Teachers Gain Resources to Enhance Hospitality Education in China

July 21, 2017 – During their summer break, 310 hospitality teachers from 129 vocational schools and universities in 23 Chinese provinces attended the annual China Hospitality Education Initiative (CHEI) Teaching Conference. Held at the Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Nanshan on July 11-14, the conference was themed Collaboration: Together is Better!  CHEI is a project of The J.…

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Provides Amnesty for Return of “Lost” Hotel Memorabilia – No Questions Asked!

July 20, 2017 – Celebrating its centennial next year, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park has been host to many political meetings, glamorous weddings, esteemed social galas and important moments in American history.  Since opening in 1918, memories have been made here and perhaps, a hotel guest or two has taken a memento – a little…

Marriott International Expands in Italy with the Opening of Four Points by Sheraton Venice Mestre

July 18, 2017 – POINT 1: Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) today announces the opening of the Four Points by Sheraton Venice Mestre as part of a franchise agreement with the Italian management company DHotels. Located in the urban area of Mestre, the hotel represents a strategic conversion following a complete renovation and is the fifth addition…

Accenture Interactive, Marriott International and 1776 Launch the Travel Experience Incubator

July 18, 2017 – Accenture Interactive, Marriott International, and 1776 , a leading global incubator and network for startups, today announced the launch of the Travel Experience Incubator, a new program designed to discover and foster startups working on innovative technologies and solutions to improve the travel experience. The incubator will bring together the hospitality industry expertise of one…

Marriott International Announces Release Date For Second Quarter 2017 Earnings

July 17, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:  MAR) will report second quarter 2017 earnings results on Monday, August 7, 2017, after market close, to be followed by a conference call for the investment community to discuss second quarter 2017 earnings on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. ET.  Mr. Arne Sorenson, Marriott International’s president and chief executive officer, and…

Marriott International’s Luxury Brands Awarded Top Honors in J.D. Power Ranking, Recognized by Travelers for High Guest Satisfaction

The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott Rank First Among Luxury Brands; The Ritz-Carlton Voted #1 for the Past 7 out of 8 Years July 13, 2017 – Marriott International luxury brands The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and W Hotels were all recognized by the J.D. Power 2017 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index…

The Fairfield by Marriott Brand Premiers in China with Fairfield by Marriott Nanning Nanhu Park

July 11, 2017 – Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the debut of the FairfieldSM by Marriott® brand in Greater China with the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Nanning Nanhu Park, marking the first opening among more than 100 hotel signings slated for the next five years. Marriott International and Dossen International Group signed an…

Comfortable Accommodations Land Newly Renamed Courtyard Chattanooga at Hamilton Place 2 Major Accolades

Hotel right off Interstate 75 to host ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 18 to celebrate “rebirth” July 11, 2017 – It’s full steam ahead for Courtyard Chattanooga at Hamilton Place, which has just changed its name and earned two prestigious honors from reputable travel websites.The Chattanooga hotel – previously known as Courtyard Chattanooga I-75 – will officially commemorate its…

Marriott International’s Convention & Resort Network Soars to 100 Properties Across the Americas

Leading Collection of Meetings Hotels Now Offers More Options in Premiere Destinations July 10, 2017 – The Marriott International Convention & Resort Network (“CRN”) announces growth of its collection to 100 hotels and resorts throughout the USA, Mexico, Caribbean and now also in Canada. The spectacular selection of large hotels is now the most comprehensive to provide valued…