Marriott Worldwide shut 2019 with record progress, adding 10,000 rooms to its pipeline across 15 makes in the Caribbean and Latin The us.
The figures mark the company’s fourth consecutive yr of record growth in the location.
Very last yr, Marriott improved its portfolio in the location to 268 open up houses and 55,195 rooms in 34 countries and territories.
“We had a landmark yr for resort transactions in the Caribbean and Latin The us in 2019, fuelled by the resort advancement community’s demand for our primary business enterprise help and loyalty system, our appealing makes and strong proprietor interest in our new all-inclusive brand name extensions,” reported Laurent de Kousemaeker, chief advancement officer, Marriott Worldwide.
“With a growing pipeline of 146 lodges and resorts totalling more than 24,000 rooms, we are poised for solid progress in this location, offering far more chance to drive engagement with our loyalty users.”
In 2019, the business signed 2100 conversion rooms in the location, leveraging its 4 conversion-centered makes – Tribute Portfolio Lodges, Luxurious Selection, Autograph Selection and Delta Lodges by Marriott – as far more proprietors sought out the electrical power of Marriott’s makes and applications.
In addition, Delta Lodges by Marriott signed its initially offer in the location.
Very last August, Marriott introduced its all-inclusive system to bring quite a few of its makes, scale and trusted support to this growing, world-wide holiday phase.
Less than 6 months just after its launch, the business has signed seven administration and franchise agreements for all-inclusive houses representing just about 3,two hundred rooms.
Amid the all-inclusive tasks in advancement are an 800-space Marriott Lodges resort in Jamaica and a 240-space Ritz-Carlton resort in Mexico.
The business very last yr also finished its acquisition of Classy Lodges Group, which consists of seven lodges and 588 rooms positioned on the Platinum Coastline of the picturesque island of Barbados.