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Marriott Targets Brazil for Expansion

Wednesday December 12th, 2012 - 7:36AM

CURITIBA, BRAZIL–Marriott International plans to introduce its Fairfield Inn and Courtyard by Marriott mid-market brands here and in Porto Alegre.

The company will open a new 160-room Fairfield Inn and a 158-room Courtyard in Curitiba and a 165-room in Porto Alegre. The three properties will be developed under long-term franchise agreements between Marriott and Prisma Engenharia, a locally-based real estate and construction company that has 14 properties in its hotel portfolio. The two Fairfield Inn hotels are scheduled for completion in mid-2014, the Courtyard in early-2015.