Marriott Hotels 10/18/2016 – Calgary, AB

Marriott Hotel Debuts in New Calgary Airport Terminal

Marriott Hotels, the signature brand of Marriott International, today welcomes the Calgary In-Terminal Marriott Hotel to its portfolio. Ideally located in the new Calgary Airport Terminal, the hotel opened its doors today and makes for an ideal destination for business and leisure travelers looking to experience all that Calgary has to offer.

The hotel’s 318 luxurious guest rooms and suites, many of which offer breathtaking views of the Calgary skyline, the Alberta Prairies and the Canadian Rocky Mountains, feature modern amenities throughout, and are designed with a spacious and upgraded look with tailored solutions that are as innovative as the guests. The hotel also includes a state of the art, naturally lit fitness centre with pool and whirlpool, over 18,350 square feet of meeting room space  including 5,900 square foot Chinook Ballroom, and  Calgary’s  new destination restaurant Yakima Social Kitchen + Bar offering open kitchen dining with a menu showcasing globally inspired items curated locally.

The Calgary Marriott In-Terminal Hotel is one of numerous hotels within the brand’s portfolio across North America that includes this modern and sleek design.  The unexpected look for the Marriott provides an elevated experience that today’s travelers’ want and need.

The Calgary Marriott In-Terminal Hotel is located minutes from the departure gates between the existing domestic terminal and the new International Terminal Building at Calgary International Airport (YYC), and is close to local attractions such as downtown Calgary, the Calgary Zoo and TELUS Spark Science Centre.

“We’re excited to welcome our first guests and have them experience urban sensibilities in an airport environment,” said Dan DeSantis, General Manager Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel. “The views from the hotel alone are sure to excite airplane and travel enthusiasts alike and create a guest experience unrivaled by any other airport property in Canada.”

“We want our guests to experience forward-thinking, aesthetically pleasing spaces that help foster their inventive nature,” said Matthew Carroll, vice president, Marriott Hotels. “Marriott Hotels has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation in travel to create experiences that inspire and push our guests’ creativity. The Calgary Marriott In-Terminal Hotel has accomplished this and more and we know their guests will be thrilled.”

Marriott Hotels brand is in the midst of a massive transformation, evolving everything from hotel design to associate training.  The Calgary Marriott In-Terminal Hotel represents this evolution, echoing the sentiment that guest’s value personalized experiences and creativity.  Last year, Marriott Hotels introduced delighted travelers with its mobile innovations global roll out, its industry-pioneering two-way chat feature Mobile Request on the Marriott Mobile App. A first-of-its kind partnership with Netflix in the summer of 2015 changed the future of in-room entertainment. Guests and travel enthusiasts can visit to experience the countless ways Marriott Hotels continues to innovate to meet the needs of today’s travelers.

About Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel
When traveling for business, ease between office and oasis at the conveniently located Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel. The spacious, well-appointed guestrooms and suites are ideally located within the Calgary Airport in the new International Terminal. Each modern guestroom features custom duvets, 49-inch flat-screen TV, a sleek designed ergonomic workspace, mini-fridge, in-room safe and soundproof windows. Many of the contemporary rooms offer dramatic views. The onsite restaurant and bar Yakima features contemporary dishes and cocktails curated in Calgary yet inspired globally. The spacious Fitness Centre has unparalleled views, enhanced by natural light, pool, and whirlpool. The hotel includes 318 guestrooms including 15 suites and stunning Concierge Floor with an M CLUB Lounge. If you are visiting Calgary on business, you will benefit from. We make it easy to stay connected, with high-speed Wi-Fi access in all rooms and common areas.

Natasha Roberts
Calgary Marriott In-Terminal Hotel
Tel: (403) 585-4483 (office)