Autograph Collection Hotels Adds Exceptional Property in Madrid to Expanding Portfolio of Passionately Independent Hotels

June 27, 2017 – Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), welcomes its third distinctly independent property in Madrid with the opening of Hotel Círculo Gran Vía. The magnificent neo-classical building is the former home of the Merchants and Industrialist’s Circle and has been transformed into a boutique, adults-only hotel and casino following a multi-million…

The Ritz-Carlton Takes To The Sea – First Luxury Hotel Brand To Offer Bespoke Yacht Experiences

Setting Sail in 2019, Custom-Built Luxury Yachts to Bring the Iconic Ritz-Carlton Service and Style to Unique and Distinguished Destinations Around the World June 22, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s service and timeless style…

Marriott International Wins Two Creative Data Cannes Lions

June 21, 2017 – Live, Marriott International’s global marketing real-time command center, was awarded Gold and Silver Creative Data Lions at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity in the categories of Social Data and Use of Real-time Data, respectively. M Live launched in 2015 at Marriott’s Worldwide Headquarters and has since expanded to four locations…

Marriott International Voted Best Employer to Work for by Middle East and North Africa Hoteliers

Marriott International tops Hotelier Middle East Salary Survey 2017 50% of surveyed respondents stated interest in working for the world’s leading hospitality brand June 20, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) the world’s leading hospitality brand, has topped the Hotelier Middle East Salary 2017 and been voted the best hotelier to work for by…

Cristallo Resort & Spa in Cortina, Italy Joins the Luxury Collection

June 16, 2017 – Cristallo, a historic hotel located in the renowned Italian town of Cortina d’Ampezzo, will join The Luxury Collection, the world’s premier portfolio of upscale destinations, this June. Owned and managed by the Gualandi family, Cristallo, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, marks the brand’s first hotel in Cortina, and first ski resort…

Level Up(grade): W Hotels Debuts Hotel Industry’s First-Ever Video Game To Celebrate The Opening Of W Bellevue

Retro-Fueled Digital Video Game, ‘Belle the Bear’ Launches on June 15th With VIP Prizes for Top Scorers June 16, 2017 – To power up the forthcoming opening of W Bellevue, W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), is taking the hotel guest experience to the next level – literally. With the brand’s newest hotel…

Marriott International Supports Asia’s Female Leaders of the Future

June 14, 2017 – As part of its global commitment to develop and empower future women leaders, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced a partnership to support Asian University for Women (AUW).  Starting this year the partnership will see over 50 Marriott volunteers serve as mentors to AUW students, and six AUW students will be given the…

In the Eternal City, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts Marks Milestone with Grand Opening of Le Méridien Visconti Rome

Following a $20 Million Renovation, the European-Born Brand Ushers in a New Era for the Storied Hotel, Transformed by Mid-Century Modern Design & Captivating Art Collection June 8, 2017 – Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today marked a milestone: reintroducing the brand to Italy and reimagining an iconic palace to…

Chicago’s Notable Blackstone Hotel Joins Autograph Collection Hotels

June 8, 2017 – Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced The Blackstone will join the brand’s diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 100 independent hotels around the world. A hallmark of hospitality and history in the Windy City, the hotel shares the brand’s values of vision, design and craft and its exactly like…

Marriott International Sparks Global Action To Combat Homelessness Among LGBTQ Youth Through Crowd-Sourced #LoveTravels Mosaic

June 8, 2017 – In the United States, nearly 4 in 10 American youths experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender* and the number has been rising for the past decade. Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), along with Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actor Tituss Burgess, True Colors Fund, Casa Ruby and social influencers Raymond Braun, Shannon Beveridge and Amber’s Closet, are inviting…

Iconic W Barcelona Completes Multi-Million Euro Room Renovation and Opens Europe’s First W Sound Suite

June 7, 2017 – Barcelona, an iconic flagship of W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), today unveiled a multi-million Euro transformation of all 473 guest rooms and suites, along with the addition of Europe’s first W Sound Suite (a music studio and writers room, now available at four W Hotels around the…