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Marriott names new Caribbean, Latin America leader

Marriott names new Caribbean, Latin America leader

3 days ago in Hotel News

With plans to expand to 100 hotels this year and add another 50 across nine new countries by 2017, Marriott International has named Tim Sheldon as President of its Caribbean & Latin America region. → Read More

Mariott opens hotel in Mulu

Mariott opens hotel in Mulu

17th May 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International has opened its first rainforest resort in Asia Pacific at Mulu in Sarawak, Malaysia. The opening of the 101-room Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa marks the second property under the flagship of Marriott Hotels brand on the Island of Borneo and the eighth for Marriott International in Malaysia. → Read More

Moxy Tbilisi opens in Georgia

Moxy Tbilisi opens in Georgia

28th Apr 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International has the introduced its new lifestyle brand, Moxy Hotels, to Eastern Europe, in partnership with developers GMT Group. The 130 room Moxy Tbilisi Hotel will be managed by Marriott International and is expected to open in 2017. Located in Saarbrucken Square, central Tbilisi, it will be the third Marriott International property owned by GMT Group in Tbilisi in addition to the Courtyard Tbilisi and Tbilisi Marriott Hotel. → Read More

Marriott completes $134m acquisition of Delta Hotels in Canada

Marriott completes $134m acquisition of Delta Hotels in Canada

4th Apr 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International has completed the acquisition of the Delta Hotels & Resorts brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited, a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation. The transaction increases Marriott’s distribution in Canada to more than 120 hotels and 27,000 rooms, making Marriott the largest full-service hotel company in Canada. → Read More

Protea Hotels in South Africa join Marriott Rewards

Protea Hotels in South Africa join Marriott Rewards

15th Mar 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International is introducing its Marriott Rewards loyalty program across key Protea Hotels located in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. → Read More

Breaking Travel News investigates: Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel

Breaking Travel News investigates: Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel

13th Mar 2015 in Focus

Located in Barcelona’s Plaza Europa Square, the Renaissance Fira Hotel has taken a revolutionary approach to design, creating a space in which greenery and vegetation have been carefully transformed into an architectural wonder. Here Breaking Travel News report Alice McKeown investigates as she visits the Spanish city for Mobile World Congress. → Read More

Marriot unveils plans to triple European footprint by 2020

Marriot unveils plans to triple European footprint by 2020

9th Mar 2015 in Hotel News

Following a record year of new development in 2014, Marriott International announced today that it expects to triple in size in Europe by 2020 to reach 150,000 signed or opened rooms across its portfolio of brands – a substantial increase from the 40,000 rooms it operated in 2010. This expansion in Europe is part of Marriott International’s global growth strategy, which includes having one million rooms open or in its development pipeline by the end of 2015. → Read More

Marriott set to roll out Moxy brand in Europe

Marriott set to roll out Moxy brand in Europe

8th Mar 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International has revealed plans to open 2,700 Moxy hotel rooms in key cities throughout Europe by end 2016.  With a goal of 150 Moxy hotels and 25,000 rooms by 2020, the company expects to sign at least 4,200 rooms in 2015 alone. → Read More

Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité International opens in France

Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité International opens in France

20th Feb 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott Hotels, the signature brand of Marriott International, welcomed Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité International to its portfolio earlier. The hotel joins a further 23 Marriott Hotels in France. Situated in the heart of the renowned city, famous for its historical and architectural landmarks, the hotel offers 204 spacious guestrooms and suites along with an extensive wellness zone including a solarium with views over the rolling hills of Caluire. → Read More

JW Marriott Austin opens for business

JW Marriott Austin opens for business

15th Feb 2015 in Hotel News

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. → Read More

AC Hotel Paris Le Bourget opens to guests

AC Hotel Paris Le Bourget opens to guests

13th Feb 2015 in Hotel News

AC Hotels by Marriott has welcomed the new AC Hotel Paris Le Bourget to its France portfolio. The new hotel follows major global expansion of the brand, aimed at the lifestyle oriented business traveller, with the opening of the first AC by Marriott property in the US - the AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon - and recent openings in Istanbul and Valencia. → Read More

AC Hotels makes debut in Washington

AC Hotels makes debut in Washington

8th Feb 2015 in Hotel News

Renovations are well underway for the debut of Marriott International third AC Hotels branded property in the United States. The AC Hotel Washington, D.C. at National Harbor brings the European lifestyle brand to the heart of the region’s fastest growing destination and is set to open in March 2015. It will also be the first AC Hotel in the Northeast. → Read More

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