Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Kicks Off the Busy Summer Travel Season by Welcoming Pets at Pet Friendly Destinations

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The busy summer travel season is just around the corner. For those
traveling with their Fido friends, what better way to enjoy it than to
stay in a pet friendly destination? Marcus®
Hotels & Resorts
, a leading national hotel management company is
welcoming pet travel companions at several of its pet-friendly
properties nationwide including The Pfister Hotel, Hilton
Milwaukee Hotel
, Hilton Madison Monona Terrace Hotel, Skirvin
Hilton Hotel
, AC Chicago Downtown and The Lincoln
Cornhusker Marriott Hotel
.


One out of three pet owners take their pets with them if they leave for
more than two nights according to the American Pet Products Association.
“In order to accommodate this demand, many of our pet-friendly
properties pull out all the stops to make our four-legged friends feel
at home when staying with us. They receive a warm welcome, a variety of
important amenities such as a goody bag filled with treats and toys, and
a pet bed for proper sleeping arrangements. Our friendly hotel staff is
also available to accommodate any pet needs and is even prepared to give
a pet or belly rub in a moment’s notice. At any of our pet-friendly
properties, our furry friends are sure to get a VIP pooch experience,”
said Joseph Khairallah, chief operating officer of Marcus Hotels &
Resorts.

Keep these pet-friendly Marcus Hotels & Resorts properties in mind
when planning
your summer vacation:

“Rover-Night
Package”
at The Pfister Hotel,
Milwaukee, Wis. (
www.thepfisterhotel.com)

Pet friendly accommodations at The Pfister Hotel include the same
superior service, breathtaking architecture and modern amenities that is
expected at this AAA-Four Diamond historic property. The “Rover-Night
Package” includes one-night accommodations, a doggy gift basket
including a plush pillow, treats, toys and/or maps to local parks, and a
monetary donation to the Elmbrook Humane Society in your honor. Pet
cleaning fee included ($100 value). For more information, visit: http://www.thepfisterhotel.com/milwaukee-hotel-room/pet-friendly-milwaukee.

Hilton Milwaukee AAA-Four Diamond Hotel in
Milwaukee, Wis. (
www.hiltonmilwaukee.com)

This AAA-Four Diamond property has a special enclosed courtyard to allow
pets to run, play and be outside! For more information, visit: http://www.hiltonmilwaukee.com/hotel-accommodations/pet-program.asp

Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln,
Neb. (
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lnkfs-the-lincoln-marriott-cornhusker-hotel)

At The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel, Nebraska’s #1 hotel for
leisure and business, pets are treated as any other guest: like a part
of the family. Furry family members enjoy a truly brilliant experience
with a package at check-in tailored just to their travel needs. This
includes a lush bed, pet treats, waste bags and toys to provide a
relaxed and comfortable stay. Located in the heart of downtown Lincoln,
Neb., the hotel’s central location provides pets access to gorgeously
landscaped walking paths throughout the area. The hotel also believes in
giving back by doing an annual campaign in April where 10% of rooms
booked go to the Capital Humane Society.

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace Hotel, Madison,
Wis. (
www.hiltonmadison.com)

As one of the first hotel’s in the Madison market to implement a
successful pet friendly policy, the Hilton Madison is known to treat
their pet guests with a comfortable and pampering experience. Pets’
names are listed on the welcome board in the lobby, they have access to
water and dog treats all day, they can enjoy a small or medium-size pet
bed and receive a welcome bag upon arrival with treats, a small toy and
waste removal bag. The hotel also allows pets to join guests on the
patio of its Capitol ChopHouse restaurant for dining.

Other Marcus Hotels & Resorts pet-friendly destinations include: InterContinental
Milwaukee Hotel
, Grand
Geneva Resort & Spa
in Lake Geneva, Wis., Sheraton
Madison Hotel
, AC
Hotel Chicago Downtown
, Hilton
Minneapolis/Bloomington Hotel
, The
Garland
in North Hollywood, Calif., The
Platinum Hotel
in Las Vegas, Nev., and Westin
Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel
.

Please visit hotel websites for more details on pet-friendly options
available.

About Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Marcus
Hotels & Resorts
, a division of The
Marcus Corporation
(NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 18 hotels,
resorts and other properties in the U.S. A leader in the hospitality
industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for
hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and
product repositioning, including hotel food and beverage concepts
developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group. The company’s distinctive
portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic
properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging
brands. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com
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(@MarcusHotels).

Contacts

For Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Jessica Vollrath Huebner
(414)
376-2348
jessica@reputationpartners.com