Together Time Will Be Pure Magic This Holiday Season

Shop Till You Drop, Feed the Mind, Body and Soul with Holiday Packages for Families and Couples

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ — This holiday season, Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is offering a little enchantment with its Pure Magic(sm) and Together Time(R) holiday specials. Guests can “go on holiday” to locations worldwide — so cool and so hot — with offers designed to pamper you and feed the mind, body and soul.

Guests can book Pure Magic packages right now at Marriott, Renaissance and Courtyard hotels worldwide for stays from Nov. 1, 2005, through Jan. 31, 2006. Packages at participating hotels range from luxurious spa getaways to fun family excursions to weekend escapes featuring cultural events and museum tours.

For example, take advantage of shopping packages, such as the Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at the San Francisco Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf. Satisfy your culinary urges with the Holiday for Two Dining package at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, home to celebrity chef Melissa Kelly’s acclaimed restaurant, Primo.

Celebrate the holidays in London with Christmas packages at Renaissance Chancery Court or the Pure Magic Holiday packages at the London Marriott Hotel Marble Arch or the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square.

With the Getaway for the Holidays package, you can hit the slopes with the family and enjoy cultural events and museums at great locations such as the JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek or the Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain.

Or heat up the holidays by pampering your tired shopping muscles with a Spa Relaxation package at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona.

Looking for more options for a quick weekend trip or an extended holiday in the “rest and relaxation” department? Check out the Together Time Weekend rates offered at Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites and Fairfield Inn & Suites across the U.S. and Canada. Guests can enjoy a hearty complimentary breakfast, new bedding and free high-speed Internet access, while unwinding in a spacious suite.

To see all the Pure Magic holiday packages and Together Time rates and book your reservation today, please visit, call 1-877-MARRIOTT, or contact your travel professional.

Available weekends from Nov. 1, 2005, through Jan. 31, 2006. Day of week availability, packages and their offerings may vary by location. Rates are per room, per night and tax is additional. Limited number of rooms available. Other restrictions, including blackout dates, may apply.

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 2,700 lodging properties in the United States and 65 other countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, Renaissance, Bulgari, The Ritz-Carlton, Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites, and Fairfield Inn brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club International, The Ritz-Carlton Club, Grand Residences by Marriott, and Horizons brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; operates conference centers; and manages golf courses. The company is headquartered in metropolitan Washington, D.C. It is ranked as the lodging industry’s most admired company and one of the best places to work for by Fortune(R) magazine. In fiscal year 2004, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of $10 billion, and the company had approximately 133,000 employees at year-end 2004. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at

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