Barcelo acquired the Marriott Hotel in Guatemala

Starting today, the Marriott Hotel Guatemala City will be managed by the Barcelo chain which acquired the hotel after four months of negotiations.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Since last July negotiations between local shareholders and Barcelo executives began, Federico Linares, president of the Hotel Management Council, confirmed yesterday.

However, Linares did not give any details about the amount of the negotiation, but he did say that the process was "transparent and satisfactory."



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El Salvador: Barceló Enters the Salvadoran Market

June 2016

The hotel chain has announced the purchase of a five-star 205 room hotel in San Salvador, and is preparing for July 26 to open under the name Barceló San Salvador

The hotel chain which acquired the hotel is located in the capital in the commercial and business sector of San Benito. The hotel has two restaurants, a bar, outdoor pool, gym, health and beauty center, parking and 12 meeting rooms which can accommodate from 10 to 800 people.

Agreement Between Barceló and Nicaragua to Build Airport

October 2012

A partnership has been formed between the Nicaraguan government and the Spanish group Barceló to build an international airport in the Montelimar resort, in San Rafael del Sur.

An article in Laprensa.com.ni reports that "The Government of Nicaragua and the Spanish hotel group Barceló have signed an agreement to build an international airport in the Montelimar resort, in the Pacific, officials said on Sunday.

Barceló Inaugurates $10 million Hotel in Managua

February 2009

The Spanish chain inaugurated the Barceló Managua -a 5-star, 147 rooms hotel- with an investment of $10 million.

In the region, the chain already has urban hotels in the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Guatemala.

According to the note published in hosteltur.com: "[The hotel] is owned by the Amano International Group.

Spain's Barceló plans three more hotels for Central America

May 2008

Spain's Barceló hotels group announced plans to build three more hotels in Central America.

Speaking in Managua, Juan José Ribas, the chain's regional director, said one of the new hotels would be built in the Nicaraguan capital and another in Panama. He did not say where the third would be built.

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