Friendly New Marriott World Center Interactive Travel Site Offers On-Line Vacation Values Complete With Monthly Prize Drawings for Leisure Travelers Worldwide

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 14, 2002–The Orlando World Center Marriott Resort announced today the unveiling of their newly developed web site, http://www.marriottworldcenter.com featuring complete vacation and travel information, a virtual tour of the award-winning resort and an opportunity for visitors to win monthly vacation packages.
The new consumer friendly site reflects the flagship property's distinctive brand personality. In addition, it allows convenient on-line reservations complete with a confirmation number and the latest news about the property and vacation packages. With so many people logging onto the web these days in search of timely travel information, we wanted to develop a site that would be a value-added benefit to anyone contemplating a vacation to Orlando, said Tim Swan, director of sales and marketing. Having just completed a $100 million renovation, we believed this was a perfect venue to showcase our new \'world' to the digital world. Potential resort guests can browse the information-rich site at their leisure and contact us as for information, reinforcing our e-commerce strategy to build consumer relationships and brand loyalty.
Located on 200 tropical acres just minutes from all area attractions, the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort is the perfect vacation getaway. The relaxing and tropical oasis is sure to delight every guest featuring six enticing pools, a world-class 10,000 square-foot full service Spa and Fitness Center and the completely re-designed Hawk's Landing, 18-hole championship golf course, located within footsteps of the new atrium lobby. Additional on-site amenities include four Har-Tru lighted tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, a children's activity center and 10 restaurants and lounges including the all new Ristorante TUSCANY, Central Florida's first authentic Tuscan-based restaurant.