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Hotel in Toronto Offers Ideal Location for Exploring Local Events

Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel Also Offers Guests the Chance to Earn 1,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles/Stay Through March 31, 2013

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/12 -- The holidays are more than just baked goodies and gifts as the time off is best enjoyed with family and friends doing things you love. Whether you're a culture-seeker with children or a group of friends looking to mix big-city excitement with some winter cheer, the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel offers an ideal location and a great hotel deal in Toronto.

To get started, book the "1,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles" Toronto hotel package, offering guests the opportunity to earn 1,000 bonus miles with every stay through March 31, 2013. In addition, you'll also earn regular miles (2 per every $USD spent), bringing your free flight closer than ever.

Once you've booked your stay at this hotel in Toronto, it's time to explore what's happening during your visit. Some highlights include:

Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style: Celebrate Bond, James Bond, with this comprehensive exhibit at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Featuring five decades' worth of costumes, gadgets, storyboards, models, props, concept artwork and artifacts, this exhibit also includes educational workshops, film programs and special guests available through January 20, 2013. Visit http://tiff.net/bond for more information.

Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana: Dinosaur-lovers, young and old, will not want to miss this world premiere, the largest-ever exhibit of southern dinosaurs in North America. Discover new dinosaurs, many unearthed in the past 20 years, through multimedia tools including reactive walls and body-scanning technology, bringing these giants to life. Don't miss Futalognkosaurus, the largest dinosaur ever mounted in Canada. This event is on through March 17, 2013, at the Royal Ontario Museum, near this Toronto hotel. For more information, visit www.rom.on.ca/dinos/exhibition/why_ultimate.php.

BIG: Fashion-lovers and history buffs alike will love this exhibit, featuring 40 unique artifacts from around the globe. Drawn from the Royal Ontario Museum's collection of nearly 50,000 textiles and costumes, this stunning showcase features items that are "big" for various reasons, from price tag and historical significance to size and designer. Some items are being viewed by the public for the very first time. This event runs through fall 2013 at the Royal Ontario Museum. For more information, visit www.rom.on.ca/en/exhibitions-galleries/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/big.

Skating at Nathan Phillips Square: Join expert and beginner skaters on this beautiful outdoor ice rink, a highlight of the holidays here in Toronto. Skating is open daily until 10pm, through February 24, 2013.

To book the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel and earn 1,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles per stay, visit www.marriott.com/specials/mesOffer.mi?marrOfferId=783630&displayLink=true or call 1-888-236-2427. To earn the bonus miles, you must be a member of Marriott Rewards® and Aeroplan, and must designate Aeroplan (Air Canada) as your earning preference.

About the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel
Downtown's fashionable Yorkville District is home to the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, a boutique property offering award-winning service and convenient amenities just steps from world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. This upscale Toronto hotel's renovated guest rooms feature a 42-inch LCD TV with Plug and Play technology, the plush Revive bedding package, high-speed Internet access and a large desk with ergonomic chair. French door and bi-level suites are available, and concierge-level accommodations include additional amenities and dining benefits in the exclusive lounge. With direct underground access to the Yonge and Bloor Toronto subway lines, it's easy to explore the area's best attractions, including the Royal Ontario Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, CN Tower, Rogers Centre, Bata Shoe Museum, the Ontario Science Centre, the Toronto Eaton Centre and Air Canada Centre. You can also enjoy top Toronto dining at this hotel's Matisse Restaurant and bar, where decor features Matisse-inspired murals, a rich color palette and wood floors, while the menu highlights global-inspired fare, created using local ingredients. With 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, a fitness centre and sauna, this luxury hotel is a top choice for corporate clients looking for the ideal venue to host conferences, social functions and visiting colleagues.

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