November 18, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Marriott Hotels of San Antonio have partnered with Clear Channel Communications to offer guests the opportunity to experience a rare exhibit-“Saint Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes” through an exclusive Vatican Package*.
The exhibit will make its last stop on a three-city journey through North America in San Antonio, Texas Through January 8, 2006. More than 300 objects, one of the largest Vatican collections ever to tour North America, are presented in the context of dramatic and immersive environments, including representations of the Tomb of Saint Peter, the Sistine Chapel and the ancient and current Saint Peter’s Basilicas. From culture to history to art, visitors will view works by Bernini, Giotto, Canova and explore the impact of this 2,000-year-old institution’s influence on the world.
Including one-night deluxe accommodations for two, complimentary parking at the hotel plus two tickets to the exhibit, the Vatican Package is available at the following Marriott San Antonio locations:
o Marriott Rivercenter - rates starting from $151 per night
o Marriott Riverwalk - rates starting from $151 per night
o Courtyard San Antonio Airport – rates starting from $99 per night
o Courtyard Downtown Market Square – rates starting from $109 per night
o Courtyard Medical Center – rates starting from $89 per night
o Residence Inn San Antonio Airport – rates starting from $109 per night
o Residence In Alamo Plaza – rates starting from $141 per night
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 2,600 lodging properties in the United States and 65 other 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 International, Horizons, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Marriott Grand Residence Club brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has approximately 133,000 employees. It is ranked as the lodging industry’s most admired company and one of the best places to work for by Fortune® magazine. In fiscal year 2004, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of $10 billion.
For more information or to take advantage of this special Vatican Package offer, visit or call 1-800-648-4462 and ask for rate code XPK.