The Bari Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 2011 in Munich by Marlene and Marco Bari. Ever since the focus and goal of both has been to create a well-structured and value-oriented hotel leasing, operating and advisory company. With franchise licenses of Starwood and Hilton, they are introducing recognizable upscale business hotels in viable and major European cities. The headquater is located in Munich - Parkstadt Schwabing.
Their first hotel, the Element Frankfurt Airport, was opened in September 2014 as the first Element Hotel in Europe with a significant focus on extended-stay guests. The second Element by Westin, will open on the 01st February, 2016, in Amsterdam. Furthermore the Bari Gruppe plans to open additional hotels in The Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain with popular brands like Element by Westin (Starwood), Aloft (Starwood), DoubleTree (Hilton), and Hampton (Hilton).