News for the Hospitality Executive
May 16, 2011 - Marriott International announced the opening of its third hotel in Panama, the 120-room Courtyard Panama City MetroMall. This is the second Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Panama, being developed and operated by Real Hotels and Resorts of El Salvador.
“The Courtyard Panama City MetroMall is be a wonderful addition to Marriott International’s continually expanding portfolio of 64 hotels in Latin America and the Caribbean,” said Laurent de Kousemaeker, chief development officer, Caribbean & Latin American Region, Marriott International. “Panama is an important, gateway market in the region we’re thrilled our partners have chosen to develop yet another Courtyard hotel, to cater to the business traveler looking for high-quality mid-market accommodation.”
The Courtyard by Marriott Panama City MetroMall is adjacent to the newly opened, 130,000-square-meter MetroMall shopping mall in Panama’s capital city, halfway between Panama City’s financial district and the international airport.
“We are very excited to open our second Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Panama City,” said Fernando Poma, managing director of Real Hotels and Resorts. “We are very pleased with the results of our first Courtyard hotel in Panama, the Courtyard Panama City Real at Multiplaza Pacific Mall, and felt that it was a great idea to replicate this concept adjacent to the new MetroMall complex.”
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 900 locations in 36 countries, Courtyard has more properties than any other Marriott brand.
The Courtyard by Marriott Panama City MetroMall, along with more than 3,400 Marriott-affiliated hotels worldwide, participate in Marriott Rewards, the guest reward program that allows its more than 35 million members to earn points or airline miles for each dollar spent during each stay.
For more information about the brand, visit www.courtyard.com.
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