Another travel industry leader is criticizing President Trump, saying his policies and speeches may be pushing organizers of business meetings and conferences to consider going to Canada over the U.S. Marriott International Chief Executive Arne Sorenson told Bloomberg News that organizers of large...
Global superstar Gwen Stefani will perform her last international concert of 2017 exclusively for members of Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, SPG and VIP guests on December 4, 2017 at the brand-new Renaissance Downtown Hotel...Show More Summary
I grew up listening to Gwen Stefani and her band No Doubt, so this is a really cool opportunity from Marriott. This Gwen Stefani Dubai concert is her last international concert for 2017 will be an exclusive event at the new Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Dubai available only to Marriott Rewards members. Show More Summary
A little over a year after completing its merger with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Marriott International has launched a review of its global media buying and planning account. "As a result of our recent merger, we've assessed the scale and scope of our global paid media needs and are issuing a RFP," a company spokesperson...
In hotel news, Hilton cuts the ribbon on a dual-branded project near Los Angeles International Airport; Manhattan welcomes a pair of new properties; Marriott opens a Meridien/AC Hotel combo in downtown Denver, and Hilton gains a newShow More Summary
(Reuters) - Food services company Aramark said on Monday it would buy Avendra LLC, majority owned by Marriott International Inc, and uniform and linen supplier AmeriPride Services Inc for a total of $2.35 billion, before tax benefitShow More Summary
The property is the brand’s second international Marquis hotel and the first in the Asia-Pacific region.
Should a hotel chain make a judgment on the groups that hold conferences at one of its properties? That is the question that was raised this week after the world’s largest hotel chain, Marriott International, announced it won’t cancel a conference next month for what critics say is an anti-Muslim...
Last week, Marriott International announced the kickoff of their 2018 Courtyard Super Bowl Sleepover Contest. The contest gives one lucky fan the opportunity to wake up on the field of Super Bowl LII after spending the night in a field-level suite converted into a Courtyard guestroom. Show More Summary
In early 2013 Marriott International announced a new hotel brand concept in partnership with Swedish furniture maker IKEA for a millennial focused hotel to be called Moxy Hotels. The basic concept was design an inexpensive hotel brand for tech savvy millennials with simply furnished rooms and a lobby bar social scene. Show More Summary
Marriott International is considered the largest hotel chain in the world, and PCMagazine recently named Slack as one of its top online collaboration programs of 2017. It was only a matter of time before they started working together. Show More Summary
I wrote a post earlier today about the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Visa possibly discontinued. According to my contacts at Marriott International Canada, effective September 5th, 2017, no new customer applications are being accepted into the credit card program, but existing card members will continue to be serviced. Show More Summary
The fast-paced, continuing growth in veganism and vegan travel is exciting for those of us that wish to follow a plant based lifestyle. The fact that leading brands are supporting this dietary trend means that we can choose to stay at...Show More Summary
The campaign launches with a series of broadcast spots, including the 60-second anthem ad "Human."
The supply surge that’s kept New York hotel room rates from rising for two and a half years may be starting to ease. That’s good news for operators including Marriott International Inc.... To view the full story, click the title lin...
Who owns the Hilton in your city or the Marriott where you just booked a stay? Chances are good it's not Hilton Hotels or Marriott International, but a franchisee. They've purchased the right to use the franchise's branding, and have agreed to conform to its brand standards. The franchisee is itself a business entity. Show More Summary
Two of the world’s biggest hotel companies are cracking down on travelers prone to last-minute cancellations. Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International will penalize people who cancel reservations within 48 hours of the planned stay, up from 24 hours. In most cases, the penalty is the...
Marriott's CEO, Arne Sorenson, spoke at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference recently, and he had some interesting things to say about the future of the combined hotel group. Among that, he noted that China...Show More Summary
By Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) — Want to cash in your SPG and Marriott points for a yacht cruise? That may soon be possible, as Ritz-Carlton, Marriott International Inc.’s flagship luxury brand, announced a seafaring expansion Thursday. Show More Summary
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc. announced its entry into the luxury yachting and cruise industry.... via JustLuxe.com