Marriott Hotel Port Au Prince Moves Closer to Completion

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Ineke Botter, CEO of Digicel Haiti (left) and Andrew Houghton, Marriott International's Area Vice President - Caribbean and Latin America surrounded by the Marriott Port-au-Prince (Haiti) construction crew during the recent topping off ceremony. // Photo by Marriott

Construction on the new Marriott Hotel Port Au Prince in Haiti has passed another milestone with a topping-off ceremony, Marriott reports. The hotel is expected to open in early 2015. 

Aimed largely at business travelers, the 175-room property will include five suites, a casual restaurant with private dining area, fitness center, swimming pool and a great room lobby that inspires creativity, productivity and social interaction with its conveniently dispersed zones including a bar and lounge. The property will also have a gift shop and marketplace and will offer guests 24 hour room service, Wi-Fi and secure parking.

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For meetings and events, the new hotel will offer a ballroom that can accommodate 380 people for dining and 500 people in theater-style seating. 

Digicel Group is responsible for designing and building the hotel and chose Marriott International’s flagship Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand as its operating partner under a long-term management agreement.

The Clinton Foundation has worked closely with Marriott and Digicel to develop this project.

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