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Shenzhen Marriott Executive Apartments open in China

Shenzhen Marriott Executive Apartments open in China

20 August 2013 Hotel News

Marriott International has announced the opening of the 155-unit The OCT Harbour, Shenzhen Marriott Executive Apartments. This is Marriott International’s first extended stay property in South China, showing its continued growth and commitment to China.

Marriott to sell 3 EDITION hotels

Marriott to sell 3 EDITION hotels

19 August 2013 Hotel News

Marriott International has entered into a non-binding letter of intent for the sale of three Edition hotels subject to long-term management agreements. The three hotels - located in London, Miami Beach, and Manhattan - are currently owned by Marriott and are under construction. 

Marriott Hotels ‘re-imagining’ traditional meeting spaces

Marriott Hotels ‘re-imagining’ traditional meeting spaces

10 August 2013 Press Release Hotel News Travel Events News

Marriott Hotels, the signature brand of Marriott International, is “re-imagining” traditional meeting spaces to meet a growing demand for more inspiring and creative work environments.  Marriott Hotels is re-thinking everything from boardrooms, breakouts and pre-function spaces, taking a holistic approach to meetings and seamlessly integrating service, technology and contemporary design.

Marriott partners with energy leaders to lower carbon footprint

Marriott partners with energy leaders to lower carbon footprint

19 July 2013 Hotel News

Marriott International has launched a number of strategic energy saving initiatives in Europe to reduce carbon dioxide or C02 emissions versus annual targets by an additional seven per cent over the next three years. Forged in response to the company’s global goal of reducing energy and water consumption by 20 per cent by 2020, the initiatives will build on Marriott’s decades-long commitment to preserving and protecting the environment.

Celebrating the life of Stephen Garff Marriott

Celebrating the life of Stephen Garff Marriott

30 June 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Stephen Garff Marriott, Executive Vice President for Culture at Marriott International, the global hotel company founded by his grandparents in 1927, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013, after a prolonged battle with a degenerative mitochondrial disease. He was 54 years old.

Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel welcomes guests

Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel welcomes guests

28 June 2013 Hotel News

Marriott International has announced the 298-room Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel will join its portfolio of more than 3,800 properties worldwide on July 1st 2013 under a franchise agreement with WB AMBASSADOR. Located in the heart of the city, the historic property will become the most recent addition to Marriott International’s signature global brand, Marriott Hotels, and represents the company’s 12th property in Paris.

Marriott re-brands flagship brand as worldwide campaign launches

Marriott re-brands flagship brand as worldwide campaign launches

21 June 2013 Hotel News

Reflecting the transformative change happening at its properties, the iconic Marriott Hotels, the signature brand of Marriott International has launched a new multi-year global marketing campaign. Called ‘Travel Brilliantly’, the campaign reflects the lifestyle of the next generation of travellers, who seamlessly blend work and play in a mobile and global world.

Halifax Downtown Hotel unveils $5m lobby renovation

Halifax Downtown Hotel unveils $5m lobby renovation

21 April 2013 Press Release Hotel News

After a $5-million renovation, the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel is ready to unveil its brand-new Great Room, an exciting new twist on the traditional hotel lobby concept. The downtown Halifax, NS hotel also expanded its event space to 22,000 square feet as part of the renovation, and is now fully prepared to meet the needs of any type of meeting or event.