To celebrate the New Year, Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange, N.J., will offer three group-geared packages to peak interest in booking a meeting or wedding block at the hotel. The first package, the Meet and Thrive package, offers a 5 percent room rate discount for groups of 10 or more rooms. This package also includes 2,000 additional Marriott Reward Points and a complimentary AM/PM Coffee Break. The Meet and Thrive package is offered from Jan. 1, 2017 through Dec. 31, 2017. For small groups of 10 to 35, Residence Inn by Marriott West Orange is offering $100 credit voucher for booking a meeting and a free welcome amenity. This offer is valid from Jan. 1, 2017 through Apr. 1, 2017, with rates starting at $169 per night plus 15 percent tax. The last package is a wedding couples package and features a complimentary bridal suite when a rehearsal dinner and a block of rooms is booked. Availability and rates are the same as the small groups package. Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange is a pet-friendly hotel that features 128 suites and 2,394 square feet of flexible meeting space. It is located 20 minutes from Manhattan and is in close proximity to Essex’s premier weeding venues, country clubs, historic sights and more.
On September 1, over 1,500 businesses across the country illuminated their buildings with red lights to draw attention to the devastation that the live events and performance art industries have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.