JOHANNESBURG Oct 5 Marriott International
plans to spend 3 billion rand ($218.14 million) on
hotels in South Africa, it said on Wednesday.
Marriott, which last month won the final clearance to buy
rival Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, said in
a press invitation it will provide details at a news conference
The owner of up-market hotel chains such the Ritz Carlton
and Sheraton already runs one of Africa's biggest hotel brands,
Protea, which it acquired in 2014.
($1 = 13.7528 rand)
(Reporting by Tiisetso Motsoeneng)