Marriott Completes Acquisition of City Express Brand Portfolio

Marriott International, Inc. revealed that it has actually finished its acquisition of the City Express brand name portfolio from Hoteles City Express, S.A.B. de C.V. With this acquisition, Marriott International has actually gone into the budget friendly midscale sector and is releasing its 31 st brand name, City Express by Marriott.

” We are enjoyed broaden our portfolio into the fast-growing cost effective midscale sector,” stated Leeny Oberg, primary monetary officer and executive vice president, advancement, Marriott International. “Our objective is to be all over our visitors desire us to be, with the ideal residential or commercial property in the right area at the ideal rate point. The City Express brand name acquisition is an essential primary step as we enter this appealing section, permitting us to supply a larger series of options to our visitors, in addition to more development chances for our owners and franchisees.”

Marriott has a record of growing local brand names and a history of leveraging the business’s international advancement engine and income systems to broaden into brand-new markets.

” With this brand name acquisition, we have actually considerably grown our existence in the Caribbean and Latin America, especially in secondary and tertiary markets, making us the biggest hotel business in the area,” stated Brian King, president, Caribbean and Latin America (CALA), Marriott International. “We see significant chance to additional broaden the City Express brand name in the CALA area along with in other areas.”

The existing City Express hotel portfolio, including around 150 homes, is now part of Marriott’s franchise system. These homes consist of city, rural, and extended-stay offerings in Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, and Chile, and have brand name acknowledgment amongst Latin American tourists. The deal has actually increased Marriott’s existence in the CALA area by around 45 percent, to over 480 residential or commercial properties throughout 37 nations.

The City Express brand name portfolio includes 5 sub-brands: City Express, City Express Plus, City Express Suites, City Express Junior, and City Centro. In the coming months, the City Premios commitment program is anticipated to be retired as it is incorporated into the Marriott Bonvoy platform.

” The chance this deal represents for our consumers and City Premios and Marriott Bonvoy members is substantial,” stated Diana Plazas, primary sales and marketing officer, CALA, Marriott International. “But what is similarly amazing is the chance to present brand-new clients to our more comprehensive portfolio of brand names through City Express offerings. We eagerly anticipate inviting brand-new visitors to the whole Marriott Bonvoy portfolio.”


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