Marriott International plans to open 12 ‘Fairfield by Marriott’ hotels in India in the next two years. The company has opened its first property in Asia-Pacific region in Bangalore.
‘Fairfield by Marriott’ is a mid-end hotel brand targeted at business and leisure travellers.
“Marriott is banking on partnering model in India. Investors locally offer expertise and finance, we in turn bring in best hotel management skills,” said Don Cleary, COO, Marriott International in Asia.
“The company already has few hotels being constructed in major cities in India, which are located in tier II cities such as Lucknow, Amritsar and Katara in north India,” he added.
In addition, the company is also eyeing hotels in Nepal, China, Indonesia, Thailand and Korea.