Fusion Hospitality Opens New 121-Room Courtyard by Marriott in Oxford, Mississippi

/Fusion Hospitality Opens New 121-Room Courtyard by Marriott in Oxford, Mississippi

Fusion Hospitality Opens New 121-Room Courtyard by Marriott in Oxford, Mississippi

|2016-06-02T12:46:00+00:00June 2nd, 2016|

Oxford, MS – June 2, 2016 – Courtyard by Marriott Oxford is now open for business in Oxford, Mississippi. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design, the new hotel provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience.

Located at 305 Jackson Avenue East, the 121-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Fusion Hospitalityof Tupelo, Mississippi. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Courtyard Oxford offers guests convenient access to the University of Mississippi and historic Oxford Square. Courtyard constantly researches trends and evolves to meet the changing needs of its guests. The latest room design offers hybrid zones for working, sleeping, relaxing and getting ready. Indirect lighting and a neutral, tone-on-tone color palette makes for a soothing and calm environment.

“From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to business travelers,” said Callette Nielsen, vice president and global brand manager, Courtyard. “Today’s technology has changed how people travel. Our guests want a room that has purpose and flexibility that enables a seamless transition between relaxing and working. Courtyard is designed to offer them a relaxing and functional space to work the way they want to, when they want to.”

The new room design is intuitive and thoughtful, offering flexible yet comfortable spaces that enable technology. Upon arrival, guests can store bags on the “Luggage Drop” and plug personal devices into the “Tech Drop” ledge for seamless technology integration.

Signature furniture and architectural elements replace traditional art in the new guestroom. The “LoungeAround” sofa offers a pop of color and a comfortable area for relaxing or for working. The new design also features a light desk on wheels, allowing guests to work from anywhere in the room.

An upgraded, more spacious layout creates an enhanced bathroom experience. A “Shower Nook” housing shampoos and towels, makes amenities accessible without having to leave the shower.

The Courtyard Oxford also offers the Refreshing Business lobby environment, where guests can enjoy an open and bright area outside of their rooms. Along with media pods, complimentary Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. The lobby also features The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect®, offering casual, flexible seating; easy access to food and high quality, healthy menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, cocktails, wine and beer so guests can unwind.

Throughout the hotel, guests can connect with ample electrical outlets. The business library features several computer terminals, along with a printer and separate computer stations dedicated solely to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.

Green has been Courtyard’s signature color since Marriott launched the brand 30 years ago. Now it is even greener with the introduction of a guest recycling program for the environment. Receptacles for paper, glass, plastic and metal are conveniently located by side exits.

The four-story hotel features an indoor swimming pool, fitness center and guest laundry, and offers 3,000 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 450 people.

The Hotel Zamora opened in 2014 and is the first new boutique hotel to be built in St. Pete Beach in 20 years. Kimpton’s Hotel Zamora is a white-washed Mediterranean palace with 72 suite-only accommodations, a rooftop bar, 900 square feet of event space, and views overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico. Inspired by the architecture of its namesake Spanish province, the hotel's striking Romanesque façade and stylish dining fits right in with the laid-back leisure of Florida's fashionable Tampa Bay. For reservations and information visit http://www.thehotelzamora.com/ or call (727) 456-8900.

Contact: Rosalie Hagel

imptonfla@finnpartners.com/954 765 3636

About Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a leading collection of boutique hotels and restaurants and the acknowledged industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique hotel concept to the United States. In 1981, Bill Kimpton founded the company that today is renowned for making travelers feel genuinely cared for through thoughtful perks and amenities, bold, playful design and a sincerely personal style of guest service. Out to help people live full, balanced lives, Kimpton aims to inspire with touches like yoga mats in every room, complimentary coffee and tea to start the day, hosted evening Wine Hour, in-room fitness programming and complimentary bike rentals. The award-winning restaurants and bars are led by talented chefs and bartenders that offer guests a chance to dine like a local.

 

Kimpton is consistently ranked as one of the top companies in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, Upper Upscale Segment, for Customer Satisfaction. The company is highly-regarded for its innovative employee culture and benefits and has been named a FORTUNE magazine “Best Place to Work” six times since 2009. Kimpton is continuously growing and currently operates over 60 hotels and 70 plus restaurants, bars and lounges in 30 U.S. cities. In January 2015, Kimpton was welcomed into the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) family of hotel brands, bringing together two special cultures and sets of values to create the world's largest boutique hotel business.

For more information, visit www.KimptonHotels.com.

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