Moxy makes its debut at Milan’s Malpensa airport

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Italy: Moxy Hotels, the “budget boutique” brand from Marriott, has opened its first property.

Italy: Moxy Hotels, the "budget boutique" brand from Marriott, has opened its first property.

The 162-room three-star property is located within walking distance of Terminal Two at Milan Malpensa Airport.

Rates at Moxy Milan Malpensa Airport begin at €79, including free Wi-Fi. Further Moxy Hotels are set to open across Europe in Munich, Frankfurt and Berlin in Germany; Oslo, Norway; Aberdeen and London, UK.

Tina Edmundson, global brand officer for Marriott International's luxury and lifestyle brands, said: "Moxy is the essence of the next generation traveller, not only Gen X and Y but guests with a younger sensibility, for whom contemporary style is paramount. Every aspect of Moxy Hotels has been thoughtfully researched and crafted to reflect and deliver on the ever changing lifestyles and expectations of this rapidly growing customer segment."

Inter Hospitality, a subsidiary of Ikea Group, is the owner and developer of the hotel, while Nordic Hospitality is the franchisee.

Marriott International Europe president and managing director Amy McPherson said: "We are delighted to launch the highly anticipated Moxy Milan, our first Moxy hotel that introduces an exciting and affordable hotel design concept to Europe. Investor interest has been exceptional and to date we have signed 11 Moxy hotels, all due to open throughout Europe by the end of 2016."

Markus Lehnert,  VP, international hotel development of Moxy Hotels, will be speaking at the Hostel and Budget Travellerconference in London in November.


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