BETHESDA, MD, Feb. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR; http://www.marriott.com) is scheduled to open the 171-room Courtyard by Marriott and 157-suite
Residence Inn by Marriott in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in early
February, 2012. Located just 12 kilometres from the Calgary
International Airport, the hotels offer its guests convenient access to
downtown Calgary, TELUS Spark and the Crossiron Mills Mall. The hotels
are owned by The Mitchell Group Alberta Inc. and managed by Marriott
About The Courtyard By Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott was the first lodging brand exclusively designed
for business travel by business travellers. And now it has completely
redefined the hotel lobby experience by fast-tracking its lobby
"From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to
what business travellers want from a hotel," said Janis Milham, vice
president, Global Brand Manager, Courtyard by Marriott. "Guests want
more control and choice with services and amenities that create a
healthy balance between working and relaxing. We redefined the
Courtyard lobby so it invites guests to get out of their rooms to work,
socialize or for entertainment, whether travelling alone or with
The open, bright and contemporary new Courtyard hotel lobby warmly
welcomes guests, and the traditional front desk has been replaced with
separate welcome pedestals to create more personal and private
Courtyard's exclusive GoBoard® technology, a 57-inch LCD touch screen in
the lobby, is packed with local information, maps, weather, news,
business and sports headlines, to help guests navigate the city and
Free WiFi throughout the hotel lobby, a business library with several
complimentary computer terminals and free printer access, enables
business travellers to work with ease while on the road.
Dining has also been transformed at the Courtyard with The Bistro - Eat.
Drink. Connect.; which offers casual, flexible seating and healthier,
higher quality menu options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The six-story hotel features an indoor swimming pool, 8,000 square feet
of meeting space, fitness centre, guest laundry, business centre and
The MarketTM, a 24/7 shop for snacks, beverages and sundries.
For more information or reservations, call the Courtyard Calgary Airport
hotel at 1-877-515-4094 or visit www.courtyardcalgaryairport.com.
About The Residence Inn By Marriott
Residence Inns are designed as all suite hotels that offer studio,
one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Designed for stays of five nights
or more, each suite has a fully-equipped kitchen with coffee maker,
microwave oven, full-sized appliances and free high-speed Internet
access, offering all of the modern the comforts home and providing
guests with moderately priced accommodations with various value-added
"We are pleased to introduce Residence Inn hotels in the Calgary area,"
said Brian King, senior vice president, Select Service and Extended
Stay Brand Management, Marriott International. "This new hotel was
designed to be a home away from home and provides a residential
atmosphere and spacious accommodations for guest comfort."
A complimentary hot breakfast buffet, HomeTouch™ is available each
morning in the lobby area. Other hotel facilities and services include
an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, 8,000 square feet of meeting
space that is shared with the Courtyard hotel, a social room, weeknight
social hour and faxing/copying/printing services.
For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn Calgary
Airport hotel at 1-877-515-4108 or visit www.residenceinncalgaryairport.com.
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