BETHESDA, Md., April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Hotels and Resorts announced today the official grand opening of the Delta Orlando Lake Buena Vista in partnership with JHM Hotels. This is Delta's first branded hotel in the United States and signals the global expansion of the Delta brand. A new Delta logo was revealed in conjunction with the official grand opening as part of the integration of the Delta brand into the Marriott family.
"The Delta Orlando Lake Buena Vista marks the beginning of a period of exciting growth for the award-wining Delta brand," said Paul Cahill, Global Brand Leader Delta Hotels & Resorts, area vice president of operations, Canada. "The new streamlined logo design reflects our promise to provide guests with a seamless travel experience so they can focus on what's important."
The Delta Hotels and Resorts brand encompasses a rich Canadian history and is a great complement to the Marriott International portfolio in the country which currently consists of 136 hotels, 11 brands and more than 25,000 rooms. Besides the Orlando hotel, Marriott plans to expand Delta's hospitality globally to major gateway cities including New York, Shanghai and London. The development will bring the brand's offering to a total of 80 hotels.
The Delta Orlando hotel features 241 guestrooms, a resort-style outdoor swimming pool that will soon boast a kids' splash zone featuring a pirate ship. There is a kids' game room on-site, a 24/7 fitness center with state of the art touch screen technology on equipment, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and on-site parking. Guests can also enjoy the D-Flats restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily featuring delicious menu options such as Neapolitan style flatbreads, brick oven pizzas and a long list of local craft beers on tap. Guests can also kick-up their feet and relax near the outdoor fire pit area on the property.
The new U.S. hotel is a member of the Disney Good Neighbor Hotel program and is located just minutes away from local Orlando attractions and offers complimentary transportation daily to Walt Disney World.
"The Delta Orlando Lake Buena Vista offers state-of-the-art technology and intuitive designs to meet the needs of modern business and leisure travelers. It combines the benefits of an upscale family resort with a boutique feel to offer guests a unique experience," said DJ Rama, president of JHM Hotels.
JHM Hotels, a premier lodging company, based in Greenville SC, has developed, acquired, owned, and operated hotels throughout the United States for 43 years. The company currently owns and operates 40 hotels with over 7,200 guestrooms, located in the United States and India, operating under such well-known brands as Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton and Starwood. For more information, visit www.jhmhotels.com.
About Delta Hotels and Resorts
One of North America's leading four-star brands, Delta Hotels provides guests with exactly what they need for a seamless travel experience. With more than 35 locations in gateway cities throughout Canada and now Orlando, FL (US), guests will discover Delta's distinct style of simple made perfect. The brand's invitingly familiar rooms, free Wi-Fi and convenient dining options, offer travelers a comfortable and stylish place to stay. Delta Hotels was acquired by Marriott International in April 2015. For more information or reservations visit www.marriott.com.
About Marriott International, Inc.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,400 properties in 87 countries and territories. Marriott International reported revenues of more than $14 billion in fiscal year 2015. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 19 brands, including: The Ritz-Carlton®, Bulgari®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Renaissance® Hotels, Marriott Hotels®, Delta Hotels and Resorts®, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Gaylord Hotels®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Courtyard®, Residence Inn®, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, TownePlace Suites®, Protea Hotels® and Moxy Hotels®. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together comprise nearly 55 million members. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.
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