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Ski and Stay With Special Offer From Kelowna's Fairfield Inn

Exclusive Packages Offer One Night's Stay and Two Adult Lift Tickets

KELOWNA, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 -- New York on one corner, Chicago on another, British Columbia's cities are popular stand-ins in movies and TV shows. But for those in the know, BC has charms all its own, for everyone from savvy shoppers to rugged outdoorsmen -- and including self-proclaimed ski and 'board bums. For those hitting the slopes this winter, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Kelowna is happy to offer exclusive packages that include two adult lift tickets, and a great place to stay.

The "Ski & Stay" package, offered exclusively at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Kelowna, starts at just $220 (CAD) per night* and includes deluxe accommodations, plus the guests' choice of two (2) adult lift tickets at either the nearby Big White or Silver Star Mountain, through March 31, 2013.

The "Cars Ski Free" package includes accommodations in a deluxe guest room, two (2) adult ski passes to Big White or Silver Star (more passes available on request), on-site, secure ski and board storage, available shuttle to hill available (for a fee), free Internet, parking and breakfast, and a $25 gift card at PetroCanada for fuel, all starting at $240 (CAD) per night.*

To book the Ski & Stay package, guests should be sure that promotional code SKI appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making online reservations at https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/ylwfi-fairfield-inn-and-suites-kelowna/, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code SKI. For the Cars Ski Free package, use promotional code SKI.

Corporate and leisure guests alike will find much to enjoy at this jewel among hotels in downtown Kelowna. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Kelowna offers 160 spacious rooms and suites, is pet friendly, and has an outdoor pool, hot tub, four-story waterslide, and on-site fitness room. Conveniently located 10 minutes from Kelowna International Airport, this Okanagan Valley, BC hotel's setting is also adjacent to fabulous shopping and delicious dining options.

Guests are invited to stay at this award-winning property, which offers a variety of deals and special offers from romantic getaways to last-minute weekend escapes. For other current promotions and hotel deals, this Kelowna hotel's guests are invited to visit https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/ylwfi-fairfield-inn-and-suites-kelowna/.

* Valid seven days a week through 03/31/13. A limited number of rooms are available for this promotion. Tax is additional. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Kelowna
Among Okanagan Golf Club hotels, the Fairfield Inn & Suites is a comfortable, convenient choice. Featuring 126 rooms and 34 suites on four floors, the property offers superior accommodations, including free high-speed wireless and deluxe continental breakfast. Modern meeting facilities with natural light and 3,000 square feet can accommodate receptions, seminars and small weddings. This business hotel in Kelowna also features a heated pool, waterslide and outdoor hot tub open year-round with our great seasonal packages.

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