SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

October 03, 2014 13:59 ET

Hotel in Lisbon Welcomes the Wave of Travelers Arriving for the IWA World Water Congress

At the Lisbon Marriott Hotel, Hundreds of Professionals Discover Acclaimed Comfort and Service

LISBON, PORTUGAL--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2014) - Setting out to change the world requires innovation, determination and, as evidenced by the 2014 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, a tremendous amount of support. The Lisbon Marriott Hotel was able to help with the last of these when the International Water Association (IWA) arrived for its biennial congress on September 21, 2014. Anticipating the arrival of more than 1,500 of the event's some 5,000 attendees, this 4-star hotel in Lisbon surpassed even its own reputation in extending a warm, Portuguese welcome to everyone.

Designed to foster both innovation and opportunities, the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition attracted more than 5,000 water-sector professionals representing more than 90 countries to its nearly week-long event. More than 200 exhibiting companies set up within the Lisbon Convention Centre, attracted by the creative sustainability of the city's oldest and largest water supply company in the country.

Just as Portugal stands out on the global stage for water management, the Lisbon Marriott Hotel stands out among Lisbon business hotels for its service and convenience. Offering guests 21,528 square feet of elegant, flexible meeting space, the hotel was even named Portugal's Leading Conference Hotel by World Travel Awards.

Yet for delegates of the IWA World Water Congress, the hotel's advantages were apparent before they even arrived on property. Located just five minutes from the airport, the hotel made transportation a breeze.

After checking in, guests found themselves surrounded by the sort of amenities that make doing business feel like a pleasure. There is the full-service business center for starters, and the guest rooms' high-speed Internet access and spacious desks that let visitors catch up on work according to their schedules. These Lisbon, Portugal accommodations also offer an executive lounge with complimentary breakfast, drinks, snacks and more to add comfort to any stay. And the palm-tree garden and outdoor pool provide the perfect opportunity to relax and recharge, especially when guests are traveling for work. 

From business facilities to business amenities, the Lisbon Marriott Hotel ensures that as its guests get to work changing the world, the hotel is ready to help them make it happen.

About the Lisbon Marriott Hotel
Situated five minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from the city-center, the Lisbon Marriott Hotel is perfect for business and leisure travelers who want to see it all. Guests enjoy 4-star accommodations with luxury bedding and private balconies, as well as access to the hotel's 24-hour fitness center and outdoor pool. Corporate guests, meanwhile, are treated to 18 distinctive meeting rooms, which afford 2,000 square meters of event space outfitted with high-speed Internet access and supported by outstanding catering services. The hotel also offers mouthwatering meals at Citrus Restaurant where Portuguese and Mediterranean culinary traditions find fresh interpretations. And when visitors want to explore the surrounding attractions, they are impressively close to shopping, museums and even the zoo.

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