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Marriott, Starwood Hotels Merger Approved

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business

(Reuters) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc and Marriott International Inc said on Friday the stockholders of the companies voted to approve...

6 Things You Need To Do Now To Optimize Your 2016 Travel

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 01.03.2016 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

1. Review your points portfolio. Just like year end tax planning, it is important to assess your credit card, airline or hotel promotions. Check to...

The Other Virgin Island

Kerri Allen | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel
Kerri Allen

It's something of a partisan issue. The British Virgin Islands pride themselves on not having "sold out" like the U.S. Virgin Islands. They like to ...

You Can Now Binge Watch Netflix At These Hotels

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel

Welp, there go our vacation plans. Marriott and Netflix announced Wednesday that they have joined forces to bring the streaming service to hotel r...

Marriott Will Stop Blocking Your Wi-Fi Devices

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business

Marriott announced Wednesday it will stop blocking guests' personal Wi-Fi devices, after a flood of complaints about the practice.

Marriott Is Still Fighting To Block Personal Wi-Fi Access At Hotels

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business

"To set the record straight it has never been nor will it ever be Marriott's policy to limit our guests' ability to access the Internet by all available means."

7 Experts Spill Their Go-To Travel Hacks For Better Trips

Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel

Traveling for the holiday season? We thought so. Guess who else will be, too?! Annoying armrest hoggers, loud cell phone talkers, and that guy who...

Marriott Illegally Blocked People's Internet Access And Charged Them Up To $1,000 Instead

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business

Hotels, beware: Blocking guests' access to Wi-Fi in order to force them to pay for your own costly Internet service is not a very nice thing to do. An...

No Time For A Vacation? Try This Oculus Rift Teleportation

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology

Marriott Hotels just took “armchair tourism” to a whole new level. As part of its “Travel Brilliantly” campaign, the hospitality company co...

Copper's Mill, a Surprise Farm-to-Fork Experience in Tarrytown NY

Renee Blodgett | Posted 12.01.2014 | New York
Renee Blodgett

Led by General Manager Thomas Szymanowicz and Chef Iain S. Falconer, Cooper's Mill is a farm-to-table restaurant adjacent to the Marriott Westchester.

The Envelope Please: A Great Idea That Should Be Passed On

Susan Danish | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Susan Danish

One of the hidden strengths of the nonprofit world is our ability to come up with a great idea that, because of its compelling emotional logic, allows people to change the way they view a situation --- and, in doing so, make a big collective impact.

Marriott Skewered For Asking Guests To Help Pay Its Hotel Maids

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business

Hotel behemoth Marriott -- which raked in nearly $13 billion in revenue last year -- wants guests to cough up a little more cash to help pay its hotel...

There's A New Tallest Hotel In The Country

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Thanks to Marriott, there's a new tallest hotel in America. The 68-story hotel (nearly 753 feet) has not only a 378-room Courtyard but also a 261-...

Tasting Success With Roy Rogers

Bill Marriott | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Bill Marriott

In the 1960s, Marriott hotels were expanding and rapidly growing their restaurant business. But they didn't have a nationally recognized brand for these fast food units until a movie star cowboy agreed to rent his name.

Announcing A Winning Idea For The Future of Travel

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.22.2013 | Travel
Shira Lazar

I recently posted about 'Crowd Sourcing the Future of Travel' and my experience participating in the launch of Marriott Hotels' ...

Which Hotel-Branded Credit Cards Are Worth Getting?

George Hobica | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Picking up a gallon of milk at the store? Taking in the car for that long overdue oil change? Every dollar you spend on mundane purchases could be bri...

Liu: 'Sweetheart Deal' For Mariott Could Cost Taxpayers $350M

DNAinfo | Posted 02.12.2013 | New York

MIDTOWN — A "sweetheart deal" with one of Manhattan's most famous hotels could ultimately cost New York City taxpayers close to $350 million in lost...

This Is A People Business

Bill Marriott | Posted 10.21.2012 | Travel
Bill Marriott

Rick Collins is one of the reasons I love the hotel business.

What I've Learned From Blogging (At Age 80)

Bill Marriott | Posted 08.20.2012 | Fifty
Bill Marriott

Five years ago, when I started this blog, I wasn't sure what to expect. I love writing and sharing my thoughts with family, friends and talking to associates and customers. So I figured, well I guess so, why not?

Will The Madison Avenue Clock Tower Turn Into A Marriot?

Posted 12.26.2011 | New York

By Craig Carmin, Wall Street Journal Marriott International Inc. has agreed to buy Manhattan's famous Clock Tower building, raising the prospect th...

PHOTOS: London's St. Pancras Hotel Reopens After 138 Years

Melanie Nayer | Posted 07.06.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

The new majestic hotel was a divine addition to the classic architecture that lined the city streets. The St. Pancras station and hotel introduced London to a new way of travel and living. Not only was it the first time trains connected in the north side of London, but the hotel was the first to introduce the Ladies' Smoking Room -- the first public room in Europe where women were allowed to smoke, acknowledging the status (and often, wealth) of women.

The Best Hotel Loyalty Programs for Elite Status

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The major hotels reward their most loyal guests with some fantastic perks, but how do these programs compare? Which ones offer the best rewards, suite...

Marriott Bans Porn In Hotels

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Marriott Hotels is taking a stand against porn. The hotel chain is aiming to ban all porn entertainment in their new properties that will be opening i...

New York, Cradling Its Entrepreneurs

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Angela Haines

Wall St. continues to rebound. But the city has sought to re-energize its other economies by launching sixty-some initiatives targeted specifically at spurring entrepreneurship.

Algonquin Hotel To Become A Marriott

New York Daily News | By Jane H. Furse | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Algonquin, the hotel where literary figures of the 1920s held court at the Round Table, is becoming a Marriott. The storied landmark at 59 W. ...