Forbes Names Marriott International One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies

August 15, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc., was recently named to the Forbes 2017 World’s Most Innovative Companieslist, joining the ranks of Tesla, Amazon and Netflix.  Forbes’ proprietary evaluation ranks companies according to their “innovation premium” or the difference between their market capitalization and the net present value of cash flows from existing businesses (based on…

Marriott International Debuts First-Ever Campaign for New Category Marketing Approach

August 14, 2017 – Marriott International announced a new strategic advertising approach to connect guests with its brands and associates. “Golden Rule,” the multi-dimensional campaign debuted today in the U.S., and will for the first time feature four of Marriott International’s brands together: Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Four Points by Sheraton and SpringHill Suites. The campaign represents…

Belle(vue) of the Ball: W Hotels Debuts W Bellevue, the Brand’s First New-Build Hotel in North America in Seven Years

New Hotel Ushers in a New Generation of Design for W, with a Playfully Modern Interpretation of Pacific Northwest History Converged with Bellevue’s Current Status as a Global Tech Capital August 11, 2017 – W Hotels Worldwide today announced the opening of W Bellevue, marking a new era of design for W Hotels in North America…

Residence Inn by Marriott Makes Its Debut in London with Opening of London Bridge Property

August 9, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. has announced the opening of Residence Inn London – London Bridge, marking a debut in the capital for the company’s industry-leading extended-stay brand. Located on Long Lane in Southwark, Residence Inn London – London Bridge offers 87 well-appointed studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with separate living, working and…

Marriott International Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results Highlights

Second quarter reported diluted EPS totaled $1.08, a 13 percent increase over prior year results. Second quarter adjusted diluted EPS totaled $1.13, a 35 percent increase over second quarter 2016 combined results.  Adjusted 2017 second quarter results exclude merger-related   Combined 2016 second quarter results assume Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood and Starwood’s sale of its…

Alibaba Group and Marriott International Announce Innovative Joint Venture to Redefine Travel Experience

Joint Venture to Create Seamless, Insight-based Travel Services, With Alibaba Serving as Gateway to More than Half a Billion Chinese Consumers Chinese Outbound Travel Set to Boom with 700 Million Trips Estimated for the Next Five Years as Consumers Seek New, Elevated Travel Experiences August 7, 2017 – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (“Alibaba”) (NYSE: BABA) and Marriott…

Marriott International’s Coachella Activation Named Most Original Campaign by LE Miami 2017 Rebels Awards

August 1, 2017 – Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s bold new experiential brand, has been recognized by LE Miami’s Rebels Awards for creating 2017’s Most Original Campaign. The prestigious award recognizes hotel companies with extraordinary marketing that offers a fresh approach to connecting with travelers and takes a brand to the next level, from online content destinations to…

Marriott International Furthers Footprint in Japan with the Grand Opening of Five Marriott Hotels

July 31, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and Japan’s leading lodging company Mori Trust Group today proudly announced the grand opening of five distinct Marriott Hotels across Japan, broadening the spectrum on the country’s scenic destinations. International and local travelers alike will be invited to explore the diverse beauty Japan has to offer,…