JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa Partners With Little Passports To Bring Children's Travel Program To Guests

Hill Country resort's exclusive new offer teaches Texas history and geography to young explorers

SAN ANTONIO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa and Little Passports are joining forces to offer young guests a new Texas learning experience.

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Geared toward kids ages 5-12, Little Passports follows globetrotting characters Sam and Sofia as they travel the world on a GPS-enabled scooter. Originally designed as a home subscription service, Little Passports will now be exclusively offered to JW Marriott San Antonio guests through the resort's Range Riders Kids' Club.

Participants will receive the Little Passports - JW Marriott San Antonio Edition journal featuring the geography, history and points of interest of Texas and the beautiful Hill Country.  Each of the 24 pages in the interactive guide is designed to teach, challenge and entertain young explorers. 

"We are excited about Little Passports' partnership with the JW Marriott San Antonio," said Amy Norman, co-CEO and co-founder of Little Passports. "Our company's focus is to provide fun and engaging ways for children to learn about the world, which fits wonderfully with the programs created for the San Antonio resort's Range Riders Kids' Club. We're happy to be a part of bringing families together not only with Little Passports' subscriptions but also with the JW Marriott's family-friendly San Antonio property."

The Little Passport experience at the San Antonio resort is complimentary and will be offered on Saturdays and holidays throughout the 2014 summer season.  Reservations are recommended through the Range Riders Kids' Club. For information, call 1-210-276-2500, extension 4347.

"Our Resort Experience Team is dedicated to providing exclusive and unique activities to our guests," said Arthur Coulombe, JW Marriott San Antonio general manager. "We want to inspire exploration, adventure and lifelong memories.  The Little Passports award-winning program is an excellent partner to educate and encourage young travelers."

JW Marriott San Antonio golf resort is an environment of casual elegance perfect for adults who want to relax and kids who need to stay busy. Sunny skies, 600 acres of rolling oak-covered hills, 6 acres of refreshing water park fun and an abundance of Hill Country resort activities will keep guests of all ages entertained.

For 2014, the newest activities include GoPro® camera rentals, Booty Barre® and Get Golf Fit exercise classes, concierge-assisted wine tours, Little Passports®, Prima Ballerina and Giddy Up Cowboy experiences at the Range Riders Kids' Club.

About Little Passports

Little Passports was founded by two moms who set out to design an inspiring and fun way for kids to learn about the world as a whole. A 2013 National Parenting Publication Award silver winner, and Parent Tested Parent Approved product, the educational monthly subscription box provides kids with the opportunity to learn about culture, history, and more from the United States and countries around the world without leaving their backyard. The World Edition focuses on over 25 countries and is geared for kids ages 5-10.  The USA Edition focuses on the 50 United States, and is geared towards kids ages 7-12. For more information about Little Passports visit littlepassports.com or follow Little Passports on Twitter and Facebook.

About JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa 
Welcome to a San Antonio resort truly worthy of the Lone Star State. JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa has firmly established itself as the city's premier luxury destination and the most renowned resort in the magnificent Texas Hill Country. Rated 4-Diamonds by AAA and just 12 miles north of San Antonio International Airport, the resort features the 36-hole TPC San Antonio golf course, Lantana Spa, the 6-acre River Bluff water park, seven distinctive restaurants, 265,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and event space, free Wi-Fi in the lobby and more than 1,000 custom-designed guest rooms. Our San Antonio resort hotel is sure to make any visit an unforgettable experience, and it all comes with JW Marriott's impeccable service and lavish amenities. Whether you're seeking a peaceful respite, productive meeting or exciting and fun-filled family vacation, our resort in San Antonio is designed not just to exceed expectations but redefine them. For information, call 1-210-276-2500 or visit www.marriott.com/SATJW.

About JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today's sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 64 JW Marriott hotels in 26 countries; by 2016 the portfolio is expected to encompass more than 92 properties over 36 countries. Visit us online, jwmarriott.com, @jwmarriott and facebook.com/JWMarriott

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