YTL Hotels signs with Marriott to bring AC Hotels brand to Malaysia

By TIN Media | Hospitality Published 2 years ago on 1 October 2019
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For the very first time in Malaysia, YTL Hotels and Marriott International have signed a master development agreement to bring the AC Hotels by Marriott brand. For the whole of Malaysia,The brand will be exclusive to YTL Hotels.

 It is said to grow from strength to strength as the signing of agreement is considered as a key milestone in the partnership between YTL Hotels and Marriott International.

“The 24-year long relationship we enjoy with Marriott International has yielded many valuable opportunities and successful partnerships for YTL Hotels globally”, said Dato’ Mark Yeoh, executive director of YTL Hotels.

“We currently operate 12 Marriott International properties in our portfolio of 36 hospitality assets and the figure continues to grow steadily.”

“We are very excited to be the first in Malaysia to bring in AC Hotels by Marriott and we look forward to be in the forefront of developing this urban lifestyle brand throughout Malaysia.”

As the AC Hotels by Marriott have intense architecture for European design and style across its international portfolio of distinctive properties in Europe and North and Latin America. The two companies had also signed franchise agreements to strategically convert three established YTL Hotels properties to the AC Hotels by Marriott

The prime hotels in Penang and Kuantan will be Marriott International’s inaugural debut in the two cities, offering business and leisure travellers a thoughtful approach and seamless guest service. 


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