6/17/2009

Marriott plans Courtyard in Istanbul

Washington Business Journal - Marriott International, which is planning an aggressive expansion outside North America in the coming years, has opened its first Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Turkey. The 262-room Courtyard by Marriott Istanbul International Airport is 25 minutes from Istanbul’s city center and includes a restaurant featuring Mediterranean and Turkish cuisine. It also includes a SPA and a conference hall. As part of Marriott’s social and environmental commitment, “The Courtyard Istanbul commissioned a garden to surround the property that features 4,200 plants transferred from seven areas of Turkey including the Black Sea and Anatolian region”, said Marriott in a statement.

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