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Marriott opens dual branded hotel in India

Marriott opens dual branded hotel in India

31st Jan 2016 in Hotel News

Marriott International is expanding its brand offering in Bengaluru with the opening of the first dual branded property in the country, the Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott. The property is located in Outer Ring Road, which is renowned as the commercial hub for Bengaluru’s leading IT companies. → Read More

Berquist steps down as Marriott chief financial officer

Berquist steps down as Marriott chief financial officer

20th Dec 2015 in Hotel News

Carl Berquist, Marriott’s executive vice president and chief financial officer for the past seven years, will retire from his roles on December 31st. He will remain with the company as a special adviser through March 2016. Leeny Kelly Oberg, a 16-year Marriott veteran, and currently chief financial officer for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company will become Marriott’s chief financial officer on January 1st, 2016. → Read More

Marriott Hotels expands portfolio in China

Marriott Hotels expands portfolio in China

12th Dec 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott Hotels has expanded its portfolio in China with the latest opening of the 340-room Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Nanshan in Shenzhen. Under a long-term management agreement with its owner Centralcon, the hotel is situated in the top floors of SCC Building, an iconic landmark that offers an exceptional 360 degree view of the spectacular sea and city landscape. → Read More

Marriott International expands Mobile Requests to new brands

Marriott International expands Mobile Requests to new brands

2nd Dec 2015 in Hotel NewsTravel Technology News

Marriott International is expanding Mobile Requests, the industry-leading two-way chat feature on its Mobile app to four additional brands – JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Autograph Collection, Renaissance Hotels and Marriott Executive Apartments. Originally launched at select Marriott Hotels, Mobile Requests is also now available at Marriott Hotels across the globe and is being rolled-out at Courtyard and Residence Inn properties in the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. → Read More

Marriott merges with Starwood in $12bn deal

Marriott merges with Starwood in $12bn deal

16th Nov 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will create the world’s largest hotel company. The transaction combines Starwood’s leading lifestyle brands and international footprint with Marriott’s strong presence in the luxury and select-service tiers, as well as the convention and resort segment, creating a more comprehensive portfolio. → Read More

Marriott Executive Apartments defends World Travel Awards crown

Marriott Executive Apartments defends World Travel Awards crown

6th Nov 2015 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Marriott Executive Apartments has been named as Thailand’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the second consecutive year at the 2015 World Travel Awards. 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

Autograph Collection Hotels welcomes threw new properties

Autograph Collection Hotels welcomes threw new properties

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive portfolio of independent hotels, has welcomed three more one-of-a-kind US properties to its portfolio. Autograph Collection Hotels’ global portfolio consists of 93 hotels worldwide, bringing the brand even closer to welcoming its 100th property. → Read More

Marriott Executive Apartments welcomes Addis Ababa property

Marriott Executive Apartments welcomes Addis Ababa property

6th Oct 2015 in Hotel NewsTourism News

Marriott International, in partnership with Sunshine Business, has opened Africa’s first Marriott Executive Apartments in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa will appeal to both business and family travellers with 108 fully serviced apartments offering space, ambience and the privacy of residential living enabling a comfortable stay away from home. → Read More

Marriott set to open serviced apartments in Africa

Marriott set to open serviced apartments in Africa

3rd Oct 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International is planning to open Africa’s first Marriott Executive Apartments in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  The Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa will appeal to both business and family travelers with 108 fully serviced apartments offering space, ambiance and the privacy of residential living enabling a comfortable stay away from home. → Read More

Renaissance Hotels continue Asia Pacific expansion

Renaissance Hotels continue Asia Pacific expansion

26th Sep 2015 in Hotel News

Marriott International is further expanding its business in China with the opening of the Renaissance Suzhou Wujiang Hotel in Shengze, an ancient city with a modern and thriving economy. The new hotel is the first international hospitality brand in the area and the 19th Renaissance branded property to open in China. → Read More

Autograph Collection enters Greece

Autograph Collection enters Greece

20th Sep 2015 in Hotel News

Autograph Collection Hotels is celebrating further expansion across Europe and the brand’s entry into a new territory with the announcement of Domes of Elounda, Crete joining the Collection. → Read More

Marriott expands South Africa property portfolio

Marriott expands South Africa property portfolio

16th Sep 2015 in Hotel NewsTourism News

Marriott International has continued to expand its footprint across the African continent by announcing the signing of two new properties in South Africa, in partnership with The Amdec Group. Expected to open by February 2018, the 150-room Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch and 200-unit Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch will be located in the Melrose Arch precinct in Johannesburg. → Read More

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