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Marriott International Introduces Its Second Planned Property in Myanmar With the Signing Of Courtyard By Marriott Yangon

July 27, 2017 Hotel Developments No Comments Email Email

 Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the signing of Courtyard by Marriott Yangon, Myanmar. Located in the former capital and commercial center of the country, the new build hotel owned by Hotel Sule Square Co., Ltd is part of a mixed-use development and is scheduled to open in 2019.

“We are excited to be working alongside Marriott International, a global hotel operator with such vast experience in the hospitality sector,” said Mr. Kyaw Naing Oo, Chairman, Hotel Sule Square Co., Ltd and NAING Group Capital Co., Ltd. “As Myanmar opens up to great opportunities, we are excited to be offering travelers an international hotel brand that further puts this country on the tourism map.”

“Myanmar holds immense potential as a new tourism destination in South East Asia given its rich history and natural beauty,” said Karl Hudson, Area Vice President, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia & Myanmar, Marriott International. “Demand is expected to grow as the government and economy are stabilizing; with business travel picking up due to increased investment in various business sectors, and the leisure segment looking promising as Myanmar relaxes its visa policies and continues to market its unique destinations.”

Courtyard by Marriott Yangon’s dynamic offerings and welcoming service will cater to both leisure and business guests in Myanmar. The city hotel will feature 200 inviting guestrooms and suites, as well as an Executive Lounge and four meeting rooms totaling 400sqm to host special functions. Local cuisines and international tastes can be savored at the three-meal restaurant or an express meal can be picked up at Momo to Go, before guests enjoy a drink at the Bar & Lounge. Versatile meeting spaces as well as recreational facilities including a rooftop pool, Fitness Center and treatment rooms will leave travelers feeling reenergized.

Located in the gateway city of Yangon, and only 45 minutes away from Yangon International Airport, the Courtyard by Marriott Yangon is in close proximity to key tourist attractions, with the Sule Pagoda, City Hall and Bogyoke Aung San Market a short walk away and China Town and Shwedagon Paragon Pagoda reachable in a few minutes by car. As part of a mixed-use development, retail, tourist markets, cafés and unique architectural buildings are within the immediate vicinity of the hotel.

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