In order to expand options for business travelers and tourism in the city of Panama, Real Hotels and Resorts chain, a subsidiary of Grupo Poma in Central America, will open this month the second hotel by the Marriott chain in the country.
The hotel is located in Metromall, a 85,000 square meter shopping center, 15 minutes from Tocumen International Airport.
An article in salvador.com states: "Metromall is located near a renowned residential highly commercial area and called Punta Pacifica, which is characterized by its easy access to major roads in the city. "
The hotel chain has announced that it will open in 2016, a 147-room Courtyard hotel in zone 10 in Guatemala City.
From a statement issued by Marriott:
Marriott International has announced plans to open the first Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Guatemala City. The hotel project was signed with the Azur Group, a family business that invests in real estate, hospitality and restaurants.
The IHG hotel chain has signed a franchise to open a 198 room hotel in July 2012.
The hotel will be operated by Latin American Hospitality Management Inc., the hospitality division of the Salvadoran group Agrisal, who have signed a long-term strategic agreement with IHG to expand in the region.