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Marco Island Marriott Listens to Meeting Planners and Launches "We Heard You Loud and Clear" Offer

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ThumbnailLike no other resort in Southwest Florida, Marco Island Marriott Resort & Spa is the perfect island within an island escape. A recent $225 million dollar renovation included the new Quinn's Pool, magnificent outdoor dining and meeting spaces, spa, private resort Rookery Golf Course and Hammock Bay Golf Course, and luxurious rooms and lanai suites.LogoTracker

MARCO ISLAND, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/13 -- A recent survey revealed meeting planners are looking to send their business to hotels that offer specific perks and incentives at no extra charge to the client. Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa took this information to heart and has launched the "We Heard You Loud and Clear" offer. Groups who book a meeting to be held in 2013 for three nights with at least 100 rooms will receive the following complimentary incentives:

•Free Wi-Fi in guest rooms, public areas and meeting rooms •Free meeting space or conference room •10% discount on 2013 catering menus •Complimentary transfers

"The Marco Island Marriott has always been a favorite for groups -- worldwide. We wanted to show this segment that we appreciate their business and we thought the best way to demonstrate this was to listen to what they were asking for and provide these incentives," said Robert Pfeffer, Director of Sales and Marketing. "We want meeting planners to be heroes to their clients as we want to be the same to our guests, so it's a win-win for both."

Meeting attendees will enjoy all that Marco Island Marriott hotel has to offer including a team of expert on site event managers, stunning Gulf of Mexico views, beautiful white sand beaches and access to multiple amenities including three swimming pools, an award-wining spa and two private golf courses. With the recent completion of a $225 million renovation, the Balinese-styled resort's meeting space options are endless including 225,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, 17 breakout rooms, three large terraces an exhibit hall. Spaces are available for any sized group from intimate private gatherings at the pool deck to large ballroom galas in the newly revamped state-of-the-art 20,000-square-foot Islands Ballroom.

Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort's "We Heard You Loud and Clear" offer is valid for bookings of three nights or more from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. For more information call 239.642.2794 or visit www.meetingsatmarco.com.

Terms and Conditions
Offer is valid for new business leads and business booked to actualize in 2013. Not valid on previously negotiated business. Complimentary airport transfers are round-trip from Ft. Myers International Airport (RSW). Transfers must be scheduled within an eight-hour window of the group's primary arrival and departure date. The number of transfers provided will be equal to the number of single occupancy rooms on the peak night (number must be over 100 for three nights). Complimentary WiFi is based on the group utilizing the resort's AV company for all of the audio visual requirements of the meeting. Some restrictions and blackout dates apply.

About the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa
Like no other resort in Southwest Florida, Marco Island Marriott Resort & Spa is the perfect island within an island escape. The 727-room Balinese-styled resort evokes complete tranquility and harmony. A recent $225 million dollar renovation included the new Quinn's Pool, magnificent outdoor dining and meeting spaces, spa, private resort Rookery Golf Course and Hammock Bay Golf Course, and luxurious rooms and lanai suites. Located 20 minutes south of Naples and just a 90-minute scenic drive from Miami, Marco Island Marriott Resort & Spa is the ultimate sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation. For additional information and reservations please visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mrkfl-marco-island-marriott-beach-resort-golf-club-and-spa/ or call 1.800. GET. HERE (1.800.437.4373).

About Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels & Resorts continues to inspire and provide a balanced life on the road for discerning and high-achieving business and leisure travelers, offering warm, professional service; sophisticated yet functional guest room design; lobby spaces that facilitate working, dining and socializing; restaurants and bars serving international cuisine prepared simply and from the freshest ingredients; meeting and event spaces and services that are gold standard; and expansive, 24-hour fitness facilities. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.



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