Marriott Expands Courtyard Brand in India

Marriott International has signed a management agreement under which it will open a hotel bearing the Courtyard brand in Hyderabad, India. When it opens in 2009, the Courtyard by Marriott Hyderabad will be the second Marriott property in Hyderabad and the fifth Courtyard-branded hotel in India. It will be linked to the Hyderabad Marriott by an enclosed bridge. The property, about 10 minutes from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, will have a casual restaurant and lounge, an exercise room, an outdoor swimming pool, a business center and meeting space. Rooms will provide high-speed internet access and in-room safe and coffee service. The hotel will have executive guestrooms with access to an executive lounge.

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