TIANJIN, China, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A luxurious new Marriott hotel being built in Xiamen, southeast China has selected Otis elevators and escalators. Otis, the world's leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The 147-meter Xiamen EDITION hotel will be a stunning extension to Marriott's worldwide portfolio of EDITION-brand boutique hotels. It will deploy 30 Otis elevators and escalators, including seven SkyRise™ high-rise elevators that will operate at speeds of up to 6 meters per second and deliver enhanced comfort for passengers. The units will be provided by Otis Elevator (China) Co. Ltd., a local Otis entity.
"As one of the world's leading hotel groups, Marriott has exceptionally high standards. Otis is proud to have worked closely with Marriott on many projects around the world," said Luis Molina, president, Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co., Ltd. "We look forward to continuing our efforts to deliver premium experiences to guests in support of Marriott's growth in China."
Otis is the world's leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Founded more than 160 years ago by the inventor of the safety elevator, Otis offers products and services through its companies in more than 200 countries and territories. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com.