Hainan, China – May 08, 2017 –Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou. As the brand’s third hotel in Hainan and the first international brand hotel in Danzhou, a coastal city located in the west of the island, the launch of this new property brings uncomplicated service and modern style to the area. “With more than 200 hotels in dynamic markets around the world, Four Points continues to experience growth momentum,” disclosed Stephen Ho, Chief Executive Officer, Greater China, Marriott International. “The opening of Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou underscores the brand’s strategic growth plans in Greater China and across the Asia-Pacific region. These plans are reinforced by our objective to offer guests an uncomplicated travel experience and exactly what they need while on the road.” Located in downtown Danzhou, the Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou is located near the Summer Plaza, the largest shopping and entertainment complex in the city. Just 90 minutes by car from Haikou Meilan Airport and one hour by car to Baima Jing Railway Station, it is a convenient location to travel to other parts of the island. Located in the northwest region of the island and close to Beibu Bay, Danzhou is the economic, transportation, telecommunication, and cultural center of West Hainan. The city is renowned for its beautiful coastline, crystal-clear waters, and abundant ocean resources. For an intimate encounter with nature, guests can visit Danzhou Tropical Botanical Garden or the Lanyang Hot Spring. “As the brand debuts in west Hainan, Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou is well positioned to deliver an unparalleled guest experience for leisure and business travelers alike, backed by the brand’s modern style, essential comforts and great service,” described Linsey Zhang, Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou’s hotel manager. “Our vision is to reinvent the definition of travel, transforming Danzhou into a remarkable tourist destination by combining the signature programs of Four Points with the city’s unique character and local attractions.” The new hotel offers 194 spacious, modern guestrooms and suites, which range in size from 52 to 154 square meters. Each guestroom features a Four Points signature bed for a great night’s sleep accompanied by modern guest touches including either a 40- or 60-inch LCD TV, high-speed Wi-Fi access, and a spacious bathroom with walk-in shower. All suites have private balconies that offer soothing views of the city. With more than 1,800 square meters of flexible multi-functional meeting and entertaining spaces, Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou caters to a wide range of events, from large gala banquets, grand wedding ceremonies, and corporate conferences, to intimate social events and private parties. There is also a 760-square-meter pillar-less Grand Ballroom that is complemented by ample natural daylight. All the event spaces are equipped with wireless high-speed Internet access and the latest visual and audio equipment. The hotel also features three stylish restaurants and bars. Dan’er Restaurant serves authentic Hainan and Cantonese cuisine and includes ten private dining rooms, while The Eatery, offers a wide selection of gourmet fare served buffet style at breakfast and via a la carte menus at lunch and dinner. Guests can also enjoy a relaxing tea or coffee at the warm and elegant Zhijing Coffee Shop, located in the hotel’s lobby. The new hotel also features the brand’s signature Best BrewsTM program, offering a wide selection of local craft and imported beer in a convivial atmosphere where guests can kick back and relax after a long day. To celebrate the grand opening, Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou is offering a special package rate of just RMB588 net for an overnight stay in a Superior Room, with buffet breakfast for up to two guests. The offer is valid until July 31, 2017. For more information or to make a reservation, please dial (86) (898) 2882 8888 or contact the Customer Contact Centre on 4008 688 688. Alternatively, visit www.FourPoints.com/Danzhou. About Four Points Four Points by Sheraton, part of Marriott International, Inc., includes more than 220 hotels in nearly 40 countries and territories. At Four Points, travel is reinvented and guests can find the timeless style and comfort they’re looking for with genuine service and everything that matters most, all around the world. Four Points hotels can be found in big urban centers, by the airport, near the beach, and in the suburbs. Each hotel offers a familiar place with an authentic sense of the local, and friendly genuine service where guests can relax and unwind, watch local sports, and enjoy the brand’s Best Brews and BBQ™ program. Four Points is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest®. Members can now link accounts with Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. To learn more, visit us online and stay connected to Four Points on Facebook. Marriott International, Inc. 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