The Marriott Hotels brand is evolving as the hotel giant seeks to transform every aspect of a stay, enabling the next generation of explorers to ‘Travel Brilliantly’. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole sits down with the Marriott senior leadership to discuss the changes at the company and what they might mean for the future of hospitality.
Marriott Hotels has celebrated the grand re-opening of one of its most iconic properties in the UK, London Marriott Hotel County Hall. The move follows the completion of a multi-million pound transformation. Set on London’s South Bank, County Hall offers guests an unparalleled panoramic view of London that takes in the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, the River Thames and the London Eye.
Marriott Hotels has opened its first hotel in Macedonia, the Skopje Marriott Hotel. Situated on Macedonia Square, in the heart of the city’s business and cultural district, the new hotel has been expertly designed to offer the very best in comfort and style. Each of the 164 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, including the luxurious presidential suite, offer a combination of traditional architecture and modern interior design.
Marriott International is opening the Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa under the company’s flagship brand Marriott Hotels. Featuring 322 rooms that combine modern design and Thai Colonial features, the resort is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities located within the serene seaside town of Hua Hin.
The JW Marriott Edmonton is set to open in 2018, representing one of Marriott International’s iconic brands and part of its luxury and lifestyle portfolio, will be ICE District’s first luxury hotel.
Marriott Hotels welcomed Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center to its portfolio in November 2015. Conveniently located for Madrid-Barajas Airport, the hotel is the third Marriott Hotel in Spain and is the flagship brand’s largest hotel in Europe.
Marriott International is opening the 132-room Protea Hotel Select Takoradi, its first establishment in Ghana.
Acentic have just passed Marriott International’s rigorous Global Property Network Standards (GPNS) European certification following a comprehensive testing programme completed with the installation of Radiant 4 (Acentic’s leading edge HSIA platform) into Marriott’s London flagship property - the 245 bedroom St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel.
Tianjin – Marriott Executive Apartments recently opened its doors to both business and family travelers with 114 studio, one, two and three-bedroom, fully serviced apartments supported by around-the-clock staff. It is the sixth Marriott Executive Apartments of Marriott International in China.
Marriott International has started the next phase of the company’s integration of Delta Hotels and Resorts into the Marriott portfolio of 19 brands. Travellers can now access 37 additional hotels and resorts across Canada to when they visit Marriott.com, or book on the popular Marriott mobile app.
Marriott International and Universal Music Group (UMG) have created a global marketing partnership that will include exclusive performances by established and emerging recording artists, branded video series, social content, music downloads, ticket offers and more.
The 197-room Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown has opened its doors. Located in the heart of Georgetown where the Demerara River meets the Atlantic Ocean, the hotel features the brand’s signature interactive Greatroom concept.