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AHIC 2016: Marriott reveals Middle East expansion plans

AHIC 2016: Marriott reveals Middle East expansion plans

3 days ago in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Marriott International is preparing for significant growth within the Middle East and Africa announcing the signing of a 300-suite Marriott Executive Apartments and unveiling plans to open 17 new properties across the region this year. At present, the hotel company operates nearly 150 properties in the MEA region across nine brands in 19 countries. → Read More

ATM 2016: Vladimir Dabbah, VP global sales, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International (Arabic)

ATM 2016: Vladimir Dabbah, VP global sales, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International (Arabic)

4 days ago in Videos

Vladimir Dabbah, VP global sales, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International talks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market 2016. → Read More

ATM 2016: John Rees, director of operations, Marriott International (Spanish)

ATM 2016: John Rees, director of operations, Marriott International (Spanish)

4 days ago in Videos

John Rees, director of operations, Marriott International talks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market 2016. → Read More

Marriott opens first Delta hotel in US

Marriott opens first Delta hotel in US

23rd Apr 2016 in Hotel News

Marriott International has rebranded the first property in the United States under its newly-acquired Delta Hotels brand. The Delta Orlando Lake Buena Vista features 241 rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, all-day dining D-Flats restaurant, and free wifi throughout. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Marriott Executive Apartments, Thailand

Breaking Travel News interview: Marriott Executive Apartments, Thailand

22nd Apr 2016 in Focus

Marriott Executive Apartments has been nominated for the third successive year as Thailand’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand by the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with the general managers of the properties to find out just what it is that keeps them ahead of the chasing pack. → Read More

Marriott and Starwood shareholders vote to approve merger

Marriott and Starwood shareholders vote to approve merger

11th Apr 2016 in Hotel NewsOrganisations & Operators

Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have announced that at separate special stockholder meetings the stockholders of both companies approved proposals relating to Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood. The deal will create the world’s largest hotel company. → Read More

Crunch time approaches for Marriott-Starwood deal

Crunch time approaches for Marriott-Starwood deal

2nd Apr 2016 in Hotel News

Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts is encouraging shareholders of both companies to vote in support of the proposed merger. If completed the deal will create the world’s largest hotel company, with 30 brands across all major customer segments, significant economies of scale and the most powerful loyalty program in hospitality. → Read More

Marriott Executive Apartments recognised by World Travel Awards

Marriott Executive Apartments recognised by World Travel Awards

30th Mar 2016 in Focus

Marriott Executive Apartments have been named as Thailand’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand at the World Travel Awards for the second time. The annual award was voted by worldwide travel and tourism professionals and established to recognise, acknowledge and reward excellence in the travel and tourism industry, which the organisation has demonstrated throughout the year. → Read More

Marriott back in the driving seat for Starwood merger

Marriott back in the driving seat for Starwood merger

21st Mar 2016 in Hotel News

Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have confirmed that the companies have signed an amendment to their definitive merger agreement that creates the world’s largest hotel company. Under the terms of the amended merger agreement, Starwood shareholders will receive $21 in cash and 0.80 shares of Marriott International Class A common stock for each share of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide common stock. → Read More

Starwood reject Marriott deal in favour of Anbang merger

Starwood reject Marriott deal in favour of Anbang merger

18th Mar 2016 in Hotel NewsOrganisations & Operators

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has rejected a proposed takeover by Marriott International, preferring to explore a proposed merger with Anbang. The Chinese insurance giant tabled a bid of $78 per share for the American hotel giant earlier, valuing the company at $13.2 billion. → Read More

Barcelona to welcome Edition hotel in 2017 following Schrager deal

Barcelona to welcome Edition hotel in 2017 following Schrager deal

16th Mar 2016 in Hotel News

Ian Schrager, together with Marriott International, and the owner and developer, KKH Property Investors, have revealed plans to open a new property in Barcelona, Spain in 2017, The Barcelona Edition. Edition is the first true luxury-lifestyle brand which combines the personal, intimate, individualised and unique hotel experience that Ian Schrager is known for, with the reach, operational expertise and global scale of Marriott International. → Read More

Tasende takes over as manager of JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

Tasende takes over as manager of JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

2nd Mar 2016 in Hotel NewsSpa News

JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa has appointed Enrique Tasende as its general manager. Tasende, who has worked for the Marriott brand for nearly 15 years, brings with him a wealth of experience in delivering outstanding customer service and unprecedented revenue increases. → Read More

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