Concord Hospitality Named Developer of the Year During CONNECT 2020 Marriott Select Brands Owner and Franchise Awards

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 10, 2021) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises, an award-winning hotel management and development company, is proud to announce it has been recognized as the Developer of the Year 2020 CONNECT award winner from Marriott® International. The award honors companies that show a proven ability to grow Marriott’s portfolio in the U.S.

“We are extremely pleased to be recognized by such a well-respected industry leader with this award,” said Mark Laport, President and CEO of Concord Hospitality. “Working with Marriott for nearly three decades has greatly strengthened our company and we look forward to continuing the partnership for many years to come.”

Concord Hospitality has partnered with Marriott on the development of multiple hotels brands for 27 years. That alignment for strategic growth and Concord’s passion for delivering best-in-class service is evident in the company receiving the coveted Marriott Partnership Circle Award 13 times and through its induction into Marriott’s Partnership Circle Hall of Fame for hospitality excellence in 2015.

“I am delighted to see Concord Hospitality recognized as Developer of the Year,” said Liam Brown, Group President, United States & Canada of Marriott International. “We are very grateful for our very successful, 27-years-long partnership, which is a testament to the passion both of our companies share for the hospitality business and the shared values that we hold. Congratulations!”

Concord Hospitality’s growing management portfolio, which includes numerous Marriott properties, consists of more than 140 premium select-service, lifestyle/boutique and full-service hotels with over 20,300 rooms in the U.S. and Canada.