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Marriott Leaders visit future Haiti Hotel Site

Marriott Leaders visit future Haiti Hotel Site Pictured (left to right) Aidan Killeen, Digicel business development; Damian Blackburn, CEO, Digicel Haiti; Haiti's Minister of Tourism Stephanie Balmir-Villedrouin; Andrew Houghton; Maarten Boute, outgoing CEO & Director, Digicel Haiti; and Richard Strappe, Investment Director, Island Capital.

Andrew Houghton, Marriott’s area vice president for the Caribbean, along with executives of Digicel Haiti greet Stephanie Balmir-Villedrouin, Haiti’s Minister of Tourism, at a reception hosted by Marriott in Port-au-Prince.

Marriott’s regional operations team visited Haiti the week of March 12th to discuss plans for the Port-au-Prince Marriott Hotel with the hotel’s ownership group, Digicel Haiti, and to meet with local business, industry and community leaders.  The hotel is slated to open in 2014, with construction commencing later this year.