Four Points Launches in Little Rock, Arkansas
Bethesda, MD – September 20, 2016 – Marriott International, Inc.® (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced its Four Points brand has expanded its Arkansas portfolio with the opening of Four Points Little Rock Midtown at the heart of the city’s Entertainment District. Designed with today’s modern traveler in mind, the new Four Points features approachable design, stylish comfort, and all the brand’s popular extras.
Owned and managed by Showcase Development, Four Points Little Rock Midtown offers features 261 spacious guest rooms and more than 13,000 square feet of flexible, state-of-the-art meeting space. The recently renovated hotel offers amenities including an oasis-style outdoor pool and children’s pool, a 24-hour fitness center, a business center, and fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. In addition to full-service dining, guests can enjoy the brand’s iconic Best Brews and BBQ™, including refreshing local beers and seasonal BBQ-style appetizers at the hotel lounge. Four Points Little Rock Midtown is within close proximity of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, St. Vincent medical center, Statehouse Convention Center, Clinton Presidential Center, War Memorial Stadium, Robinson Auditorium, Verizon Arena, and the River Market District.
“We are proud to partner with Starwood to introduce Four Points to the vibrant city of Little Rock within easy reach of the city’s best attractions, dining, and entertainment,” said Al Rajabi, Managing Partner, Windsor Capital LP. “Four Points Little Rock Midtown is a welcome addition to the midtown hospitality market, helping to meet rising demand for stylish, high-caliber lodging in close proximity to the medical center and university.”
Four Points is on track to expand its portfolio of rooms by nearly 60% in the next five years with new hotels strategically located in nearly every corner of the globe. Hotels expected to open in North America by the end of 2016 include Four Points Juneau; Four Points Buffalo Grove; Four Points Manhattan Midtown West; Four Points Cleveland Airport; Four Points Dallas Fort Worth Airport North; and Four Points Tampa Suites Airport Westshore.
Travel reinvented. With more than 200 Four Points hotels in more than 30 countries, travelers can find the timeless style and comfort they’re looking for with genuine service and everything that matters most, all around the world. From Santiago to Shanghai and Milan to Milwaukee, Four Points hotels can be found in big urban centers, by the airport, near the beach, and in the suburbs. Each hotel offers a familiar place with an authentic sense of the local, and friendly genuine service where guests can relax and unwind, watch local sports, and enjoy the brand’s Best Brews and BBQ™ program. Four Points is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest®, in which members can link accounts with Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. Stay connected to Four Points on facebook.com/fourpoints.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is the world’s largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 5,700 properties in over 110 countries. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts. The company’s 30 leading brands include: Bulgari Hotels and Resorts®, The Ritz-Carlton® and The Ritz-Carlton Reserve®, St. Regis®, W®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, The Luxury Collection®, Marriott Hotels®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Renaissance® Hotels, Sheraton®, Delta Hotels by MarriottSM, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Tribute Portfolio™, Design Hotels™, Gaylord Hotels®, Courtyard®, Four Points® by Sheraton, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, Residence Inn®, TownePlace Suites®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Aloft®, Element®, Moxy Hotels®, and Protea Hotels by Marriott®. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com and @MarriottIntl.
Al Rajabi and Windsor Capital LP have been in the hotel industry for many years. Al Rajabi believes in providing every guest the best possible stay and treats each staff member like family. He has a keen eye for detail and has transformed many hotels into eye-catching masterpieces. Windsor Capital is proud to include Four Points Little Rock Midtown as part of its portfolio.
Note on Forward-Looking Statements: The expected expansion of the Four Points portfolio over the next five years and the locations of the hotels we expect to open by the end of 2016 are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of U.S. federal securities laws, not historical facts, and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including supply and demand changes for hotel rooms; competitive conditions in the lodging industry; relationships with clients and property owners; the availability of capital to finance hotel growth; and other risk factors identified in Marriott International’s most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; any of which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by those statements. We make those statements as of the date of this press release, and we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.