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Are You Too Loyal to Your Favorite Hotel Chain?

Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images By Mitch Lipka When it comes to hotel stays, Gary Burris is loyal to a fault. In about 20 years of traveling, he has stayed 1,079 nights in Marriott International (MAR) hotels, where heShow More Summary

Is Marriott International Growing Too Fast?

last monthTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

“In the last few years, we have started from scratch or acquired many new brands”, wrote Arne Sorenson in this article. “I am often asked why we have followed this path. Doesn’t it get confusing for guests? Doesn’t it dilute what ‘Marriott’...Show More Summary

There are Now 1,000 Courtyard by Marriott Hotels in the World, Which One is Your Favorite?

last monthTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

With the opening of the 1,000th Courtyard by Marriott Hotel (the Courtyard by Marriott Walla Walla in Washington State), Marriott International is giving away 50 million Marriott Rewards points to guests checking into Courtyard properties worldwide today. Show More Summary

Autograph Collection Hotels add Dubai, Palm Springs and Portland, Maine

Marriott International seems to add an Autograph Collection hotel member every week. There are three new hotel members of Autograph Collection making news this week. Autograph Collection Hotels add Dubai, Palm Springs and Portland, Maine. Show More Summary

Autograph Collection add Dubai, Palm Springs and Portland, Maine lifestyle hotels

Marriott International seems to add an Autograph Collection hotel member every week. There are three new hotel members of Autograph Collection making news this week. Triada Palm Springs has a 75-year history as a desert resort getaway for the Hollywood set. Show More Summary

Get a Room! Apple Pay Checks In To Marriott in Another Tech-Hotel Love Affair

The romance between hotels and mobile technology has now blossomed into a full blown raging love affair. This week, Marriott International was the latest to be struck by Cupid’s mobile payments arrow, becoming the first global hospitality company to offer Apple Pay. According to an announcement from the hotel giant, this represents the latest step […]

Marriott to accept Apple Pay at its hotels starting this summer

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

On the day Apple rolled out its new Apple Watch, Marriott International made an Apple-worthy announcement of its own Monday: It would be the first global hotel company to accept Apple Pay.

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Marriott International (MAR), GameStop (GME), Kickstarter, Etsy Back Apple Pay

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR), GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), Kickstarter and Etsy are all backing up Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in the latest round of big-name companies to implement Apple Pay. In a press release, Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) revealed that it will be rolling out Apple Inc. Show More Summary

Experts evaluate four new hotel brands. Radisson Red thumbs up. Moxy thumbs down.

Hotel News Now has insight from the 18th International Hotel Investment Forum with expert critiques of four new hotel brands geared for millennial guests. Marriott Moxy, Radisson Red, Jumeirah Group’s Venu and Mangalis Hotel Group Yaas are four new hotel brands being offered to hotel investors. Show More Summary

GameStop and Marriott International Announce Apple Pay Partnerships

More news continues to circulate following yesterday's Apple Watch-centered media event, with today bringing confirmation that two big new companies, GameStop and Marriott, are partnering with Apple to support Apple Pay. First announced yesterday, Marriott confirmed that it will be the first hospitality company to offer Apple Pay to its customers. Show More Summary

Watch: Marriott International Releases 'Two Bellmen' Short Film

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

Musicians, martial artists, dancers, parkour runners — oh my! read more

Former WJLA Anchor May Make Run for Congress

Politico reports Kathleen Matthews, former anchor at WJLA and wife of MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews is planning to run for Congress. Matthews is the EVP and chief of global communications and public affairs officer for Marriott International. Show More Summary

Wife of MSNBC host Chris Matthews to run for US House seat in Maryland

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Kathleen Matthews, a former longtime television anchor in the Washington area turned Marriott International executive, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, according to Politico. Van Hollen announced on Wednesday that he would leave his spot...

Chris Matthews’ Wife Planning to Run for Office

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews might have a live-in politician soon. Kathleen Matthews is Marriott International’s executive vice president and chief global communications and public affairs officer. She’s also the MSNBC host’s wife. Matthews is planning to run for the seat of Rep. Show More Summary

26 South Africa hotels joined Marriott Rewards February 23, 2015

One of Marriott International’s major acquisitions was the purchase of Africa’s largest hotel chain, Protea with more than 100 hotels. The first 26 South Africa hotels joined Marriott Rewards February 23, 2015.  Another 83 hotels will join Marriott Rewards later in 2015 after system upgrades. Show More Summary

Marriott Rewards category increases March 19, 2015 are 90% USA hotels

This post contains a table of 128 international hotels with Marriott Rewards category increase on March 19, 2015. There are about 1,050 hotels increasing in category, so almost 90% of all hotels going up in reward category are in the USA. Show More Summary

JW Marriott Names SS+K Lead Creative Agency

Marriott International named SS+K lead creative agency for JW Marriot, Adweek reports, handing the agency global creative duties for the luxury brand which has 79 locations in eight regions worldwide. SS+K beat out several unspecified...Show More Summary

Expedia buys Orbitz. Big box OTAs mirror big hotel chains in acquisitions and mergers

Expedia buying Orbitz for $1.6 billion is the online travel agency mirror of the acquisition and merger phenomenon in major hotel chains of recent years. IHG bought Kimpton Hotels in 2014. Marriott International is the hotel industry equivalent to Expedia. Show More Summary

Port-au-Prince: Haiti's New Marriott is Going Local and Sustainable

3 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Normally, we tend to think, it?s easy. Independent, locally-owned hotel: good. Big, nasty, advantage-taking chain: bad. But not in the case of the Marriott Port-au-Prince, the first international brand to reach Haiti, which opens March 1. Show More Summary

Guests at some Marriott hotels can stream Netflix, Hulu and Pandora

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company, is letting some guests stream Netflix, Pandora and Hulu on their hotel television sets.

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