First New Hotel in 40 Years Opens in Newark, N.J.

 A new 150-room Courtyard by Marriott has opened in Newark, N.J., featuring the Refreshing Business lobby environment, with media pods, free Wi-Fi and a several lounging areas. The property is within walking distance of the Prudential Center and Newark Penn Station, and is four miles from the Newark Liberty International Airport. On-site amenities include the casual dining outlet Bistro, as well as a fitness center, laundry room, business center and The Market shop. As part of the hotel's recycling program, receptacles for paper, glass, plastic and metal are located by side exits for guests' use. Four meeting rooms and two boardrooms combine for a total of 4,122 square feet of meeting space.