Marriott Unveils Major Expansion of Moxy Hotels Brand

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Thursday, 6 March 2014

Following the debut of Moxy Hotels at the Milan Malpensa Airport in Italy this coming September, Marriott has now unveiled plans to open five additional locations in key cities throughout Europe by 2015, including Munich, Berlin, and Frankfurt in Germany, as well as Oslo, Norway.

Marriott International expects to sign a further 13 hotels in Europe by the end of 2014 and is projected to reach 150 hotels within the next ten years.

The following Moxy Hotels are expected to open by 2015:

- The 162-room Moxy Milan Malpensa Airport, located at Terminal Two and scheduled to open in September 2014

- The 317-room Moxy Munich Airport, located approximately five minutes from the main terminal and scheduled to open in spring 2015.

- The 190-room Moxy Berlin Ostbahnhof, centrally located near Ostbahnhof train station and scheduled to open in spring, 2015.

- The 305-room Moxy Frankfurt Gateway Gardens, located approximately five minutes from Frankfurt Airport and scheduled to open in summer 2015.

- The 266-room Moxy Berlin Airport, located at the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport and scheduled to open in autumn 2015.

- The 229-room Moxy Oslo Exporama, located approximately 15 minutes from both the airport and city center and scheduled to open in autumn 2015.

Amy McPherson, President and Managing Director of Marriott International in Europe said, Todays global traveller is looking for a stylish travel experience with modern technology at an affordable price. The economy sector is the fastest growing segment in Europe, and we see tremendous opportunity to deliver a product that truly exceeds expectation. With the planned opening of the Moxy Milan Malpensa this year, we are hopeful that we can redefine economy travel for the next generation traveller.

Created in partnership with Nordic Hospitality and with Inter Hospitality Holding as the owner and developer of the first six properties, Moxy Hotels is one of the newest brands within the Marriott International global portfolio. Each hotel will be designed with the latest in technology so guests can connect amidst inviting social spaces with self-sufficient service elements.

Each room will feature a floor to ceiling signature art wall that reflects the destination, upscale bath amenities, large flat screen televisions and built-in USB ports located throughout the room.

Adaptable public spaces will invite guests to relax and socialise, offering healthy continental breakfast options each morning and a bar/lounge atmosphere in the evening featuring wines by the glass and local beer.

Each Moxy Hotel will offer Plug and Meet meeting spaces throughout the public space, designed with stylish ergonomic seating, writing walls and large television screens for presentation projection. The lobby space will also include computers available to guests and a 24/7 market for snacks on the go.

In keeping with Marriott Internationals commitment to sustainability, each Moxy Hotel is expected to meet the requirements for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Moxy Hotels will be part of Marriott Rewards, Marriott Internationals global guest loyalty program.

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