'Dream for the Cure' at Select Marriott Hotels in California and Texas and Help Fight Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 General News
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BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 26 Select Marriott hotels and resorts in California and Texas are joining the fight against breast cancer by offering the Dream for the CureŽ at Marriott package. For each paid night stayed, the hotels will donate $5 to the Susan G. Komen for the CureŽ.

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"Every 3 minutes a woman in the US is diagnosed with breast cancer and every 13 minutes a woman in the US dies from the disease.* The Marriott hotels in California and Texas are committed to supporting this worthwhile cause and helping to find a cure for breast cancer. Every stay matters in this fight," said Jim Kaufman, Marriott's regional vice president for the Western region.

Starting at $129 a night, the Dream for the CureŽ at Marriott package at participating Marriott, JW Marriott and Renaissance hotels includes guest room accommodations, $30 hotel food and beverage credit, complimentary self-parking and a $5 donation to the Susan G. Komen for the CureŽ. Starting at $69 a night, the Dream for the CureŽ at Marriott package at Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn, TownePlace Suites hotels includes room rate and a $5 donation to the Susan G. Komen for the CureŽ. The offers are available now through May 1, 2010.

For more information and terms and conditions on the Dream for the CureŽ at Marriott packages and a list of participating hotels, visit www.dreamatmarriott.com or call 1-800-228-9290.

About Susan G. Komen for the CureŽ

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested more than $1.3 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.

In addition numerous hotels have donated a "Survivor Getaway" stay to a breast cancer patient, survivor or caregiver, including: Residence Inn John Wayne Airport in Irvine, CA; Desert Springs - a JW Marriott Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA; Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, CA; San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina; Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA; Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa in Hollywood, CA; Courtyard Irvine in Irvine, CA; The Stanford Court, A Renaissance Hotel; San Francisco Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA; Manhattan Beach Marriott, Manhattan Beach, CA; Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo, Aliso Viejo, CA; Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa, San Diego, CA; the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk; Residence Inn Alamo Plaza in San Antonio, TX; the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by Galleria; Renaissance Dallas, Dallas Marriott Suites Market Center; Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center; in Dallas, TX; Courtyard Fort Worth University Drive the Courtyard Fort Worth Downtown, in Fort Worth, TX; Houston Marriott at Texas Medical Center; TownePlace Suites Houston Northwest the JW Marriott Houston in Houston, TX; the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, which opens in early 2010.

Click here for Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) company information.

* Facts from Susan G. Komen for the Cure

SOURCE Marriott International, Inc.

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