Marriott's Delta Hotels & Resorts Makes US Debut in Orlando
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Marriott International recently acquired Delta Hotels & Resorts brand launched its first hotel in the U.S. Thursday.
The Delta Orlando Lake Buena Vista grand opening coincides with the launch of the brand's new logo and signals a key step forward in its fusion with Marriott.
In a statement, Delta's global brand leader Paul Cahill said the property "marks the beginning of a period of exciting growth" for the brand.
Located in Orlando, the hotel features 241 rooms and suites, a business center and full service concierge.
But that's not all.
Lots to Do, More to Eat and Drink
Guests won't have to worry about getting bored at the Delta Orlando. The hotel boasts its very own heated pool featuring cabanas as well as a Whirlpool.
The hotel's fitness center is open round-the-clock and features equipment ranging from free weights and exercise balls to touchscreen machines.
The Delta Orlando is also well-equipped to meet the needs of business travelers with more than 1,000 square feet of meeting space capable of accommodating anywhere from 64 to 100 people.
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When it's time to grab a bite, guests won't have to go far. In addition to a lobby bar and a 24-hour market pantry, the Delta Orlando is home to the Community Table (American breakfast buffet and a la carte service) and D- Flats Restaurant where guests can order flatbreads and other dishes for lunch and dinner.
Peet’s Coffee & Tea and Grab-N-Go Deli are also available on-site.
Children, Families Welcome
Fitting given its located in the Theme Park Capital of the World, the Delta Orlando was designed with families — kids especially — in mind.
The hotel's resort-style outdoor swimming pool will soon feature a Splash Zone equipped with a pirate ship and water cannons. That attraction is expected to arrive this summer. In the meantime younger guests will be able to enjoy the Kid's Zone, which features video game consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Wi U as well as popular arcade games like Foosball.
What's more, the hotel is the closest non-Disney hotel to Walt Disney World Resort and is located just one mile from Disney Springs.
Walt Disney World Resort tickets are also conveniently sold on-site.
The hotel is owned and managed by JHM Hotels.
In his own statement, JHM president DJ Rama highlighted the hotel's "state-of-the-art technology and intuitive designs."
"It combines the benefits of an upscale family resort with a boutique feel to offer guests a unique experience," added Rama.
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