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Myrtle Beach, SC Hotel Is Among the South's Best Destinations for International Meetings

Guests From Around the World Find Inspiration Among the Attractions of the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

MYRTLE BEACH, SC -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/14 -- Myrtle Beach may enjoy an established reputation as an ideal vacation spot, but its horizons are about to expand. ConventionSouth magazine recently ranked the city among its top seven destinations for international meetings, thus opening it up to a whole new league of travelers. And when it comes to meetings in Myrtle Beach, no property can combine pleasure with productivity quite so well as the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes.

When the editors at ConventionSouth compiled their 2014 list of "The South's Best Destinations for International Meetings," they considered several criteria. Among them, the city had to offer world-class meeting spaces and lodging. And in these respects, this business hotel in Myrtle Beach easily shines.

Business travelers considering other Myrtle Beach, South Carolina hotels would be hard-pressed to find the same caliber of service available at this property. A full-service business center affords guests copy, fax and secretarial service along with overnight delivery for last-minute deadlines, while epicurean pleasures are attended to by creative and satisfying event menus. Most importantly, the property offers 45,000 square feet of flexible conference space in Myrtle Beach. Eleven meeting rooms include the Atlantic Ballroom, which can welcome up to 1,665 guests, as well as several other options that feature natural light. And, in a nod to the high-tech needs of modern travelers from around the world, state-of-the-art A/V equipment and services are available in all meeting rooms.

When delegates aren't hard at work, they can relax within the most comfortable accommodations in Myrtle Beach, SC. Cotton-rich linens, custom duvets and marble bathrooms create a luxurious atmosphere in the guest rooms. And with the beach just outside the window -- not to mention golf, tennis, swimming and more available on property -- there's never a shortage of things to do.

Groups that would like to experience this exciting destination first-hand are invited to contact the hotel's sales department directly at 1-843-692-3709 or [email protected], mention this announcement and receive a 20-percent discount off the A/V services at their next meeting.

About the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
Travelers arriving at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes will find everything they're looking for and more. This oceanfront property is nestled within the 2,200-acre residential community of Grande Dunes, allowing resort guests to capitalize on features like championship golf, tennis, a fitness center, a beachfront pool with a waterslide and a European spa. Within the hotel itself, however, visitors encounter still more attractions. Four dining options include the elegant Ocean's on 82nd for steak and seafood, while 45,000 square feet of flexible conference space appeals to groups both large and small. The 405 guest rooms, meanwhile, offer a luxurious escape amid plush bedding, high-speed Internet access, two phone lines and premium bath amenities. At this full-service resort, nothing is impossible.

About Marriott Hotels
With 500 hotels and resorts in nearly 60 countries around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest's stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom, Future of Meetings and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style & design and technology. All 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 more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.

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