News for the Hospitality Executive
Courtyard by Marriott Opens 170-room Courtyard Paris Arcueil
in a Paris Suburb
February 10, 2011 - Courtyard by Marriott Opens Fifth Hotel in France - 170-Room Courtyard Paris Arcueil Hotel Is First Courtyard Hotel in France to Feature Brand’s Interactive GoBoard® Technology
Courtyard by Marriott has opened its fifth hotel in France, the Courtyard Paris Arcueil . Located in Arcueil, a suburb just south of Paris, the hotel is conveniently located close to the headquarters of many French corporations and situated near numerous public transportation options allowing guests to reach the heart of downtown Paris in just 20 minutes.
Amy McPherson, president and managing director for Marriott International in Europe said, “Courtyard is expanding globally at a rapid pace and we are thrilled with the growth of the brand here in Europe. Last year we announced our goal to double our presence in Europe by 2015. Just this year, we expect to open five more Courtyard hotels in Europe in cities including Moscow, Munich and another fabulous addition here in France in Boulogne.”
Janis Milham, vice president and global brand manager, Courtyard by Marriott added, “We are excited to introduce our exclusive GoBoard® technology in France. The GoBoard® is a highly interactive 55-inch LCD touch screen in our Courtyard by Marriott lobbies that is packed with a wealth of local information, weather, and news enabling our guests to find great restaurants, attractions and directions, all at their fingertips.”
The Courtyard Paris Arcueil boasts 170 stylish and sophisticated guestrooms, featuring ergonomic work areas and Wi-Fi. The hotel’s lobby evokes a modern, contemporary feel and gives guests the space and functionality to both work and socialize. For onsite dining, the hotel features Oleo Pazzo, a delightful Mediterranean bistro. In addition, the Courtyard Paris Arcueil boasts a 24-hour market featuring a choice of light meals, snacks and drinks.
A 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center is also on-site so guests can maintain their fitness on the road.
The Courtyard by Marriott brand features hotels with a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced while traveling. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests’ desire for choice and control and allow them to use the public space and guest rooms to meet all of their needs while on the road. With nearly 900 locations in 35 countries, Courtyard is Marriott’s largest brand.
The Courtyard by Marriott Paris Arcueil, along more than 3,500 Marriott-affiliated hotels worldwide, participate in Marriott Rewards, the guest reward program that allows its more than 30 million members to earn points or airline miles for each dollar spent during each stay.
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