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
Ritz-Carlton is a brand that defined luxury in the lodging industry. Now, that name will be emblazoned on a new cruising and yachting venture aimed at upscale vacationers. Marriott International Inc., the giant hospitality company that operates the chain, announced Thursday that it is launching...
W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, launched Belle the Bear, a web-based "advergame" celebrating the opening of W Bellevue, the company's new hotel in Bellevue, Wash. Developed by Pen&Public, Belle the Bear is a Frogger-style platforming title, challenging players to move left, right and forward to help a bear named Belle progress through multiple...
Marriott International is the largest hotel company in the world. And a large part of its business is attracting major conferences and conventions in the cities where it operates. But to do that, it must be able to show its potential clientele that is sustainable. Show More Summary
Marriott International took steps to ensure a smooth integration of Starwood Hotels, in an effort to avoid the hiccups seen in the United-Continental Airlines merger from a few years ago. Video provided by TheStreet
Recent hotel openings include a Waldorf Astoria in the heart of Beverly Hills; the first Hyatt House property in New York City; a dual-branded Marriott in downtown Phoenix; Choice Hotels International’s Cambria brand in Chicago’s Loop; and a new Westin in Milwaukee. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump's calls for a travel ban are "frustrating," according to Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson. Video provided by TheStreet
A partnership between Marriott International and Japan's leading lodging company, Mori Trust Group, has just announced the opening of five resort properties across Japan this summer - these resorts will be located in some of Japan'sShow More Summary
If you rely on the Marriott International app on your Windows phone or PC, you'll want to find an alternate way to your hotel rooms soon....
Now that Starwood Hotels and Resorts is part of the greater Marriott International portfolio, it would make sense to view the brands simultaneously (especially since you get reciprocal elite benefits across SPG, Marriott Rewards and Ritz-Carlton Rewards now). Show More Summary
To speed hotel construction, Marriott International is increasingly using prefabricated rooms that can be stacked like shoe boxes with a crane. The Maryland-based hotel company — the world’s largest lodging business — plans to sign deals for 50 hotel construction projects in 2017 that will use...
Today, we feature Jennifer Bryl, Director of Loyalty for Canada, Marriott International, who would like to discuss its new partnership with PlacePass. Jennifer Bryl, Director of Loyalty for Marriott Canada 1) Please tell us a littleShow More Summary
Marriott International Africa and Middle East hotels have a 30% off rate special offer. My rate analysis of some hotels indicate this rate is the lowest available for hotel stays May 21 to September 9, 2017. Bookings using this rate offer must be made by August 31. Show More Summary
This year the annual International Fly Tying Symposium will move from its former location at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, N.J., to the Marriott Hotel in Lancaster, Penn. The event will be held Nov. 11-12, 2017. Read more … more ?
An in-depth conversation about the creation of a global carbon footprint methodology with Denise Naguib, vice president of sustainability and supplier diversity at Marriott International. The post Achieving Industry-wide Sustainability Benchmarking: Q&A with Denise Naguib appeared first on Environmental Leader.