Posted 2/26/2013 - 10:14:30 AM
Rendering of the new Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Brazil
BETHESDA, MD—Marriott International plans to open a new 162-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil’s largest city in the Northeastern region of the country.
The hotel is developed under a management agreement with Rio Ave Ltda., a local real estate developer. This project, already under construction, will be the Rio Ave Ltda’s first venture into the lodging sector and is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2014, before the World Cup.
In addition to 162 guestrooms, the 12-story hotel will feature the brand’s business lobby, a casual dining restaurant, 3,230 sq. ft. of meeting space and recreational facilities including a swimming pool and a fitness center.
Marriott International is currently represented in Brazil by the 445-room Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel, 245-room JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro, the 311-room Sao Paulo Airport Marriott, 114-unit Marriott Executive Apartments Sao Paulo and the 128-room Hotel & Spa do Vinho Caudalie. A 165-room Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Porto Alegre and a 160-room Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Curitiba are currently under development. Both are set to open in the first half of 2014 before the World Cup. In addition, a 158-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Curitiba is scheduled to open in early 2015.