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Marriott is developing the hotel room of the future in its HQ basement

The hotel room of the room is coming together — in a Bethesda basement. Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has partnered with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Legrand to build a pair of connected “internet of things” hotel rooms in the base.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Get a 10-pound doughnut delivered to your hotel room

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort Executive Chef Peter Smith and JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort General Manager Tom Tabler on the resort’s ‘Donut Disturb’ package......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 14th, 2017

Ashford Hospitality sells Marriott hotel in Plano"s Legacy Town Center for $104M

Dallas-based Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. (NYSE: AHP) has sold a Marriott hotel in Plano's Legacy Town Center for $104 million to a Pennsylvania real estate and private equity firm. The six-story, 404-room Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Cente.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2017

Check out Cincinnati"s new $35 million AC Hotel at the Banks (PHOTOS)

Wondering what Louisville's AC Hotel might look like? You might get an idea by checking out these photos of Cincinnati's first AC Hotel by Marriott, which opened recently at the Banks, a mixed-use development on the city's riverfront. The 171-room.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 27th, 2017

Disney-area JW Marriott project hits next stage of development

The 516-room hotel will provide a new luxury product for the region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

In the near future, your hotel room will know exactly how you like to sleep

Hilton CEO says the company is already experimenting with smart rooms.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 30th, 2017

Big downtown Denver hotel gets a new brand, new management

The 613-room Denver Marriott City Center — metro Denver's third largest hotel — will become a Hilton beginning Dec. 1, according to the hotel's ownership, Chesapeake Lodging Trust. A unit of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) also will tak.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2017

As hotel-construction surge subsides, Marriott sees relief

The supply surge that’s kept New York hotel room rates from rising for two and a half years may be starting to ease. That’s good news for operators including Marriott International Inc.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 8th, 2017

Marriott Looks to Strategic Innovation for Future Gains

A joint venture with Alibaba will help keep the hotel company moving forward after a solid financial report......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 7th, 2017

MCR Sells 18 Marriott and Hilton Hotels for $407.4 Million

MCR completed the sale of 18 Marriott and Hilton assets to American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (TSX: HOT.UN) (TSX: HOT.DB.U) (OTCQX: AHOTF) for $407.4 million ($186,283/room). The sale encompa.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJul 3rd, 2017

Best Western Is Testing Voice-Activated Devices in Its Hotel Rooms

Hotel guests would be able to order room service with it. Alexa might be in your next hotel room. Following Marriott and Wynn Resorts, Best Western Hotels.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 6th, 2017

The Future Hotel Room Is Already Here: Meet Your Robot Butlers and Mechanical Mini-Bar

Voice control is just the beginning. The seemingly unstoppable rise of tech-driven home-sharing behemoth Airbnb has put the hotel indus.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 20th, 2017

SeaWorld-area Marriott hotel to add more meeting space

The Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld has an expansion to its meeting space in the works. The 778-room, 10-story hotel, at 6677 Sea Harbor Drive and just west of SeaWorld Orlando, notified Orange County on May 18 of its plans "to add a 41,731-square-fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2017

Marriott-branded hotel to open in May 17 in Aventura

The AC Hotel Miami Aventura is slated to open May 17 with business-friendly features including a co-working station and 2,200 square feet of meeting space. The 233-room hotel at 20805 Biscayne Blvd. in Aventura will be managed by Pyramid Hotel Group.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2017

Hawaii"s Castle Family Ltd. sells land under Miami Marriott hotel for $38M

An affiliate of Hawaii-based Kaneohe Ranch Management has sold the land under the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay hotel for $38 million, the company confirmed to Pacific Business News Friday. The Castle Family Ltd. sold the land under the 600-room hotel and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2017

Marriott bringing 120-room hotel to West Valley

Marriott International (Nasdaq: MAR) has approved plans by a private equity firm to develop a 120-room hotel at 91st Avenue and McDowell Road west of Phoenix. That is also right off of Interstate 10. The 20-acre project is being developed by Virtua.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2017

​Marriott wants to sell you more than your hotel room. How about a camel ride?

No longer content to simply sell hotel rooms, Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is investing in a company that can add experiences to your trip — whether you want to tour the dunes of Dubai on camelback or learn how to make pasta in a Tuscan fa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2017

​Marriott wants to sell you more than your hotel room. How about a camel ride?

No longer content to simply sell hotel rooms, Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is investing in a company that can add experiences to your trip — whether you want to tour the dunes of Dubai on camelback or learn how to make pasta in a Tuscan fa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2017

I-Drive Hilton Orlando owner scoops up land to make room for expansion

The Hilton Orlando on International Drive may finally be making the move toward a future expansion with a new land sale. A similarlynamed entity that appears to be related to the hotel's ownership group, A-R HHC Orlando Convention Hotel LLC, a subs.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2017

Marriott on The Future of Hotel Loyalty Programs

Stephanie Linnartz is the Global Chief Commercial Officer & EVP at Marriott International, as well as a futurist with a powerful vision on the evolution of hotel loyalty programs......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 13th, 2017

Latest investment for owners of Lake George Marriott — hot tub, fire pits

Six months after opening their 119-room, six-story Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Lake George, New York, the owners are planning their next wave of investments in the Adirondacks resort town. Owners Dave Kenny and his brother-in-law Frank Dittrich a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2017