Marriott International Debuts JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

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Marriott International Debuts JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc., announced the opening of JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa on Vagaru island, Shaviyani atoll in the Maldives. The opening marks the debut of Marriott International’s iconic JW Marriott brand in this paradisiacal island destination, with the brand-new resort located just 55 minutes via seaplane from the capital of Male, Maldives.     

Le Méridien Khao Lak Resort & Spa Now Opens on the Stunning White Sands of Bang Sak Beach

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Le Méridien Khao Lak Resort & Spa Now Opens on the Stunning White Sands of Bang Sak Beach

Paris-born Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, is excited to announce the opening of Le Méridien Khao Lak Resort & Spa, a brand-new contemporary-styled resort on the stunning white sands of Bang Sak Beach in Phang Nga Province, Thailand.

Marriott International Launches Home Rentals in Over 100 Markets

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Marriott International Launches Home Rentals in Over 100 Markets

Today, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) announced Homes & Villas by Marriott International, a home rental initiative offering 2,000 premium and luxury homes located in over 100 destinations throughout the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America.

Marriott International Announces 40by2020 Vision In Asia-Pacific

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Marriott International Announces 40by2020 Vision In Asia-Pacific

Marriott International announced its expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision, an aggressive target to have 1000 hotels open by the end of 2020.

W Hotels Announces Second Lux Playground On The Island Of Bali: W Bali – Ubud

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W Hotels Announces Second Lux Playground On The Island Of Bali: W Bali – Ubud

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced the signing of W Bali – Ubud, the brand’s newest W Escape.

Marriott Bonvoy Kicks Off Global Marketing Campaign to Introduce New Travel Program

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Marriott Bonvoy Kicks Off Global Marketing Campaign to Introduce New Travel Program

Marriott Bonvoy expands Member Experiences through new Marketing Partnership with the World’s Most Recognizable Sports Team, Manchester United

Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel Relaunches with A New Look

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Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel Relaunches with A New Look

Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel, known as ‘the Grand Dame’ of hotels in the Malaysian capital city relaunches after an extensive transformation.

Marriott International’s Brand Enters the Philippines Market with Opening of Sheraton Manila

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Marriott International’s Brand Enters the Philippines Market with Opening of Sheraton Manila

Marriott International continues to expand its portfolio in the Philippines with the opening of the new Sheraton hotel in Manila.

Marriott International Kuala Lumpur Hotels Unites in Support of National Kidney Foundation and Disaster Relief Efforts in Lombok Through Run to Give 2018

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Marriott International Kuala Lumpur Hotels Unites in Support of National Kidney Foundation and Disaster Relief Efforts in Lombok Through Run to Give 2018

15 hotels in Kuala Lumpur of Marriott International joined hands in making the Run To Give 2018 Charity Run a success last month. Hosted by The Westin Kuala Lumpur, Run To Give 2018 was held at Taman Ulu Pudu, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur with and offered exciting activities for young and old alike.

Marriott International’s Three Loyalty Programs Unify

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Marriott International’s Three Loyalty Programs Unify

Members of Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest can combine their accounts to travel all over the world further, faster and easier than ever before Bethesda, MD – A new era is beginning for the more than 110 million members of Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). For the first time since Marriott acquired Starwood Hotels and Resorts in 2016, the programs now operate under one set of unified benefits and one currency spanning the entire loyalty portfolio of 29 brands and more than 6,700 participating hotels in 130 countries & territories. Members are able to seamlessly earn and redeem across the entire loyalty portfolio and achieve Elite […]

Embark On a Blissful Escape To Langkawi This Summer

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Embark On a Blissful Escape To Langkawi This Summer

The summer holidays are far from over, and if you have yet to plan for one, here are two irresistible reasons why you should pack your bag and treat yourself to a special island getaway in Langkawi.

Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap Resort Spearheads Expansion in Cambodia and Southeast Asia for Marriott International

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Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap Resort Spearheads Expansion in Cambodia and Southeast Asia for Marriott International

Siem Reap, Cambodia – June, 2018– Marriott International has announced the opening of its first Courtyard by Marriott in Cambodia with the debut of Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap Resort. This represents Marriott International’s firsthotel in Cambodia,with a second hotel to follow when Courtyard Phnom Penh opens in the capital city later this year. Courtyard by Marriott has several other projects in the pipeline across Cambodia, identifying it as an exciting emerging market in the region. The brand’s flagship in Cambodia features modern Khmer architectural design, an innovative lobby space, locally inspired food and beverages and 233 contemporary guestrooms and suites that combine stylish comfort with functionality, thoughtfully designed for good nights and good days. “Cambodia is an amazing country, full of […]

Bigger and Louder than Ever – Project: Aloft Star 2018 Competition Spotlights Emerging Musicians from Across Asia-Pacific

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Bigger and Louder than Ever – Project: Aloft Star 2018 Competition Spotlights Emerging Musicians from Across Asia-Pacific

Singer-songwriters across Asia-Pacific are invited to submit their original compositions from June 26 to July 31, 2018 to compete for the chance to record and digitally release their single through Universal Music Group. Hong Kong – June 26, 2018 – Marriott International’s Aloft Hotels, in partnership with Universal Music Group & Brands (UMGB), the brand strategy division of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, has launched the 2018 Asia Pacific edition of Aloft Hotels’ artist discovery competition Project: Aloft Star Asia-Pacific. From June 26 to July 31, 2018, artists, bands and songwriters are invited to submit up to two original songs in video or audio format. This exciting contest shines a spotlight on the region’s incredible, undiscovered, and up-and-coming talents. The competition is open to entrants from countries  in […]

The Start of a Healthy Partnership Between Ticadoc & Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

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The Start of a Healthy Partnership Between Ticadoc & Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR,  – A certification that goes beyond the obvious and signed documents. The press conference was held with a common objective and vision that both Ticadoc and Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel shared, which was to further expand the Malaysian hospitality horizon through Medical Tourism. The numbers of medical travellers coming to Malaysia continues to show a positive growth from year to year. In 2017, Malaysia received the “Destination of The Year” award for the third time in a row at the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) Awards 2017 in Opatija. During the press conference held at the hotel, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel was presented the First Certified Medi-Secure-Safe Hotel in Malaysia by Ticadoc. To be certified, hotels have to […]

Bhar Pop-Up Food Festival at Tide, The Beachfront Restaurant at The Westin Langkawi Resort  & Spa

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Bhar Pop-Up Food Festival at Tide, The Beachfront Restaurant at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

Savour Veritable Arabic Delicacies with Guest Chef Mohanad Alshamali LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA, – The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spainvites all food epicureans to an exceptional spread of Arabic delicacies at the BHAR Pop-up held at the resort’s alfresco beach dining, Tide restaurant from 1 July to 31 September 2018. Visiting guest chefs from the newly opened Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, Chef Mohanad Alshamali and Chef Khaldon along with in-house Arabic Chef Mahmoud will showcase their creativity in an exclusive a la carte menu. Arabic cuisine is known for an amalgamation of unique ingredients and spices; and is often considered centuries old, resembling the culture of great trading in spices, herbs and foods. Chef Alshamali will be showcasing his exceptional and creative culinary skills with signature middle-eastern dishes and […]

Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse Opens Within The City’s Newest Creative District

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Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse Opens Within The City’s Newest Creative District

Bangkok, Thailand — April 3, 2018 — Marriott Hotels, the iconic flagship brand of Marriott International, opens the Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse. Owned by TCC Land Asset World, the premium hotel is situated on Surawong Road, an exciting heritage destination in Bangkok’s city centre that is experiencing a creative revival. “Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse expands Marriott Hotel’s presence in Bangkok and offers experiences to inspire both international and domestic travellers to travel brilliantly,” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brands & Marketing Asia-Pacific, Marriott International. “Its modern design, dynamic meeting spaces and creative dining venues will attract both international visitors and local residents.” Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse’s offers flexible room layouts that feature up to three expansive bedrooms to accommodate guests’ individual needs. Set in a 32-storey modern […]

Enchanting Easter Experiences at SPG Hotels in Malaysia

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Enchanting Easter Experiences at SPG Hotels in Malaysia

Celebrate the arrival of spring with captivating dining and getaway experiences in different destinations across Malaysia. Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, March 2018 – Celebrate the festivities in fine style this Easter holiday at SPG hotels in Malaysia. Feel the Easter joy at unique destinations from the bustle of urban Kuala Lumpur to the idyllic island of Langkawi. Be it a casual brunch buffet or a sumptuous luxury stay with fine dining, the perfect ambience is carefully created to indulge the family this Easter holiday. Make this Easter a magical one at SPG hotels. Kuala Lumpur Look no further than futuristic foodie haven Nook at Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral for kid-friendly fun treats and a festive Easter ambience. On Sunday 1 April 2018  ‘Easter Eggcitement’ presents a […]

Marriott International Unveils The First Sheraton Grand Resort in Vietnam

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Marriott International Unveils The First Sheraton Grand Resort in Vietnam

Sheraton Grand Danang Resort Opens its Doors in One of Asia’s Most Emerging Destinations* Danang City, Vietnam – Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. today announces the debut of Sheraton Grand Danang Resort in Danang City. Sheraton Grand Danang Resort is situated on the tranquil beachfront of Non Nuoc Beach and joins 37 other Sheraton Grand properties across the globe. Sheraton Grand is the brand’s collection of premier hotels and resorts recognized for their enticing destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and guest experiences. “As one of the most global brands in Marriott International’s portfolio, the Sheraton brand has had many firsts in the industry,” said Mike Fulkerson, Brand and Marketing, Marriott International, Asia Pacific. “We are pleased to debut the […]

Marriott International and YTL Hotels Sign Agreements for New Hotels Across Asia

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Marriott International and YTL Hotels Sign Agreements for New Hotels Across Asia

New collaborations in Malaysia and Japan expand the strategic relationship to 15 international properties across six brands Kuala Lumpur, 7 December 2017 – Marriott International and YTL Hotels today announced agreements for new hotels across Asia, strengthening both companies’ presence in the world’s fastest growing region. During an official ceremony held at The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, the two companies agreed to develop two new luxury hotels in Malaysia under the JW Marriott and EDITION brands and signed Memorandums of Understanding for two hotels in Japan, an EDITION and a W Hotel in Niseko Village, Hokkaido. Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Francis Yeoh, Managing Director of YTL Group of Companies said: “We’re delighted to expand our hospitality footprint in Asia through Marriott International. Our 20-year relationship […]

Marriott Hotels Enters Indonesian Market with Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel in World Heritage City

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Marriott Hotels Enters Indonesian Market with Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel in World Heritage City

Yogyakarta, October 31, 2017 – Marriott International, INC (NASDAQ: MAR) announces the opening of the first Marriott branded hotel in Indonesia that is also the latest internationally branded hotel in Yogyakarta, the Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel. “We are extremely excited to introduce the Marriott Hotels’ ‘Travel Brilliantly’ ethos to a new destination. Indonesia is one of our fastest-growing source markets for both domestic and international travel and it is only fitting that the Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel is in such a historic and culturally significant destination,” said Mike Fulkerson, Brand & Marketing, Vice President Asia-Pacific, Marriott International. Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel is nestled in a strategic location where guests can easily immerse with local culture and explore the city’s tourist destinations. The 18th-century historical Keraton Royal […]

Marriott International Named Best International Hotel Chain at Travel Weekly Asia Readers’ Choice Awards

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Marriott International Named Best International Hotel Chain at Travel Weekly Asia Readers’ Choice Awards

Top accolade judged by Travel Weekly Asia readers honours the best in the industry HONG KONG, 30 October 2017— Marriott International has been named Best International Hotel Chain at the Travel Weekly Asia 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards for the second year in a row. The coveted award was announced at a gala dinner at the Mandarin Orchard Singapore in front of an audience of more than 100 hospitality leaders across the region. The awards celebrate the best in the travel industry in Asia and are voted for by readers of Travel Weekly Asia, a group made up of professionals from different fields within the industry. The Best International Hotel Chain award honours outstanding hotel chain operating a network of properties internationally. “Travel Weekly […]

Marriott International Strengthens Presence in Malaysia with the Opening of Sheraton Petaling Jaya

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Marriott International Strengthens Presence in Malaysia with the Opening of Sheraton Petaling Jaya

New build 253-room hotel brings contemporary flair and exceptional service to Petaling Jaya’s burgeoning business district. Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 17 October 2017 – Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Marriott International’s most global brand, today opened the Sheraton Petaling Jaya, strengthening its presence in Malaysia.  Owned by J&C Homes Holdings Sdn Bhd, the new build hotel is set to be a game-changer for hospitality in Petaling Jaya’s financial centre, located just 20 minutes away from Malaysia’s vibrant capital, Kuala Lumpur. “Petaling Jaya continues to cement its role as a key business hub for Greater Kuala Lumpur and we are delighted to collaborate with J&C Homes Holdings Sdn Bhd to expand options for both business and leisure travellers,” said Rivero Delgado, Area Market Vice President, Singapore, […]

Marriott International’s Bold Experiential Brand Arrives in Asia Pacific

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Marriott International’s Bold Experiential Brand Arrives in Asia Pacific

Bandung, Indonesia, 10 October, 2017 – Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s disruptive hotel brand, is set to make its mark in Indonesia with the opening of Moxy Bandung. Moxy Bandung will boldly reinvent the lifestyle hotel experience to fully embrace today’s Next Generation traveler, giving them a fun, vibrant and stylish hotel experience at an affordable price. “Moxy offers the style and spirit of a boutique hotel at a surprisingly affordable price, in the emerging and vibrant city of Bandung” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand & Marketing Asia Pacific, Marriott International. “Marriott’s debut of the Moxy brand in Asia Pacific will provide an exciting alternative to fun hunting guests whether for work or play providing.”   Welcome #ATTHEMOXY The brand’s playful spirit shines through its […]

Embark on the Ultimate Singapore Staycation with Marriott International

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Embark on the Ultimate Singapore Staycation with Marriott International

Explore A Spectrum Of Staycation Packages That Will Leave You Pampered and Refreshed – Without Leaving the City Singapore – 4 August 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today introduces intriguing stay packages and incentives for their ten properties in Singapore, promoting irresistible Staycation deals for guests. From now until 31 October 2017, each of Marriott International’s ten superbly located properties will offer special rates that will also include either lavish breakfasts, room upgrades, access to executive lounges, special welcome amenities or service credits to be used for exquisite dining experiences. These special add-ons offer a plethora of choices tailored for every occasion. Along with these delightful specials offered by the hotels, destination experiences are also options you can go for to make your staycation […]

Marriott International Reaches New Heights with First Opening in Nepal – Airfield by Marriott Kathmandu

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Marriott International Reaches New Heights with First Opening in Nepal – Airfield by Marriott Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2, 2017 – Fairfield by Marriott, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu, which marks Marriott International’s entry into Nepal and further expands the company’s footprint in South Asia.  Fairfield by Marriott is an established leader in the select service segment, with nearly 850 hotels around the world. “We are very proud to debut in the kingdom of Nepal and introduce the Fairfield by Marriott brand as Marriott International’s first hotel in the country,” says Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand & Marketing Asia Pacific, Marriott International. “As with all Fairfield by Marriott hotels around the world, guests can expect the same high standards of service and seamless experience so they never […]

Marriott International Brings Festive Cheer to Global Travellers

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Marriott International Brings Festive Cheer to Global Travellers

Hong Kong, 15 December, 2016 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), the world’s largest hospitality company, rings in the start of the holiday season with the unveiling of a monumental installation at Hong Kong International Airport. A celebration of the holiday travel period, this dazzling installation welcomes passengers to Hong Kong from now until 13 February, 2017. The installation also features interactive touch screen iPads for travellers to create their very own personalised WeChat e-greeting for sharing via social media. With its impressive scale and prominent location in Terminal 1, the installation will be visible from both Arrivals and Departure Halls. An illuminated globe, the centerpiece of the installation, alludes to spirit of travel and new experiences. With nearly 6,000 hotels across […]

Marriott International Redefines The High-End Hospitality Landscape, Doubling Its Luxury Footprint Across Eight Distinct Brands

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Marriott International Redefines The High-End Hospitality Landscape, Doubling Its Luxury Footprint Across Eight Distinct Brands

CANNES, France – From International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Cannes, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that the company continues to grow its leadership position in luxury, doubling its portfolio of luxury hotels through the recent merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Providing global travelers an unrivaled selection of diversified, high-end experiences in 61 countries, the Marriott International Luxury Brands group now includes the iconic St. Regis, The Luxury Collection and W Hotels brands, in addition to the company’s world-renowned hospitality hallmarks The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, EDITION and JW Marriott. Looking ahead, Marriott International is scheduled to open nearly 30 luxury hotels in 2017 and has a total of 180 luxury hotels in its development pipeline, representing […]