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Courtyard by Marriott, Marriott Bonvoy Launch “This is Where We Fan”

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Oct 5, 2022

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Courtyard by Marriott recently entered its 12th year as the NFL’s official hotel partner by launching the “This is Where We Fan” season-long program. The program launches with a contest offering multiple chances to win prizes, including the first-ever Fansgiving Dinner on the New York Giants home field. Enter by sharing stories of how you celebrate your fandom, even on the road. Courtyard and Marriott Bonvoy also recently announced an exclusive five-year partnership with the NFL.



“We’re thrilled to continue our partnership as the Official Hotel of the NFL to curate once-in-a-lifetime memories for our guests,” said Tonia Constable, vice president, global marketing partnerships, Marriott International. “In celebration of our continued relationship, we’re launching even more consumer experiences that grant unparalleled access for passionate NFL fans throughout the season and beyond.”


Here’s a look at the bucket-list experiences you can win, along with a Courtyard hotel stay, throughout the season:


  • Courtyard Fansgiving Dinner on the 50: Partake in an exclusive dinner on the 50-yard line of the New York Giants home field the week before Thanksgiving, coupled with a one-night hotel stay. A select number of seats will be available to Marriott Bonvoy members for redemption. Contest closes Oct. 15.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Super Bowl Sleepover: Access an overnight stay inside a stadium suite transformed into a Courtyard guestroom overlooking the field — be the first person to wake inside the stadium on Super Bowl Sunday. Courtyard will also host the winner and three friends for a weekend of experiences and tickets to Super Bowl LV11. Contest runs Oct. 8–Nov. 18.
  • VIP Tickets to the 2023 NFL Draft: Access the NFL Draft in Kansas City, with Marriott Bonvoy members able to redeem VIP tickets and the chance to announce a draft pick on the big stage. Contest runs Feb. 15–March 15, 2023.
  • Tickets to Your Team’s Away Games: A handful of entrants can attend an away game of their choice, with a one-night hotel stay included. Contest closes Nov. 13.


“Being away from your home team doesn’t mean you have to leave your fandom behind,” said Sarah Lipton, vice president, premium & select brand marketing, Marriott International. “Courtyard empowers fans to follow their passion for football – whether it’s traveling to see their team dominate in a new city, heading to a nearby stadium with a staycation at one of our hotels, or even rubbing elbows with rivals at our Bistro Bar. Courtyard is the place where fans can look forward to embracing their fandom.”


Enter by submitting a video or photo that showcases where and who with you fan, on TikTok, Instagram or Twitter using #CourtyardFanContest and tagging @CourtyardHotels. Entries are judged on creativity, relevance, originality and impact, with winners announced in phases throughout the season. Learn more about the rules.


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