Friday, July 20, 2012

Grand Prix Single Tickets Now on Sale!!!!

               Grand Prix Single Tickets Now on Sale!


Single-day reserved tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore, which will rumble through the streets of downtown Baltimore's Inner Harbor on Labor Day weekend, August 31 - September 2, 2012.

Adult reserved seating for Saturday, Sept.1, begins at $85 and Sunday, Sept. 2, reserved tickets begins at $95. The Grand Prix of Baltimore features a number of auto racing categories, with Saturday's schedule headlined by the stars and cars of the American Le Mans Series and Sunday's roster featuring the stars of the Indy 500 and the IZOD IndyCar Series.

The single-day ticket availability was announced Monday, July 16, at a news conference in downtown Baltimore featuring two of America's finest racers: Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport, winner of three consecutive IZOD IndyCar Series races and championship point leader, and Tommy Milner of Team Corvette, who currently leads the GT championship category in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron.

Tickets can be purchased and race information can be found at the official event website: or through all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets orders can also be placed by phone at 800-745-3000. Fans can also buy three-day ticket packages, general admission tickets and paddock passes that allow up-close access to see the IndyCar teams at work inside the Baltimore Convention Center. The 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore is being operated by locally owned Race On LLC, and is being promoted by Andretti Sports Marketing.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

DCA 2012 World Championships 8/31-9/2/12

Looking for rooms during the DCA 2012 World Championships?  We still have plenty of availability so call us now at 410-691-6969 or book online at   For special group rates, please call Trish in Sales at 443-270-6730.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Worry Free Vacation

Avoid the worry and stress of making it to the airport on time.   Stay with us and we will do the rest!

Check out our Park and Fly Packages starting as low as $79.00.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Feeling Lucky?

Looking for a fun filled weekend close to home?   Check out the exciting new area attraction;  MD Live! Casino.   Only 6 miles away, stay with us and spend the day enjoying the brand new $500 million state of the art casino and entertainment complex.

Who knows?  You could be the next big winner!

 Check out our rates and available dates at

Friday, July 13, 2012

2012 Junior Olympics - July 23-29, 2012

Baltimore is proud to play host to the 2012 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships! Aloft BWI is only 11 miles from Morgan State and a unique and vibrant alternative to all of the other traditional hotels in the area.  Check out our rates and availability at

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Aloft is Pet Friendly!

arf(SM) pet program
Animals are more than fun—they’re family too! So bring Fido, Rover, or Spot along. Our program offers a dog bed, bowl, woof-alicious treats, and toys. * If your dog weighs more than 40 pounds, please contact the hotel directly to discuss a waiver. 410-691-6969.  Also check out our website for special rates and packages.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Attention all Otakon fans!

7/27/2012 Otakon 2012

Otakon is the convention of the otaku generation: by fans, for fans; and they're back in Baltimore for their 19th year in 2012!
Join fellow fans as thousands descend on Baltimore to celebrate anime, manga, fandom, and all facets of Asian pop culture!
Ever since 1999, they've taken over a sizable chunk of the Inner Harbor for a 3-day festival celebrating the pop culture that's brought audiences everything from Astroboy to Yu-Gi-Oh, from the Seven Samurai to Spirited Away.

Friday, July 6, 2012

What's New at BWI?


BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Begins Terminal Enhancement Program

Construction started in June 2012 on a major terminal enhancement program at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The work will improve and modernize the BWI Marshall passenger terminal facility and provide new services for Airport travelers.
The BWI Marshall Observation Gallery will be closed until spring 2013 to accommodate the construction program.
Completion of the improvements is expected in the summer of 2013.

United Airlines and Continental Airlines Transition to Single Passenger Service System

United Airlines and Continental Airlines are completing the transition to a single passenger service system. All Continental Airlines customers should now check-in at the United Airlines ticket counter near Concourse D.

Delta Air Lines shifted operations to Concourse D on December 13

Starting December 13, all Delta flights operate from gates on Concourse D. Ticketing and baggage check-in for Delta flights occur in the ticket lobby near Concourse D. Arriving baggage for Delta customers utilizes baggage carousel number 14, located on the lower level of the Airport.

AirTran Airways Shifted Operations to Terminal A/B

AirTran Airways shifted operations to Terminal A/B on November 16. All AirTran passenger activities, including ticketing and baggage services occur in Terminal A/B. AirTran flights operate from Concourse B. Baggage claim for AirTran moved to claim carousel number 6, adjacent to Concourse B.

Courtesy Shuttles

In order to manage vehicle traffic on the terminal roadway, BWI Marshall Airport has created specific pick-up zones for hotel shuttles and off-airport parking shuttles. Effective October 31, hotel and off-airport parking shuttles will pick-up passengers at the designated zones only. Private vehicles are restricted from these off-airport pick-up zones.
Zones 1 and 3 are assigned for hotel shuttles. Zone 2 is designated for off-airport parking shuttles. Zone 4 will be used by both hotels and off-airport parking companies.

Lacrosse Fans Listen up!



In town for the upcoming Brine Shootout?   Aloft BWI is only 6 easy miles from the UMBC campus and previous host to Brine players and parents.  We have a youth friendly atmosphere with complimentary wireless internet throughout the entire hotel as well as pool table, indoor pool and state of the art fitness room to keep everyone happy.   Call us now for rates and availability!  Discounts available for groups with 10 or more rooms.  Call Trish at 443-270-6730.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Upcoming weekend events

7/07/2012 African American Festival 2012 All Day
Baltimore's festival of African American music and culture has been a regional tradition for more than 30 years. This ultimate destination for the July 4th weekend hosts as many as 500k visitors enjoying world-class entertainment, celebrity challenges, the Baltimore SuperStar, the African American Film Festival and dynamic exhibits of arts, education and heritage.
The 2012 African American Festival features 3 stages of entertainment during the 2-day celebration. Featured artists include Elle Varner, Chante’ Moore, Musiq Soulchild, Salt N’ Pepa, MC Lyte, Kurtis Blow, Big Daddy Kane, and Slick Rick

Monday, July 2, 2012

Power out?

BGE workers are doing their best to get power back to everyone but if you are still without power after Friday's storm then come stay cool at the area's coolest hotel.,0,3028489.story

July 4th Festivities

What are your plans for the 4th?  Check out the links below for some information on what is happening in Baltimore this week.