Jan272015

Marriott acquires 38 Delta Hotels in Canada

Big news today with the announcement Marriott International has signed a deal to acquire Delta Hotels 38 properties in Canada for about $135 million USD. Delta Hotels & Resorts are located in 30 Canadian cities. The acquisition is expected to be completed in Q2-2015. The deal will make Marriott the largest hotel chain in Canada with more than 120 hotels.

Marriott International has grown quickly in the past few years to more than 4,100 hotels worldwide in 79 countries. Different hotel brands acquired by Marriott include AC Hotels (Spain), Protea (South Africa) and now Delta Hotels (Canada).

There are currently about 49 million Marriott Rewards members.

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Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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