Marriott International has signed management contracts for hotels in Algeria and Rwanda.
Owned by Societe d’Investissement Hotelier, the 204-room Renaissance Tlemcen in Algeria will open in 2011.
The hotel features two ballrooms and meeting spaces, a roof-top night club and lounge, a pool bar and grill, a discotheque and other recreational amenities.
The 237-room Kigali Marriott Hotel in Rwanda is owned by New Century Development and will open in 2012. It features 830m² of function space, a 500m² ballroom, a business centre and an outdoor swimming pool.
Marriott will also open two additional properties in Algeria in 2012: the 227-room Algiers Marriott and the 180-unit Marriott Executive Apartments Algiers.
Marriott plans to open three hotels in Qatar later this year while the 807-room JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai will open in 2012.
Over the next five years, Marriott International plans to open properties in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Ghana, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.