Marriott Hotels And Resorts News
London Marriott set to complete renovation in summer 2015
London Marriott Hotel Park Lane is set to complete an extensive renovation in June 2015 as part of the repositioning of the hotel to represent the best of Marriott in London and to be the hotel of choice in Mayfair. Housed within a Grade II listed property, London Marriott Hotel Park Lane will epitomise Mayfair elegance, with views over Hyde Park, opulent guestroom accommodation and luxurious public areas befitting of the prestigious address.
JW Marriott plans hotel in Venice for 2015
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.
Seattle Marriott Waterfront reveals multi-million dollar upgrade
Known for its exceptional location just steps from Pike Place Market and stunning views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains, the Seattle Marriott Waterfront just raised its group appeal by refreshing its lobby and meeting spaces with new furnishings, artwork and technical capabilities.
Sage Hospitality acquires Marriott Minneapolis Southwest
Sage Hospitality, one of the nation’s top hotel investment and management companies, has announced the acquisition of the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Sage intends to invest more than $10 million into staffing and a full renovation of all public spaces and guest rooms in the 321 room hotel.
Marriott brings Novosibirsk Marriott Hotel to Moscow
Marriott Hotels, the signature brand of Marriott International, has confirmed the opening of the 175-room Novosibirsk Marriott Hotel in Western Siberia, the company’s second hotel in Siberia and its fifteenth in Russia. The hotel is positioned in a prime location on Lenin Square opposite the iconic Opera House and offers Novosibirsk’s largest conference facilities on hotel grounds.
Marriott accelerates growth in luxury lifestyle hotels
Marriott International, has announced plans to significantly grow its global portfolio of luxury and lifestyle brands. Accounting for nearly 25 percent of the company’s system-wide pipeline, Marriott expects to add more than 200 luxury and lifestyle hotel projects over the next several years, reflecting over $15 billion of investment by the company’s owners and franchisees.
Marriott County Hall goes live with smartphone check in
No-one wants to waste time checking-in after a long journey. With the new Marriott app for smartphone, guests can check-in from wherever they are in the world and have their key card waiting for them when they arrive at the London Marriott County Hall. No more hanging around at the front desk!
Marriott completes Protea deal to grow portfolio in Africa
Marriott International has become the largest hotel company in Africa according to published information, and nearly doubled its presence in its Middle East and Africa region to more than 160 hotels and 23,000 rooms as it completed its acquisition of the 116-hotel Protea Hospitality Group, based in South Africa. Marriott now operates or franchises more than 4,000 hotels in 79 countries.
Marriott continues to refresh business travel
Marriott International’s respected Courtyard by Marriott brand is opening its second new-look hotel in Cologne, Germany, on 31 March 2014, taking the brand to 45 hotels throughout Europe. Delivering a whole new hotel experience for business travellers,
Satterfield takes up Protea leadership for Marriott
Mark Satterfield, the chief operating officer of Marriott International’s Middle East & Africa organisation, will be relocating to the Protea Hospitality Group’s head office in Cape Town, South Africa. Here he will act as business leader overseeing the integration of the two companies once the anticipated sale of the Protea Hotel Group is concluded.
Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel opens in Japan
Marriott Hotels, the flagship brand of Marriott International, and Miyako Hotels & Resorts have announced the highly anticipated opening of the Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel, the first property for the brand in Osaka and the fourth in Japan. Marriott Hotels has partnered with Miyako Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of the Kintetsu Corporation, to create the new co-branded hotel in Kintetsu’s “Abeno Harukas”, a brand new 300-meter ultra-high rise complex with 60 stories above ground and five stories underground, making it the tallest building in Japan.
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai welcomes Tower 2
After celebrating unprecedented occupancy rates for Tower 1 during its inaugural year, the second tower of the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has officially opened offering an additional 294 luxurious rooms, bringing the total room count to 1,098. Once fully operational by the end of 2014 Tower 2 will comprise of 804 suites and rooms, bringing the total available suites and rooms to 1,608.