TYSONS CORNER, VA--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2012) - Tysons Corner Marriott introduces new American Girl getaway packages available throughout 2012, and they are the perfect pairing for American Girl fans attending the free viewings of American Girl's McKenna Shoots for the Stars at the Fairfax County hotel on July 21, 2012.

Tysons Corner Marriott has three fun-filled getaway options for girls and their favorite American Girl dolls who want to stay and play just minutes from the American Girl retail store at Tysons Corner Center when American Girl screens its newest film in the McLean, VA hotel's Grand Ballroom.

"As an American Girl Approved Hotel Partner, we've created new, unforgettable ways for girls and their families to extend their visit and enjoy the region's abundant attractions," says Shelly DiMeglio, general manager, Tysons Corner Marriott.

Very Important Girls (VIGs) can choose from three amazing new American Girl packages, including a night in the one-of-a-kind American Girl Suite Dreams suite, personalized sedan transportation to the American Girl store, and pink-centric treats and hotel amenities. All packages feature a doll bed to take home, complimentary Internet access and self-parking. Rates range from $104 to $399 per night, and McLean, VA hotel deals are offered throughout 2012 based on availability. Tax is additional.

Tysons Corner Marriott, one of more than 500 Marriott Hotels & Resorts properties worldwide, is located near Reston, Virginia, at 8028 Leesburg Pike in Tysons Corner, VA, convenient to D.C. attractions via the Capital Beltway and across the street from Tysons Corner Center, one of the nation's largest and most influential shopping centers. For hotel package reservations, call 703-734-3200 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wastc-tysons-corner-marriott/ and mention promotional code Z74. For details about the movie screening, call American Girl at 877-247-5223 or visit www.americangirl.com.

About Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels & Resorts continues to inspire and provide a balanced life on the road for discerning and high-achieving business and leisure travelers, offering warm, professional service; sophisticated yet functional guest room design; lobby spaces that facilitate working, dining and socializing; restaurants and bars serving international cuisine prepared simply and from the freshest ingredients; meeting and event spaces and services that are gold standard; and expansive, 24-hour fitness facilities. All Marriott hotels participate in the 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, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.

American Girl Brands, LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) (www.mattel.com), the world's leading toy company. Since American Girl's inception in 1986, the company has devoted its entire business to celebrating the potential of girls ages 3 to 12. American Girl encourages girls to dream, to grow, to aspire, to create, and to imagine through a wide range of engaging and insightful books, age-appropriate and educational dolls and accessories, and unforgettable experiences. In meeting its mission with a vigilant eye toward quality and service, American Girl has earned the loyal following of millions of girls and the praise and trust of parents and educators. To learn more about American Girl or to request a free catalogue, call 1-800-845-0005 or visit www.americangirl.com.

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