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Guangzhou Grandview Enterprise Co. and Marriott International Open
the 319-room Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe in China

June 19, 2012 - Marriott International today announced the opening of Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe, the latest addition to the company’s signature Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand. Ideally located in the center of Tianhe Business District, Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe is adjacent to Pearl River New City – home to the majority of Guangzhou’s international companies and a growing tourist hub.

“With its unbeatable location on Tianhe Road and Marriott International’s commitment to delivering exceptional service, we expect Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe to raise the benchmark for upscale accommodations in this key region,” said Henry Lee, Senior Vice President for Marriott International in Greater China. “The popularity of the Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand continues to grow in China, and we are delighted to partner with Guangzhou Grandview Enterprise Co. Ltd, the hotel’s owning company, to strengthen our presence in the country’s third-largest city with this landmark new opening.”

Featuring deluxe city views, four unique dining destinations and 895 square meters of multifunctional event space, the hotel has been carefully designed to cater to the needs of the region’s discerning event professionals, as well as business and leisure travelers.

Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe’s 319 well-appointed guest rooms and suites offer plug-and-play laptop connectivity with television, high speed wireless and wired Internet and premium bath essentials.

There are three expansive atriums located in the hotel, providing a relaxed meeting point for guests above Tianhe’s bustling city center. The Health Club and heated indoor pool also offer guests the perfect opportunity to unwind.

“An oasis of calm in a busy city, Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe showcases the world-class amenities, service and design for which Marriott Hotels & Resorts is famous,” said Alain Po, General Manager. “We are confident in our ability to promote both the hotel and destination to local and international travellers.”

Featuring 895 square meters of event space, including two pillar-free ballrooms and a multi-function room divisible into five sections, the hotel offers comfortably spacious meeting, banquet or cocktail facilities. All facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual systems and Wi-Fi, with dedicated wedding planners also available.

The hotel’s four dining options are destinations in themselves. Man Ho, the hotel’s signature restaurant, serves authentic Cantonese cuisine using only the freshest ingredients from the Pearl River Delta, as well as native ingredients that are characteristic of the Guangdong province’s rich countryside. For intimate dining experiences, Man Ho offers a selection of uniquely stylish private rooms.

Guests can enjoy local and international flavours at City Bistro, an all-day dining restaurant set to impress with its lavish fresh seafood buffet and seasonal à la carte offerings. Fresh coffee, pastries and bites-to-go are also available at Java+, while the fifth floor’s The Lounge provides an elegant setting for guests to enjoy afternoon tea or an evening cocktail.

With two Metro Lines right in front of the hotel, the hotel is located at 228 Tianhe Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou. It is within five minutes to Guangzhou East Railway Station and 15 minutes to Guangzhou Pazhou International Exhibition Center. Additionally, Grandview Mall is next door - one of Asia’s largest shopping centers – where guests can delight in more than 750 shops, restaurants, and entertainment facilities, including an indoor ice skating rink, 3D cinema and arcade games center.

In celebration of the hotel’s grand opening, Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe is offering a special rate from CNY1,200 per night, valid until 31 August 2012, which includes of CNY400 Food & Beverage cash coupon and earn 1,000 bonus Marriott Rewards points.

Marriott Hotels & Resorts is Marriott International's signature and most widely distributed brand, with more than 500 hotels and resorts in 54 countries. Marriott continues to inspire a balanced life on the road for discerning and high-achieving business and leisure travelers, offering warm, professional service; sophisticated yet functional guest room design; lobby spaces that facilitate working, dining and socializing; restaurants and bars serving international cuisine prepared simply and from the freshest ingredients; meeting and event spaces and services that are gold standard; and expansive, 24-hour fitness facilities. For more information, visit

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