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.
Marriott International and Aberdeen City Council have today signed an agreement to deliver a brand new Residence Inn by Marriott hotel on the new Marischal Square development in the centre of Aberdeen. Work on the hotel, which is aimed at the extended-stay business and leisure markets, will begin in January 2015 and is expected to be completed by summer 2017.
Marriott International continues to expand in Eastern Europe with the opening of its first hotel in Bosnia & Herzegovina, the 75-suite Residence Inn Sarajevo. The hotel, operated by an affiliate of US-based Interstate Hotels & Resorts, is the first internationally-branded hotel in the country and fills a gap in the extended stay market with spacious suites and studios that enable guests to thrive on long stays.
Fuji Electric Corporation of America announced today that it has unveiled the first publicly available DC Quick Charger on ChargePoint at the Residence Inn by Marriott in San Juan Capistrano, California.
Marriott International, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of the 107-room Residence Inn Edinburgh, the first Residence Inn branded property in the United Kingdom. The hotel, operated by Marriott International under a management agreement with Gladedale Ventures Limited, is centrally located in the Scottish capital’s new Quartermile development, the city’s most exciting new address.
Marriott International’s largest extended stay brand comes to the region.
Marriott opens Residence Inn Edinburgh, the first of the Global Extended-Stay power brand in the United Kingdom.