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JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Brand Celebrates Opening of First Hotel in the Caribbean: The JW Marriott Santo Domingo


Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – August 27, 2014 - Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) continues to grow its world-class luxury JW Marriott hotel brand with the opening of the 150-room JW Marriott Santo Domingo. The grand opening celebration took place today in Santo Domingo and was graced with the presence of...
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Marriott International “Maps” Out Pioneering Hospitality Education Program in China


Marriott International joins forces with Nankai University and American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute to launch Marriott Apprentice Program Tianjin, China – August 26, 2014 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) today announced a “Marriott Apprentice Program” (MAP program) in collaboration with the prestigious Nankai University and American Hotel & Lodging...
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Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel Debuts in Historic Bartlett Building


Cincinnati, Ohio – August 26, 2014 – Renaissance Hotels is thrilled to welcome the newest gem to its portfolio with the opening of the new Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel, located in the city’s historic Bartlett Building. Renaissance Hotels is a lifestyle brand within Marriott International’s global portfolio of 18 brands....
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Only the Global Nose, Knows!


The Ritz-Carlton Introduces a Menu of Sensory Experiences Sure to Evoke #RCMemories Chevy Chase, Md., August 25, 2014 - Have you ever noticed that a particular scent can bring forth a rush of vivid memories? The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company knows that individuals remember what they smell two times longer and...
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Marriott International Supports Diversity Partners

Apoorva Gandhi

Bethesda, Md., August 19, 2014 - Marriott International continues its commitment to diversity and inclusion through its support of three of its diversity partners – National Council of La Raza, National Urban League Young Professionals, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The National Council of La Raza...
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Soccer Legend Tim Howard and Cultural Icon Angela Simmons Invite Travelers to Share Journeys with Marriott International’s Expansion of Popular #LoveTravels

LoveTravels with Tim Howard

The Latest Iteration of the Campaign Features Inspiring Stories from Notable Travelers. Bethesda, Md., August 19, 2014— Marriott International is expanding its popular #LoveTravels campaign to an exciting original content series that chronicles inspiring personal journeys by notable travelers. The next installment features soccer legend Tim Howard and cultural icon...
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Marriott International Plans Second Hotel in Belarus

Marriott Minsk

Brand new Marriott Minsk Hotel set to open in 2015 London, August 18, 2014 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) is expanding in Belarus with plans to open a second hotel in the country. The 220-room Marriott Minsk Hotel is expected to open in early 2015 and will operate under a...
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The Ritz-Carlton App Becomes the Travel Accessory You Can't Leave Home Without


Digital Enhancements Allow More Personalized Service Touch Points Chevy Chase, Md., August 18, 2014 – The Ritz-Carlton App wants to be a part of your total travel experience, bringing the legendary service of the luxury hotel company to the smartphone in your pocket. In addition to mobile check-in and check-out,...
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Newly Constructed Protea Hotel Opens in Elite Suburb in Lagos, Nigeria

Protea Hotel Select Ikeja Aug 2014

Lagos, Nigeria, August 2014 - Nigeria’s new 117-room Protea Hotel Select Ikeja opens its doors this week in the upmarket Lagos suburb of Ikeja. The internationally competitive hotel is just a stone’s throw away from Ikeja City Mall & Lagos State Secretariat, and a mere 5.2km away from Murtala Muhammed...
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Marriott International Conservation Measures on Track to Meet 2020 Goals


Sustainability Report shows more than 10 Percent Reductions in Water and Energy Usage from 2007 Bethesda, Md. - August 14, 2014 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today released its 2014 Sustainability Report – available this year as 10 separate and concise issue reports – sharing the company’s progress against...
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