Couples Can Win A $46,000 Wedding Reception In The Big Easy With New Orleans Marriott’s #MarryMeNolaContest

NEW ORLEANS, LA – 03 Feb, 2016 – The New Orleans Marriott plans to make one couple’s dream wedding reception a reality this year with its #MarryMeNolaContest.

To celebrate the recent completion of its Riverview Ballroom, the renowned French Quarter hotel will be awarding one couple a lavish wedding reception, valued at $46,000, for up to 200 guests.

The actual prize package includes a suite for the bride and groom, discounted room rate for guests, four (4) hours premium open bar, cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres, three-course dinner with dual entree, champagne toast, event space, discounted valet parking for wedding guests, Sponsor-selected flower package from Fat Cat Flowers (valued at $5,000), and specified satin linens with ties from CHL Linens. The food and beverage value is estimated at approximately $26,000 (plus sales tax and service charge).

The brand-new, one-of-a-kind Riverview Ballroom soars 41 stories above the city and offers an ambiance of elegance complete with panoramic views of the French Quarter, the majestic Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain and the Garden District

To enter, couples or friends and family of the engaged pair must follow @NewOrleansMarriott on Instagram for the length of the contest and upload a photo and caption showcasing their love story using the hashtag #MarryMeNolaContest. The reception must take place in the fall or winter of 2016. The contest is now open and concludes at 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 15, 2016. The winning couple will be determined by judges’ scores based on creativity, relevance and quality of the story and photo. Multiple entries per couple will be accepted.

Couples will work with the New Orleans Marriott’s innovative planning team to create a reception that captures their personalities, along with the romantic charm of the city. With a variety of menus to choose from, the lucky couple can treat their taste buds to New Orleans’ locally sourced charcuterie, opt for fresh seafood or have carving stations with prime rib, top sirloin, lamb and more. Top-shelf liquor and a multi-tiered wedding cake made from scratch will top off the reception.

For further details on the #MarryMeNolaContest, visit the hotel’s Facebook page. See the full list of contest rules and eligibility before applying.

About New Orleans Marriott

The luxurious New Orleans Marriott provides an unforgettable French Quarter experience. The 41-story hotel offers easy access to the best restaurants in the city and an array of live music venues and Bourbon Street nightlife. Nearby attractions include the National WWII Museum, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and the bustling French Market. Guests can unwind in spacious guest rooms featuring contemporary decor, high-speed Internet access, plush bedding and breathtaking city views. When it’s time to savor local flavors and comforting classics the hotel’s two celebrated restaurants will not disappoint and it’s always easy to start the day off right at the on-site Starbucks coffee shop. Guests can lounge at the gorgeous outdoor salt water pool and stay in shape at the state-of-the-art fitness center. The hotel also offers 80,000 square feet of spectacular event space for weddings and conferences.

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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 Lobby, 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.

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