A Marriott Hotel Group Representative recently visited Events & Venues to update us on all the latest group developments:

– Moxy by Marriott:

* Marriott International’s newest 3 star brand hotel, competing with Holiday Inn Express
* Aim to open 150 across Europe in the next 10 years, some in UK and mainland Europe
* All new build hotels, first one opening early 2014
* Marriott is teaming up with Ikea – who will help with the design of the new economy hotels in the Ikea mould, but not using their furniture
* 17msq rooms will feature high-tech amenities, such as built-in USB ports and 42-inch flat-screen TVs with airplay connectivity
* Each room will also feature a floor-to-ceiling signature art wall reflecting the local city or surroundings

 – New addition Marriott in Tottenham Court Road opening Summer 2013, formerly the Berners Hotel

– Marriotts Autograph Collection, 3 properties in its UK portfolio
* London St Ermins is the latest addition to the Autograph Collection: 331 room property, Grade II Listed Victorian building, close to St James’s Park station, recently undergone a £30 million refurbishment
* London Threadneedles: 74 bedroom 5 star boutique hotel, located in hub of London’s financial district
* The Glasshouse in Edinburgh: luxury 5 star hotel, 65 contemporary guestrooms, 2 acre roof gard with views across the City

– Liverpool’s Hard Days Night Hotel to become either a Marriott Autograph or Addition Collection hotel: Beatles Inspired Hotel, 110 bedrooms,

– Refurbishments:
* Swindon Marriott – all bedrooms undergoing refurbishment due to be completed end Summer 2013
* Renaissance Manchester – meeting and bedrooms all undergoing refurbishment

– Rate Offers:
* Marriott London 5 star properties are flexible on their rates: St Pancras, Grosvenor House, County Hall, West India Key
* Free 1 hour WiFi offered in all F&B outlets throughout the Marriott Brand

Contact the E & V Team to take advantage of reduced rate offers, and to obtain additional latest updates on this and other Hotel Groups… Tel: 0117 9414 888