On Sept. 20 an explosion killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 250 at a Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan. Soon after, Bill Marriott responded to the act of terrorism in his blog, writing: “This senseless tragedy and the profound loss of life has left me greatly saddened, my heart goes out to […]
Traveling to Florida this week has been a challenge, with Tropical Storm Fay — possibly one of the slowest-moving storms in recent history — causing flight cancellations, flooding streets, and closing down airports and bridges. The MPI Southeast Educational Conference dealt with worries about the storm by being proactive — sending frequent, daily e-mails to […]
Teleconference technology is not new, but Marriott aims to make it mainstream by installing HP’s Halo Meeting Room “telepresence” network in existing conference rooms in select locations.
Aloha Airlines shut down operation of its passenger service to and from the Hawaiian islands, stranding some passengers in Hawaii in late March and frustrating others holding unredeemed tickets for future travel dates. In response, Marriott Resorts Hawaii is offering special rates to stranded guests of its Hawaii-based resorts and is allowing guests who are […]
Marriott International has teamed up with Studio 54 legend Ian Schrager to launch its first boutique hotel brand, Edition.
Marriott International Inc. announced it was scrapping plans for a woman-only floor in its new $100 million, 340-room JW Marriott luxury hotel, scheduled to open this September in Grand Rapids, Mich.