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Marriott International Announces Agreement with Saxum Group to Develop Residence Inn by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott in Costa Rica

Marriott International, Inc. today announced it has signed an agreement with Saxum Group to develop the first Fairfield by Marriott and second Residence Inn by Marriott in Costa Rica, growing its portofolio to 17 hotels in this sought after market. The new properties will feature 125 and 117 rooms respectively.
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Marriott International and industry leaders discuss future trends at its first hybrid event in Asia Pacific

With grounds for optimism over travel rebound, Marriott International together with industry leaders discussed future trends at its first hybrid event in Asia Pacific – “Be There with Marriott International – The Path Forward for Travel and Events”. The event, attended in early September by more than 1,100 in-person and virtual travel industry professionals across Asia Pacific, featured a lively panel discussion on the emerging trends and demands in meetings and events, changing business ...
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, Marriott International

The Luxury Collection and Margherita Maccapani Missoni Collaborate on a Limited-edition Scarf Capturing the Beauty, Color and Textiles of India

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, announces their third collaboration with celebrated fashion designer and Global Explorer Margherita Maccapani Missoni, unveiling a limited-edition scarf inspired by her travels to The Luxury Collection’s properties in India. A vibrant destination with endless discoveries, India is a kaleidoscope of craft and color, history and epicurean delights, and Margherita captures her transformative experience traveling throughout Goa and Delhi....
Tags: Travel, India, Goa, Delhi, Marriott International, Margherita, Margherita Maccapani Missoni, Collective Good Foundation

Marriott’s “The Exchange – All for One” Brings Industry Leaders Together to Reignite Meetings and Events

After a year of mostly virtual meetings, Marriott International hosted its largest in-person customer event since the start of the pandemic last week, showcasing health protocols and marking a positive sign for the recovery of the meetings and events industry. The event was a milestone for the company’s “Connect with Confidence” program, a global initiative by Marriott Bonvoy Events, which provides industry-leading resources and innovative solutions for hosting meetings and events today.
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Get a worldwide overview (by region) of operational changes, trends, restrictions, trip feasibility challenges, plus the latest on vaccine-enabled access and the addition of “vaccine-only” access for some venues and events Our Regulatory Services team will cover the latest U.S./Canada/Mexico news and reopening rumor mill Our local UK expert from Universal Aviation will discuss the outlook on the ground, now that the UK is open Hear how PCR testing requirements are on the rise again, even for...
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Arne Sorenson to Receive Above and Beyond Lifetime Achievement Award Posthumously at 26th Annual “The Lodging Conference” in Phoenix This September

Harry Javer, Producer and Founder of The Lodging Conference, one of the industry’s leading events for Hotel Owners, CEO’s and Deal Makers, announced today that Arne Sorenson, the beloved former President & CEO of Marriott International, has been selected posthumously as the recipient of the 2021 Above and Beyond Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at The Lodging Conference on September 29, 2021.
Tags: Travel, Phoenix, Arne Sorenson, Marriott International, Harry Javer

Marriott Has The Largest Construction Pipeline Of U.S. Franchise Companies In Q2‘21

In the second quarter of 2021, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the top franchise companies with the largest construction pipelines are: Marriott International with 1,301 projects/170,847 rooms, Hilton Worldwide with 1,216 projects/139,172 rooms, and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 777 projects/78,929 rooms. Development projects with these three franchise companies comprise 69% of all projects in the total construction pipeline.
Tags: Travel, Marriott, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, InterContinental Hotels Group IHG, Lodging Econometrics LE

Marriott International Launches Enhanced Human Trafficking Awareness Training

Marriott International today announced that on July 30th, World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the company will launch an updated version of its human trafficking awareness training – the next step in Marriott’s goal to train all of its on-property associates to recognize and respond to potential indicators of human trafficking at hotels by 2025.
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Hotel Industry Establishes Arne Sorenson Award to Recognize Social Impact Leadership

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), The American Hotel & Lodging Foundation, and The BHN Group announced a new award to recognize and honor the transformational leadership of industry icon, Arne Sorenson, former president & CEO of Marriott International who died earlier this year.
Tags: Travel, Arne Sorenson, American Hotel Lodging Association, Marriott International, American Hotel Lodging Foundation, BHN Group

Marriott International Earns Top Score On Disability Equality Index

For the second consecutive year Marriott International, Inc. has earned the top score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) and been named to the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion list. The DEI was launched in 2015 by Disability:IN and The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and is acknowledged today as one of the most robust disability inclusion assessment tools in business. The DEI measures a wide range of criteria including culture & leadership, e...
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Marriott International Opens 70th Property in Japan

Marriott International today celebrates another milestone in Japan with the opening of the company’s 70th property in the country, Aloft Osaka Dojima. With this opening, Marriott International continues its solid growth in Japan as the hotel chain with the most brand offerings. The company has 70 properties across 18 brands in 21 prefectures including major cities such as Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, as well as other lesser known gems like Tochigi, Gifu and Wakayama. With a pipeline of over 30...
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Marriott Bonvoy Proclaims The Transformative Power Of Travel

After enduring a pandemic where travel all but ceased for the first time in modern history and society became more insular, Marriott Bonvoy – Marriott International’s award-winning travel program and marketplace – is making a fearless declaration: travel is an antidote to biases and narrow minds. In its new global “Power of Travel” campaign, Marriott Bonvoy is calling on the world to embrace the transformative power of travel as a vital pathway to growth, healing, and unity.
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Marriott International’s Portfolio Of Luxury Brands And Quintessentially Unveil A Collection Of Exclusive Luxury Experiences In The Middle East & Africa

Marriott International’s portfolio of luxury brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection, EDITION, and W Hotels is delighted to unveil a collection of one-of-a-kind adventures in the Middle East and Africa curated in partnership with Quintessentially, the world’s leading luxury concierge company. Available to book now, each distinct itinerary features extraordinary experiences unique to the destination, paired with luxurious accommodations, flawle...
Tags: Travel, Africa, Middle East, Marriott International, Ritz Carlton St Regis, Portfolio Of Luxury Brands

Marriott Bonvoy lists private vacation home to rent and the homes are spectacular - here's what to know about how it works plus our favorite rentals

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Marriott Vacation rentals continue to be a popular choice for socially distant travel. Marriott Bonvoy's Homes & Villas has 24/7 support, professional cleaning, and top amenities. Marriott members earn and redeem points in 100 destinations; here are some of the best U.S. homes. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Marriott Bonvoy is renowned for its robust portfolio of hotels that includes breathtaki...
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Cloud5 Communications Ranked Top HSIA Provider in May GPNS Vendor Report by Marriott International

Cloud5 Communications, a leading provider of communications solutions for the world’s top hotel brands and management companies, has been recognized by Marriott International as achieving the highest vendor ranking in May for High-Speed Internet service based on its stringent Global Property Network Standards (GPNS). Cloud5 is one of a small group of providers that has earned the GPNS “Full” designation and is also among the select few approved to install and support HSIA at Marriott’s la...
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At Q121 the Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline, Excluding China, Stands at 1,759 Projects/371,856 Rooms

According to analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), the Asia Pacific region construction pipeline, excluding China, ended the first quarter of 2021 at 1,759 projects/371,856 rooms, down 8% by both projects and rooms year-over-year (YOY).Throughout the region, countries are working to roll out vaccines as they continue the battle against COVID-19. As of May 23, the Maldives lead the region’s vaccine race with 29.24% of adult residents fully vaccinated. Singapore and Mongolia follow the Mal...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, China, Singapore, India, Asia Pacific, Accor, Hilton, Ihg, Tokyo, Vietnam, Maldives, Mongolia, Hyatt Hotels

Marriott Focused On Helping Owners With Costs, New Development

As the hotel industry continues on its way to recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, Marriott International is working closely with owners to control costs and guide new construction.
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Your ultimate guide to vacation rentals, including the top sites to search, how to book, and the best rentals across the US

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Vacation rentals are an attractive and sometimes cheaper alternative to hotels. Below, we outline the best vacation rental companies, plus how to book and key policies to consider. We've also included guides to the best vacation rentals in the US, from California to Maine. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With the CDC declaring travel in the US safe for full...
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Vacasa teams up with Marriott International

Travelers will now be able to book more than 10,000 properties that Vacasa manages through Marriott's Homes & Villas by Marriott International platform.
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Trends in China Give Marriott Executives Confidence in Global Recovery

As more people receive one of the available COVID-19 vaccines, demand has been rebounding, Marriott International CEO Tony Capuano said.
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Marriott CEO: Line between business and leisure travel is blurring

"Increasingly we're seeing folks that say, 'I can blend trip purposes,'" Marriott International CEO Tony Capuano told CNBC, calling that...
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Top Three Franchise Companies Account For 69% Of Projects In The U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline

In the recently released Q1'21 United States Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), the franchise companies with the largest U.S. construction pipelines at the end of Q1'21 are Marriott International with 1,354 projects/178,290 rooms, followed by Hilton Worldwide with 1,248 projects/145,256 rooms, and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 807 projects/81,702 rooms. These three companies combined account for 69% of the projects and 65% of the rooms in the tot...
Tags: Travel, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, InterContinental Hotels Group IHG, United States Construction Pipeline Trend

The 13 best hotels in Los Angeles for Michelin-starred chefs, stunning pools, and A-list people watching

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Casa Del Mar From Santa Monica Beach to Beverly Hills, LA is filled with hotels as glamorous as the city itself. We found the best hotels in LA based on our own stays worthy of your hard-earned money and time off. These four- and five-star hotels offer great locations, exceptional amenities, and start under $600. Millions of visitors make an annual pilgrimage to Los Angeles each year, seeking sunshine, ...
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Marriott Leans Into Superapps to Build Up Loyalty

Marriott International will apply lessons learned from its Alibaba joint venture in China to boost numbers for its Bonvoy loyalty program elsewhere, because local knowledge goes a long way.
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Defining Your Brand Vision

Brand vision is intention. It can be a single-minded intent, or a group of goals and objectives — typically no more than one, two or three. Steve Jobs wanted this, “Put a ding in the universe.” Henry Ford wanted to make cars that ordinary Americans could afford. (Consider that in Henry’s era, people were driving the equivalent of $200,000 Teslas while everyone else was riding a horse.) Tesla Motor’s vision is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. And Elon Musk’s newest v...
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Marriott is testing contactless check-in via kiosk as travel begins to return - see how to works

Moxy Times Square Marriott is testing contactless check-in and check-out kiosks and a "grab-and-go marketplace." The hotel giant is looking to "blend" contactless amenities with face-to-face interactions. The demand for contactless solutions has been on the rise throughout COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 spurred a demand for contactless services, and Marriott is now leaning into this by testing its new contactless arrival kiosks and markets, elimin...
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Marriott International Teams With Shihan Card And Visa For Korea's First-Ever Co-Branded Hotel Credit Card

Marriott International today announced the launch of Marriott Bonvoy® The BEST Shinhan Card, offered exclusively by Visa, enabling cardholders to accelerate the number of Marriott Bonvoy points they earn, which can be redeemed for free nights at more than 7,600 hotels across 30 extraordinary brands around the world. This launch is set to be the first hotel industry credit card in South Korea where Cardholders can earn Marriott Bonvoy points and enjoy member benefits that come with elite s...
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The COVID pandemic is calling out the hospitality industry on its biggest bluff: wellness

It's no longer enough for wellness amenities to be only skin deep. Isabel Pavia / Getty Images Wellness has been a buzzword in the hospitality industry for years. The pandemic has created a new focus on safety and cleanliness across the world, especially in hospitality. The change shows that hospitality's focus on wellness was really just about the illusion of wellness. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. For years, wellness has been the biggest word in hospital...
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Forward for Arne | By Iqbal Ahmed

A large number of Marriott employees around the world have answered the call and come forward to run, walk or cycle by way of honouring the memory of Arne Sorenson. Although I am now a former employee of Marriott International, I decided to cycle for 17 miles in memory of my late friend. I chose to ride to his favourite haunt in London - Hyde Park.
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8 signs that travel is on the verge of a booming comeback

Americans are ready to travel again. Noam Galai/Getty Images Vaccines, a new stimulus, and the prospect of summer have Americans itching to travel again. Airline, hotel, and restaurant spending is already up as the country begins to reopen. New travel trends like "workcation" and "pod travel" are already emerging. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vaccine distribution is ramping up, stimulus checks are being sent, and summer is on the horizon. It's a hopeful combination ...
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