Marriott International announces the completion of the acquisition of Elegant Hotels Group

BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Elegant Hotels Group plc. The announcement from Elegant and International Hotel Licensing Company S.à r.l. was issued over London’s Regulatory News Service earlier today (DECEMBER 9, 2019). Full text can be found below: On 18… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Hamburg City

HAMBURG, GERMANY, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (DECEMBER 2, 2019) announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Hamburg City, the second Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the leading business city. The 277-guestroom hotel is set in an unparalleled city centre location with Hamburg’s gastronomic, shopping and cultural highlights on its doorstep, as well… Read the full press release

Marriott International to adopt FreedomPay’s award winning commerce platform

The award winning FreedomPay Commerce Platform™ has been widely recognized for driving innovation, transformation and growth across a wide range of industries PHILADELPHIA, PA, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — FreedomPay, an innovative leader in commerce technologies, today (NOVEMBER 19, 2019) announced an agreement with Marriott International to adopt FreedomPay’s award winning commerce platform to… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton, Perth opens its doors to guests

A stunning new architectural masterpiece on Elizabeth Quay, The Ritz-Carlton, Perth is set to elevate luxury hospitality through legendary service and immersive local experiences PERTH, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C today (NOVEMBER 18, 2019) announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, in the capital city of Western Australia. Part of the… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces two all-inclusive, oceanfront resorts in the Caribbean

New agreements include an 800-room Marriott Hotels all-inclusive resort expected to open in 2022 BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (NOVEMBER 14, 2019) announced it has signed contracts with hotel developers to open two all-inclusive, oceanfront resorts in the Caribbean – an 800-room Marriott Hotel in Jamaica and… Read the full press release

Marriott International to introduce three of its global hospitality brands to Thailand

Plan would bring more than 1,500 rooms and debut three brands across Phuket and Pattaya by 2024 BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (NOVEMBER 15, 2019) announced it has signed agreements with Asset World Corporation (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real-estate group, to introduce three of its… Read the full press release

W Records Debuts in China with FiFi Rong’s Exclusive Track “Farewell to Cambridge”

W Records Debuts in China with FiFi Rong’s Exclusive Track “Farewell to Cambridge” Benefitting Amazonas Sustainable Foundation BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide today (NOVEMBER 5, 2019) announced the latest release from the iconic hotel brand’s newest music initiative, W Records. The W brand has named Fifi Rong, the Beijing born,… Read the full press release

Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve opens its doors to guests

The first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Mexico offers an authentic and immersive experience, showcasing the best of modern Mexican design and featuring artisans from across the country SAN JOSÉ DEL CABO, MEXICO, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, the latest resort in the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio, is delighted to open its doors,… Read the full press release

JW Marriott announces the opening of JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa on Vagaru island, Shaviyani atoll in the Maldives

Redefining luxury tropical getaways, new private island resort offers supersized villas, superb dining and exceptional services MALE, MALDIVES, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (NOVEMBER 4, 2019) announced the opening of JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa on Vagaru island, Shaviyani atoll in the Maldives. The opening marks… Read the full press release

Tribute Portfolio brings back its popular Friendsgiving package

Friendsgiving Hotel Packages Include a Destination-Inspired Thanksgiving Feast, Special Welcome Amenities & Leftover-Like Breakfast at Select Hotels from New York to Paris BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Few things beat gathering around the table for a delicious meal surrounded by people you love to be around, which is why Tribute Portfolio is bringing… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts partners with Rachelle Hruska MacPherson to launch exclusive line of cashmere travel sets

Lingua Franca Founder Rachelle Hruska MacPherson and The Luxury Collection Unite Global Explorers with Local Culture through Common Language and Travel-Inspired Phrases NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts today (OCTOBER 24, 2019) unveiled an exclusive line of cashmere travel sets in collaboration with Rachelle Hruska MacPherson and… Read the full press release

Ian Schrager and Marriott International bring the first true luxury hotel experience to the Sunset Strip with the opening of The West Hollywood EDITION

Ian Schrager recaptures the energy and spirit of California’s iconic Sunset Strip for the modern age WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, 2019-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — California dreaming is now reality. The West Hollywood EDITION arrives just in time to punctuate the Southern California landscape with an excitement and energy reminiscent of the cultural revolutions that took… Read the full press release

Element Hotels launches new room concept, Studio Commons — a First in the Industry to Blend a Hotel Room with the Flexibility of a Home

Providing an Innovative Design for Groups Looking to Spend Time Together in a More Private Setting, While Still Enjoying the Convenience of a Hotel Room BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Element by Westin®, Marriott International’s brand that has redefined the longer stay experience with a nature-inspired design philosophy that is clean, modern and… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton announces the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Pune

With the launch of its second hotel in India, The Ritz-Carlton sets new benchmarks in luxury hospitality by blending immersive city experiences and legendary service PUNE, INDIA, 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C today (OCTOBER 21, 2019) announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Pune, the second hotel in India from the… Read the full press release

Four Points by Sheraton Doha officially opens

Located close to the Hamad International Airport and city center, the 120-room property will appeal to today’s independent travelers DOHA, QATAR, 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Points by Sheraton Doha, part of Marriott International, has officially opened today (OCTOBER 21, 2019), marking the brand’s debut in the country. The re-branded property will add 120… Read the full press release

Marriott International on track to reach goal of providing career opportunities for 40,000 young people in Europe by 2020

Marriott On Track To Deliver 40,000 Career Opportunities For Young People In Europe Over 5 Years LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International in Europe announced today (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019) that it is on track to reach its goal of providing career development opportunities for 40,000 young people in Europe by 2020. This initiative… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces plans to add 40 properties and over 8,000 rooms across Africa by the end of 2023

Company announces four new deals including entry into Cape Verde; Development pipeline expected to drive owner investment of over $2 billion and generate 12,000 new jobs ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Addis, Marriott International reinforced its commitment to Africa by announcing it expects to add… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces that Alex Kyriakidis will transition from President of Middle East & Africa to executive advisor

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today (09/12/2019) that Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director of the company’s Middle East & Africa division, will transition from the position effective 31 December 2019 to take up an executive advisory role for the company. “As Marriott’s head of Middle… Read the full press release

JW Marriott to host the second annual food & wine festival at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — This September, JW Marriott will host Gather by JW, the second annual food & wine festival at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa on the Venetian archipelago of Isola delle Rose. In collaboration with FOOD & WINE Magazine, the festival will take over the hotel and island from… Read the full press release

Oliver’s Travels partners with Marriott International

Luxury villa company Oliver’s Travels is excited to announce the launch of their new partnership with Marriott International. The partnership will see Oliver’s Travels offering over 200 of their handpicked properties via Marriott’s recently launched Homes & Villas by Marriott International platform, with plans to increase the offerings up to over 1,000 in the coming… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches its new Marriott BonvoyTM Events platform

The New Digital Platform Will Serve as the Organization’s Ultimate Resource for Planners Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (09/10/2019), Marriott International has announced the launch of its new Marriott BonvoyTM Events platform – MarriottBonvoyEvents.com. This new site is a comprehensive tool for meeting and event planners, building upon former Marriott International meetings site, Meetings… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott, The Official Hotel of the NFL Launches Contest in Search of a “Game-Changing Friendship”

The Official Hotel of the NFL Launches Contest in Search of a “Game-Changing Friendship,” while Marriott Bonvoy Offers Members Special Access Including a Masterclass Moment Featuring Emmitt Smith Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott, the Official Hotel of the NFL, is joining the NFL for its 100th season celebration by paying… Read the full press release

Marriott International introduces the first Delta Hotel to Middle East and Africa — Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

360 room hotel reflects travelers desire for a simple, yet efficient travel experience Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (09/03/2019) announced the official debut of Delta Hotels by Marriott into Middle East and Africa with Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach, Dubai. Within easy access from key business hubs including… Read the full press release

Marriott International to bring W Hotels brand to Toronto for the first time

Slated to Open in 2020, W Toronto Will Bring Bold Design, Innovative Programming and Whatever/Whenever Experiences to Toronto Toronto, Canada, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has signed an agreement with Larco to bring W Hotels’ bold design, signature Whatever/Whenever® service and innovative programming to Toronto for the first time,… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of W Aspen & The Sky Residences at W Aspen

First New Luxury Aspen Hotel in 25 Years, W Aspen is Set to Elevate Après-Ski Boasting the Town’s Only Year-Round Mountainside Rooftop Venue Aspen, CO, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Set your sights Sky High. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International Inc., today (08/29/2019) announced the much-anticipated opening of W Aspen & The… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces an expanded toiletry program aimed at reducing single-use plastics

New, large amenity bottles reduce plastic waste while offering guests a convenient “pump” design Bethesda, MD, 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today (08/28/2019) announced that it’s expanding an initiative to replace tiny, single-use toiletry bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel in guestroom showers with larger, pump-topped bottles. To date, the company… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of its newest beachfront W Escape — W Muscat

Lavish Playground Set to Shake up the Coastal Haven with Bold Design, Eclectic Programming and Oman’s First Siddharta Lounge By Buddha-Bar Muscat, Oman, 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Make a splash. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International Inc., today (08/26/2019) announced the opening of W Muscat, the brand’s newest beachfront W Escape and… Read the full press release

AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay Welcomes First Guests

El Segundo, CA, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 180-room AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay has officially opened its doors, bringing its timeless design with European soul and Spanish roots to El Segundo, California. The new-build lifestyle property, part of AC Hotels by Marriott®, is located in South Bay, a growing business and entertainment… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong, China

Shanghai’s Newest Landmark Stuns with Outstanding Luxury, Heartfelt Guest Experiences and Sleek Modern Design Shanghai, China, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. announced the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong today (08/08/2019), marking the first JW Marriott Marquis hotel in China. The 515-room luxury property debuts in Shanghai’s most dynamic… Read the full press release

Aloft Hotels Brings Music Makers Back to Their Roots with the First-Ever “Live At Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour”

Intimate Performances Will Be Accompanied By Interactive Augmented Reality ‘GIF-ITI’ Art Installation by Street Artist INSA & Money-Can’t-Buy Experiences for Marriott Bonvoy Members Bethesda, MD, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Some of the hottest names in music will be returning to their hometowns for free live music performances for fans as part of the Live… Read the full press release