Marriott ramps up China expansion
11 Jun 2008: BETHESDA, MD – Marriott International will expand its China portfolio with 18 new hotels from now through 2012, nine of which have been announced yesterday.
The 18 hotels will bring the Marriott portfolio in China to 59 hotels, providing a total 22.489 rooms, spanning six lodging brands—JW Marriott in the luxury tier, Marriott and Renaissance in the upscale segment, Courtyard by Marriott for the upper-moderate segment and Marriott Executive Apartments for upscale extended stay travelers.
Announced yesterday are nine properties, which will open in Nanjing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Huizhou, Suzhou and Beijing. Additional hotels are under construction in Shenzhen, Beijing, Hangzhou, Macao, Hong Kong and Guangzhou.