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Renaissance Grows in Barcelona

Monday October 8th, 2012 - 1:53AM

BARCELONA, SPAIN–Marriott International has opened its second hotel in this city, the 357-room Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel.

The hotel, which operates under a long-term franchise agreement with Hoteles Catalonia, was designed by leading French architect Jean Nouvel. The hotel, which consists of two towers, is located in close proximity to the city's business center. The Renaissance brand's portfolio includes more than 150 hotels in 35 countries.