At this year’s prestigious World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai was recognised for its commitment to excellence once again. They were voted Middle East’s Leading Conference Hotel 2016 and Dubai’s Leading Conference Hotel 2016 by travel tourism professionals worldwide. This adds to an impressive portfolio of international and local awards won by the hotel since its opening in 2012.
The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has released its 2015 full year sales results which revealed positive trends in 2015, despite challenging global conditions. The UAE’s largest five-star hotel experienced an inventory increase of 22 per cent during the year and yet occupancies across its 1,608 rooms remained constant and in excess of 73 per cent.
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts will welcome its second JW Marriott Hotel in Turkey on May 15th. The 107-room property is located in the picturesque Yalikavak town on the Bodrum Peninsula with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, combining the alluring charm of the Turkish coast with JW Marriott’s contemporary design and intuitive service.
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has seen its new hotel, JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, soft opened ahead of its grand opening celebration on June 24th. The 250-room property was designed in collaboration with award-winning Italian architectural firm Matteo Thun & Partners and combines the very best in contemporary hotel design with the heritage and elegance of its premiere location on its own private island, Isola delle Rose (Rose Island).
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has opened its first property in Austin, approximately two and a half years after the hotel first broke ground. The 34-story JW Marriott Austin is not only the largest hotel in Austin, but also the largest JW Marriott in North America and the second-largest JW Marriott in the world.
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has appointed Balan Paravantavida to the role of hotel manager. With over three decades of experience in handling pre-openings, conversions and takeovers of Marriott International hotels in six countries, across three continents, he brings in strong operational background and experience in business, mega luxury convention and resort properties.
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first Italian hotel in Venice. The 266-room property, created in collaboration with award-winning Italian architect firm Matteo Thun & Partners, has an exceptional lagoon location on its own island, with stunning views of St Mark’s Square and La Serenissima. The hotel buildings have been sensitively refurbished by Matteo Thun & Partners to incorporate sustainable, modern and elegant design within the historic building.
The JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai has transformed its iconic ballroom into a majestic and tranquil oasis in this busy business area of the city. Phil Blizzard concludes his ‘Ramadan Tour’ of the region by stopping off at the world’s tallest hotel.
Bill Keffer, General Manager - JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
After celebrating unprecedented occupancy rates for Tower 1 during its inaugural year, the second tower of the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has officially opened under the leadership of newly appointed general manager, Bill Keffer. Owned by Emirates Group, Dubai’s first world-class convention and business destination hotel originally opened in November 2012 and was awarded World’s Tallest Hotel by the Guinness Book of Records shortly after for its considerable height of 355 metres.
The JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City has completed a nearly year-long renovation just in time for a new year and is set to show off its refreshed guest rooms, lobby, Xanat Bistro & Terrace, health club and executive lounge.