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Little Rock Marriott Offers a Helping Hand to Hurricane Harvey Ravaged Houston Companies

LITTLE ROCK, AR. September 4, 2017 - Across the state, Arkansans want to help their Texas neighbors who are suffering from unprecedented storms and flooding created by Hurricane Harvey. In addition to charitable donations, Little Rock Marriott wants to extend a helping hand to businesses in Texas.

Recognizing that despite tragedy, businesses must continue however possible as part of the recovery effort, Little Rock Marriott has reservations lines and staffing to help coastal Texas companies temporarily relocate operations, call centers, distribution, or corporate meetings and events.

With almost 40,000 square feet of event space and 21 state-of-the-art meeting rooms with stunning views, Little Rock Marriott can quickly configure spaces for any need--from corporate meetings, seminars, temporary operations and call centers. The Little Rock Marriott has one of the largest event venues in the state, the Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 900 people. Our seasoned event professionals are experienced and ready to help Texas companies successfully conduct business from a Little Rock satellite location.

With a state university, medical and law schools, numerous colleges and technical schools in the area, the Little Rock market has a variety of skilled and hi-tech labor.

Situated at 3 Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock Marriott is adjacent to the Statehouse Convention Center, which provides an additional 220,000 sq. ft. of space. Both locations are in the popular River Market District offering numerous eating and entertainment opportunities.

Little Rock Marriott is easily accessible from all major interstates and the Little Rock Port Authority.

In about the same time it takes to drive from Galveston to Houston, Texans can fly from Houston to Little Rock. Conveniently close to the Little Rock Marriott, Clinton National Airport is served with frequent flights from international and regionals airlines serving the Houston and coastal Texas area: Southwest, Delta, American and United airlines. Little Rock Marriott offers a free airport shuttle.

All Little Rock Marriott spacious guest rooms have been completely redesigned in an upscale contemporary décor and provide the comforts of home with luxury amenities including oversized work stations, comfortable seating, high-speed internet, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, Bath & Body Works spa products, and luxurious Marriott plush bedding.

Adjacent to the Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock Marriott is convenient to the Arkansas State Capitol, Clinton Presidential Center, and the national/international headquarters for the following: Acxiom, Dillard’s, Heifer International, American Taekwondo Association, LM Window Power, The McLarty Companies, Orbea USA, Oxford American, Rhea Lana’s Inc., Stephens, Inc., Windstream Communications, and World Services for the Blind.

Located at 3 Statehouse Plaza Little Rock, Arkansas 72201 for more information regarding the Little Rock Marriott call 501-906-4000. Little Rock Marriott is operated by Davidson Hotels & Resorts under license from Marriott International, Inc. For more information about Davidson Hotels & Resorts, visit

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the most respected, successful and creative lodging companies in the industry, specializing in branded and lifestyle hotels in the full-service and premium urban select-service segments. For more information about Davidson Hotels & Resorts, visit

About Davidson Hotels & Resorts

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, full-service hotel management company providing management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. Amassing one of the purest full-service hotel portfolios in the industry, Davidson's proficiency ranges from the upper-upscale to near-luxury segments with nearly 12,300 rooms and 1.4 million square feet of meeting space across the United States. A trusted partner and preferred operator of Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and Starwood hotels, Davidson delivers hospitality and creates value for owners with every single hotel. More information can be found at

Media Contact:
Michelle Stuermer
Director of Sales and Marketing
Little Rock Marriott

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