Marriott International has announced the opening of Port Muziris, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel in Kochi — this is the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in South Asia. As the hospitality brand puts it “Tribute Portfolio hotels are intriguing, independent boutique hotels with an indie spirit and heart for connecting people and places.”

The hotel is developed by Twenty 14 Holdings, the hospitality investment arm of Lulu Group.

Port Muziris, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel is just 0.3km away from Cochin International Airport. Inspired by the heritage residences of Kochi, the hotel features 54 thoughtfully designed guestrooms and suites.

The F&B offerings include Lilas Kitchen serving a range of local delights and The Kettle for a fine selection of drinks and quick bites.

There is a 1649 sqm event venue for guests to organise corporate and social events in Kochi. In addition to this, a fully-equipped fitness centre and a swimming are some of the recreational amenities available here.

Neeraj Govil, Area Vice President, South Asia- Marriott International, “The addition of the Tribute Portfolio in Marriott International’s brand footprint for South Asia reinforces our continued focus on providing a diverse collection of prime, distinctive properties across high potential markets in the region.

“Port Muziris, a Tribute Portfolio hotel is set to exemplify the brand’s vision, offering travelers a unique blend of old-world charm and contemporary amenities, topped off with signature Indian hospitality. The hotel presents guests with the opportunity to spark connections and experience the taste of surrounding communities in the state of Kerala.