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The Ritz-Carlton takes to the sea – first luxury hotel brand to offer bespoke yacht experiences

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s service and timeless style to sea. Created by The Ritz-Carlton and maritime experts Douglas Prothero and Lars Clasen, in collaboration with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., The Ritz-Carlton will provide luxury hospitality ...

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Marriott International Voted Best Employer to Work for by Middle East and North Africa Hotelier

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) the world’s leading hospitality brand, has topped the Hotelier Middle East Salary 2017 and been voted the best hotelier to work for by Middle East and North Africa hoteliers. The hotel operator topped the list for the first time with nearly 50% of surveyed respondents stating they would like to work for Marriott International. The ...

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Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts Marks Milestone with Grand Opening of Le Méridien Visconti Rome

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today marked a milestone: reintroducing the brand to Italy and reimagining an iconic palace to debut Le Méridien Visconti Rome. Following its meticulous renovation and conversion, Le Méridien Visconti Rome, owned and managed by the Toti Group, now boasts custom-designed guestrooms, suites and a transformation of the hotel’s public ...

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Jumia Travel launches travel smart to incentivize loyal customers

Jumia Travel has announced the launch of its loyalty programme aimed at creating more value for its loyal customers by enabling them to save as much as 10 to 20% exclusive discount on hotel plus flight bookings and holiday packages. The programme comes with incentives such as late checkout, free airport pickup, welcoming drink and early check-in. The Chief Executive ...

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First JW Marriott to open in Istanbul

The first hotel in Istanbul Tourism Center which is under construction by DATİ Yatırım Holding will be JW Marriott Istanbul Hotel & Conference Center. With 449 room capacity having elegant and splendid architecture, JW Marriott Istanbul Hotel & Conference Center will be realized with the investment of US$200 million by DATİ Yatırım Holding. A press meeting was held on 10 ...

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Serena: Perfect hotel for your next business trip to Kampala

By Our Writer Uganda is one of our closest neighbours. We not only share a border but also much of our history is interlinked with that of Uganda. Geopolitically, Uganda could just be our sister across the border. It is no wonder that many businessmen and women transact business in Uganda and vice versa. Personally, I have crossed the border ...

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Marriott International reports first quarter 2017 results highlights

Highlights First quarter reported diluted EPS totaled $0.94, an 11 percent increase over prior year results. First quarter adjusted diluted EPS totaled $1.01, a 38 percent increase over first quarter 2016 combined results.  Adjusted 2017 first quarter results exclude merger-related costs.  Combined 2016 first quarter results assume Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood and Starwood’s sale of its timeshare business had been ...

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Marriott International Debuts Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou on Hainan Island, China

Marriott International today announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Danzhou. As the brand’s third hotel in Hainan and the first international brand hotel in Danzhou, a coastal city located in the west of the island, the launch of this new property brings uncomplicated service and modern style to the area. “With more than 200 hotels in dynamic markets ...

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Marriott Shines at #8 on the 2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

Marriott International has been recognised as #8, up one spot from last year and ranked in the Top 10 for the second year in a row on the 2017 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 executive women (#5), recruitment (#10), ...

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Marriott International’s Statement on Fraudulent Phone Calls

Marriott International has been made aware of a series of fraudulent telephone calls being made in different parts of the world where the caller offers a complimentary stay at a Marriott hotel to entice the person taking the call to listen to a sales pitch unrelated to Marriott. This practice, known as “scamming”, typically incorporates a company’s branding in order ...

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