Marriott International, Inc. today announced it has signed a franchise agreement with Hotéis Deville to introduce the first Westin Hotels & Resorts in São Paulo, Brazil. Slated to feature 187-rooms and suites, the property expects to welcome its first guests in the spring of 2024.
“We are delighted to announce this exciting new-build project in a prime location within the city to be developed by Hotéis Deville,” said Laurent de Kousemaeker, Chief Development Officer, Caribbean and Latin America, Marriott International. “São Paulo is a key South American gateway city with great opportunity for new quality branded upper-upscale product. “Our signature well-being Westin brand will offer a fresh and unique experience to both international and Brazilian guests.”
Located in São Paulo’s Itaim Bibi district, The Westin Hotel São Paulo will sit within the JK Square mixed-use development, which is slated to include retail, offices, and residences. Plans call for a restaurant located on the 2nd floor, a bar integrated into the lobby on the first floor and a leisure area on the 3rd floor with a swimming pool and fitness center. For corporate and social events, the property is slated to feature conference and meeting rooms of multiple sizes for different needs.
The architectural project was developed by KPF, a renowned American office. The incorporation of the entire complex is by SDI Desenvolvimento Imobiliário, a developer with great experience and solidity.
“We are very excited about this project in São Paulo, which will serve as part of an iconic complex in a desirable location,” said Jayme Canet Neto, Hotéis Deville CEO. The innovative Westin brand that caters to both corporate and leisure travelers will elevate the offering in the market. Our long-standing relationship with Marriott as franchisees of the São Paulo Airport Marriott in Guarulhos has been very successful, and we are certain that this new development will further deepen our collaboration.”
Westin has been hospitality’s global leader in wellness for more than a decade and is poised to introduce a new level of wellness to travelers in Brazil. Currently, Marriott International operates 12 hotels in Brazil under the JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance Hotels, Autograph Collection Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn, and Marriott Executive Apartments brands.
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Hotéis Deville started its history in 1974, in the city of Curitiba (Paraná State) Brazil, and since then, it has been growing and consolidating itself as one of the main hotel groups in the country, being the owner and manager of the respective hotels. Present in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná, São Paulo, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso and Bahia, the brand currently invests and operates 9 hotels nationwide. The hotel group is comprised of the Deville Prime, Deville Business, Deville Express brands and the Marriott São Paulo Airport franchise, and it has approximately 1,600 accommodations and more than 800 employees. More information about the Deville Hotels at www.deville.com.br. Press office Deville Hotels: Danielle Sommer or Rafaela Salomon firstname.lastname@example.org
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