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Marriott International Expands Global Sales Network in Spain

Opens New Global Sales Office in Madrid to Support Growth in Spain


LONDON, August 1, 2012
– Marriott International’s recent growth in Spain has led to a major expansion of its global sales network in the country. The company’s new global sales office in Madrid, Spain is based at the AC Hotel Cuzco and is now open, complementing our Barcelona Global Sales Office and recent hotel developments in the country.

“Marriott International’s presence in Spain has significantly grown since the AC Hotels by Marriott and Autograph Collection brands joined our global portfolio in 2010. In fact we now have over 80 hotels in Spain, more than any other country in Europe. We are thrilled to open our new global sales office here, significantly expanding our resources in this ever-expanding and dynamic market,” said Neal Jones, vice president of Marriott’s Global Sales Europe and Global Intermediaries. [photo: AC Hotel Cuzco - Madrid, Spain]

The new team is tasked with further driving sales momentum in the market as well as forging deeper relationships with key lodging buyers who have significant local and international requirements. As a result of the changes, the former relationship between Marriott International and its General Sales Agent in Spain has ceased. Marriott International has seen its market share in to, and out of Spain, increase significantly over recent years and its grateful to all of its business partners for this success.

Jones added, “The expansion of Marriott’s global sales organization in Spain reaffirms our commitment to this important market and will deliver huge benefits to our Spanish based customers, helping to deliver the high standards of account servicing Marriott in known for.”

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