Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) this week celebrated the opening of its 282-room Jixian Marriott Hotel, taking the total number of properties under its Marriott Hotels brand in China to 16. Under a long-term management agreement with Saint Light Investment Group, the hotel is a pioneer in Greater China for embracing sustainable tourism.
The hotel is located in Jixian which is in the northern part of Tianjin and also close to Beijing. With its proximity to a variety of leisure travel attractions including the Pan Mountain, Great Wall, golf courses, ski parks and natural parks, Jixian Marriott Hotel is an ideal choice for incentive conferences, meetings and exhibitions, wedding couples and honeymooners. It is also appealing to individual or family guests from nearby areas such as Tianjin, Beijing and Tangshan who want to take a short leisure break away from the hustle and bustle of urban life.
“Marriott Hotels is Marriott International’s flagship brand and is undergoing a global transformation,” said Henry Lee, Chief Operations Officer – Greater China. Marriott Hotels is bringing innovation and service excellence to every aspect of the travel experience and the Jixian Marriott perfectly embraces the brand’s Travel Brilliantly philosophy.”
“I would like to applaud our owner partner Saint Light Investment Group for its vision of building such an exceptional hotel that puts focuses on low carbon footprint and environmental friendliness. Marriott International is a staunch supporter of sustainable tourism, and we are most pleased to work with partners that share the same philosophy,” Lee added.
Jixian Marriott Hotel offers 282 spacious guestrooms, inclusive of 8 suites and 8 villas, that are equipped with luxurious furnishing, state-of-the-art amenities and picturesque views of Jixian resort area.
The refreshed guest experience begins on arrival with the option of quick and convenient check-in via smartphone. Jixian Marriott Hotel joins some 350 Marriott Hotels globally to offer both digital check-in and check-out, giving guests greater flexibility.
The hotel offers 1,900 square meters of meeting space that consist of one grand ballroom, one junior ballroom and eight function rooms. They are complemented with the state-of-the-art meeting facilities and technologies.
Guests can enjoy distinct food and beverage experiences within the hotel. Man Ho offers classic, authentic Cantonese cuisine in a stylish, contemporary Asian design envelope and is considered excellent, regionally relevant and accepted by the local community. Also dubbed as “The Great Room”, The Lounge has a feature bar that transitions from a coffee and pastry focus in the day to alcoholic beverages and snacks in the evening.
Other recreational amenities of the hotel include fitness center, swimming pool, Spa with hot spring pools.
Jixian Marriott Hotel is arguably the first "low carbon emission hotel" in China that engages its guests to support sustainable tourism with a carbon footprint recording system. This system reports the CO2 emission of its guests’ activities in the hotel, including their actual energy consumption. A personal carbon emission statement will be provided to guests when they check out. The hotel has been awarded the three-star certificate of green building design by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China.
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