Welcome the Manchester United Team at Old Trafford
This exciting experience and more await Members Of Marriott International’s Travel Programme, Marriott Bonvoy, as Manchester United and Marriott International announce global marketing partnership
If you’re a fan of Manchester United you may get the chance to get close to your team if you’re a member Of Marriott International’s Travel Programme.
Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) and Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) announced a multi-year marketing partnership, giving the 120 million members of the Marriott Bonvoy travel programme exclusive opportunities for once-in-a-lifetime Manchester United football experiences – including the chance to become the club’s Stadium Announcer or Kit Manager for the day.
With the Marriott Bonvoy travel programme, members have access to its extraordinary portfolio of global brands and properties in 130 countries and territories, as well as unmatched member benefits and exclusive Marriott Bonvoy Moments’ experiences.
Marriott Bonvoy Moments enables members to redeem points to purchase any of 8,000 lifestyle, entertainment, sport, culinary and more experiences globally.
Exclusive Manchester United Moments that members can bid points for include:
‘Stadium Announcer’ Experience – Marriott Bonvoy members will have the chance to go behind the scenes at the iconic ‘Theatre of Dreams,’ shadowing the stadium announcer with their pre-match preparations. Prior to the game, the member and a guest will soak up the atmosphere pitch side, before enjoying VIP hospitality, including match tickets and a meet and greet with a former player.
Welcome the Team on arrival at Old Trafford – Members and their guest arriving at Old Trafford on matchday will head pitch side to meet a Manchester United legend before making their way to the player’s tunnel to be in prime position to welcome the team as they step off the coach and head into the dressing room to prepare for the game.
‘Kit Manager’ Experience – Members will be able to add a final finesse to the home dressing room at Old Trafford pre-game as they shadow the first team Kit Manager. The member and a guest will help prepare the match kit ahead of the players’ arrival before heading pitchside to be met by a Manchester United Legend. After the hard work is done, the member will be able to sit back and relax whilst enjoying pre and post-match VIP hospitality.
Meet the Legends in Guangzhou, China – the first of several events in Asia Pacific as part of the marketing partnership, winning members can enjoy attending the #ILOVEUNITED live match screening of Manchester United vs Southampton on 2 March 2019 with pre-match on-stage entertainment. Additionally, members can bid for a chance to enjoy a curated dinner at W Guangzhou and arrive in style at the viewing party. At the hotel, selected members will have the once-in-a-lifetime experience to meet with a Manchester United legend.