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4 Timely Rules For Hotel Brand Strategy

Hotels have experienced significant losses due to coronavirus. But, there are signs of recovery. A report on the travel industry generated by McKinsey & Co., the global consultancy, covers airlines, hotels, vacation rentals, tours and activities, online travel agencies (OTAs), car rentals, and ridesharing and cruises. According to this report, there are “… signs of latent demand for travel: Customers are interested and willing to travel again when they are allowed to do so, even before a vaccin...
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The Legacy of Marriott's Arne Sorenson

Arne Sorenson's tenure as CEO of Marriott International was marked by deals designed to grow the company into a global powerhouse in the hotel industry.
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Marriott International to create the Arne M. Sorenson Hospitality Fund to support the design of a world class hospitality program and curriculum

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation together with Howard University announced today the establishment of the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership in honor of Marriott International's (NASDAQ: MAR) beloved president and CEO, Arne Sorenson, who tragically passed away last week from pancreatic cancer. The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation will provide a $20 million endowment to launch the Center at Howard University, one of the nation's leading historical...
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The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Announces $20 Million Endowment at Howard University to Establish the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation together with Howard University announced today the establishment of the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership in honor of Marriott International's (NASDAQ: MAR) beloved president and CEO, Arne Sorenson, who tragically passed away last week from pancreatic cancer. The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation will provide a $20 million endowment to launch the Center at Howard University, one of the nation's leading historical...
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In Memory Of Arne Sorenson | By Iqbal Ahmed

For more than a decade, while working as a concierge for a hotel in London, I became familiar with the name of its eponymous founder, Mr Marriott. His name was somewhat legendary for guests and hosts alike because a father and son duo had run the company for eight decades under their identical name, J. Willard Marriott, distinguishable only by the suffix 'Snr' or 'Jnr'. But then, in 2012, I heard that someone called Arne Sorenson had succeeded Bill Marriott Jnr as the CEO of the company. ...
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Marriott Promotes New CEO From Within; Offers Free COVID Testing In Select Hotels

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson passed away last week after a pancreatic cancer battle at the age of 62. Marriott has replaced him with Anthony Capuano, who has been with Marriott since 1995. Marriott bought Starwood some 5 years and proceeded to dismantle the reasons why people were fiercely loyal to the brand. Elite benefits were cut, […]
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Marriott International Appoints Anthony Capuano as New CEO And Stephanie Linnartz as President

Marriott International's (NASDAQ: MAR) Board of Directors announced today that Anthony "Tony" Capuano has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and has joined the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. He was previously Group President, Global Development, Design and Operations Services. The Board of Directors also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously Group President, Consumer Operations, Technology and Emerging Businesses, has been appointed President, effective i...
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Marriott Names Tony Capuano as New CEO

The 25-year veteran takes over the top spot after former Chief Executive and President Arne Sorenson died last week and as the hotel...
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Marriott Bets on the ‘Bleisure’ Lifestyle

Marriott International's MAR 4.61% late Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorenson, who died last week, told Forbes in 2019 that he wanted his company to be "as big as possible." His boldest move came back in 2015 when he announced that Marriott would acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, adding brands that appealed to travelers' interests and values such as design, fashion, youth and productivity. Now Marriott is hoping Mr. Sorenson's biggest deal can be its savior.
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We’ll all miss Arne Sorenson’s influence | By Jeff Higley

Arne Sorenson's legacy encompasses many qualities—from his leadership and empathy to his business acumen and embracing the big picture of humanity.
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Analysts Express Confidence in Marriott After Sorenson’s Death

Analysts who cover Marriott International said companies don't get stronger by losing emblematic leaders like Arne Sorenson, but the remaining executive leadership team is expected to continue to grow the company.
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Remembering Marriott’s Arne Sorenson, the man behind the world’s largest hotel chain

At TPG, we focus on points, miles and making your next vacation better. We don’t normally write obituaries. But today, I wanted to look...
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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson dies of pancreatic cancer at age 62

Marriott Chief Executive Arne Sorenson, who grew the company into the world’s largest hotel chain and steered it through a global pandemic that has been catastrophic in the travel industry in the past year, has died. He was 62.
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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson dies at 62

The company said Sorenson steered the hotel giant "to make significant progress on diversity, equity and inclusion."
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Marriott CEO Sorenson, 62, Dies of Pancreatic Cancer

Marriott Chief Executive Arne Sorenson, who began limiting his schedule this month to pursue a more aggressive cancer treatment, has died.
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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, 62, dies after 2019 pancreatic cancer diagnosis

Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson, who led the hotel chain through a major expansion and through the COVID-19 pandemic, has died. He was 62.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Marriott Hotels 'exceptional' chief Arne Sorenson dies aged 62

Arne Sorenson transformed the previously family run JW Marriott hotel chain into the world's biggest.
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Marriott CEO dies after cancer fight

Marriott International's president and CEO Arne Sorenson died Monday following a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, the hotel chain announced Tuesday.
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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has died after pancreatic cancer fight

Marriott International's president and CEO Arne Sorenson died Monday following a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, the hotel chain announced Tuesday.
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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson dies after battle with cancer

Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson had been undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.
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Marriott CEO Sorenson Dies After Battle With Cancer

(Reuters) - Marriott International Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorenson, who was undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer, has died, the company...
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Marriott's CEO is reducing his schedule during pancreatic cancer fight

Marriott International's president and CEO Arne Sorenson is reducing his demanding schedule for "several months" as he continues to fight pancreatic cancer.
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Marriott President and CEO Arne Sorenson to Temporarily Reduce Schedule for Cancer Treatment

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that president and CEO Arne Sorenson will be temporarily reducing his schedule to facilitate more demanding treatment for pancreatic cancer. In May 2019, the company announced that Mr. Sorenson, 62, had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was beginning treatment.
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Marriott's Arne Sorenson in conversation with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshi

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi recently joined Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson to discuss how Uber handled COVID-19 and share his thoughts on recovery and the future of travel.
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Marriott is pulling donations to Republicans who voted to overturn the election, while JP Morgan and Citigroup are halting political donations altogether

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both the Republicans and Democrats completely. Last Wed...
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Follow these 3 steps to reduce stress and manage your business during uncertainty

Managing your business more efficiently can help reduce stress. fizkes/Shutterstock Stress and uncertainty can make even great business leaders feel insecure in their decision-making. But being a great leader isn't about making the right call every time — it's about acknowledging your mistakes and making consistent improvements. During uncertain times, be open and honest with your employees, don't rush big decisions, and focus on your core values. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
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Marriott International announces partnership with Grab in six Southeast Asian countries

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the hospitality industry especially hard, and hotels around the world are looking for ways to regain revenue. Today, Marriott International and Grab announced a partnership that will cover the hospitality giant’s dining businesses in six Southeast Asian countries: Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand. Instead of room bookings, Marriott International deal with Grab focuses on about 600 restaurants and bars at its properties in t...
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Is it safe to stay in a hotel right now? An infectious disease doctor, a cleaning expert, and hotel reps all share what you should know before you check-in.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. IStock; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Though COVID-19 continues to spread across the US, many travelers are seeking closer-to-home vacation plans with an eye toward safety and risk mitigation.Even long time hotel devotees may be wondering how much exposure to the virus they would risk by staying in a hotel, by way of the room, common spaces, staff, and other guests.We talked to experts, including ...
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Here's what 9 top CEOs have to say about systemic racism and inequality in America

General Motors CEO Mary Barra called for more investment in childcare and educational institutions that serve people of color and those from marginalized backgrounds. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon, Walmart's Dough McMillon, and other members of the Business Roundtable (an association of some 200 CEOs from many of America's largest companies), released a statement addressing racial inequity in America.  In the statement, some 16 CEOs spoke out about ineq...
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Teague Talks...Interview with Arne Sorenson, President & CEO of Marriott International

Teague chats with Arne about his COVID timeline, how he's been able to lead during a global pandemic, and how China's hotel performance may give us some insight into the recovery in the U.S.
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