Concord Hospitality Receives Top Accolade for Developer of the Year from CONNECT 2022 Marriott Select Brands Owner and Franchise Awards

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 13, 2022) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises, an award-winning hotel management and development company, is pleased to announce it has been recognized as the Developer of the Year CONNECT 2022 award winner from Marriott International. The Developer of the Year award honors companies with a proven ability to grow with Marriott’s portfolio in the U.S.

“It is always an honor to receive recognition from an esteemed industry partner like Marriott, and to be named Developer of the Year is particularly special as we both look to grow and expand our portfolios,” said Mark Laport, president and CEO of Concord Hospitality. “We truly value our longstanding relationship with Marriott and appreciate this honor. We look forward to our continued mutual success for years to come.”

Concord has partnered with Marriott on the development of new hotel brands and properties for nearly 25 years. That alignment for strategic growth and passion for delivering best-in-class service is evident in Concord Hospitality’s achievement of winning the coveted Marriott Partnership Circle Award 13 times and through the hospitality company’s induction into Marriott’s Partnership Circle Hall of Fame for hospitality excellence.

Currently, Concord Hospitality has 91 Marriott hotels managed or in development within its portfolio of nearly 150 properties.

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