Marriott International, Africa’s largest hotel company following its strategic acquisition of Protea Hotel Group, continues to gather momentum with a packed schedule of 30 property openings across the continent by 2020, 9 of which are slated to open by end of 2015.
Marriott Hotels, the flagship brand of Marriott International, Inc., understands this frustration and has jumped into action with the introduction of Kube Systems’ portable charging stations using Qi technology – the global standard in wireless charging – in the Greatroom lobbies of 29 of its hotels this month.
The largest hotel in India is coming up in Amritsar at a distance of nine km from the Golden Temple. The property is being developed by DJB Infrastructures and Developers India, an FDI company with many construction activities in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. With 1113 rooms, this will be a mixed used property, with 75 per cent of the rooms marketed as timeshare, in partnership with RCI. About 830 rooms will be for timeshare while there will 280 rooms for the hotel. The management contract will be for the hotel as well as timeshare rooms.
United Mercantile, the development partner for Wyndham Hotel Group for their Howard Johnson (HoJo) brand in India would be investing Rs 1,800 cr for developing 20 hotels in India over the next five years.