Construction to start in June on 150-room Marriott Hotel at Ogle
-400 jobs to be created during construction
TRINUYANA Investments Inc. has signed the contract for the construction of a US$50 million Marriott AC, a four-star, 150- room hotel.
Construction is slated to begin on June 1, 2022. The contract was signed on April 29 between TRINUYANA Investments Inc. and China Habour Engineering Company (CHEC) Ltd. The four-star facility is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2024.
Under the contract, a five-storey full-service hotel will be built near the Eugene F. Correia International Airport, in Ogle, East Coast Demerara.
It is expected that over 400 temporary jobs will be created when construction commences. Once opened, approximately 140 permanent jobs will be created with Guyanese nationals will filling 99% of those jobs. To fill these vacancies, training will be provided to improve the available supply of employees in all areas of the hospitality industry.
Some of the amenities of the new facility will include a swimming pool, fitness room, lounge, library, media salon, meeting room, reception area, a courtyard, and an outdoor area.
Paved parking lots, drive aisles, and site roads will be situated north of the building. Additionally, 114 parking spaces will be provided, while a drop off roundabout will be constructed in front of the courtyard. Retail stores are also included in the design. The target market includes business and tourist travellers.
The company at the signing gave special praise to NICIL for facilitating the land, Go-Invest Guyana for their support and guidance through the application process and thanked the Government of Guyana for the incentives provided to support the development of the hotel project in Guyana
AC Hotel is part of The Marriott group of hotels where the flexibility in design lends itself to a modern feel with open spaces while maintaining its European history.
TRINUYANA Investments Inc. is a conglomerate of Guyanese and Trinidadian investors. (Modified press release from TRINUYANA Investments Inc)