BETHESDA, Md., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin Trade gave top honors to 16 Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) properties in the magazine's 2011 Reader's Choice "Best of Business Travel Latin America," awards. The hotels include the following Marriott brands: The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Courtyard by Marriott.
Within this group, readers chose five hotels as their No. 1 choice for business travel in their respective cities in Bogota, Caracus, Quito, Lima and San Jose; another 11 hotels were designated by readers as a "Top Hotel" for business travel in Latin America.
"It is a great honor for so many of our hotels in Latin America to be recognized by the readers of Latin Trade," said Rob Steigerwald," Chief Operations Officer The Americas – Southern Region for Marriott International. "We congratulate our hotel owners, the managers and staffs for their hard work to make this recognition possible. It acknowledges our intense focus on serving the customer and creating memorable experiences when they stay at one of our hotels."
Latin Trade started polling readers about hotels and restaurants for business travel in Latin America and the Caribbean nearly a decade ago. In this year's survey, following are the 16 Marriott International hotels that took top honors:
No. 1 Hotels
JW Marriott Hotel Bogota
JW Marriott Hotel Caracas
JW Marriott Hotel Quito
JW Marriott Hotel Lima
Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose
Panama Marriott Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Guayaquil
Bogota Marriott Hotel
Santiago Marriott Hotel
Mexico City Marriott Reforma
JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City
JW Marriott Rio de Janeiro
Renaissance Sao Paolo Hotel
The Ritz-Carlton Santiago
Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino
Courtyard Santo Domingo
Latin Trade is the leading pan-regional business magazine, published in both English and Spanish, covering Latin America and the Caribbean for 19 years. Published bi-monthly, Latin Trade is the authoritative voice on key business issues. www.latintrade.com