BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced this week the upcoming opening of the Delta Orlando Lake Buena Vista in December 2015. To be operated under a franchise agreement by JHM Hotels, this will be the first Delta Hotels and Resorts branded property in the United States.
In April 2015, Marriott International acquired the Delta Hotels and Resorts brand. The brand brings a rich history and an exciting range of properties to the Marriott portfolio and currently consists of 37 hotels and nearly 10,000 rooms.
"We are thrilled to work with JHM Hotels as we continue to integrate the Delta Hotels and Resorts brand into the Marriott family," said Paul Cahill, Global Brand Leader Delta Hotels & Resorts, Area Vice President of Operations, Canada. We are especially excited to debut the brand in one of the country's top resort and leisure destinations and look forward to welcoming even more guests to the Delta experience. This opening also marks the beginning of new growth opportunities for both our owners and franchisees," added Cahill.
The 241 room resort is minutes from local Orlando attractions and offers a fresh approach to the guest experience, including intuitive designs and technology for both modern business and leisure travelers. It features a resort-style swimming pool complete with a kids' splash zone and pirate ship, kid's activity room, fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, onsite parking and D Flats restaurant and bar. As a future member of the Disney Good Neighbor Hotel program, the resort will offer transportation to and from local attractions, including all of the Disney theme parks.
"The Delta Orlando Lake Buena Vista offers a guest experience unique to the market – the benefits of an upscale family resort combined with a boutique feel," said DJ Rama, president of JHM Hotels.
About Delta Hotels and Resorts
Delta Hotels and Resorts was acquired by Marriott International in April 2015. Guests can discover the Delta difference with the brand's 37 properties located across Canada. Delta properties offer comfortably familiar rooms, free Wi-Fi and convenient dining. Additionally, guests can earn and use Marriott Rewards® points. For more information or reservations visit www.marriott.com.
JHM Hotels, a premier lodging company, based in Greenville SC, has developed, acquired, owned, and operated hotels throughout the United States for over 42 years. The company currently owns and operates 40 hotels with over 7000 guestrooms, located in the United States and India, operating under such well-known brands as Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton and Starwood. For more information, visit our web site at www.jhmhotels.com.
About Marriott International, Inc.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,300 properties in 85 countries and territories. Marriott International reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 19 brands. 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 surpass 53 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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