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Marriott Courtyard® Midtown Anchorage Celebrates Topping Off

December 17, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 17, 2018--Courtyard by Marriott, featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design with flexibility and choices that allow business or pleasure travelers to optimize and elevate their travel experience, announced today the “topping off” of its new hotel in Anchorage, Alaska, signifying that the final beam has been placed and that the structural framework is complete.

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Marriott Courtyard Midtown Anchorage (Graphic: Business Wire)

Courtyard by Marriott Midtown Anchorage will open at 4960 A Street near Ted Stevens International Airport. The property will be a four-story, 141-room hotel and is projected to be open Fall 2019.

“Anchorage is a great market and with the hotel’s close proximity to local business and area attractions, this is an ideal location. We are pleased to be well under construction and excited to introduce Courtyard by Marriott’s innovative approach to our guests and the Anchorage community.”

“We are honored to continue our partnership with Horne Management Group to develop a classic, upscale select-service hotel that delivers on the needs of business and pleasure travelers visiting Anchorage,” said Ric Marko, with Affinity Hospitality. “This project marks our second hotel in Anchorage and reflects our track record of creating and enhancing value in hotels for our investment partners through sound strategy and efficient management.”

Courtyard by Marriott Midtown features the brand’s latest lobby design, where guests can enjoy an open and modern environment outside of their rooms. The newly designed Bistro is the epicenter of the lobby, which fosters social connections and collaboration with more flexible and informal seating options. The Bistro offers guests a wide variety of “made to order” breakfast and dinner items, “grab and go” options, and features an array of cocktails, beer and wine for guests to unwind at the end of the day.

Throughout the hotel, guests can connect with ample electrical outlets. The business library features several computer terminals, along with a printer and separate computer stations dedicated solely to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.

The hotel features an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa, a large fitness center and guest laundry, and offers 1,430 square feet of flexible meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 95 people.

Brand Profile

Since 1983, business travelers have spent millions of room nights at Courtyard by Marriott, the pioneering lodging brand that created the upper-moderate tier. Through extensive research, the brand continues to evolve to meet guests’ needs. Today’s Courtyard customer is driven by success, but also enjoys the break from routine that business travel offers. For these guests, Courtyard is the smart, dynamic hotel that helps them make the most of their time on the road. Combining innovative technology with style and comfort, the brand’s modern and open lobby provides guests with flexibility to work or relax.

About Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests’ needs for choice and control. With more than 1,100 locations in nearly 50 countries and territories, Courtyard is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information or reservations, visit courtyard.marriott.com, become a fan on Facebook or follow @CourtyardHotels on Twitter and Instagram.

About Affinity Hospitality

Affinity Hospitality is a hotel development, consulting and asset management firm providing a full range of acquisition and disposition expertise for its investors, as well as customized strategies proven to enhance hotel value and optimize investor returns by utilizing a unique blend of experience, resources, and relationships. Drawing on decades of experience designing, developing, constructing and operating hotels, Affinity’s objective is to consistently provide the highest possible stakeholder returns by implementing productive, sustainable business strategies.

www.affinityhospitality.com

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CONTACT: Ric Marko

Marriott Courtyard Midtown Anchorage Alaska

+1-907-762-5500

rmarko@affinityhospitality.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ALASKA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN TRAVEL DESTINATIONS VACATION LODGING CONSUMER FAMILY MEN

SOURCE: Affinity Hospitality

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