JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has appointed Balan Paravantavida to the role of hotel manager. With over three decades of experience in handling pre-openings, conversions and takeovers of Marriott International hotels in six countries, across three continents, he brings in strong operational background and experience in business, mega luxury convention and resort properties.
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first Italian hotel in Venice. The 266-room property, created in collaboration with award-winning Italian architect firm Matteo Thun & Partners, has an exceptional lagoon location on its own island, with stunning views of St Mark’s Square and La Serenissima. The hotel buildings have been sensitively refurbished by Matteo Thun & Partners to incorporate sustainable, modern and elegant design within the historic building.
The JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai has transformed its iconic ballroom into a majestic and tranquil oasis in this busy business area of the city. Phil Blizzard concludes his ‘Ramadan Tour’ of the region by stopping off at the world’s tallest hotel.
Bill Keffer, General Manager - JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
After celebrating unprecedented occupancy rates for Tower 1 during its inaugural year, the second tower of the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has officially opened under the leadership of newly appointed general manager, Bill Keffer. Owned by Emirates Group, Dubai’s first world-class convention and business destination hotel originally opened in November 2012 and was awarded World’s Tallest Hotel by the Guinness Book of Records shortly after for its considerable height of 355 metres.
The JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City has completed a nearly year-long renovation just in time for a new year and is set to show off its refreshed guest rooms, lobby, Xanat Bistro & Terrace, health club and executive lounge.
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has expanded its luxury portfolio in South Korea with the unveiling of the new 170-room JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul. The new hotel is the second JW Marriott to open in Seoul and the first hotel in the city to receive LEED Gold certification.
Marriott International has marks a milestone in its expansion into south-east Asia with the unveiling of JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi. The property is the JW Marriott brand’s third to open in Asia within the past two months (others in Bengaluru and New Delhi), reflective of a significant investment in the region by the rapidly growing luxury hotel brand.
The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has been awarded the prestigious global honour of World’s Leading New Hotel at the 2013 World Travel Awards. The ceremony was held in La Cigale Hotel in Qatar, where the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai faced tough competition in a coveted category with seven other elite hotels from New York to Australia to Germany.
In keeping with the longstanding Marriott International commitment to talent development, the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is set to become the official host of John Mattone’s first ever public appearance in the UAE. The event will take place in the hotel on November 20th.
Located in the city’s historical centre, the JW Marriott Hotel Cusco combines the needs of today’s luxury traveller with the design elements of an architecturally stunning archaeological site. This five-star Cusco hotel offers easy access to Peru’s iconic attractions and towns including Machu Picchu, the Urubamba Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo and Pisaq. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look around the best show in town.