Marriott International celebrated the opening of its 8,000th property – Marriott Bethesda Downtown at Marriott HQ, a 12-story fashionable retreat adjoining to Marriott International’s soon-to-open new international headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland. The lodge opening signifies each a development milestone for the corporate, in addition to a exceptional second within the Marriott story, as the corporate celebrates its ninety fifth yr.
Marriott’s first lodging property, the Twin Bridges Marriott, opened in 1957 and was a four-story motor lodge in Arlington, Virginia. “From the nine-seat root beer stand that my grandparents started nearly 95 years ago in downtown Washington, to the milestone opening of our 8,000th property, we have been fortunate to call this area our home,” mentioned David Marriott, Director and incoming Chairman, Marriott International Board of Directors.
Marriott Bethesda Downtown, a part of the Marriott Hotels model – the signature flag of Marriott Bonvoy’s 30 extraordinary manufacturers – brings enriching, locally-influenced experiences to the worldwide hospitality firm’s dwelling state. The lodge, owned by The Bernstein Companies and managed by Marriott International, is a gateway to the higher Washington, D.C. space and a vacation spot in and of itself, that includes three revolutionary culinary ideas, together with Bethesda’s first high-rise rooftop bar.