Marriott Opens Hotel in Colombia

Marriott Hotels (NASDAQ:MAR), the signature flag of Marriott Bonvoy's 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announced the opening of the highly-anticipated Barranquilla Marriott Hotel, a tribute to the vibrant city of Barranquilla known as the "Golden Gate of Colombia," surrounded by lush tropical landscapes and the colors of the Colombian Caribbean.

To quote this morning’s news release, “Featuring modern, thoughtful design, several food and beverage outlets, a serene outdoor pool, as well as ample meeting space, the new hotel is set to become an ideal destination for global travelers who appreciate the blend of business and leisure travel, while learning and experiencing new cultures.”

Barranquilla Marriott Hotel features two restaurants and one bar, inviting guests to experience local culture through food, music, and the Colombian hospitality. Amira Restaurant, whose name pays homage to the women who have enriched the culinary culture of the city, delights diners with elevated local cuisine, featuring dishes made from local products, adding creative twists.

Meira Café showcases a coffee ritual, a wide array of Colombian coffee flavors, and local breads and pastries. The Rum Room offers guests unique tastings and pairings in a space dedicated to liquors produced in destinations that grow sugar cane.

Available to Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite, Titanium Elite, and Ambassador Elite members as well as paying guests, M Club – a brand signature across Marriott Hotels globally – is an exclusive space to rest, recharge, and refocus, every day at any time.

MAR shares climbed $3.48. or 2.2%, to $162.27.