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ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions Equips TownePlace Suites by Marriott St. George With Mobile Access and Latest in IoT Lock Security

Stockholm - December 1, 2020 - ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions with its leading expertise in security access innovation, has enhanced the abilities of TownePlace Suites by Marriott St. George in maximizing guest safety, convenience and operational efficiency with the implementation of VingCard Classic RFID door locks equipped with Mobile Access. Following a speedy and hassle-free upgrade experience, the 84-room Utah-based property is not only able to ensure that guests are protected using the...
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The best Cyber Monday 2020 travel deals for domestic getaways — with flexible booking dates through the end of 2021 and beyond

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Getty Images/Yumi mini Due to COVID-19, the travel industry has been upended and the landscape continues to shift.Hotels, booking sites, and tour operators are still offering significant savings for Cyber Monday 2020 and Travel Tuesday 2020 (December 1). However, with the ongoing pandemic, many people aren't sure if travel is safe right now, or when they will be ...
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Save 15% On Marriott Gift Cards, Plus Credit Card Reimbursement!

Save 15% On Marriott Gift Cards From now until tomorrow, you can save 15% on gift cards directly from Marriott. This is not as strong of an offer as the 20% off that was offered in May. On the sale page you can select a $50, $100, $250, $500, or $1,000 gift card. On mobile […]
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The best Black Friday 2020 travel deals for domestic getaways — with flexible booking dates through the end of 2021 and beyond

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Getty Images/Yumi mini Due to COVID-19, the travel industry has been upended throughout 2020.Hotels and booking sites are still offering significant savings for Black Friday 2020, Cyber Monday 2020, and Travel Tuesday 2020 (December 1). However, with the pandemic continuing, many people aren't sure if travel is safe right now, or when they will be able to safely ...
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The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a gambling- and smoke-free environment that emphasizes Reno's overlooked artistic side — plus it has comprehensive new COVID protocols

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a quieter stay away from the casinos, but is still close to all the action. The hotel recently launched an Art Studio Package that turns suites into private art studios. I spent one night in a King Bed Suite for $220 to test out this package. My rate included an upgraded room, art supplies, and a complimentary bike rental.  Read more: Is it safe to stay in a hotel right...
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Airbnb has navigated the pandemic better than its rivals — but the company's uncertain future depends heavily on forces beyond its control

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Airbnb made its IPO filing available to the public on Monday, revealing exactly how the pandemic has devastated its business. The company reported nearly $700 million in losses in the first nine months of 2020, more than double its losses for the same period in 2019. While Airbnb made some key strategic decisions that helped it fare better than competitors, it also disclosed a long list of risk factors that could impair its recovery — and possibly its path to ...
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12 easy home decor tricks to steal from the world's top hotel designers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Loews Hotels Although domestic travel has started to make a comeback, many people are still spending more time at home and putting travel plans on hold due to COVID-19.But that doesn't mean you can't recreate the aesthetic of impeccably designed hotels in your own space.Top designers who transform hotels into dreamy escapes shared some secrets with us. From updating power cords to giving your bar c...
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Twitter reacts to Rudy Giuliani taking over Trump's election lawsuits - Business Insider

"Rudy will soon be appealing all of these adverse rulings to the Supreme Courtyard by Marriott," one person tweeted.
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The best romantic hotels in the US for COVID-19 era newlyweds

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Four Seasons Due to the ongoing pandemic, many newlyweds are looking for safe domestic honeymoon options.The ideal honeymoon spot is romantic and secluded, with elevated options for couples to relax, bond, and celebrate.While privacy has always been prized for honeymoon getaways, with COVID-19, it's more important than ever.We rounded up romantic and idyllic hotels around the US at a variety of pri...
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Marriott Hosts First-Ever Hybrid Meetings Event: Connect with Confidence

On November 9, Marriott International hosted a hybrid virtual and in-person event, "Connect with Confidence," as the first part of a global series. The event was attended by 30 in-person customers and 238 virtual attendees, and took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in Virginia. It showcased Marriott's reimagined processes and meetings spaces, while reinforcing the brand's commitment to help meeting planners execute conferences and events during this new normal.
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The best hotels in Maui

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The island of Maui is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands and features stunning natural beauty, incredible beaches, and an idyllic climate.While Hawaii has lifted the mandatory 14-day quarantine for visitors as of October 15, 2020, travelers will still have to present a negative COVID-19 test.  We curated a list of Maui's best hotels for a range of budgets from $216 to $855, plus...
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Access Point Financial Secures $8.85 Million To Refinance the Grand Rapids’ Delta Hotel by Marriott

ATLANTA - November 12, 2020 - Access Point Financial, LLC (APF), a leading direct lender and specialty finance company focused exclusively on the hospitality industry, today announced the completion of an agreement with Lodging Opportunity Fund REIT to refinance the Delta by Marriott in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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The best credit card offers in November: earn points, miles, or cash back

This article is brought to you by the Personal Finance Insider team. It has not been reviewed, approved, or otherwise endorsed by any of the issuers listed. Some of the offers you see on the page are from our partners like Citi and American Express, but our coverage is always independent. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. The best credit card welcome offers available now: American Express® Gold Card : 60,000 points after you spend at least $4,000 in your first 6 months of account ...
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12 home upgrades to make yours feel like a luxury hotel — from sumptuous sheets to indulgent bath amenities

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Many Americans are still spending a lot of time at home and are postponing or canceling travel plans.You can replicate a five-star experience under your own roof — no passport required — and upgrade quarantine life with these products that mimic the feel of a luxury hotel.Our list includes an array of hotel-inspired ideas across categories from robes and slippers to b...
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Trading a split government — From McDonald's to millions — Profiting from market chaos

Dear Readers,Heading into last week's US elections, the bull case for stocks seemed to be "Blue Wave or bust." The thinking there was that a fully Democrat-run government would quickly usher in a big chunk of much-needed stimulus and send risk assets soaring.But then, as the results started came in — and a Republican-controlled Senate crystalized as the most likely outcome — a sharp shift occurred. Suddenly a divided government was viewed as the best possible outcome for markets.The speed at whi...
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12 Best Hotel Franchise Choices

The hotel franchise industry has grown significantly in the last decade. In 2010, about 70% of branded hotels were franchise operations, but by 2019 that figure had jumped to about 80%, according to research by JLL.1 Most brands are recognizable names. Travelodge, Motel 6, Super 8 and Red Roof Inn may come to mind. But did you know that hotel franchises also include premier names like Marriott, Hilton and Wyndham? Just imagine your future. As a franchisee, you could become the owner of a hotel...
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Marriott posts surprise profit on cost cuts, improved bookings

Marriott International Inc MAR.O on Friday reported a surprise third-quarter profit, helped by cost cuts and a near doubling of occupancy rates in its North American hotels from the previous quarter as leisure travel rebounded on easing COVID-19 curbs.
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Hotel Executives Acknowledge Another Covid-19 Wave Could Derail Progress

The hotel industry is pulling itself from the brink. Earlier this week, both Marriott and Hilton announced that both had seen Q3 earnings improve, a sign of a much needed recovery. Marriott brought in $100 million and Hilton (only) lost $81 million, a meaningful turn from the previous quarter that saw losses of $234 million...
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Marriott sees China hotels rebounding faster than North American peers

Marriott International Inc. is seeing signs business is recovering from the sharp slowdown caused by stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.
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The best hotels in New Orleans

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. TripAdvisor With its colorful festival culture, buzzy food and drink, vibrant music scene, and historic neighborhoods, New Orleans is an attractive destination year-round. There are dozens of hotels from international chains to unique, independent inns and historic hotels, plus a new wave of design-forward hotels springing up. Entry-level rooms can be found at four-star hotels under $100 a night, r...
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Pasadena Center Operating Co. extends healthcare coverage to laid off and furloughed workers

COVID-19 has fueled business closures and layoffs across the nation, displacing workers and leaving many without healthcare coverage. Pasadena Center Operating Co.‘s board of directors defied that trend when it recently voted to provide a year’s worth of healthcare benefits to the company’s laid off and furloughed workers. “They had initially given them six months of coverage but they extended that to a year,” company spokeswoman Christine Susa said. The nonprofit– which operates Pasadena Conven...
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Earn bonus points at Amazon, Walmart and Target with Marriott credit cards

Now through December 27, eligible Marriott Bonvoy Amex cards can earn 8 total points on each dollar spent at Amazon, Target and Walmart.
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The Grand Bohemian Asheville is an upscale, art-centric mountain lodge steps from The Biltmore — but its COVID-19 protocols have room for improvement

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Jennifer Agress/Business Insider I recently headed to Asheville, North Carolina for a fall getaway within easy driving distance.I chose the Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville in part because it falls under the Marriott-Bonvoy umbrella and I trusted their COVID-19 protocols.I stayed in a comped Standard Room, which typically costs $354 during the fall high season for a midweek stay. I was impressed with...
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Register To Earn 8 Points Per Dollar At Amazon, Target, And Walmart On Marriott AMEX Consumer Cards

Check your AMEX Offers to register your Marriott AMEX consumer cards to earn 6 bonus points per dollar on US purchases at Amazon, Target, and Walmart. That’s 8 points per dollar spent after the 2 base points per dollar spent on the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card or the grandfathered Marriott Bonvoy card. The bonus runs […]
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Marriott Hotels Fined £18.4m For Data Breach That Hit Millions

The UK's data privacy watchdog has fined the Marriott Hotels chain £18.4m for a major data breach that may have affected up to 339 million guests.
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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 Signs Agreement To Bring Four Hotels, 1,638 Rooms, To Thailand

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has signed a milestone agreement with Asset World Corp Plc. (SET: AWC) to add four new landmark properties under three world-class brands across Bangkok and Pattaya, Thailand. The multi-property agreement features a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Thailand's first JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Bangkok and two Autograph Collection hotels, set to debut the Autograph Collection brand in the country.
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The economics behind hotel loyalty programs (with insights from a former Marriott VP)

In the past, I've reported on how loyalty programs are becoming even more important to airlines during the coronavirus pandemic. But after a discussion with Jeff Borman — the former VP of Revenue Management at both Marriott and Hilton — I've come to realize that it's even more important to hotel groups. After all, in Borman's own words: "Hotels own customers, not real estate."
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Ends Tomorrow: Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points Into Marriott Points And Get A 40% Bonus

Ends Tomorrow: Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points Into Marriott Points And Get A 40% Bonus AMEX points normally transfer into Marriott points at a 1K:1K ratio, but until tomorrow you can get 1,400 Marriott points for every 1,000 AMEX points. That’s not a particularly good deal. I’d value Marriott points between 0.6-0.7 cents each, so with […]
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Marriott fined £0.05 for each of the 339 million hotel guests whose data crooks were stealing for four years

UK watchdog's mooted £99m penalty comes in at just £18.4m Your name, address, phone number, email address, passport number, date of birth, and sex are worth just £0.05 in the eyes of the UK Information Commissioner's Office, which has fined Marriott £18.4m after 339 million people's data was stolen from the hotel chain.…
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