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Marriott Adds Toledo Property to Autograph Collection

July 12, 2018 by Lori Smith

The 42-key Eugenia de Montijo Hotel in Toledo, Spain, is the latest addition to Marriott’s Autograph Collection Hotels. The property, which just reopened following a full renovation, is housed in the former palace of the Empress Eugenia De Montijo, in

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Marriott Inks Deal to Introduce AC Hotels Brand to Australia

July 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International Inc. has signed an agreement with Melbourne-based property development company Capital Alliance to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott® brand to Australia. The 200-room AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank hotel is expected to open in 2020 as part of

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Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel Officially Open

June 12, 2018 by Lori Smith

The 209-key Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel officially opened its doors today. The 192,000 square foot hotel is owned by the Remington Group and managed by Marriott International. “Marriott Hotels has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation in travel to create

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Renaissance Hotels Unveils Transformed Paris Property

June 7, 2018 by Lori Smith

The multi-million dollar renovation of the Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel’s guestrooms and public spaces has been unveiled. “Today’s announcement reaffirms our commitment to strengthening our portfolio of artfully-designed properties in destinations such as Paris, where our guests are seeking unscripted

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Delta Hotels Brand Makes European Debut

May 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

The 223-key Delta Hotels by Marriott Frankfurt Offenbach officially launched today, marking the European debut of the Delta Hotels brand. “We are delighted to welcome Delta Hotels Frankfurt Offenbach into our portfolio and offer a quality accommodation option that reflects

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Delta Hotels Collaborates with Soapbox to Help Communities in Need

March 20, 2018 by Lori Smith

Delta Hotels by Marriott has entered a new amenity partnership with Soapbox, providing premium bath products to guests worldwide while donating soap to communities in need worldwide. The naturally-derived Soapbox products featured in the guestroom amenity kits, including shampoo, conditioner,

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SPIN Releases Results of Marriott Commission Parity Petition

March 12, 2018 by Lori Smith

Four hundred and eighty-four members of SPIN: Senior Planners Industry Network have signed the association’s petition asking Marriott for commission parity for all intermediaries. According to SPIN, while many of the respondents felt the commission reduction was unfair, they all

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Marriott Teams Up with Tech Companies to Launch Internet of Things Hotel Room

November 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Marriott International has teamed with Samsung and Legrand to launch the hospitality industry’s first Internet of Things (IoT) hotel room. The IoT Guestroom Lab – powered by Marriott’s Innovation Lab at the company’s corporate headquarters – explores concepts that have

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Marriott Adds to Luxury Collection in Japan

November 10, 2017 by Lori Smith

Marriott International’s Luxury Collection brand has signed Iraph Sui, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Okinawa, Japan. Owned by The Mori Trust Group and slated to open in late 2018, the new island resort will be located in the city of

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Marriott International Opens First Property in Nepal

June 2, 2017 by Lori Smith

Marriott International has expanded its footprint in South Asia with the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu, its first property in Nepal. Fairfield by Marriott is an established leader in the select service segment, with nearly 850 hotels around the

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The Supply Side: Independent Options

March 22, 2017 by ALLAN LYNCH
Allan Lynch

To celebrate the sesquicentennial, it’s worth noting that Canada’s history of hospitality began in the winter of 1605, when Samuel de Champlain launched a dining club, The Order of Good Cheer. Champlain used f&b as a way to raise the

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Marriott Opens Pop-up Innovation Lab

January 27, 2017 by douloff

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International launched its first pop-up hotel innovation lab, creating an interactive model hotel experience in downtown Los Angeles to crowdsource real-time feedback from the public, it was announced Jan. 23. The lab will let industry professionals,