Oct. 16, 2013
Residence Inn by Marriott
is partnering with
Family Equality Council
to host a travel-focused Twitter party for all parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT). On
November 6, 2013
, families and experts representing the LGBT community will participate in a conversation that aims to provide travel resources, tips, as well as stories of inspiration.
To speak to Residence Inn's commitment to the LGBT community and family travel, the brand is collaborating with
, founder of Mombian.com, to moderate the hour-long conversation. Mombian.com is a leading lifestyle blog for lesbian moms and other LGBT parents. Top experts from the Family Equality Council will be on hand to answer questions and offer their perspectives. Family Equality Council is a national advocacy organization committed to securing legal and social equality for families with parent(s) who are LGBT. Director of Public Policy
will offer legal insight, and Midwest Regional Manager
will share her travel tips. Topics of the conversation will include:
- Legal and practical aspects of traveling interstate and internationally
- General tips for hitting the road with kids in tow
- Extended stays out-of-state or internationally during an adoption process
The conversation will be hosted by
, a multi-platform media company dedicated to making the family travel experience more enjoyable. For more information about this event, including details on prizes available, click
, participants can follow and join in the conversation with the hashtags
"Residence Inn is committed to finding new ways to support families and enhance their overall travel experience," said
, vice president and global brand manager, Residence Inn. "This opportunity will provide access to expert resources, and prompt dialogue in the LGBT community, which is important as we continue to engage with and welcome our guests."
This is the latest initiative from Residence Inn, a brand that aims to recognize parents for all that they do. Earlier this year, the
Family Travel Talk
forum launched on Facebook to provide an online platform for families to discuss, ask questions about and provide tips on travel. With spacious suites featuring full kitchens, complimentary hot breakfast, laundry facilities and free grocery delivery, Residence Inn is the perfect solution for travel and extended-stay trips to make parents' lives easier.
With more than 600 properties in
the United States
, Residence Inn by Marriott is the leader in the extended-stay lodging segment. Designed for long stays, the brand offers spacious suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Fully functional kitchens, grocery delivery, 24-hour markets and complimentary breakfast help guests maintain a healthy balance while on the road. Complimentary Wi-Fi allows guests to stay connected to the home and office, while health and fitness options and inviting lobby spaces provide comfortable places to work and relax.
Residence Inn participates in the company's award-winning Marriott Rewards
frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131 or visit
. For travel tips, the latest on the brand or to connect with other travelers, "like" Residence Inn on Facebook:
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