Courtyard by Marriott Brings Refreshing Hotel Hospitality to Xinchang in Eastern China

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of the 201-room Courtyard by Marriott Xinchang in Xinchang County at eastern Zhejiang Province of China. Under a management agreement with Zhejiang NHU Company LTD, the hotel is the 16th addition to the Courtyard portfolio and the first international hotel in the newly developed business district of Shaoxing city. The growing distribution of Courtyard in China upholds the brand’s commitment to support guests’ continuous drive to succeed everywhere.

The hotel is part of Heyue Plaza, a modern commercial and entertainment complex consisting of high-end offices, shopping arcade, banks and entertainment facilities. Guests can enjoy easy access to highway network that connects Xinchang with key cities nearby. It is a 3.5-hours and 1.5-hours’ ride from the hotel to Shanghai and Ningbo respectively. For airport connectivity, the hotel is 80-minutes’ away from the Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport and 60-minutes’ away from Ningbo Lishe International Airport.

“We are excited to see that this brand enjoys soaring popularity in China. This new addition to our Courtyard family will bring a refreshing hotel hospitality that has not been available in Xinchang before. It is poised to deliver a brand promise shared among 1,000 Courtyard by Marriott hotels worldwide – helping guests to reenergize and be their most creative and successful selves,” said Henry Lee, Chief Operations Officer and Managing Director, Greater China of Marriott International.

“Xinchang is a historical destination with a wealth of cultural heritage and natural sceneries. It also has a robust economy especially in the pharmaceutical and machinery manufacturing sectors. Our hotel is proud to be the first and only international hotel brand in Xinchang. We guarantee a fascinating hotel experience to both business and leisure travelers visiting this marvelous place,” said William Shi, General Manager of Courtyard by Marriott Xinchang.

Courtyard by Marriott Xinchang has 201 spacious and stylish guestrooms and suites featuring a full array of amenities such as large working area, complementary Wi-Fi, comfortable King Koil © bed, mini bar, rainforest shower, personal safety box, 42-inch LCD TV with international satellite channels. The thoughtful room design with intuitive technology enables guests to experience a seamless transition between relaxing and working. Guests can also enjoy a rejuvenating workout in the fully-equipped Fitness Center with 24 hours access.

Guests who stay in the executive rooms or suites can enjoy privileged access to the Executive Lounge, featuring daily breakfast buffet and delicious snacks accompanied by refreshing beverages and alcoholic drinks throughout the day.

Pavilion, the hotel’s all-day dining venue, provides international breakfast buffet and an extensive lunch and dinner menus showcasing traditional Cantonese specialties. With an attractive selection of quality wines, beers, champagnes and cocktails, the lounge provides a perfect space for guests to mingle with friends or have their own relaxing time.

Courtyard by Marriott Xinchang offers 1,000 square meters of versatile meeting space located on the 3rd floor, offering a high degree of flexibility to meeting planners. These include a 650-square meter pillar-less ballroom with LED wall backdrop, as well as five meeting rooms  that can accommodate functions of different scales, from large conferences, intimate board meetings to family celebrations. All venues are equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and complimentary Wi-Fi connection. A dedicated events management team will be on site to ensure every event a great success.

Courtyard by Marriott Xinchang is close to the famous cultural attractions in Xinchang including the Giant Buddhist Temple, Chuanyan 19 Peaks, Wozhou Lake, Tianmu Mountain and Qianzhang Green Valley.

For inquiries and reservations, please contact Courtyard by Marriott Xinchang Hotel at call (86 575) 8660 7777 or visit the official website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hghxn-courtyard-xinchang/

About Courtyard by Marriott 

Courtyard by Marriott features hotels with refreshing environments that help guests stay connected, productive and balanced while traveling.  Courtyard is constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of the guests.  The latest guest room design offers hybrid spaces that accommodate all aspects of a guests’ stay.  With more than 1,000 properties in more than 45 countries, Courtyard has the most locations of any brand in the Marriott International portfolio.

About Marriott International

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is the world’s largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 5,700 properties in over 110 countries. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts. The company’s 30 leading brands include: Bulgari Hotels and Resorts®, The Ritz-Carlton® and The Ritz-Carlton Reserve®, St. Regis®, W®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, The Luxury Collection®, Marriott Hotels®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Renaissance® Hotels, Sheraton®, Delta Hotels by MarriottSM, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Tribute Portfolio™, Design Hotels™, Gaylord Hotels®, Courtyard®, Four Points® by Sheraton, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, Residence Inn®, TownePlace Suites®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Aloft®, Element®, Moxy Hotels®, and Protea Hotels by Marriott®. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com and @MarriottIntl.