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JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa annual holiday tree lighting ceremony

December 3, 2015
JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa

Let in the holiday light! On Thursday, December 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa is hosting its annual holiday tree lighting ceremony with special guests, including Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and KVOA’s Chief Meteorologist Matt Brode.

The resort will play host to the weather forecasts broadcast live on the KVOA six o’clock evening news, while the Reveille Men’s Chorus provides background music. With the conclusion of the weather reports, Tucson’s internationally recognized community chorus will begin their vocal performance.

From 6:30 – 6:45 p.m., the Meecha tree lighting ceremony will commence with guest speakers Matt Brode, Mayor Rothschild, and JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass General Manager Russ Bond officiating.

The resort will be providing complimentary hot chocolate, hot apple cider, and cookies, while supplies last. Following the tree lighting, from 7 – 8 p.m., Starr Pass will host holiday recreational activities for all ages. Guests of the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa and members of the greater Tucson community are invited to join in this family-friendly seasonal celebration. Participants are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for donation to Casa de los Niños.

Among the saguaros of Tucson Mountain Park, event participants can enjoy a delicious dinner afterwards at Primo or the newly renovated Signature. Those who make a long weekend of it can take advantage of the Holiday Gift special, which includes up to a $50 daily credit. For more information, call (520) 792-3500 or visit www.jwstarrpass.com.

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 63 JW Marriott hotels in 25 countries; by 2016 the portfolio is expected to encompass more than 90 properties over 30 countries. Visit us online, jwmarriott.com, on Twitter @jwmarriott and facebook.com/JWMarriott.

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