free weekly yoga classes on the lawn of Parliament Hill—Canada’s seat of government.
  9. whitewater kayaking lessons in downtown Ottawa.
  10. and more!

Couple these events and attractions with the world’s largest one-day beach volleyball tournament (July 10); the buzz of the eclectic ByWard Market neighbourhood’s four square blocks of outdoor patios, live music venues, shops, bistros and more; the pomp and pageantry of the Changing the Guard Ceremony on Parliament Hill; boat cruises along the Rideau Canal—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and you have an action-packed summer.

For information on Ottawa’s festivals and events, restaurants, attractions, neighbourhoods, or to book packages or access Ottawa videos and images, visit http://changeottawa.com

If you need more information or images, or would like to experience these things first-hand, please get in touch!

Ottawa Tourism provides industry leadership and destination marketing to service the travel media and attract visitors, tours and conventions to Ottawa and Canada’s Capital Region.