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Marriott signs $135 million Delta Hotels acquisition deal

Marriott signs $135 million Delta Hotels acquisition deal

2 days ago in Hotel News

Continuing its rapid global expansion, Marriott International has signed definitive agreements to acquire the Delta Hotels & Resorts brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership. The latter is a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, with the deal believed to be worth approximately $135 million. → Read More

Marriott: One million rooms in portfolio by end of 2015

Marriott: One million rooms in portfolio by end of 2015

21st Jan 2015 in Hotel News

Continuing its trajectory of rapid global growth and creating opportunity, Marriott International said earlier it expects its portfolio of hotels either open or under development to surpass one million rooms by the end of 2015. When open, the hotels under development will have generated more than $50 billion in real estate investment globally by Marriott’s owner partners and created over 150,000 anticipated new hotel jobs. → Read More

Marriott expects to reach one million rooms

Marriott expects to reach one million rooms

20th Jan 2015 in Hotel News

Continuing its trajectory of rapid global growth and creating opportunity, Marriott International, Inc. said today that it expects its portfolio of hotels either open or under development to surpass 1 million rooms by the end of 2015. → Read More

Marriott changes tack on Wi-Fi blocking

Marriott changes tack on Wi-Fi blocking

15th Jan 2015 in Hotel NewsTravel Technology News

Hotel giant Marriott International has bowed to demand from guests and confirmed it will no longer block personal Wi-Fi kits. Marriott had previously claimed it would block devices in conference facilities, arguing it was within its rights to do so on security grounds. → Read More

Marriott International expands Residence Inn footprint in Middle East

Marriott International expands Residence Inn footprint in Middle East

6th Jan 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International is both responding to, and boosting the Middle East and Africa region’s growing extended-stay hospitality sector by opening two new Residence Inn properties in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. According to the hotel company, the openings are in response to increased demand, highlighted by a 13 per cent rise in year on year RevPAR rates within its own extended stay-portfolio, as well as increased demand from the region’s Gen Y demographic. → Read More

Kochi Marriott Hotel launches in Kerala

Kochi Marriott Hotel launches in Kerala

28th Dec 2014 in Hotel News

Marriott International has opened the Kochi Marriott Hotel, its fifth hotel under the company’s flagship Marriott Hotels brand in India. This will be the second Marriott International property in the Kochi city and is located amidst the Lulu Mall campus, one of the largest malls in the country. Strategically located at just 22 kilometres from the Kochi International Airport and nine kilometres from the main City Centre, the hotel design embraces a wonderful blend of contemporary style, warmth and sophistication, all inspired from the natural landscapes of the city. → Read More

Fairfield by Marriott set to open in El Salvador in 2016

Fairfield by Marriott set to open in El Salvador in 2016

23rd Nov 2014 in Hotel News

Marriott International is planning to open a 130 room Fairfield by Marriott in El Salvador. The 130-room property, scheduled to open in 2016, will feature a modern design, a casual dining restaurant, meeting space and a state of the art fitness center. → Read More

Marriott International brings Courtyard Philadelphia Lansdale to market

Marriott International brings Courtyard Philadelphia Lansdale to market

3rd Oct 2014 in Hotel News

Marriott International has begun inviting guests to experience modern style fused with rustic elegance at its newest property, Courtyard Philadelphia Lansdale. The highly anticipated hotel offers an array of big city services and amenities in a historical, suburban setting, including comfortable accommodations, spacious function venues, and a unique full-service restaurant and bar integrating a ceiling canopied by wooden planks from the Crayola Factory. → Read More

Marriott International rolls out African expansion plans following Protea deal

Marriott International rolls out African expansion plans following Protea deal

30th Sep 2014 in Hotel News

Marriott International, Africa’s largest hotel company following its strategic acquisition of Protea Hotel Group, continues to gather momentum with a packed schedule of 30 property openings across the continent by 2020. Nine of these will open by end of 2015. → Read More

Marriott plans third hotel in Ecuador

Marriott plans third hotel in Ecuador

21st Sep 2014 in Hotel News

Marriott Hotels has revealed plans to open the 202-room Marriott Hotel in Guayaquil in 2016. The Guayaquil Marriott will be the group’s third property in Ecuador and is being developed by Hotecapsa, overseen by Angel Sanchez. → Read More

New lifestyle brands appointment for Marriott International

New lifestyle brands appointment for Marriott International

13th Sep 2014 in Hotel News

Marriott International has appointment Toni Stoeckl to vice president of lifestyle brands including global responsibility for Renaissance Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott and Moxy Hotels. Stoeckl previously served as vice president for the Renaissance Hotels brand. → Read More

JW Marriott opens in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

JW Marriott opens in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

6th Sep 2014 in Hotel News

Marriott International continues to grow its world-class luxury JW Marriott hotel brand with the opening of the 150-room JW Marriott Santo Domingo. The much anticipated hotel is located in the upscale Piantini financial district and located inside the luxurious Blue Mall which that features several fine dining restaurants and high end shops such as Cartier, Carolina Herrera and Louis Vuitton. → Read More

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