Marriott International has Opened its First Libya based Hotel Resort

published on February 20th, 2011 in Marriott International, Marriott Time share tagged , ,

Marriott International, under the JW Marriott brand has recently opened the doors to its first hotel in Libya, the JW Marriott Hotel in Tripoli opened the doors on February 15th, 2011


Perched on the shores of the Mediterranean, the 5-star hotel features 370 guest rooms and suites, stylish lounges and restaurants, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and includes the delights of the Saray Spa.  Made for the modern traveller, the sleek design of the Saray Spa and Health Club seamlessly blends sweeping curves with bold straight lines. For total reinvigoration, the Health Club features a fully equipped fitness centre, sauna, Jacuzzi and 23-metre lap pool area complemented by the delightful clarity of the Saray Spa with its tempting menu of Middle Eastern treatments and therapies. 

All rooms and suites are equipped with luxurious JW Revive bedding, cable TV, high speed internet, mini bar, safe and an en-suite bathroom with luxurious soaking tub and separate shower.


The JW Marriot Hotel in Tripoli’s specialty restaurants offer the finest indoor and al fresco dining options.  Safara restaurant serves diverse tastes from around the Mediterranean in a chic environment, including a sleek charcoal grill, wood-fired oven, griddle and spit-roast… conjuring the atmosphere of a vibrant spice market.  In contrast, the Riviera captures the serenity of a seaside villa in Southern France. Delicious Provencal dishes are served in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, with light and airy rooms and a focus on seafood.  Hovering above the city, Singapura serves traditional pan-Asian cuisines within modern surroundings. The vast organic spaces combine mixed timber flooring and natural stonewalls with lively flashes of magenta and lime, creating a truly inspiring dining experience above the city of Tripoli.

Marriott International Continues Expansion in Colombia

published on January 22nd, 2011 in Marriott International, Marriott Time share tagged ,

Marriott International, Inc. continues to grow its portfolio in Colombia with the announcement of its plans to open the 278-room Cartagena Marriott Hotel in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Currently scheduled to open in 2014, the project will be operated under a management agreement with Promotora El Faro S.A., controlled by Spazio Urbano. Marriott International time share and resort owners currently have availability in Colombia through the JW Marriott Bogota Hotel and Bogota Marriott Hotel.

Cartagena has emerged as a world class tourism and resort destination, and an important convention city for the Colombian economy. The Cartagena Marriott Hotel will be ideally located in the Bocagrande neighborhood of the city, overlooking the Caribbean Sea and approximately one and a half miles from the historic city center, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984.

The 278-room Cartagena Marriott Hotel will be uniquely designed for the achiever who makes the most out of every opportunity; whether traveling for business or pleasure. The stylish hotel lobby will be the heart of the hotel, a versatile, multi-purpose space that becomes the social center for guests as well as local residents to meet friends and colleagues, grab a bite to eat, plug in their devices and work either in small groups or alone but still be close to the action any time of the day or night.

Marriott International making available the points-based Marriott Vacation Club Destinations program for Mexico and Central and South America time share and Resort Destinations

published on January 15th, 2011 in Marriott International, Marriott Time share tagged , ,

Marriott Vacation Club Destinations offers greater flexibility, further personalization and more opportunities for an awesome experience for Owners and guests; and with the increasing developments from Marriot Resorts, time share owners will have more options to vacation in Mexico, Central and South America

The program was built upon a tradition of Owner involvement and reflects a broad variety of vacation options, and added flexibility makes it very appealing.

Annually, Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Owners will receive an allocation of Vacation Club Points to redeem for customized getaway experiences.  Marriot Vacation Club time share owners will have the ability to bank, borrow, transfer and purchase additional Vacation Club Points each year. In addition, the new program provides Owners the services of a personal Vacation Ownership Advisor to assist in travel arrangements within any one of the four Vacation Collections.

Perks and Programs;
Marriott Vacation Club Collection: Enjoy reservation access among 50 plus luxurious Marriott Vacation Club resorts, including: ease of any day check-in, varied lengths of stay, wide array of accommodation sizes, and more choice of travel season at resorts in North America and the Caribbean.

Marriott Collection: Choose from over 3,200 hotels and experience new destinations through trade for Marriott Rewards points.

Explorer Collection: Journey to new lands or cruise the seas in luxury with exchange for memorable and exceptional travel packages.

World Traveler Collection: Access a global system of over 2,500 resorts in more than 75 countries through Interval International.
While the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations program offers this enhanced opportunity to new customers in North America, the Caribbean, and now Mexico, Central and South America; current Owners will maintain the full rights and privileges of their ownership. At the same time, existing Owners will have the choice to enroll in this new program to further enhance their vacation experience.