Taipei, Taiwan, December 28, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Courtyard by Marriott today makes its debut into Taiwan with the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott Taipei in the centre of Nangang District. Owned and operated by the renowned Leofoo Tourism Group, the 465-room hotel is the 36th Courtyard branded hotel in Asia Pacific, and the latest addition to the growing portfolio of over 1,000 Courtyard by Marriott hotels in more than 40 countries worldwide.
The Courtyard by Marriott Taipei boasts a prime location. The hotel itself sits on the 7th to 30th floors above CityLink Shopping Mall, a building which serves as the main Nangang Station for Taipei Metro, Taiwan High Speed Rail, and Taiwan Railway. For air travelers, Songshan Airport is just 15 minutes away while and Taoyuan Airport a merely 45-minute ride. The hotel is in close proximity to the Nangang Exhibition Center, Nangang Technology Park, Nangang Software Park, Nangang Biotechnology Centre, Neihu Technology Park and the well-known landmark Taipei 101, making it perfect for business and leisure travelers.
“Nangang is the new heart of Taipei city and home to a host of technology companies,” said Henry Lee, Chief Operations Officer for Marriott International, Greater China, remarking on the occasion. “We are extremely pleased to work with Leofoo Tourism Group, a prestigious organization with great experience in the travel industry, to open our first Courtyard in this emerging hub in Taiwan.”
“We are delighted to partner with Marriott International” commented Lulu Chuang, Leofoo’s chief operating officer. “Courtyard by Marriott Taipei is Leofoo’s fifth hotel. We believe it will create a new atmosphere and expand Leofoo’s network, partnering with Marriott International’s extensive worldwide resources and professional management team.”