Marriott MEA posts Q2 growth

Marriott International’s Middle East and Africa (MEA) recently reported positive Q2 results. As per the report, RevPAR excluding Egypt improved 7% YOY and was driven by occupancy growth…

Marriott debuts in Osaka

Marriott Hotels & Resorts has opened its first hotel in Japan's second largest city, Osaka.  The Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel, which has been developed in partnership with Miyako…

Marriott opens new Courtyard in HK

Marriott International has opened a new Courtyard hotel in Hong Kong. The Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin features 539 rooms and suites, all with work areas and high-speed…

Marriott profits jump in 2012

Marriott International has posted a strong set of results for 2012, with full-year profits seeing double-digit growth. The US hotel giant's operating profits for last year jumped 17%…

Marriott brings luxury brand to Dhaka

Marriott International has signed an agreement to bring its luxury JW brand to Bangladesh. The 700-room JW Marriott Hotel Dhaka will form part of a mixed-use development in the city centre…

Marriott signs seven hotels in Thailand

Marriott International has agreed to manage seven more hotels in Thailand. The deals, signed yesterday with Bangkok-based TCC Hotels Group, will expand the US hotel company's Thai portfolio…

Marriott trials workspace bookings

Marriott is trialling a new scheme that enables customers to make reservations for work and meeting space, like they would book a hotel room. The 'Workspace on Demand' scheme, which is…

Marriott opens 20th hotel in Shanghai

Marriott International has opened its 20th hotel in Shanghai. The Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East, which is located close to two industrial parks and the Shanghai New International Expo…

Marriott to double Asian portfolio

Marriott International expects to more than double the size of its portfolio in the Asia Pacific region in the next few years. With 132 hotels currently open in Asia and a pipeline totaling…

Marriott profits surge

Marriott International has posted a strong rise in profits for the third quarter of the year. The US-based hotel giant generated net profits of US$143 million for the quarter ending 30…

Marriott profits rise in Q2

Marriott International achieved a double-digit rise in profits in the second quarter of 2012. The US-based hotel company posted net profits of US$143 million in the April-Jun e quarter –…

Marriott to debut in Sri Lanka

Marriott has signed an agreement to open its first hotel in Sri Lanka. Opening in 2014, the Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa will be developed on a beachfront site in the southeast of…

Marriott targets Chinese travellers

Marriott International has unveiled a new programme offering a range of services to Chinese outbound travellers. The 'Li Yu' scheme, which means 'serve with courtesy' in Mandarin, features…

Marriott to reach 4,000 hotels by 2014

Marriott International will reach a portfolio of 4,000 hotels in 90 countries by the end of 2014, the company has said. In a presentation at its first analyst and investor meeting in China,…

Marriott expands in Guangzhou

Marriott International has announced the opening of a new hotel in Guangzhou. The Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe is located in the centre of the city's Tianhe business district and offers…

Marriott acquires Gaylord Hotels

Marriott International has entered into an agreement with Gaylord Entertainment Company to acquire the Gaylord hotel management company for US$210 million. The deal will see Marriott assume…

Marriott signs 250th Asian hotel

Marriott International has signed its 250th hotel in Asia - the Renaissance Bo'ao Resort & Spa in China. The new deal means US-based Marriott now has 129 open hotels plus a development…

Marriott ramps up Thailand expansion

Marriott International will further boost its portfolio in Thailand with the opening of three new properties this year. The Rayong Marriott Resort & Spa, the Bangkok Marriott Hotel…

Asia leads Marriott growth

Marriott International has reported its results for the first five months of 2011, with Asia Pacific leading the company's performance growth. Revenue per available room (revPAR) at…

Marriott debuts in Jaipur

Marriott has opened a 365-room property in Jaipur, making it the largest hotel in the Rajasthani capital. Opening the facility in Jaipur, Marriott International Inc area vice-president for…

Marriott profits rise 27% in 2010

Marriott International has posted its results for full-year 2010, with net profits climbing 27% to US$435 million. Revenues climbed 7% to US$11.7 billion. The company's global revenue per…

500th Marriott opens in Pune

Marriott International its first hotel in 1957.  It was the 365-room Twin Bridges Marriott Hotel located just outside of Washington, D.C.  That hotel gave birth to what has become the…

Marriott profits surge in Q3

Marriott International has reported its results for the third quarter of 2010, with net income surging 57% year-on-year to US$83 million (INR367 crore). Revenue per available room (revPAR)…

Recovery is on track, says Marriott chief

BETHESDA, Md., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The recovery in the lodging sector is continuing, with improvement in both occupancy and average daily rate, Marriott International, Inc.…

Marriott updates Q4 2009 revPAR outlook

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) today said that while fourth quarter results are not yet available, the company expects its fourth…

Marriott to develop Mexican portfolio

Marriott International (NYSE:MAR) has bolstered its international hotel development strategy in the Americas by signing an agreement with Pulso Hotelero of Mexico to develop 36 Fairfield…

New Marriott in Vietnam

Marriott International (NYSE:MAR) signed an agreement today with Sao Sang Nha Trang Co. Ltd. that will result in the opening of its first deluxe Marriott Hotels & Resorts-branded hotel…

Marriott refreshes website

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International (NYSE:MAR) has unveiled the new look of Marriott.com, the world's 7th largest online consumer retail site.* It is the first in a…

Marriott open Hong Kong SkyCity

The Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel has opened on Lantau Island. The 658-room property is located close to HKIA, and a 1-minute walk across the covered Skybridge to AsiaWorld Expo. All…

Marriott plans Xi’an entry

An upscale Marriott-branded hotel is planned to open in Xi'an, China, in 2011, the US hotel giant has announced. When opened, the 315-room Xi'an Marriott Hotel will form part of the Chang'An…

New Marriott planned for Phuket

Marriott International has announced plans for a new resort in Phuket. The 202-room Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa at Kamala Cove, located on Kamala Beach, is a conversion of the Kamala…

Marriott builds new homes, new lives

More than 135 Marriott volunteers in Thailand have spent 2 days to building homes for six disadvantaged families at Pathum Thani province. The effort was led by Patrick Martinez, GM of…

Terror returns to Marriott

Marriott Hotels & Resorts once again became the target of terrorists on Saturday, when a huge car bomb ripped through the Marriott Islamabad in Pakistan, killing an estimated…

Marriott goes the extra mile

Marriott Rewards members can now earn double miles with 27 partnering airlines, under the group's new MegaMiles programme. Airlines include American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay…

Rooms upgraded at Pattaya Marriott

The 296-room Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa has completed the refurbishment facelift of its guest rooms, with upgrades to entertainment technology and new bathroom designs. Each room now…

Marriott veteran retires

Marriott International said James Sullivan, Executive Vice President lodging development, will retire 1 April, 2009. It said the 25-year Marriott veteran "has been pivotal in growing…

Marriott Pattaya’s client orientation

The 295-room Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa recently welcomed 17 travel agents to experience its new facilities; the Terrace Suite and More Bar & Grill. The agents also took part in…

Largest Marriott opens in Beijing

Marriott International has announced the opening of the huge 1,312-room Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall. The new property becomes Marriott's largest hotel outside the US. Built on the Ming…

Marriott to triple Mexico presence

Marriott International has announcedagreements that it expects will nearly triple its lodging presence in Mexico over thenext five years. The plans involve add 29 Marriott-branded properties…

Marriott Ningbo opens

Marriott International has opened a 333-room Marriott hotel in Ningbo in China. The property is located in the heart of the central business district of Ningbo, within a mixed-used project.…

Marriott signs 9 more in China

Marriott International is expanding its China portfolio with 18 new hotels from now through 2012. Nine of these new hotels were just confirmed on Tuesday. When all 18 hotels are opened, the…

Marriott’s key appointments

Marriott International has realigned its area operational and regional sales leadership positions with the move of Regional Vice President of Sales and Marketing Dominic Sherry to the…

Marriott in Bangalore

Marriott International is to manage a 300-room golf resort, spa, and convention centre in Bangalore that will open in 2012. The Bangalore Marriott Golf Resort & Convention Center at…

Marriott Bangkok clean up

The JW Marriott Bangkok has joined an environmental cleaning project designed to preserve the environment in the hotel's area - Sukhumvit Soi 0-4. The "Rob Baan Na Mong" project, initiated…

Marriott online sales grow

Marriott International said sales from online sources continued to have another banner year in 2007, growing 28% over the previous year. Marriott.com has become the single largest face of…

Marriott to add 140 hotels

Marriott International plans to add more than 140 hotels and resorts outside the U.S. and Canada over the next four years. This translates to more than 34,000 rooms in 43 countries. These…

Marriott certifies 128,000 agents

Marriott International has graduated more than 128,000 travel agents in 144 countries from its Hotel Excellence! (HE!) programme. This industry leading, self-paced training program, first…

3 more Marriotts in India

Three more hotels are joining Marriott International's expanding hotel portfolio in India, bringing the total to 25. The three are the 175-room JW Marriott Hotel Chandigarh…

Marriott in Phuket

Marriott International will introduce its Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa at Kamala Cove this year. The 202-room resort is a conversion of the Kamala Terrace Resort which originally opened…

Marriott enters Maldives with 100 villas

The first Marriott International-branded resort in Maldives will open in 2009. The 100-villa Renaissance Maldives Gaakoshibee Resort & Spa on Gaakoshibee island in the Shaviyani Atoll,…

Marriott’s 3,000th property in Beijing

Marriott International has opened the flagship 588-room JW Marriott Hotel Beijing in the Chinese capital - its 3,000th property. The 23-story hotel is located just east of Beijing's…

Marriott supports ACTE’s green plans

The Association's Executive Director Susan Gurley said Marriott is underwriting the cost of offsetting carbon generated by the ACTE Canada Education Conference to be held in…

Courtyard by Marriott in HK

The Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong is located on a harbourfront site in the Sai Ying Pan district on Hong Kong Island. The hotel will be Marriott International's fourth hotel in the city.…

Marriott’s spas add 12 new locations

They will be located at selected JW Marriott, Marriott and Renaissance hotels. There will be six new locations in China, two in Indonesia and four in India. The spa centre is reputed for its…

Marriott makes major Macau move

The Macau Studio City Marriott Hotel, scheduled to open in 2009joins the massive Macau Studio Complex's 2,300-seat theatre, casino, exhibition centre, 1-million square feet of retail space…

Marriott turns to Nick TV

The self-contained resorts will be developed through collaboration among Nickelodeon, with 35 channels reaching more than 200 million households in 135 countries; Marriott International,…

Marriott’s Shanghai focus

The 330-room JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou and the 330-room Courtyard by Marriott Hangzhou City Centre will become part of Marriott's portfolio under a management agreement with Hangzhou Wulin…

New HKG Marriott

The five star Courtyard by Marriot Hong Kong will be located on the harbour front in the Sai Ying Pan district will feature 245 rooms, 49 executive-level guest rooms, a fitness…

Marriott Therapy offer

Package includes one night accom in a deluxe room including breakfast, a half hour massage at The Retreat, a one-way limousine airport transfer and shopping perks at selected stores. Prices…