Posted by Barry Silverstein on March 9, 2010 10:38 AM
If hotels are the harbinger of a global economic recovery, then conditions may be brightening. As brandchannel has reported over the past several months, a number of hotel chains are launching new hotels and announcing ambitious expansion plans.
Now Marriott International has just announced plans to double its presence in Europe by 2015, increasing its portfolio from 40,000 rooms to 80,000 rooms. Of the Marriott chain's eighteen brands, seven are currently represented in Europe. The expansion in Europe includes some 30 projects.Continue reading...