AC Hotels by Marriott opens 126-room AC Hotel San Jose Escazú, its first Hotel in Costa Rica

Located in Avenida Escazú in San José, this is the first AC Hotel by Marriott in Costa Rica and fourth in Central America San Jose, Costa Rica, 2018-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — AC Hotels by Marriott, a design-led European lifestyle hotel brand from Marriott International, recently announced the opening of the AC Hotel San… Read the full press release

Courtyard Lancaster becomes the first Marriott-branded property in the U.S. to become 100 percent solar-powered

The $1.5 million solar array generates all the electrical power needed to operate the hotel Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard Lancaster recently celebrated the completion of a 135,200-square-foot solar installation representing the beginning of a new chapter for this hotel.  Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the 133-room hotel is the first Marriott-branded property… Read the full press release

AC Hotels by Marriott partners with renowned photographer Nigel Barker and Bacardi to debut its custom-designed Gin Tonic glass

Glass, which will launch on National Gin & Tonic Day after nearly three years of development, is a collaboration between AC Hotels by Marriott, fashion photographer Nigel Barker and Bacardi to create the ultimate Gin Tonic experience Bethesda, MD, 2018-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — AC Hotels by Marriott, the modern, design-driven, lifestyle brand from… 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 to bring The Ritz-Carlton brand to New York City’s vibrant North of Madison Square Park

Project slated to set a new standard in contemporary luxury for hotel guests and residents in Manhattan’s dynamic NoMad district BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today (07/24/2018) announced that it has signed an agreement with luxury hospitality development firm Flag Luxury Group to bring The Ritz-Carlton brand to… Read the full press release

Marriott plans to open at least five additional hotels at Simon shopping centers across North America

From South Florida to Long Island, Marriott plans to open at least five additional hotels at Simon shopping centers across North America over the next several years BETHESDA, MD, and INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International and Simon announced their plans to open at least five new hotels at Simon shopping… Read the full press release

Marriott expands Marriott Moments with local-area expert recommendations, bespoke categories, and hand-curated lists of things to do this summer

Now anyone can discover local experiences that match their passions with new, interest-based lists available on Marriott Moments Bethesda, MD, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Research shows consumers increasingly seek out enriching, local experiences when they travel. Now, with summer vacation right around the corner, Marriott is rolling out local-area expert recommendations, bespoke categories, and… Read the full press release

Marriott International Inc. to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel project in downtown Bethesda, Maryland

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hot el project in downtown Bethesda. The selected site is located at 7750 Wisconsin Avenue,… Read the full press release

Marriott: Four Points Buffalo Grove opens in Chicago’s northwest suburbs

Buffalo Grove, IL, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — POINT 1: Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Four Points Buffalo Grove in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Catering to the needs of today’s modern traveler, the recently renovated Four Points hotel offers approachable design, stylish comfort and all the brand’s popular extras including a pool,… Read the full press release

Courtyard Glasgow Airport joins Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard Glasgow Airport joins Courtyard by Marriott   London, 2016-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (10/05/2016 ) announces the addition of Courtyard Glasgow Airport to its portfolio in Scotland. Courtyard Glasgow Airport has undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment before joining Courtyard by Marriott, marking the brand’s debut in the city. Formerly Ramada Glasgow… Read the full press release

Expedia to power Marriott’s packaging platform “Vacations by Marriott” on Marriott.com

Marriott integrates Expedia’s package product to help drive incremental demand Seattle, Wash, 2016-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Expedia, Inc. has announced a new partnership with Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), which integrates Expedia’s technology to power Marriott’s own dynamic packaging platform “Vacations by Marriott” on Marriott.com in the United States. Expedia fosters a test and… Read the full press release

Marriott receives authorization from competition authorities in Saudi Arabia and Mexico for the acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Bethesda, Maryland, 2016-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has received authorization from competition authorities in Saudi Arabia and Mexico to proceed with its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: HOT) in a merger transaction. With these authorizations, the only remaining country in which Marriott and Starwood… Read the full press release

Marriott highest-ranking hotel company on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International was recognized as #9, up four spots from last year, on the 2016 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, making it the highest-ranking hotel company on the list.  The company was also ranked on specialty lists for its LGBT (#3), recruitment (#10) and supplier diversity (#12) efforts. … Read the full press release

Marriott VP Loyalty: We’re evolving how we engage with, recognize, and reward our loyal guests

Marriott Rewards Empowers Members to Get the Most Out of Travel. Bethesda, Md., 2016-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Rewards, the award-winning loyalty program of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced three new benefits that make it easy for members to explore the things they love and experience travel to the fullest. The new… Read the full press release

Marriott announces its partnership with INJAZ Al-Arab to launch the organisation’s youth empowerment campaign ‘Expand Your Horizon’

Marriott International helps combat Arab youth unemployment while reshaping conventional perceptions of the hospitality profession Dubai, UAE, 2015-10-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has recently announced its partnership with INJAZ Al-Arab, the MENA regional office of Junior Achievement Worldwide, to launch the organisation’s youth empowerment campaign ‘Expand Your Horizon’.  Marriott International was… Read the full press release

South Africa: Marriott, The Amdec Group to develop the Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch and Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch

Marriott International, Africa’s largest hotel operator, announces an agreement to develop the Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch and Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch, in partnership with The Amdec Group Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-9-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. ( NASDAQ: MAR) continues to expand its footprint across the African continent by… Read the full press release

Marriott will open its first hotel in Iceland in 2018, The Reykjavik EDITION

Reykjavik, Iceland, 2015-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) together with Ian Schrager and Carpenter & Company announced that it will open its first hotel in Iceland in 2018, The Reykjavik EDITION.  EDITION, the first true luxury-lifestyle brand, combines the personal, intimate, individualized and unique hotel experience that Ian Schrager is known for, with… Read the full press release

Marriott to open its first establishment in Ghana the Protea Hotel Select Takoradi

Marriott International’s footprint in Middle East and Africa extends to 19 countries Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has announced the opening of the Protea Hotel Select Takoradi, its first establishment in Ghana. “This opening under the Protea Hotels brand reinforces our focus on continuing to grow… Read the full press release

Marriott and the NBA announce partnership

Marriott Rewards Members Will Have Access to Unique NBA Experiences in 12 Cities Around the World, Starting this Week in Johannesburg, South Africa Bethesda, Md., 2015-8-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today a partnership that makes the global lodging company the Official Hotel of several marquee… Read the full press release

SpringHill Suites by Marriott launches its award-winning Comfort Zone experience at Dulles International Airport

Bethesda, Md.,2015-7-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time to help make summer travel a breeze, SpringHill Suites by Marriott has launched its award-winning Comfort Zone experience at Dulles International Airport. This is the brand’s first zone to capture 100 percent of departing passengers, transforming all three of Dulles International Airport’s security checkpoints. With… Read the full press release

Marriott opens its third AC Hotels in US: AC Hotel Washington, DC at National Harbor

National Harbor, Md., 2015-4-24 — /Travel PR News/ — AC Hotel Washington, DC at National Harbor, the third AC Hotels by Marriott to open in the United States, opened its doors to guests today. The eight-story AC Hotel Washington, DC at National Harbor features 192 guest rooms and six suites, 3,700-square-feet of meeting space and a… Read the full press release

Marriott announces sweepstakes across its portfolio of brands to mark its millionth mobile check-in

Marriott Rewards members Using Marriott Mobile Check-In Have the Chance to Win a Share of Millions of Marriott Rewards Points Bethesda, Md., 2015-4-6 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate its millionth mobile check-in, Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) is announcing a sweepstakes across its portfolio of brands. From April 2nd to December 31st, 2015, Marriott Rewards members… Read the full press release

Marriott now the largest full-service hotel company in Canada

Bethesda, Md., USA and Toronto, Canada, 2015-4-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Delta Hotels and Resorts brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC).  The transaction increases Marriott’s distribution in Canada to more… Read the full press release

Marriott plans to add more than 200 luxury and lifestyle hotel projects over the next several years

Rapid Global Expansion Strategy Leads the Industry. New York, New York, 2014-6-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced plans to significantly grow its global portfolio of luxury and lifestyle brands.  Accounting for nearly 25 percent of the company’s system-wide pipeline, Marriott expects to add more than 200 luxury and lifestyle hotel projects… Read the full press release

Marriott, British Airways and Institute of Travel and Meetings held travel industry forum in London to discuss global social and environmental trends

LONDON, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International joined with British Airways and the Institute of Travel and Meetings to host a dedicated travel industry forum to discuss global social and environmental trends on 4 April.    The event, at the St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel was attended by more than 120 corporate travel buyers and… Read the full press release

Marriott comments on franchise management company White Lodging’s data breach

Bethesda, MD, US, 2014-2-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — One of our franchise management companies has experienced unusual fraud patterns in connection with its systems that process credit card transactions at a number of hotels across a range of brands, including some Marriott-branded hotels.  They are in the midst of the investigation and are in close contact with the… Read the full press release

Children of military members recognized by TownePlace Suites by Marriott’s real giving™ program

Bethesda, MD, US, 2014-1-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — This year, to celebrate the fifth anniversary of TownePlace Suites by Marriott’s real giving™ program, the extended-stay hotel brand is recognizing the children of military members for all that they sacrifice for their country. This past weekend, TownePlace Suites hosted a thank you event at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, home of Walter… Read the full press release

Marriott Caribbean & Mexico Resorts launched new program designed to help guests say “I Love You”… or Maybe “I’m Sorry”

New York, NY, United States, 2013-10-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — According to a new survey of more than 850 Americans conducted by Marriott Caribbean & Mexico Resorts (www.paradisebymarriott.com), a majority feel that, when it comes to love, they are more romantic than their partners but could still use a little help to spark passion in their relationship. The survey also… Read the full press release

Residence Inn Facebook fans helped Residence Inn New York Manhattan/Midtown East name its penthouse suite – “East Side Story”

Bethesda, MD, 2013-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Residence Inn by Marriott, the leader in the extended-stay lodging segment, continues to expand its presence in New York City with its latest addition, the Residence Inn New York Manhattan/Midtown East. Great location, excellent service…but there was still something missing: a name for its penthouse suite. Tens of thousands of Residence… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s fundraising campaign for SOS Children’s Villages marks 25th anniversary of its first property in Germany the Hamburg Marriott Hotel

LONDON, 2013-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — On 17 October, 2013, Marriott International celebrates the 25th anniversary of its first property in Germany, the Hamburg Marriott Hotel.  To mark the occasion, Marriott is launching “Lend a Hand,” a fundraising campaign across 31 hotels in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to support disadvantaged youth in Europe.  Over five weeks, from… Read the full press release