Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) expands its brand offering in Bengaluru with the opening of the first dual branded property in the country, the Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott. The property is located in Outer Ring Road, which is renowned as the commercial hub for Bengaluru’s leading IT companies. The Courtyard brand will be introduced in Bengaluru for the first time, offering guests a refreshing ambiance that helps guests stay connected, and productive while traveling. The Fairfield brand is an established leader in the moderate tier segment offering guests a seamless experience with well-designed rooms and great service at an exceptional value. This will be the second Fairfield by Marriott hotel to open in the city in addition to the Fairfield by Marriott at Rajaji Nagar.
Marriott International offers 19 brands globally with nine in Asia Pacific. The addition of a dual branded property in Bengaluru enhances the company’s ability to meet the increasing demands for business travelers in the region. With 13 hotels across India and additional properties across the Asia-Pacific region, Courtyard by Marriott is a globally acclaimed brand that is especially designed for business and who want each stay to be a unique experience. With two hotels already open in India and additional properties in the pipeline, Fairfield is considered a growth engine for the company’s expansion in Asia.
Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Mr. Craig S. Smith, President and Managing Director of Marriott International, Asia Pacific said, “The business community in South Asia, specifically in India, is growing at an unprecedented rate and this community is looking at lodging options that combines options, comfort and value. To cater to this demand, Marriott International now offers this new property that delivers two different experiences under one roof. We are committed to providing great value to our customers and the opening of our first dual branded complex in India is one of the important steps towards achieving this goal.”
Commenting on the launch, Gaurav Singh, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott & Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, said, “Bengaluru exudes a culture that embodies entrepreneurship and by launching a property that includes two of Marriott International’s most renowned hotel brands, Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott, we are catering to the lodging needs of both business and leisure travelers.”
“This property also marks the introduction of one of India’s leading hotel chains, Courtyard by Marriott, in Bengaluru. With this launch, the exceptional hospitality of Courtyard will now be available to the business community of Bengaluru.” Gaurav added.
Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road features 170 rooms that includes 134 deluxe, 24 executive deluxe rooms and 12 suites. The specialty restaurants at Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road are MoMo Café, a chic all-day dining restaurant which is contemporary, warm, vibrant, welcoming and offers a gastronomic à la carte and buffet menu featuring fresh ingredients and international flavors; MoMo 2 Go, which offers ready to eat items, pastries and savories; and the Lobby Bar which provides guests the facility to work during the day and enjoy post-work drinks with friends.
Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road comprises 169 guest rooms including 115 deluxe rooms and 54 deluxe pool view rooms. The specialty restaurants at Fairfield by Marriott are Kava, which is an all-day dining restaurant offering sumptuous Indian and International cuisine with three-meal-a-day facility featuring both buffet and a la carte options; and Kava The Bar, which is a modern mood bar and lounge that offers freshly brewed coffee in the day and interesting cocktails by evening.
Apart from the individual facilities offered by the two hotels, Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott together bring to guests amenities that include a luxurious Mediterranean restaurant called BG’s which offers a splendid ambience that features an indoor and outdoor setting and a magnificent spread of Mediterranean cuisine prepared by a specialty chef. Guests staying at both hotels also have access to a common the Gymnasium / Fitness Center, meeting rooms and swimming pool.
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