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Second hotel for Marriott in Bucharest

Second hotel for Marriott in Bucharest

18 June 2012 Hotel News

As Marriott International continues its expansion throughout Europe, the company has announced plans to open a second hotel in Bucharest, the 147-room Courtyard by Marriott Bucharest. The hotel will operate under a management agreement with Gica Popescu Hotels and is expected to open in early 2014.

Marriott International reaches Asia milestone

Marriott International reaches Asia milestone

17 May 2012 Hotel News

Marriott International has announced it has reached the milestone figure of 250 open and signed hotels in Asia, with the 250th hotel to be located in Bo’ao in China. This represents 129 open hotels plus a development pipeline of 121 projects - totalling more than 75,000 rooms in 15 countries.

Marriott chief sings praises for tourism

Marriott chief sings praises for tourism

14 May 2012 Hotel News

Marriott chief executive officer, Arne Sorenson, has voiced his ongoing support for the tourism industry and said travel has a significant impact on the economy of the United States. “Tourism creates $1.9 trillion in economic activity and 14.4 million jobs,” said Sorenson at the Bisnow Lodging Investment Summit.

Marriott to double Caribbean and Latin America footprint by 2017

Marriott to double Caribbean and Latin America footprint by 2017

16 April 2012 Hotel News

Marriott International is planning to double its footprint in the Caribbean and Latin America from 69 to 140 hotels creating 30,000 rooms by 2017; 35 of which are already signed and under development. These ambitious growth plans will also result in thousands of new job opportunities within the hotel group.

Marriott Leaders visit future Haiti Hotel Site

Marriott Leaders visit future Haiti Hotel Site

23 March 2012 Press Release Hotel News

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 announces first Hotel In Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Marriott announces first Hotel In Krasnoyarsk, Russia

20 March 2012 Hotel News

Marriott has announced a new addition to its global Marriott Hotels & Resorts portfolio, the 216-room Krasnoyarsk Marriott Hotel in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The hotel, which will be operated under a management agreement with OAO Krepost Hotel, is scheduled to open in late 2014.