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Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston Opens in South Carolina

Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston Opens in South Carolina

The Kessler Collection announced the opening of the Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston in South Carolina. The property is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection of independent hotels.
The boutique hotel has 50 guestrooms, as well as over 3,000 square feet (278 square meters) of meeting and event space. Guests can also enjoy the Grand Bohemian Gallery, which features rare, local, international, and original artwork.
A fitness center is located on the premises, as …

Marriott to Partner with AT&T for Guest Internet Services

Marriott to Partner with AT&T for Guest Internet Services

A deal announced Tuesday between Marriott International and AT&T will see the hotelier’s guests getting vastly improved Internet service at its hotels in the coming months.
The two announced a deal that makes AT&T the “preferred network” for its properties as well as a service provider for its own systems.
AT&T will also help Marriott move many of its business applications to the cloud later this year and will provide a 4G …

Winners of 2015 GlobeRunner Awards Announced in New York City

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Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, Transaero Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hertz, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Singapore Airlines, and American Airlines were named best in class by readers of Frequent Business Traveler.
The results of this year’s balloting were announced by Jonathan Spira, Frequent Business Traveler’s editorial director, Thursday morning at the magazine’s offices in New York City. The GlobeRunner Awards recognize the world’s top hotel groups, airlines, car rental …

Marriott Opens New Hotel in Downtown Seattle

Marriott Opens New Hotel in Downtown Seattle

Marriott announced the opening of a new hotel in downtown Seattle.  The Seattle Marriott Bellevue is the first full-service Marriott property in the city’s downtown area.
The hotel has 384 guestrooms, each with plank wood surfaces, glass-enclosed bathrooms, 55” LCD TVs, and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet.  Rooms also feature floating beds and open closets.
Guests can dine at the property’s Amuse Restaurant and Bar, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and …

JW Marriott Los Cabos to Open Later This Year

JW Marriott Los Cabos to Open Later This Year

Marriott International announced plans for the JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort and Spa.  The 299-room resort is slated to open this fall.
Architect Jim Olson and Mexican design firm Idea Asociados plan to display Los Cabos’ traditions, culture, and natural environment throughout the property.
The new hotel is located in Baja California Sur, Mexico, at the point where the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean meet.  All rooms will have …

Residence Inn Adds Food Trucks and Grilling to its Social Hour

Residence Inn Adds Food Trucks and Grilling to its Social Hour

Residence Inn by Marriott announced plans to add a variety of foods to its thrice-weekly social hour at its properties.
The new program, called Residence Inn Mix, adds a mixture of local cuisine and new beverages to the evening repast.
Monday is TV night accompanied by light appetizers served around the fire pit.  Tuesday is grill night, and Wednesday will vary, alternating between food from local food trucks, food from local hot …

New JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels Open in Macau

New JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels Open in Macau

Marriott and Ritz-Carlton announced the opening of the JW Marriott Hotel Macau and the Ritz-Carlton, Macau, China.  Both properties are part of the Galaxy Macau, a resort consisting of hotels, restaurants, shopping, casinos, entertainment, and nightlife venues, as well as pools, gardens and an artificial beach.
The JW Marriott Hotel Macau offers 1,015 guestrooms and suites, each with views of the Galaxy Macau’s Grand Resort Deck, which has gardens, a wave …