Four Points Opens First Alaskan Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton Juneau

Marriott International, Inc.® (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Four Points Juneau, the brand’s first hotel in Alaska. Catering to the needs of today’s modern traveler, the new Four Points offers approachable design, stylish comfort and all the brand’s popular extras including a 24-hour fitness center, business center, fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, and Best Brews & BBQ™.

Developed and renovated by YC Rivergold Hotel, LLC, Four Points by Sheraton Juneau features 106 spacious guest rooms and 211 square feet of flexible meeting space. The space was fully updated and completed on April 1st, 2017 including the guest rooms, fitness center, lobby, and meeting spaces. Guests will enjoy full-service dining at the McGiveney’s Downtown Sports Bar and Grill including the brand’s iconic Best Brews and BBQ™, which offers refreshing local beers and seasonal BBQ-style appetizers. Located downtown across from the Centennial Hall Convention Center, Seadrome Marina, Alaska State Capitol and government offices, the hotel is also a quick drive to downtown Juneau, which is home to museums, the city’s historic shopping district and a variety of restaurants.

“The demand for reliable and comfortable hotel options is greater than ever and Four Points meets this demand like no other,” said Callette Nielsen, Vice President & Global Brand Manager of Courtyard, Fairfield, Four Points, and SpringHill Suites. “We are excited to offer that to our customers traveling to Alaska’s dynamic capitol.”

“We are very pleased to become part the Marriott family,” said Bal Gosal, Managing Partner of YC Rivergold Hotel, LLC. “We’re particularly excited about the standards of service it will bring to Juneau. We expect the opening of a Four Points will bring a sense of comfort to those traveling from afar.”

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 2017 include: Four Points Cleveland Eastlake; Four Points Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port; Four Points Miami Airport; Four Points Atlanta Airport West; Four Points Mt. Prospect; Four Points Peoria; Four Points Detroit Novi; Four Points Charlotte – Lake Norman; Four Points Raleigh North; Four Points Spartanburg; Four Points Arlington; and Four Points Salt Lake City Airport.

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About Four Points

Travel reinvented.  With more than 225 Four Points hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., can be found in nearly 40 countries and territories, travelers can find the timeless style and comfort they’re looking for with genuine service and everything that matters most, all around the world.  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®. Members can now link accounts with Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. To learn more, visit us online and stay connected to Four Points on Facebook.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is the world’s largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with nearly 6,000 properties in 120 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts. The company’s 30 leading brands include: Bulgari®, 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.

Note on Forward-Looking Statements: The statements about the expansion of the Four Points hotel portfolio over the next five years the expected North American hotel openings by the end of 2017 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 the most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q that Marriott International, Inc. has 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. Those statements are made 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.