TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- All that glitters is gold … and sometimes diamonds, silver and other gems, too. Visitors planning to attend the annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in February will find a pure gem when they book deluxe accommodations at the Courtyard Tucson Williams Centre.
One of the premier hotels in Tucson, Arizona, the Courtyard is less than 20 minutes from the Tucson Convention Center, home of the 2014 show. The Gem and Mineral Show will celebrate its 60th year during the Feb. 13-16, 2014, event with the theme "60 Years of Diamonds, Gems, Silver and Gold."
The Tucson gem show has set the standard for gem and mineral shows around the world and is the largest of its kind in the United States. Open to the public, the show features exhibits presenting mineral, gem, fossil, lapidary and jewel specimens and offers a rare window into some of the most private collections from around the world. Free, public lectures and seminars will be held throughout the weekend. A silent auction, buffet, awards ceremony and live auction will conclude the weekend festivities.
The hotel near Tucson Williams Centre awaits weary gem seekers after a day at the show. Rooms feature complimentary wireless Internet access, enabling guests to access important information before heading out on their adventure. Travelers will enjoy relaxing on thick mattresses topped with crisp linens, custom comforters and plenty of fluffy pillows while they watch their favorite show or movie on 32-inch flat-screen televisions. Other amenities guests will appreciate include coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards and available pullout sofas for extra sleeping space.
The Tucson Williams Centre hotel boasts a state-of-the-art fitness center with cardiovascular equipment and free weights for exercise enthusiasts who want to continue their workout routines as well as an outdoor pool and whirlpool to unwind and relax.
Another feature that sets this hotel apart from other hotels in Tucson, Arizona, is The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. sets the Courtyard apart from other hotels in Tucson, Arizona, with its casual atmosphere and fresh comfort food for breakfast and dinner. A new addition to the hotel, the café-style eatery provides an ideal spot for refueling in the morning and unwinding in the evening. Visitors can dine at large communal tables while they feast on breakfast classics such as oatmeal, fresh fruit, yogurt, made-to-order eggs, thick-cut french toast, pancakes and bacon. The Bistro also serves Starbucks coffees and teas, making mornings something to look forward to. During the evening hours, The Bistro transforms into a warm, relaxing environment where people can catch up and breathe easy while they nosh a light or hearty dinner. The evening menu consists of specialties such as barbeque chicken flatbread sandwiches, Asian chicken salad with chili lime vinaigrette, cheddar French dip and the bistro burger. The restaurant at the downtown Tucson hotel serves cocktails, wine by the glass and craft, imported and domestic beers in the late hours.
About Courtyard Tucson Williams Centre
The Courtyard Tucson Williams Centre at 201 S. Williams Blvd.in Tucson, AZ, features a state-of-the-art lobby with flexible lounge spaces, free Wi-Fi and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via a GoBoard. The highlight of the Tucson hotel experience is The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect., which provides guests with healthy breakfast and dinner service with cocktails. The hotel is just minutes away from Park Place Mall, the University of Arizona, downtown Tucson and Tucson Convention Center. The hotel boasts 147 rooms and six suites on three floors as well as two meeting rooms with 1,248 square feet of flexible space, a fitness room and outdoor pool. For information, visit www.marriott.com/TUSCE, call 1-520-745-6000 and add the hotel to a circle on Google Plus.
About Courtyard by Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 860 locations in 30 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by 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 reservations, go to www.courtyard.com or contact a travel professional.
Media Contact: Logan Shinn, Courtyard Tucson Williams Centre, 1-520-745-6000, Logan.Shinn@marriott.com
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