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Forest of Arden in final stages of £5m redevelopment

7.29am 10th November 2008 - Corporate

The Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, in the heart of the Midlands has recently commenced work on the final phase of an extensive £5 million renovation program to its hotel and golf facilities.

Designed to enhance both the accommodation and services on offer to guests, the comprehensive redevelopment has already included; a complete revamp of all hotel rooms, conference suites and leisure club changing facilities. The final stage will see changes made to the golf reception, golf shop and changing rooms which will all be refurbished and increased in size to accommodate the ever increasing number visiting this first-class resort.

“With its fantastic location, The Marriott Forest of Arden Golf & Country Club, has always had a reputation for being one of the leading golf resorts in the UK & Ireland and we feel that the extensive renovations that are being done will only serve to improve the quality of accommodation and facilities that our guests demand,” commented Iain Burns, director of golf, Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club.

The Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club is one of the UK’s leading golf destinations and has staged numerous European Tour events, including the English Open and British Masters. The Arden course also hosted amateur golf’s Brabazon Trophy in 2007.

The hotel has a number of restaurants featuring the very best in international cuisine and fine wines. Set on 10,000 acres of parkland in the heart of the Midlands, this distinctive Warwickshire resort is close to the motorway & rail networks, and is just 10 minutes from Birmingham Airport and the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).

Marriott Golf, the golf management division of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR), currently manages 60 golf courses at 45 facilities in 14 countries, offering more than 1,000 holes of championship golf.

Marriott has been managing golf operations since 1970 and is currently the largest resort golf operator in the both the United Kingdom and the United States. Marriott provides golf management and consulting services to a variety of operational environments including resort, private club, daily fee, golf school and franchises.

Marriott Forest of Arden

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