Marriott International Introduces Executive Apartments Brand To South Korea
Wednesday, 26 September 2007：Marriott International, Inc. has opened the 103-room Yeouido Park Centre, Seoul - Marriott Executive Apartments in Seoul, South Korea under a management agreement with re-plus corporation, based in Tokyo.
The general manager is Ty Collins. Chung-Ki Kim is the director of sales and marketing.
Yeouido Park Centre, Seoul - Marriott Executive Apartments is located in the burgeoning financial and economic area of Yeouido, located on the Han River. The area is home to numerous international companies such as 3M and LG electronics. In distinct contrast to the lively metropolitan location, the hotel is situated next to the Yeouido National Park, offering running and bicycle trails amid the delicate Japanese cherry blossoms.
The hotel offers 103 elegantly furnished studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments offering stunning, technologically enhanced apartments with unexpected pleasures like heated floors, blissful rainfall showers, gourmet restaurant and wine bar and a luxurious full-service spa. Other amenities include a fully equipped kitchen with microwave and dishwasher and separate dining area. Each apartment features a home entertainment system with large LCD television in both the living room and master bedroom. In addition, each apartment is equipped with its own washer and dryer.
“We are thrilled by the continued expansion of our Marriott Executive Apartments brand and to introduce the brand to Seoul,” said Paul Toner, regional vice president of sales and marketing for Asia-Pacific. “This property offers a true haven to business travellers who have a need to be in a market for an extended period of time and expect the unsurpassed amenities this hotel offers.”
Marriott Executive Apartments are upscale apartments designed to meet the needs of business and leisure travellers planning to stay for an extended period of time. Offering studio to three-bedroom furnished apartments, Marriott Executive Apartments offer the privacy and comfort of a residential environment with the convenience of hotel services and amenities. Each property is influenced by local design elements and feature state-of-the-art facilities and technology.
Currently there are 15 Marriott Executive Apartment hotels throughout the world. They are located in Hong Kong, Mumbai, Prague, Budapest, Brussels, Dubai, Tokyo, Bangkok, Shanghai London, Sao Paulo, Jakarta, Seoul and Beijing. Nine future openings are scheduled including the 95-unit Marriott Executive Apartments Bahrain (2007) and the 120-unit Marriott Executive Apartments Doha, Qatar (2007).