Courtyard by Marriott Case Study - The Amazing Flameless Candle

How rechargeable candles helped refresh a global hospitality brand and save them over $500,000 annually

ABOUT PARTNER

Courtyard by Marriott is a brand of hotels owned by Marriott International. They are a mid-priced range of hotels designed for business travellers but also accommodates families.

OVERVIEW

In 2008 Marriott redesigned its in-hotel "Bistro" dining concept in order to attract more hotel guests for cocktails and dining services. Candles were a key element in the tabletop design because of their role in creating a warm, inviting ambiance.

GOALS

  • Enhance ambiance and guest experience
  • Ease of use vs flamed candles
  • Short and long term financial savings
  • Visual alignment with interior design
  • Improved fire safety

PARTNER

Courtyard Marriott

LOCATIONS USING CANDLES

936

CANDLES PER LOCATION

12

VERTICAL

Hospitality Food & Beverage

SOLUTION

Warm White Performance Series Candles & Square Bottom Vases

RESULTS

Courtyard by Marriott has been using our Warm White Performance Series rechargeable tealights and square bottom glass holders for 10 years. The Amazing Flameless Candle is the only manufacturer with multiple shades of white candles; therefore, Marriott was able to find a color temperature that aligned perfectly with their vision.

Our flameless candles are lasting each location an average of 4.5 years amounting to millions of dollars in savings compared to any of the traditional candle options. Here’s a breakdown of the savings:

SAVINGS

Annual Savings

"We love how easy the flameless candles are to operate. They work great and look incredible and I’m blown away by how long they last."

Charles Cleary, GM, Courtyard by Marriott

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