Portland, Ore. – The 91-room Courtyard by Marriott Portland East has opened. It features the brand’s Luggage Drop for storing bags and Tech Drop ledge for plugging in personal devices. Rooms have a light desk on wheels, allowing guests to work from anywhere in the unit. Amenities include The Bistro Bar for casual dining and drinks in the lobby, an indoor pool, fitness center, large outdoor seating area with a fire pit, guest laundry and 702 square feet of meeting space.

Chengdu, China – W Chengdu Hotel has opened with 297 rooms within the Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone. The property has two restaurants, a spa, 27,000 square feet of event space, a gym, a fitness studio and an indoor pool.


Clayton, Mo. – The 268-room Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton has opened in the business district. The property offers more than 17,000 square feet of event space, a restaurant and bar, coffee bar, fitness center and heated outdoor pool.


Waco, Texas – The 104-room Residence Inn by Marriott Waco/South has opened near Baylor University and multiple corporate offices.  Designed for long stays, the property offers spacious suites with separate living, working and sleeping zones. Amenities include full kitchens in every room, free grocery delivery service, 24-hour market, and complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi.