More Marriott Hotels in Panama

The hotel chain is to build a new premises and two existing ones are to be renamed to join the chain, meaning that there will be seven hotels in the canal country.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The economic boom around the Canal expansion and the expected arrival of more leisure and business tourists with high purchasing power, has attracted the attention of the multinational chain Marriott, which will soon have 7 hotels in Panama.

A new hotel is to be built in the beach area of San Carlos, and two existing hotels will be renamed. The former Hotel Finisterre will change its name to Marriott Executive Apartments Panama City Finisterre, and the Hotel Bristol. which is located in Farallon will be branded as JW Marriott, which is one of the most exclusive belonging to the chain, and will be the first hotel in Panama that will operate under this brand, reports Capital.com.pa.

The Marriott Executive Apartments are aimed primarily at executives requiring temporary accommodation and all amenities.

"In the last year 2,096 new rooms have come onto the market, with the opening of the hotels Riu, Holiday Inn, Country Inn Milton, Trump and Westin Playa Bonita. And is operations are about to begin at the Hard Rock Hotel in Megapolis, which will feature more than 1,400 rooms and will be the largest hotel in Central America," read the article.



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Marriot to invest $40 million in Panama

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