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Houston ready to host Super Bowl

If you travel to Houston in the coming weeks, you will immediately feel that the fourth largest city in the United States. And host of the Super Bowl 2017, is already experiencing football fever, finalizing details to receive hundreds of thousands of visitors. They will come from all over the world to attend the big game on February 5 at NRG Stadium and enjoy a series of activities at the Super Bowl LIVE, a 9-day pre-game festival starting on January 28.

"Throughout all of the preparations for the Super Bowl LI, we have pushed the Houston theme as the city of the future," said Jorge Franz, Vice President of Tourism for the convention and visitor office, VISIT HOUSTON. "Houston has so much to offer! The free Super Bowl LIVE festival represents a unique opportunity for the thousands of visitors who are looking forward to seeing this city of the future. "

Super Bowl LIVE, the festival hosted by the Host Committee, is a free event with concerts, food, games and attractions. It will be taking place in and around Discovery Green Park in downtown Houston. "Houston Pride" ("Pride of Houston") will be the main theme of Super Bowl LIVE in regards to selected artists, attractions and food. The Host Committee expects the attendance of one million people during the nine days of the event.

At Super Bowl LIVE concerts, visitors can revel in a wide variety of styles and genres of music. Local artists from Houston and Texas will be the big stars. On Saturday, February 4 - the day before Super Bowl LI-ZZ TOP, Gary Clark Jr. and The Suffers will appear on the main stage. Leon Bridges, Shakey Graves, Robert Ellis, Solange Knowles, Robert Glasper, Lizzo, The Tontons, Wild Moccasins, Skarnales, Nick Gaitan, Fat Tony, Buxton and others. many more.

Do not miss the Houston Super Bowl LIVE exhibit, which will focus on the city's history with three main themes: "Celebra", "Inspire" and "Vigoriza". This exhibition will spark the spirit, ingenuity and determination that make Houston the city of the future - diverse, dynamic and exciting.

The space industry will also be present, thanks to the Host Committee's partnership with NASA and leading aerospace companies to create Future Flight, the exclusive attraction of Super Bowl LIVE. Future Flight combines a virtual reality experience with a 27-meter drop tower that takes participants on a trip to Mars and back, "landing" just in time for the Super Bowl LI.

If you want to get acquainted with Houston's famous food trucks and the typical dishes of the region, you will have the opportunity to do so in Super Bowl LIVE. They will be strategically located in the festival area.

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Marriott Marquis Houston has already opened its doors

The 1,000-room Marriott Marquis Houston hotel opened in December 2016, just in time to begin receiving Super Bowl visitors, making a significant contribution to the local hotel offerings.

The 370-million-dollar gigantic hotel is opposite the George R. Brown Convention Center and connected to the convention center via skybridge, an air-conditioned corridor.

In addition to its 360 King Guest Rooms, 600 Queen Doubles and 40 Suites, including four Vice Presidential Suites and two Presidential Suites, Marriott Marquis Houston offers over 9,300 square feet of meeting space and the largest grand hall in the city.

Featuring an elegant and bold design, this hotel targets modern travelers looking for unique experiences. Its incorporation into the local offering of modern accommodation helps in positioning Houston among the country's leading destinations for tourism, business and meetings.

What awaits you in this cosmopolitan oasis in the heart of Houston? To start with, something original and unique: on the rooftop, a lazy river shaped like the state of Texas, an infinity pool and a special event pavilion with spectacular views of Discovery Green Park.

Among other amenities at the Marriott Marquis is the 465-square-meter spa with seven treatment rooms and a full-size modern gym, six food and beverage venues including two specialty restaurants, two-story sports bar, wine bar, Bar in the lobby, cafeteria and bar and grill by the pool.

 "With the use of state-of-the-art technology, amenities designed with every detail in mind and with excellent food and beverage outlets, the property captures Texas's bold and fearless spirit, encouraging our guests to combine work and fun at all times Regardless of whether they come on a business trip, for leisure or for a meeting, "says Jay Marsella, director of sales and marketing for the Marriott Marquis Houston.

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