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