ARLINGTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- Jun 17, 2013 -- Renaissance Hotels (www.renhotels.com), the hotel brand designed to help guests Live Life to Discover(SM), will host its second annual Global Day of Discovery on June 19th at more than 100 hotels around the world. On this day, these Renaissance hotels will celebrate by offering both guests and locals the opportunity to get out and discover something new by hosting exclusive in-house RLife LIVE events as well as unique off-property local excursions designed by hotel NAVIGATORS to showcase the unique personality of each destination.
The Global Day of Discovery celebration officially kicks off Renaissance Hotels' Summer of Discovery, a summer-long calendar of RLife® LIVE events at Renaissance locations around the world designed to help travelers discover the best of the season. RLife LIVE is Renaissance Hotels' industry-acclaimed entertainment program that features live music, art exhibits, culinary programming and more in its hotels around the world.
"We make a promise to our hotel guests that every time they step into a Renaissance Hotel they are inspired to discover and experience something new and meaningful," said Toni Stoeckl, vice president for Renaissance Hotels. "Celebrating Day of Discovery is just one way we are helping guests to Live Life to Discover this season by encouraging both travelers and locals to make the most of their time by visiting a new local art gallery or listening to an emerging musician perform in one of our hotel lobbies."
A sampling of events taking place on June 19th includes:
- Discover the Art of Crafting the Classic Cocktail with resident mixologist John Eddleman in the lobby lounge of the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel at 5 p.m. For more information, contact 877-884-9304 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/waspy-renaissance-arlington-capital-view-hotel/.
- In the lobby of Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel, food writer Nevin Martel will take you on an edible tour of DC and Washington, DC's very own micro-brewery, DC Brau, will be sampling beer from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. For more information, contact 866-979-8070 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasrw-renaissance-washington-dc-dupont-circle-hotel/.
- Discover local musicians all day long at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, with Music by FrameWerks live at 11 a.m. and rising star Laura Tsaggaris live at 7 p.m. For more information, contact 866-981-2392 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasrb-renaissance-washington-dc-downtown-hotel/.
- Local micro-brewery Port City Brewery Company will be sampling beer in the lobby of The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. For more information, contact 888-505-6183 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wassh-the-mayflower-renaissance-washington-dc-hotel/.
Additional social media elements designed to engage their guests and unexpected surprises will take place throughout the summer as part of the Summer of Discovery. Visit www.renhotels.com for more information.
Renaissance Hotels represents a diverse collection of more than 155 hotels in 35 countries worldwide. Each property is unique, offering passionate travelers a one-of-kind experience and memories they will be sure to take with them long after they depart. Within every hotel, guests are greeted by an exceptional array of amenities and an inspiring world of local discoveries. For travelers looking to experience something new, innovative and locally driven programs including the industry leading entertainment platform RLife LIVE as well as R Navigator, ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. Renaissance Hotels. Live Life To Discover. To discover more visit www.renhotels.com.
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