Concord Hospitality has announced the opening of AC Raleigh North Hills, the first AC Hotels by Marriott property to open its doors in North Carolina. Concord and Kane Realty partnered together on the new 135-room hotel, one of 30 AC Hotels opening nationwide in the next 18 months.
London Marriott Hotel Park Lane is has appointed Riddian Davies to the role of general manager. Housed within a Grade II listed property, London Marriott Hotel Park Lane epitomises Mayfair elegance, with views over Hyde Park, opulent guestroom accommodation and luxurious public areas befitting of the prestigious address.
Autograph Collection Hotels has today announced the opening of The Shanhaitian Resort Sanya, Autograph Collection, marking the brand’s debut in China. The hotel joins the Collection’s ensemble of more than 100 strikingly independent properties around the world that are exactly like nothing else and share the brand’s values of vision, design and craft.
Following a historic year for the company in 2016, Marriott International has announced that it expects to dramatically increase the size of its portfolio in Europe across all segments of the industry. The planned expansion in Europe is the first development vision announced for the continent since the acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in September 2016.
Arne Sorenson, president and chief executive of Marriott International, has been awarded the International Hotel Investment Forum Lifetime Achievement Award. The presentation was made during the 20th IHIF, currently being staged at the InterContinental Berlin, Germany.
Moxy Hotels continues to make its mark on the hospitality scene with the launch of its first hotel in London, a city world-renowned for art, culture and nightlife. Characterised by a vibrant, playful design and approachable service, Moxy London Excel offers the style and spirit of a boutique hotel.
La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk, Dubai, has celebrated its grand opening. The new boutique hotel, developed by Meraas, is located at the heart of City Walk, Dubai’s new urban living destination.
Marriott International has announced David Flueck has been appointed to the position of senior vice president, loyalty. In addition to overseeing Marriott’s award winning loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards, he will provide global leadership and strategic direction for the future combined loyalty program.
Marriott International has reported fourth quarter 2016 results, the first since the completion of its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts. In the quarter the combined company reported net income of $244 million, a 21 per cent increase over 2015 fourth quarter net income of $202 million.
Key International has announced a $15 million renovation plan for its Marriott Stanton South Beach property. This news follows the completion of initial upgrades – the January 2017 opening of Baja-inspired Mexican eatery Lolos Surf Cantina – and will succeed with a multitude of new amenities and enhancements.
Based on actual hands-on guest research and feedback, Marriott International will now offer Marriott Rewards members a dynamic mobile experience personalised for them. Today marks the launch of the newly redesigned and engaging Marriott Mobile app for iOS users in five languages, with Android coming soon.
Sandals Resorts International has announced a new partnership with Marriott International to bring AC Hotels by Marriott to the Caribbean. This is the first partnership between the hospitality companies and the first time SRI will manage a brand it did not create.