Marriott International, the largest hotel chain in the world, the last entry in the business Apartments for rent in the United States to expand its product range and to challenge the leader in this area: Airbnb.
US hotel chain, which owns or manages 1.3 million hotel rooms worldwide, wants to become the first hotel chain to build a platform Apartments in the powerful US market, where Airbnb to & # 39 is the leader publishes Expansion (Marriott launches plan to add 1,700 hotels in 2021).
Marriott may disclose details of his plan to break into this new business in the next month, according to sources close to the group surveyed The Wall Street Journal. The company already has a pilot program in rental housing in several European cities, in partnership with Hostmaker, but the last platform for the United States is a confirmation that your bet with a & # 39; is a serious & # 39; oznay (Marriott on the & # 39; yadnovvaetstsa with Hostmaker, to offer tourist rent & # 39; experience & # 39;).
Other groups of US hotels such as Hilton and Hyatt also want to go into business, but their plans are less developed. Sector, in a very critical load with apartments for rent tourists saw Airbnb and HomeAway market scratching full speed. Airbnb announced Monday an agreement with a real estate agent to offer accommodation in a landmark Rockefeller Center (30 ultra-luxury hotels Marriott aim only to 2019).