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Hotel Development in the Middle East & Africa

Middle East - Africa

Middle East and Africa Hotel Development Opportunities

The Middle East and Africa present a wealth of opportunities for Marriott® and our development partners, providing a broad range of hotel options to fit any market – for both owners and travelers.

As of year-end 2013, Marriott has over 40 properties in the Middle East and Africa, and nearly 60 projects in the pipeline. Opportunities are available for the following brands:

  • Luxury, Collection and Lifestyle/Boutique Hotels: Bulgari, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, EDITION, Autograph Collection Hotels and Renaissance Hotels
  • Signature Hotels: Marriott Hotels
  • Select Service Hotels: Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Extended Stay Hotels: Residence Inn and Marriott Executive Apartments

News In The Region

  • Marriott International Completes Acquisition of Protea Hospitality Group - Learn more
  • Iconic Riyadh Marriott Hotel Transformed Multi-Million Dollar Brand Refresh - Learn more
  • Marriott International Kicks Off 2014 With Two New Dubai Properties - Learn more


Partnering in Success

Marriott enjoys a strong collaborative relationship with its owners and franchisees, which is reflected in high franchisee and owner satisfaction. Outside North America, a multidisciplinary team from Marriott’s regional offices working to ensure that owners and franchisees are able to meet brand standards, fulfill the company’s commitment to the guest, compete effectively in a particular market, and support the company’s service and relationship strategy.

Marriott Rewards Membership Growth

Marriott Rewards memberships in the Middle East and Africa have grown to over 800,000 as of year-end 2013, reflecting growing customer loyalty and industry dominance as the number-one hotel loyalty program. Learn more

For more information on developing in the Middle East or Africa, please contact us. For a list of regional development contacts, click here.

1Marriott Rewards Data, Year-End 2013. Compiled from member activity in the Marriott Rewards database of points awarded for charged hotel stays.