MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - Nov 18, 2011) - Get a head start on your New Year's celebrations at the 53rd Annual Autozone Liberty Bowl, where the best in college football face off to bring home the trophy. The Marriott, among Poplar Avenue Memphis hotels, has a limited number of ticket packages for the game Saturday, December 31, offering guests a convenient location, comfortable rooms and a variety of amenities.

Pre- or post-game, stop by our Blue Shoe Bar & Grill. One of the restaurants in East Memphis, our casual eatery serves a fresh take on traditional Southern food and offers the perfect setting to celebrate a win and meet other fans.

Guestrooms offer plenty of space for football families, groups of friends and college alum, with either two double beds or a king bed, plus a pull-out sofa. Beds are dressed in designer duvets and comfortable linens. All rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access and our Room That Works features, in-room entertainment, including video games and movies, and coffee and tea service.

If you're in town for the whole weekend, we're among University of Memphis hotels convenient to a number of attractions, including downtown Memphis, "Home of the Blues;" NBA action at the FedEx Forum; the famous former home of Elvis Presley, Graceland; the family-friendly Children's Museum of Memphis; the National Civil Rights Museum; and the Memphis Botanic Gardens. Back at the hotel, we've got arcade games for the kids, an indoor and outdoor pool, and a fitness center.

To learn more about the Memphis Marriott, visit the hotel website at Here you can explore nearby restaurants and attractions, find Memphis hotel deals, and book rooms and group stays. You can also learn about our more than 14,500 sq ft of event space and contact our expert events team. To find out more about the Liberty Bowl, visit, where you can buy tickets, get game-day information, learn more about other Bowl events and more.

About The Memphis Marriott

At the Memphis Marriott, guests are near all the action, whether it's historic downtown, "Home of the Blues," just 10 minutes away; the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies at the FedEx Forum; or Graceland, the former home of Elvis Presley. Guestrooms offer a pull-out sofa for extra space, designer duvets and comfy linens, high-speed Internet access, coffee and tea services and in-room entertainment, including movies and video games. All rooms are equipped with our Room That Works features for business travelers. Unwind after a long day at our indoor or outdoor pools, or start the morning with an energizing workout in our fitness center. Our Blue Shoe Bar & Grill specializes in Southern Cuisine with a twist, served in a casual setting. Our location near the airport makes us ideal for business travelers or those in town celebrating special events. We offer more than 14,500 sq ft of event space, including the Pyramid and Cotillion ballrooms and the Executive Boardroom. Our 16 meeting rooms, business center and upscale concierge-level rooms and lounge make us perfect for corporate stays.

Contact Information:

Courtney Ingersoll
Memphis Marriott