Marriott International, Inc.
) announced the completion of the multi-million dollar renovation
of the Courtyard Parsippany in Parsippany, NJ. The 146-room hotel,
located close to Denville, is a short drive away from New York
The hotel's lobby, guest rooms, pool and meeting spaces have
undergone extensive refurbishment to offer greater comfort to
guests. Marriott replaced the traditional front desk with welcome
pedestals where the staff can interact with guests during check-in
The hotel has also installed a 52-inch interactive GoBoard that
displays weather highlights and the day's headlines. Additionally,
guests can get information regarding the latest flights from nearby
airports as well as major tourist attractions in New York and New
The renovated lobby will also have café-style eatery - The Bistro -
Eat. Drink. Connect. - serving seasonal fruits, sandwiches, salads,
burgers, pizzas as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
The newly renovated hotel rooms offer a luggage drop as well as a
tech-drop ledge. The pool and hot tub area of the hotel also
received a facelift.
Apart from this, the three meeting rooms as well as the fitness
centre have been renovated. The addition of The Market, open
throughout the day, will allow guests to buy quick snacks and other
With the recent increase in occupancy rates due to the gradual
economic recovery, hoteliers like
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
) are investing heavily to improve their services to offer a better
experience to their guests and thereby increase the customer base.
Further, hotels are striving to develop a multi-channel approach
with the help of technology to make their services more
consumer-friendly. Additionally, hoteliers are engaging in
extensive renovations to stay ahead of the ever-changing needs and
demands of consumers.
Marriott currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Better-ranked stocks
in the same industry include
Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
), which sports a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research?
Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days.
Click to get this free report
STARWOOD HOTELS (HOT): Free Stock Analysis
WYNDHAM WORLDWD (WYN): Free Stock Analysis
MARRIOTT INTL-A (MAR): Free Stock Analysis
HILTON WW HLDG (HLT): Free Stock Analysis
To read this article on Zacks.com click here.