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Kintetsu Hotel Systems Partners with Marriott International to
Open the 376-room Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel in the
Tallest Building in Japan

July 29, 2011 - OSAKA, Japan
--Kintetsu Hotel Systems, Inc. the management company of Miyako Hotels & Resorts announced on July 6th, 2011 that an agreement has been reached with Marriott International to flag the new hotel at the Abenobashi Terminal Tower Building Annex in Osaka now under construction by Kintetsu Corporation as “Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel”.

The 60 floor building scheduled to be completed in spring 2014 will rise up to 300 meters making it the tallest in the country. The hotel features 376 guest rooms occupying 38th to 55th floors. The central location of the building above an extensive transport hub offers easy access to all corners of the city, suburbs and provinces and to Kansai International Airport in 30 minutes. The multi faceted complex housing a department store, offices, galleries, museums and an observatory will serve as a new cultural and tourism centre for Abeno area, the southern gateway point of the city.

“Miyako Hotels are proud to join hands with Marriott International, a true global leader in hospitality and its’ world standards. We firmly believe that our partnership with the Marriott International with its strong brand identity and distribution network will help us to bring more international travelers to Japan, specially to Abenobashi area, where the old world charm of Osaka still exists. The new hotel identity “Marriott Miyako Hotel” carries both our brand names, Miyako and Marriott promising to deliver our guests supreme services refined in both our service cultures.” commented Mr. Takashi Futamura, President of Kintetsu Hotel Systems.

Offering luxury standards, Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel also features a 19th floor reception lounge, 20th floor meeting space and the highest fine dining restaurant in the city on the 57th floor.

Kintetsu Hotel Systems, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kintetsu Corporation manages Miyako Hotels & Resorts, a major Japanese upscale hotel brand with 21 distinctive properties including two in US.

Kintetsu Corporation (TOKYO:9041), a major Japanese business conglomerate based in Osaka operates the longest private rail system in Japan and owns subsidiaries in freight, retail, real estate, travel, lodging and amusement industry.

Miyako Hotels & Resorts
Wimal Jayawardana, +81-6-6774-7680 (The building project web site)


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Also See: Marriott Hotels & Resorts Adding to Global Pipeline Nearly 50 New Hotels and Resorts Over Next Four Years; Focus is on Worldwide Emerging Destinations / June 2011

The Kintetsu Corporation Re-flagging the Miyako Tokyo Hotel and Miyako Osaka Hotel to the Sheraton Brand / March 2007
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