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Orlando World Center Marriott Offers a Sunny Holiday Escape

Themed Activities, Events and Convenience Come Together at Orlando Resort

ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/13 -- For those thinking of spending the holiday season in the sun, Orlando is a unique choice for a family getaway. And the Orlando World Center Marriott is offering special holiday savings on Orlando hotel accommodations, events, and more to make the season bright.

For example, through December 30th, 2013, the "Holidays Around the World at Epcot" event brings the theme park's World Showcase alive with holiday traditions from around the globe, from seasonal music to special dinners. Conveniently located near all of Orlando's famous theme parks, the World Center Marriott offers easy access to EPCOT, and also offers a number of exciting on-site activities for holiday guests, including:

  • Special holiday menus
  • Holiday tree lighting event in the resort lobby with champagne for adults, sparkling cider for children and cookies
  • Christmas Carolers
  • Santa meet-and-greet with a special reading of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"
  • Santa/elf delivery of stockings
  • Cookies, eggnog and hot chocolate in the lobby
  • Decorate your own ornament and holiday cookies
  • Make your own snowflake and stockings
  • Gingerbread house display in the lobby

In addition to holiday-themed activities, this Orlando hotel near DisneyWorld also features golf, a spa, and for younger guests, the new slide tower at the Falls Pool Oasis with two 200-ft winding waterslides and one 90-ft speed waterslide. In addition, this Orlando family hotel's Kid's Splash Zone offers endless water fun, The G.R.I.D. (Gaming Recreational Interactive Destination) featuring XBOX®, PlayStation® and Wii®, and the Kid's Activity Center features LEGOLAND® themed events, face painting and more!

To add to the holiday spirit, through January 31, 2014, the Holiday Getaway Event gives guests of this Orlando family hotel luxurious, convenient accommodations in a deluxe resort guest room, with rates from $174/night.* This special offer also includes up to a $200 resort credit for guests to spend on their favorite activities. The resort credit can be used throughout the resort for dining, spa, golf and more! To book the Holiday Getaway Event or explore other Orlando, Florida vacation packages, guests should be sure that promotional code P91 appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making online reservations at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/mcowc-orlando-world-center-marriott/, or call 1-800-721-6996 in the US and ask for promotional code P91.

*Must book by December 26, 2013. Valid for vacations now through January 31, 2014. Resort credits cannot be applied to room rate or tax and may not be redeemed for cash or gift cards. Credit will be applied upon check-out at $50 per night stayed. Must stay four consecutive nights to receive $200 in resort credits. Applicable credits will be applied to folio upon checking out. The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club offer includes a 15% discount and $25 per night resort credit and is valid for stays now through January 13, 2014, discount is already reflected in rate. Limited number of rooms are available for this promotion. Tax is additional. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.

About the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort

With 28 floors, 2,009 guestrooms and 74 meeting rooms that offer 450,000 square feet of event space, the newly renovated Orlando World Center Marriott rivals the nearby theme parks for attention-grabbing features. Its completely redesigned Falls Pool Oasis features a new slide tower with two 200-foot winding waterslides and a 90-foot speed slide, along with a children's splash park and game room.

If fun, sun and relaxation are at the top of the to-do list, spend time at the four adult pools, full-service spa, fitness center, 18-hole Robert Cupp III-designed Hawk's Landing Golf Club course or High Velocity. Those with kids (or guests who are kids at heart), can visit the theme parks near this Orlando hotel including Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld Orlando and Discovery Cove. Rooms themselves are impressive and feature a private balcony or patio with striking views, plush bedding, high-speed Internet access, a desk, in-room dining, coffee/tea service and a 27-inch flat-screen. Those looking for spectacular event venue can choose from 450,000 square feet of function space, including the country's largest pillar-free resort ballroom.

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