Marriott Strengthen its Presence in Barcelona
Jan 17 15
MARRIOTT is to strengthen its presence in Barcelona with the opening of the Hotel Cotton House in February 2015. The 83-room property will be part of Marriott's Autograph Collection when it opens on February 23, 2015.
Marriott International, Inc. Expects to Open AC Hotel Miami Beach on the 2900 Block of Collins Avenue
Jan 15 15
Marriott International, Inc. announced the expected April 2015 opening of AC Hotel Miami Beach on the 2900 block of Collins Avenue. The property, developed in partnership with Miami'sFinvarb Group, will be AC Hotels' first property in South Florida following the lifestyle brand's debut in New Orleans. The 150-room AC Hotel Miami Beach will bring elegant yet unpretentious style, innovative Beverage & Food programming and locally inspired experiences to guests and locals. The design-led hotel, inspired by the fashion houses of Milan, blends European style and simple lines to create a comfortable atmosphere for guests. Miami-based Kobi Karp Architecture will bring the vision to life, providing an energetic vibe in the hotel while still encouraging exploration of the city beyond four walls. Guests can expect public spaces outfitted with furnishings and decor in a neutral tone color palette featuring warm greys and charcoals with thoughtfully selected modern artifacts and treasures. Additionally, AC Hotel Miami Beach's distinctive B&F program will offer an approachable twist on the traditional hotel bar. The seven story-hotel will include the AC Kitchen, inspired by the European home, which will be open daily for breakfast offering sweet and savory tarts, freshly baked croissants and a selection of artisan cured meats and cheeses. The AC Library will provide a quiet area for guests to use while still being connected. Additional amenities include a fitness center and 1,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. On-site parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, a rooftop pool and beach access round out the hotels offerings.
Marriott Hotels Opens Shunde Marriott Hotel in Southern China Enabling Guests to Travel Brilliantly
Dec 31 14
Marriott International, Inc. announced the opening of its first hotel under its Marriott Hotels brand in Shunde, a district of Foshan in Guangdong Province, the impressive 258-room Shunde Marriott Hotel. Under a long-term management agreement with the owner, Shunde Midea Group, the property joins the fast-growing portfolio of 19 hotels in Greater China under the Marriott Hotels’ brand. Download images. Located in the Midea Plaza that makes it become the tallest international five-star hotel in Shunde, Shunde Marriott Hotel is situated in the eastern Daling district with convenient transportation accessibility. It is only ten-minute drive to both Shunde Station of Guangzhou Railway and Shunde Port, 30 minutes to Guangzhou South Railway Station and 60 minutes to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. Shunde, a district of Foshan located in the center of the Pearl River Delta, is a highly regarded and one of the most affluent counties in China. The Shunde Marriott Hotel offers 258 elegant and spacious guestrooms featuring either the scenic view Shunfeng Mountain Park or the city skyline. Each room is equipped with the facilities and amenities. The executive rooms and suites are located on the 28th floor together with the Executive Lounge. The Shunde Marriott Hotel has been conceptualized to meet the varied tastes of travelers. Shunde Marriott Hotel offers a 1,400-square meter pillar-less grand ballroom which is unparalleled in Shunde. Equipped with the large LED display panel in town as well as a 500-square meter foyer complementing floor-to-ceiling windows, the grand ballroom is poised to become a popular rendezvous of business and social events in Shunde. Coupled with five meeting rooms with spaces ranging from 30 to 110 square meters, functions of different scales can be fitted. A unique glass wedding pavilion, an option for outdoor banquet and a full array of wedding planning services have set Shunde Marriott Hotel as the hottest spot for weddings in 2015. Hotel guests can enjoy a diversity of local and international culinary delights at three restaurants. Goji Kitchen & Bar features an innovative flexible micro-concept that offers two different distinctive dining experiences. It features sumptuous buffet as well as a la carte menu; Man Ho Chinese restaurant offers authentic Cantonese cuisine in an elegantly-appointed ambience; The Lounge is a relaxing place to enjoy locally inspired cocktails, specialty drinks and signature Chinese teas. The Shunde Marriott Hotel features a range of wellness options for traveler with an indoor swimming pool, a 24-hour health center, plus a spa center with six treatment rooms. Indulgence has never looked or felt this good. The Shunde Marriott Hotel flawlessly showcases the Marriott Hotels brand as it constantly evolves to appeal to the modern, next generation of mobile and global travelers. Marriott Hotels led the industry in rolling out mobile check-in and checkout exclusively for Marriott Rewards members. Using the Marriott mobile app, Marriott Rewards members receive a push notification on their mobile devices alerting them that they can check-in and an automatic confirmation when their room is ready. At the end of their stays, guests receive a push notification alerting them that mobile checkout is available. Marriott Hotels lead the industry with innovations, its Greatroom lobby concept features an open and flexible lobby space for guests to use for business, leisure or time to themselves. They will be stylish, modern, comfortable and welcoming with all day menus for light bites and meals and full access to technology from Wi-Fi to power points. The brand’s partnership with THANN, a producer of natural skincare amenities, is elevating the guest bath experience. Formulated through artful natural therapy and modern dermatological science, the THANN amenities are made from high quality raw materials and botanicals and presented in imaginative packaging. Reflecting the transformative change, Marriott Hotels is in the midst of a multi-year global marketing campaign called “Travel Brilliantly,” a bold move amplifying the brand’s dedication to leading the future of travel. The dynamic campaign reflects the lifestyle of the next generation of travelers, who seamlessly blend work and play in a mobile and global world.