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2008 Hotel Development Marriott International set to introduce family-friendly, budget savvy hotels at Phuket and Hua Hin. 2008 Hotel Development Marriott International set to introduce its deluxe Marriott brand in Thailand with a resort in Phuket.
Marriott International Inc - Travel and Tourism World Euromonitor International Page 12 2007 Hotel Development Marriott International announces plans to open 59 hotels in nine Asian markets, including multiple openings in China, India and Thailand, by the end of 2010. 2007 Other Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn, TownePlace Suites and SpringHill Suites brands eliminate Wi-Fi charges for guests in lobbies and other public areas in order to target on-the-go customers and boost efforts to develop multi-functional public interiors. 2007 Advertising Marriott International's extended-stay Residence Inn brand launches a distinctive new advertising campaign to showcase its new Innfusion décor. 2006 Listings Marriott International announces it is to withdraw its common stock from listing on the Pacific Exchange, Inc., now known as NYSE Arca, Inc., and the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc. 2006 Hotel Divestment Marriott sells four hotels totalling 109 rooms in continental Europe to the Whitehall Street Global Real Estate Limited Partnership. In addition, the Whitehall company agrees to purchase the 150-room Courtyard by Marriott Colombes (France) under construction. 2006 Hotel Divestment Marriott International announces the sale of its interest in the 50/50 joint venture with Whitbread, which has 46 hotels consisting of more than 8,000 rooms. The Royal Bank of Scotland acquires the joint venture in a transaction with a joint venture enterprise. 2005 Hotel Divestments Sale of a portfolio of land underlying 75 Courtyard by Marriott hotels for US$246 million in cash to CBM Land Joint Venture limited partnership. 2004 Hotel Development Ramada International opens 200th hotel in Amsterdam. 2004 Brand Divestment Sells Ramada International brand to Cendant. 2004 Loyalty Programme Marriott Rewards welcomes its 20,000,000th member. 2003 Business Divestment Completes sale of Senior Living Service Communities and Marriott Distribution Services. 2003 Hotel Development Courtyard opens 500th hotel in Minneapolis, USA. 2003 Hotel Development SpringHill Suites opens 100th hotel in Texas, USA.
Marriott International Inc - Travel and Tourism World Euromonitor International Page 13 2002 Hotel Development 2,500th hotel opens. 2002 Business Divestment Announces sale/spin-off of its Senior Living Services Communities and Marriott Distribution Services. 2002 Hotel Development Opens 500th extended-stay hotel, representing a total of 400 Residence Inns and 100 TownePlace Suites. 2002 Hotel Development Launches Marriott Grand Residence Club. 2002 Hotel Development Fairfield Inn opens 500th hotel in Rogers, Arkansas, USA. 2000 Hotel Development 2,000th Marriott property opens.