Palm Beach, FL., February 19, 2013, – Island Hospitality Management, Inc. announced today that it now manages the Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center, Houston, TX.

The eight-story, 197-room hotel, including six suites, is adjacent to the world’s largest medical complex, the Texas Medical Center. More than 50 medical organizations are housed in 280 buildings comprising more than 45 million square feet of space on 1,300 acres and treat seven million-plus patients annually. It is the biggest medical facility in the world. The Texas Medical Center will continue its rampant growth as a $7.1 billion of capital investment is planned through 2014. The Texas Medical Center receives 160,000 daily visitors and over six million annual patient visits, including over 18,000 international patients. In 2010, the center employed over 93,500 people, including 20,000 physicians, scientists, researchers and other advanced degree professionals in the life sciences.

The hotel, opened in February 2010, has Marriott’s new lobby concept, as well as three meeting rooms comprising approximately 2,000 square feet. Additional amenities include a Zen garden and multiple seating options inside and outside the building that allow guests to stay productive and relaxed. A lobby theatre area with contemporary media pods are among some of the options that offer a comfortable space to enjoy a meal from the Bistro Restaurant while watching personal 20-inch, flat-screen, high-definition televisions.

About Island Hospitality

Headquartered in West Palm Beach, Fla., Island Hospitality Management, Inc, is a third-party, independent management company. It operates over 175 hotels under eighteen different brands, primarily premium select-service hotels, upscale, extended-stay properties, and upscale hotels, in 32 states and the District of Columbia.