Marriott International Expands Reach in Portugal

7 August 2018

Next year, Marriott International will increase its presence in Portugal through the debut of new brands in the country. In 2019, the hotel chain will inaugurate the Moxy Lisbon Picoas, on Avenida Duque de Loulé, in Lisbon, a 136-room unit. The 214-room Moxy Lisbon will come in the following year, at Parque das Nações, this one in partnership with Hoti Hotels. Moreover, lastly, the already announced 134-room W Algarve, on the Galé road in Sesmarias, opening as well in 2020.

Edgar Olle, the director of development for Marriott International in Spain and Portugal, told Publituris that the company already has “an extensive history in Portugal, a market that we believe in and to which we are committed.” “Currently, we have 11 hotels operating in Portugal under six of our brands – Sheraton, Marriott, Autograph Collection, The Ritz Carlton, The Luxury Collection and AC Hotels. Furthermore, we have three additional hotels under development in the country – two Moxy Hotels in Lisbon and a new W Hotel in the Algarve “, the executive stated, adding that the hotel chain is always looking for opportunities to grow and invest, and “we are committed to working with the right partners in the right projects to bring our attractive brands to Portugal. We see a great opportunity in particular for homeowners to benefit from our franchise brands, such as the tribute Portfolio and the Autograph Collection, where they can work with us on a franchise basis. These brands give independent owners the opportunity to maintain a unique identity while benefiting from the power of Marriott International’s global sales and marketing channels.”

Original Story: Publituris Hotelaria – Raquel Relvas Neto

Translation: Richard Turner

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