10 awards for Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest at the 29th annual Freddie Awards

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) took home a combined 10 awards last night, at the 29th annual Freddie Awards, including Promotion of the Year for “Day 1 Linking of Accounts,” and Program of the Year. Marriott International’s trio of loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards which includes… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut its Four Points brand in New Zealand in late 2017

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — POINT 1 Marriott International today announced it expects to debut its booming Four Points brand in New Zealand with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Auckland in late 2017. Owned by Russell Property Group and Lockwood Auckland Properties, the 255-room hotel will be located in the… Read the full press release

Marriott International presented with the 2016 Company of the Year Award from LATINA Style

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) today received the 2016 Company of the Year Award from LATINA Style at its LATINA Style 50 Awards Luncheon Ceremony in Arlington, Virginia. Brenda Durham, Senior Vice President and Regional General Counsel for the Caribbean and Latin America Region, Marriott International, accepted the award…. Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of the fourth Fairfield by Marriott property in Belagavi, Southwest India

Belagavi, India, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) marks the start of 2017 with the opening of the fourth Fairfield by Marriott property in Belagavi, the ever expanding commercial hub in Southwest India.  As Belagavi continues to grow into a business and leisure destination, there is great demand for high quality,… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of its 2nd Aloft Hotel in Taipei — Aloft Taipei Beitou Hotel

Taipei, Taiwan, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of design-led Aloft Taipei Beitou Hotel, the second Aloft in Taipei, which brings a modern twist to the century-old hot spring destination of Beitou. Featuring vibrant design and innovative technology, the 292-room hotel is just steps from a multitude… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the addition of Courtyard Edinburgh to its portfolio in Scotland

London, England, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) today announces the upcoming addition of Courtyard Edinburgh to its portfolio in Scotland. Opened on 28 December, the city centre hotel is set within a historic Georgian terrace located in the heart of Edinburgh’s new shopping and entertainment hub at the east end… Read the full press release

Marriott International brings Sheraton Grand into Guinea, West Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry

Bethesda, Md, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today (12/12/2016) announced the debut of Sheraton Grand in Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry, welcoming it to the brand’s premier tier of hotels recognized for their exciting destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality and Marriott International launch Tahseen hospitality training programme

Marriott International Leadership Development Programme created in response to rising need for Qatari leaders and managers within the hospitality industry   Doha, Qatar, 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, the leading hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, and Marriott International today announced the launch of Tahseen hospitality training programme, a unique initiative… Read the full press release

Marriott International named among America’s top corporations for LGBT for the fourth consecutive year

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today has been named, for the fourth consecutive year, among America’s top corporations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. (LGBT) equality, by again earning a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI… Read the full press release

Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson announced the addition of four new hotels in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico, 2016-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As  part of a visit to Mexico, Arne Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International, Inc., announced the signing of four hotels in the country. Following an aggressive expansion strategy in one of the region’s key markets, Marriott expects to add the new properties to its… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Four Points Dallas Fort Worth Airport North

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc.® (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Four Points Dallas Fort Worth Airport North, the brand’s first hotel in greater Dallas and ninth in the state of Texas. Catering to the needs of today’s modern traveler, the new Four Points offers approachable design, stylish… Read the full press release

Marriott International honored by the IFA for its partnership with the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization

Left to right, Eric Stites, President, Franchise Business Review, Chairman, VetFran Committee, Liam Brown, Marriott International, Colonel John Folsom, Wounded Warriors Family Support, Steve Romaniello, Managing Director, Roark Capital Group, founding sponsor, Franchising Gives Back.   Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) was recently honored by the IFA (International Franchising… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces W Algarve on Portugal’s Algarve coast scheduled to open in 2018

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — WHotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), today (11/09/2016) announced it will open W Algarve in 2018 on Portugal’s stunning sun-kissed Algarve coast.  Developed in partnership with Nozul Algarve, S.A., the vibrant oceanfront oasis will overlook the breathtaking coastline and the beckoning waters of the… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces its first Fairfield property in Indonesia, Fairfield by Marriott Surabaya

Marriott International announces its first Fairfield property in Indonesia, Fairfield by Marriott Surabaya   Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) introduces Fairfield by Marriott Surabaya, the first Fairfield property in Indonesia. The new hotel is a significant milestone of the brand’s expansion into the midscale hotel segment in Indonesia…. Read the full press release

Marriott International on Hurricane Matthew: Our hotels in Jamaica, Haiti, and Cuba have reported no direct impact from the storm

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ —  Marriott International, Inc. is closely monitoring the track of Hurricane Matthew and the potential impact on our hotels in its path.  We have established hurricane plans and our hotel teams are well-versed in implementing these plans.  In addition, we are in close contact with local authorities and,… Read the full press release

Marriott International to build three new hotel properties in Cape Town in partnership with Amdec Group

Marriott International to build three new hotel properties in Cape Town in partnership with Amdec Group   London, 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s leading hotel company, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today (10/06/2016) announced plans for the construction of three new hotel properties in Cape Town, in partnership with the Amdec Group…. Read the full press release

Marriott International signs new properties in Cape Town, Nairobi, Cairo and Mauritius

Marriott International signs new properties in Cape Town, Nairobi, Cairo and Mauritius   London, 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International continues its robust expansion across the African continent with news of brand-new signings of new properties in Cape Town, Nairobi, Cairo and Mauritius. This announcement comes hot on the heels of Marriott’s recently… Read the full press release

Marriott International awarded the most “Friendly Biz” certification by the Colombian LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) was recently honored as the first international hotel brand in Colombia to pass the Colombian LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s six month review process. The Colombian chamber awarded the most “Friendly Biz” certification to Marriott for its customer protocols when serving LGBT guests.  Last month,… Read the full press release

AC Hotels by Marriott® marks its entry in Mexico with the opening of AC Hotel Guadalajara, Jalisco

Mexico City, Mexico, 2016-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — AC Hotel Guadalajara, Jalisco, has opened its doors, inviting guests and locals alike to experience A New Way to Hotel in Mexico, catering to the creativity, passion, and entrepreneurial spirit of a new generation of travelers. The launch of the 188-room AC Hotel Guadalajara, developed and… Read the full press release

Marriott International selected as the 2016 Company of the Year for LATINA Style 50 Report

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) has been selected the 2016 Company of the Year for the LATINA Style50 Report highlighting the Best Places for Latinas to Work for in the United States. This is the second time that Marriott has received the top award from the LATINA Style 50…. Read the full press release

Marriott International opens its second hotel in Belarus with the addition of Minsk Marriott Hotel

LONDON, 2016-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International opens its second hotel in Belarus with the addition of Minsk Marriott Hotel, the capital’s first 5-star internationally rated hotel, which is now open for business. The deluxe Minsk Marriott Hotel sits within a new compound located on the Svisloch riverside offering an exceptional range of… Read the full press release

National Basketball Association extends partnership with Marriott International as partner of several league events

New York, 2016-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today a partnership extension that will make the global hotel company a partner of several league events, including NBA House Rio, NBA All-Star, and select NBA Global Games.  In addition, Marriott International will become an… Read the full press release

Marriott International board members, Ms. Mary K. Bush and Ms. Debra L. Lee recognized by Savoy Magazine as two of this year’s Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) board members, Ms. Mary K. Bush and Ms. Debra L. Lee, have been recognized by Savoy Magazine as two of this year’s Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. The list, included as part of Savoy Magazine’s Summer 2016 issue, is considered by the… Read the full press release

Marriott International rebrands Protea Hotels in Africa — Protea Hotels by Marriott®

Marriott International announced today the rebranding of Protea Hotels to capitalize on the travel aspirations of Africa’s growing middle class and the increased presence of international hotel brands in Africa. The rebranding includes an updated and modernized logo and the “by Marriott” endorsement.   The brand is now officially Protea Hotels by Marriott ®. Bethesda, Md.,… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s J.W. Marriott, Jr. to receive the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Award

McLean, VA, 2016-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — “I am proud to be chosen for this great honor from EY,” said J.W. Marriott, Jr. “At Marriott, we lead by example and encourage innovation, which fuels our growth in a competitive industry. This award represents the passion and pride I have in our company. That is why… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Fengxian

Shanghai, China, 2016-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today welcomes a new member to its fast growing portfolio in China with the opening of the 259-room Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Fengxian. Under a long term franchise agreement with the New Development Group, the hotel is operated by New Development Group. It… Read the full press release

Marriott International further expands its footprint in India with the opening of its fifth hotel The Pune Marriott Suites

Bethesda, Maryland, 2016-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) further expands its footprint in India with the opening of its fifth hotel in Pune, The Pune Marriott Suites. The addition of this new hotel means that Marriott International will be managing the largest number of hotels in the city of Pune…. Read the full press release

Marriott International, Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend of 30 cents ($0.30) per share of common stock

Bethesda, Md., 2016-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 30 cents ($0.30) per share of common stock, which represents a 20 percent increase over the previous quarterly dividend amount of $0.25 per share. The dividend is payable on… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens The Zhejiang Taizhou Marriott Hotel in China

Taizhou, Zhejiang, 2016-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is pleased to announce the opening of The Zhejiang Taizhou Marriott Hotel, marking the debut of Marriott International’s iconic flagship brand in the city of Taizhou, Zhejiang province of China. Being the first five-start international hotel in the dynamic Huangyan area, Taizhou’s new… Read the full press release

Marriott International announced its newest venture with the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) in Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2016-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced its newest venture with the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) in Puerto Rico with training courses at three of our properties in San Juan, including The San Juan Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton San Juan and Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve. Through a global… Read the full press release