TORONTO--(Marketwire - Nov 22, 2011) - Indulge in a magical holiday experience at one of the world's finest fashion destinations and enjoy a host of holiday shopping events and special lighting ceremonies all while savouring spectacular savings on accommodations at one of the premier boutique hotels in Toronto.

Holiday shopping will take on a whole new meaning when surrounded by the opulence of Toronto's Bloor Yorkville fashion district. And, with money-saving hotel packages in downtown Toronto it's simple to create a full weekend of holiday magic. The Holiday Shopping package at the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel includes a free $25 gift card for every night stayed and a 20% discount voucher at the internationally renowned French Connection, so the savings begin to stack up even before taking advantage of other seasonal discounts found throughout this world-class shopping mecca.

With rates for this weekend Holiday Shopping package starting as low as $179* CAD at the Marriott's sophisticated hotel near Yorkville shopping, Toronto holiday shoppers will enjoy deluxe accommodations and a late 2 p.m. check out in addition to the Visa gift card and French Connection discount, so they can relax in style and still have plenty of time to shop. Special holiday shopping hours and convenient access to the subway will make it easy to plan an extravaganza filled with holiday spirit and exceptional shopping opportunities.

The French Connection discount vouchers, offering 20% off regular priced merchandise are actually valid until Jan. 15 and personal shopping is available by making arrangements with Anne-Marie Gitten at the boutique's Bloor store, 416-925-9020. Inspired by haute couture and renowned for its cutting-edge style and confidence inspiring design, French Connection brings a certain mode of expression that was once exclusive to London's High Street and the runways of Paris or Milan.

Accommodations for the Holiday Shopping package at the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel can be booked by using promotional code HO9 online at or by calling 1-800-228-9290 to secure reservations.

Bloor Yorkville, a shopper's dream, has been recognized internationally as one of the world's top ten shopping destinations -- often compared to Fifth Avenue in New York, Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles and Chicago's Magnificent Mile. And, in addition to spectacular shopping, holiday visitors can experience the magnificent Cavalcade of Lights which transforms the area into a magical holiday wonderland.

*Rates are per room per night and valid for Thursday-Sunday stays through 12/30/11 based on availability at the time of reservation. Offer not valid on groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel
The Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel is located in the midst of one of Toronto's most fashionable districts and welcomes guests with comfortable accommodations and unsurpassed service. Whether traveling on business or simply enjoying the pleasures of a Toronto escape, guests can revel in this Royal Ontario Museum hotel's award-winning service which includes fine attention to detail and a host of standard amenities including room service, newspaper delivery upon request and convenient valet parking.

Contact Information:

Alicia Bodanis
Director of Sales & Marketing
(416) 515-2585