The Ritz-Carlton Stellar Dining Series: Michelin-star chefs, mixologists and patissiers will tour four of Asia Pacific’s gourmet cities from November 1 to December 1

A Rare Alignment of Six Michelin-Star Chefs Across Four Cities Hong Kong, 2018-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton is inviting guests to indulge their culinary senses at the first Stellar Dining Series, where Michelin-star chefs, mixologists and patissiers will tour four of Asia Pacific’s gourmet cities from November 1 to December 1, 2018…. Read the full press release

Turnberry Isle Miami to be reborn as JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa

Aventura’s Premier Resort Unveils A New Luxury 16-Story Tower With 325 Spacious Guest Rooms Opening Winter 2018 Aventura, FL, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Turnberry Associates and Marriott International today (09/17/2018) announced that Turnberry Isle Miami, formerly part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, will reopen as part of the JW Marriott portfolio in Winter 2018…. Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels announces Maggie Gyllenhaal as Independent Film Advisor to its Indie Film Project supporting emerging female screenwriters

Inspired By Virginia Woolf’s “A Room Of One’s Own,” This Year’s Screenwriters In Residence Program Debuts At The Toronto International Film Festival Toronto, Canada, 2018-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — From the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival ®, Autograph Collection Hotels announced today (09/10/2018) Academy Award and Emmy nominated, Golden Globe award winning actress and producer Maggie Gyllenhaal as Independent Film… Read the full press release

Marriott International ramps up the deployment of alert devices for housekeepers

Bethesda, MD, 2018-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing focus on safety, Marriott International [NASDAQ: MAR] today (09/06/2018) announced it is ramping up the deployment of alert devices for housekeepers and other on-property associates allowing them to discretely summon help if they feel harassed in any way, need quick support or… Read the full press release

The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte completes an extensive multi-million-dollar renovation in celebration of its 17th anniversary

North Carolina’s Sophisticated Southern Luxury Collection Hotel Has Been Redesigned to Reveal All-New Guest Rooms, Communal Spaces, Group Experiences and Creative Partnerships Bethesda, MD, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (09/05/2018) announced the completion of an extensive multi-million-dollar renovation of The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte. In… Read the full press release

Marriott International to grow its branded residential portfolio by more than 70 percent By 2022

As demand for the luxury lifestyle soars, more homebuyers worldwide seek residences carrying brands such as Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, EDITION and W Bethesda, MD, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has announced that its branded residential portfolio is expected to grow by more than 70 percent in four years as both… Read the full press release

EDITION hotels lands in Spain with the arrival of The Barcelona EDITION

BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ian Schrager’s rising global influence lands in Spain with the arrival of his newest venture in the growing EDITION empire: The Barcelona EDITION. Regarded as the avant-garde capital of Spain, Barcelona is the natural destination for EDITION’s latest hotel to set a pioneering cultural precedent in modern… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels announces the opening of Sofa Hotel Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, announces the opening of Sofa Hotel Istanbul, a chic retreat situated in the historical heart of Turkey. Boasting contemporary interiors and a private collection of thoughtfully curated artwork, the 82-room hotel evokes its enviable location in the… Read the full press release

Sheraton Hotels to showcase unique characteristics that define the culture of seven cities in a global experiential tour

Bethesda, MD, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Hotels, Marriott International’s most global brand is reclaiming its position as the world’s gathering place, welcoming locals and guests on an unexpected journey of their city without ever leaving the hotel. Today (08/31/2018), the brand known for its service culture and deep community roots, kicks off… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of The St. Regis Melbourne, its first hotel in Australia

Through Exquisite Experiences and a Vanguard Spirit, the Renowned Luxury Brand set to Captivate this Capital of Culture Melbourne, Australia, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today (08/29/2018) announced the signing of The St. Regis Melbourne, marking the first hotel in Australia for the renowned luxury brand. Owned by Century… Read the full press release

Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, an iconic Southern resort in Point Clear, Alabama joins Autograph Collection Hotels

First opened in 1847, Alabama’s Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa finishes three-year transformation and joins Autograph Collection Hotels BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., together with the Resort Collection on Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail today (08/29/2018) announced the rebranding of the Grand… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide opens its first-ever hotel in Malaysia — the W Kuala Lumpur

W Brings Its Vibrant Style to Malaysia, Adding A Modern Marvel to the Southeast Asian Jungle City Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (08/28/2018) announced the opening of W Kuala Lumpur, marking the iconic brand’s first-ever hotel in Malaysia. Owned by Tropicana Corporation… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels & Resorts names Huang Xuan as the new well-being brand advocate for Greater China

A New Brand Campaign Video Featuring Huang Embodies an Active And Healthy Lifestyle, Transforming Westin Into A Fitness Studio On The Move BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, has announced the appointment of Huang Xuan as the new well-being brand advocate for Greater China. As… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of W Xi’an, China; the largest W to open in Asia Pacific

W Hotels Continues to Spin Explosive Footprint in Greater China with Latest Opening in Xi’an Xi’an, CHINA, 2018-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (08/21/2018) announced the opening of W Xi’an, the brand’s seventh hotel in Greater China and the largest W to open in Asia Pacific…. Read the full press release

UNIVERSITY ARMS, CAMBRIDGE joins Autograph Collection Hotels’ portfolio of extraordinary hotels around the world

Cambridge, England, 2018-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of one-of-a-kind, independent hotels, announces the addition of UNIVERSITY ARMS, CAMBRIDGE to its portfolio of more than 150 extraordinary hotels around the world. UNIVERSITY ARMS, CAMBRIDGE is a landmark hotel located in the historic centre of Cambridge overlooking Parker’s Piece. … Read the full press release

The SLS Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills unveils comprehensive redesign of rooms and guest experience ahead of its decade milestone

The August 2018 unveiling of the hotel’s reimagined aesthetic follows the debut of Somni—one of the most lauded restaurant openings of the year—and introduction of new guest programming LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The SLS Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills announces the completion of a comprehensive redesign of the rooms… Read the full press release

AC Hotels by Marriott launches the global panel series, AC Unpacked: A Conversation

AC Unpacked: A Conversation Panel Series from AC Hotels by Marriott® Kicked Off Last Night in New York, Moderated By Renowned Photographer Nigel Barker BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — AC Hotels by Marriott, the European-inspired lifestyle brand, has launched the global panel series, AC Unpacked: A Conversation. The program will bring together a… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel in Sabah, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc (NASDAQ: MAR) and City Waterfront Sdn Bhd today (07/26/2018) announced the opening of the highly anticipated Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel in Sabah, Malaysia. Nestled along Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens and the capital’s bustling waterfront, the hotel offers an enviable location to discover the… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces its participation in Alibaba’s ‘Tmall Super Brand Day’ slated for 28th July 2018

Participation Marks an Innovative Hospitality Industry-First on China’s Largest Third-party Platform for Brands and Retailers Shanghai, China, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today (07/25/2018) announced its inaugural participation in Alibaba’s ‘Tmall Super Brand Day’ slated for 28th July 2018, the first hospitality company to do so. Tmall is Alibaba’s Chinese-language e-commerce… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the Grand Opening of JW Marriott Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Turnberry Associates and Marriott International today (07/12/2018) announced the Grand Opening of JW Marriott Nashville, ideally situated steps from Music City’s most treasured landmarks. The striking, 33-story glass tower transforms the iconic Nashville skyline and ushers in a new chapter for luxury hospitality and sophistication in one… Read the full press release

Marriott International to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott® brand to Australia in 2020

Deal underscores Marriott International’s commitment to Australia, with 18 hotels open and 17 in the pipeline Sydney, Australia, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. today (07/10/2018) announced it has signed an agreement with Melbourne-based property development company Capital Alliance to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott®, brand to Australia. The 200-room AC Hotel… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels announces the opening of Eugenia de Montijo situated in UNESCO World Heritage site of Toledo, Spain

TOLEDO, Spain, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, has unveiled its latest property with the opening of Eugenia de Montijo, situated in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Toledo in Spain. Inspired by the building’s impressive heritage, the hotel fits perfectly… Read the full press release

Marriott International acquires the 1,000-room Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel for $255 million

BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has purchased the 1,000-room Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel for $255 million. Marriott has plans for a significant renovation covering the downtown Phoenix hotel’s guest rooms and public space to transform the property into a cutting-edge model for the Sheraton… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens its first property in Lithuania — the Courtyard Vilnius City Center

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2018-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International has announced the opening of Courtyard Vilnius City Center, marking the first Marriott International property in Lithuania. The hotel is located in the modern growing business area in Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius, overlooking the city’s landmark, Gediminas’ Castle, and is just steps away from business centres, the… Read the full press release

Marriott International breaks ground on future headquarters and Marriott Hotel in downtown Bethesda, Maryland

Elected officials join The Bernstein Companies, Boston Properties and Marriott executives for milestone event Bethesda, MD, 2018-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bernstein Companies and its joint venture partner Boston Properties marked a significant milestone today as they broke ground on the future Marriott International headquarters and Marriott Hotel in downtown Bethesda, Maryland. J.W…. Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels debuts in Georgia with the opening of Moxy Tbilisi

Tbilisi, Georgia, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, has made its debut in Georgia with the opening of Moxy Tbilisi, bringing its characteristic vibrant, playful design and approachable service to this dynamic destination. Boasting the style and spirit of a boutique hotel without breaking the bank, the 130-bedroom… Read the full press release

Marriott International provides an end-to-end solution for a seamless Arabic booking experience

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, the world’s leading hotel company, has today (06/07/2018) announced the relaunch of its Arabic website to enhance the online customer journey of the Arab traveler. With nearly 400 million Arabic speakers in 22 countries, the company is now providing an end-to-end solution for… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Aloft City Centre Deira, Dubai

First hotel in the region to offer one-of-a-kind movie-themed suites Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (06/07/2018) announced the opening of Aloft City Centre Deira, the company’s design-led Aloft brand’s third property in the buzzing city of Dubai. Owned and developed by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities,… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels opens its second property in Seoul — RYSE in Hongdae

Seoul, South Korea, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, today (06/07/2018 ) announced the opening of RYSE in Hongdae, the neighborhood known to be a creative trendsetters in Seoul.  RYSE is the second Autograph Collection hotel in Seoul and joins the brand’s diverse portfolio… Read the full press release

Brand USA’s first ever Mega Media Venture to host more than 50 journalists to explore the United States’ rich history, diverse culture and unique destinations

Brand USA invites more than 50 journalists from 50 publications to explore the United States’ rich history, diverse culture and unique destinations DENVER, COLORADO, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, in partnership with American Airlines and Marriott International, announced today its first-ever Mega Media Venture, inviting more than 50 international journalists to visit… Read the full press release