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02/23/2015

Courtyard Marks 1,000th Hotel Milestone With Global Celebrations And 50 Million Marriott Rewards Points

Bethesda, Md., February 23, 2015 – Courtyard by Marriott, the world’s 8th largest hospitality brand*, reaches its 1,000 hotel milestone and celebrates on a global scale. Customer events during a six week span will kick off today with the grand opening of the Courtyard Agra in India. The pinnacle of...

02/19/2015

Marriott Shines as Favorite Hospitality Company on FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies List

Bethesda, Md., February 19, 2015 - Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has been ranked the World's Most Admired Lodging Company by FORTUNE, another step toward its vision to be “the world’s favorite travel company.” Ranking 37 out of the top companies across the globe, Marriott is the highest ranked hospitality...

Marriott Sells Miami Beach EDITION, Retains Long-term Management Agreement

The Next Generation Urban Resort Opened in November BETHESDA, Md, February 19, 2015 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has sold The Miami Beach EDITION hotel for cash proceeds of $230 million. Today’s sale is the second in a series of three anticipated sales of Marriott-owned EDITION...

02/18/2015

Marriott International Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results

HIGHLIGHTS Fourth quarter diluted EPS totaled $0.68, a 39 percent increase over prior year results; North American comparable systemwide RevPAR rose 6.7 percent in the fourth quarter and 7.0 percent for the full year; On a constant dollar basis, worldwide comparable systemwide RevPAR rose 6.2 percent in the fourth quarter...

02/13/2015

Lone Star Luxury: JW Marriott Austin Opens its Doors

JW Marriott’s First Austin Hotel Honors U.S. Armed Forces with First Check-In AUSTIN, TEXAS, February 13, 2015– JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts opened its first property in Austin today, approximately two and a half years after the hotel first broke ground. The 34-story JW Marriott Austin is not only the...

02/12/2015

Marriott International Declares Cash Dividend; Increases Share Buyback Authorization

Bethesda, Md., February 12, 2015 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty cents ($0.20) per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on March 27, 2015 to shareholders of record on February 27, 2015. Marriott also...

Ali Bin Sultan & Brothers Group to Fuel Growth in Al Khobar With Two New Marriott International Properties

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, 12 February 2015: Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) today announced that it will introduce two new properties including its first-ever full service hotel in Al Khobar. The announcement of two properties, Al Khobar Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Al Khobar, was made following a recent signing...

02/11/2015

How to Live Innovation

‘Innovation is the result of deliberate, applied curiosity,’ writes Marriott CEO & President Arne Sorenson in a new LinkedIn Influencer blog post on ‘How to Live Innovation.’ Check out his blog and join the conversation.

02/10/2015

Marriott’s New Content Studio Partners with JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Brand; Debuts Short Film TWO BELLMEN With Worldwide Release March 10th

Trailer Launches Today on YouTube World Premiere Event And Performance at JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE March 10th Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 2014 -- -- TWO BELLMEN, the first original short filmproduction from Marriott International, Inc.’s Content Studio,will have its world premiere on March 10th, 2015 with a...

Marriott Hotels Opens First Hotel In Lyon

February 10, 2015 – Marriott Hotels, the signature brand of Marriott International, welcomed Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité International to its portfolio on 30 January 2015. The hotel joins a further 23 Marriott Hotels in France. Situated in the heart of the renowned city, famous for its historical and architectural landmarks,...