Marriott International Honors Exceptional Associates at 2024 J. Willard Marriott Awards of Excellence

Annual ceremony honors Marriott associates for exemplary achievements and outstanding service to communities, guests and each other (IN SHORT) Marriott International recently celebrated the achievements of its finest associates from around the globe at the annual J. Willard Marriott Awards of Excellence ceremony. Established in 1987, the awards recognize individuals and properties exemplifying outstanding service,… Read the full press release

Marriott International Achieves Record Year of Signings and Strong Net Rooms Growth

Net rooms grew 4.7% to over 1.597 million; company development pipeline ended 2023 at a record 573,000 rooms, an increase of 15 percent from the previous year (IN SHORT) In an announcement at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), Marriott International revealed a record-breaking year for global signings, with a 52% increase in organic room… Read the full press release

Marriott Announces Luxury Resort Expansions in Vietnam, Unveils Two New Brands

(IN SHORT) Marriott International, Inc. is set to expand its presence in Vietnam with the signing of agreements to open three new luxury resorts. These developments include the debut of two new brands in Vietnam: Ritz-Carlton Reserve and The Luxury Collection on Hon Thom Island in Phu Quoc. Additionally, a third JW Marriott Hotel is… Read the full press release

Marriott International Celebrates Culinary and Mixology Talent with Masters of the Craft Awards

Annual Competition Showcases Extraordinary Talent in Culinary and Mixology Across the U.S. and Canada BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International announced the winners of Masters of the Craft, an annual culinary and beverage competition designed to foster creativity and innovation while highlighting exceptional chefs and bartenders across the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio of… Read the full press release

Marriott International and MGM Resorts Announce Exclusive Agreement and Creation of “MGM Collection with Marriott Bonvoy”

Additionally, Marriott International and BetMGM sign loyalty marketing agreement to make Marriott Bonvoy the exclusive hospitality loyalty program partner of BetMGM BETHESDA, MD AND LAS VEGAS, NV, 2023-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ —Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) announced an exclusive long-term strategic licensing agreement and the creation of MGM… Read the full press release

The Hospitality Show Wraps Up Successful Inaugural Year, Drawing Thousands of Attendees and Vendors in Las Vegas

Event welcomed more than 3,500 attendees, featured 300 vendors LAS VEGAS, NV, 2023-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and Questex this week debuted The Hospitality Show (The Show) at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas June 27-29, completing a highly successful inaugural year for the event, which drew more than 3,500… Read the full press release

Marriott announces first recipients of $50M “Bridging the Gap” diversity program

Initiative Designed to Increase Hotel Development and Ownership Among Historically Underrepresented Groups. Company to Also Host “She Has a Deal” Pitch Competition and Awards Luncheon April 27-28 BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Marriott International’s (Nasdaq: MAR) ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the company announced that the first… Read the full press release

Marriott International Launches “Be” Brand to Attract and Retain Top Talent Globally

For 26th Year in a Row, Marriott Named One of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced it is launching its new people brand, “Be,” as the company continues its focus on attracting and retaining top talent around the world. The… Read the full press release

Marriott partners with IWF to fight online child exploitation, first-of-its-kind collaboration in hotel industry

Collaboration marks Marriott’s next step in journey to advance human rights BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International announced today (FEBRUARY 22, 2023) it has joined forces with UK-based nonprofit Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) to combat online child exploitation by using technology solutions to restrict guest network access to websites with child… Read the full press release

Marriott International Named World’s Most Admired Company for 23rd Year in a Row by FORTUNE Magazine

BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International has been named one of FORTUNE Magazine’s 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies for the 23rd consecutive year. Each year, FORTUNE identifies companies with the strongest reputations across industries and recognizes companies for their commitment to social responsibility, financial performance, innovation, and ability to attract and retain… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s Deal Signings Soar: Company Signs Two Deals a Day, Adding 108,000 Rooms in 2022

Marriott International announced that the company’s deal signings accelerated again in 2022. BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — At the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in Los Angeles, Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) announced that the company’s deal signings accelerated again in 2022. The company signed an average of two deals a day,… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces start of construction on the Gaylord Pacific Resort and Convention Center

Gaylord Hotels’ Expands Footprint with Sixth Resort and Convention Center in Southern California BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (JULY 27, 2022) announced the commencement of construction on the Gaylord Pacific Resort and Convention Center (the “Gaylord Pacific”). A ceremony was held this morning on the 500+ acre Chula… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches $50 million development program “Marriott’s Bridging The Gap”

$50 Million Program Aims to Increase Development and Ownership of Marriott Properties Among Historically Underrepresented Groups Including Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/First Nation and Women BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 44th Annual NYU International Hospitality Investment Conference, Marriott International (Nasdaq:MAR) announced the launch of “Marriott’s Bridging The Gap,” a multi-year, $50 million… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces Ty Breland, Ph.D. to succeed Global Chief Human Resources Officer David Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Marriott Veteran Ty Breland Named Successor BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today (OCTOBER 18, 2021) that Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer David Rodriguez, Ph.D. will step down from his role at the end of October and retire at the end of 2021… Read the full press release

Racial Equity: Marriott International and Howard University announces the inaugural Howard Hospitality Week

Inaugural weeklong student event will help create a pipeline of Black leadership to achieve a more diverse and inclusive industry BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (OCTOBER 12, 2021), Marriott International, Inc. and Howard University announced the inaugural Howard Hospitality Week, an event beginning October 25 that will bring together the Howard… Read the full press release

Marriott official joins the Race to Zero as part of its commitment to net-zero emissions

Commitment Represents Company’s Latest Action on Climate Stewardship BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) (“Marriott”) today (SEPTEMBER 22, 2021) announced it has submitted its letter to the Science Based Targets initiative, committing to: Set science-based emissions reduction targets across all scopes, in line with 1.5°C emissions scenarios; and… Read the full press release

Marriott International welcomes newly elected David Marriott and Horacio Rozanski to the Board of Directors

BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) Board of Directors announced today (MARCH 15, 2021) it has elected David Marriott, President, U.S. Full Service Managed by Marriott at Marriott International, and Horacio Rozanski, President and Chief Executive Officer at Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., as directors of the company, effective March… Read the full press release