Marriott International has updated its cancellation policy as it seeks to encourage travellers into booking hotel rooms once the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is past.
Marriott International has been involved in a second massive data breach, with records from 5.2 million customers potentially compromised. Hotel guests’ names, loyalty account information and other personal details may have been accessed, the company said.
Marriott International has pointed to small signs of recovery in the Chinese hospitality market as chief executive Arne Sorenson offered a business update amid the rapidly evolving coronavirus outbreak.
Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch and Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch have opened in South Africa. The opening marks the debut of Marriott Executive Apartments and the first purpose-built Marriott Hotel in the country.
It is shaping up to be an exciting year for the Palm Jumeirah, with new hotels from Kerzner, Marriott, St. Regis and Hilton all set to debut. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at the new entrants to this competitive hospitality space
Marriott International closed 2019 with record growth, adding 10,000 rooms to its pipeline across 15 brands in the Caribbean and Latin America. The figures mark the company’s fourth consecutive year of record expansion in the region.
In this position, Jim Scholefield will be responsible for leading all aspects of the company’s information technology and digital strategies.
Aloft Hotels has welcomed the opening of Aloft San Juan, the first hotel from the brand in the Caribbean. By mixing art, technology and music, Aloft San Juan introduces a new social scene with a fresh approach that differentiates itself from the traditional hotel offering.
Le Méridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport has opened. Taking cues from the brand’s mid-century design aesthetic, the top-to-bottom conversion of the property brings to life Le Méridien’s distinctive French heritage.
Rising an impressive 39 floors at 430 feet high, the brand’s first hotel in Chelsea is crowned with one of the highest rooftop pools in the city, offering unparalleled 360-degree views.
Previously occupying three inter-connected buildings with 1,008 rooms, the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Centre has been divided to allow for a 779-room Sheraton hotel and a 233-room Marriott hotel.
Neal Jones began his career at Marriott International in London over 20 years ago and has most recently served as chief sales and marketing officer for Middle East and Africa based in Dubai.