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
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....