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Marriott creates new hybrid workspace concept for business travelers

Excerpt from Lodging Magazine

Sep 25, 2012 11:02 am

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Marriott has launched a whole new concept called Workspring at Marriott that offers an on-site suite designed with today’s tech-savvy traveler in mind…specifically designed as a collaborative space for small meeting groups. The suite combines common work areas, personal work areas, and a food and beverage area for breaks and snacking.

The concept was designed by Steelcase, and Redmond Marriott Town Center, near Seattle, is the first hotel to offer the small meetings suit. The space has an all inclusive pricing structure that includes the meeting space, technology, wireless access, office supplies and food and beverage, all of which is handled by a dedicated host.

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