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Marriott Debuts New Marriott Moments Experiences for Summer

Marriott Debuts New Marriott Moments Experiences for Summer

Marriott announced the introduction of curated activity lists for guests at its hotels this summer. The hotelier will provide expert recommendations for local activities through its Marriott Moments program, as well as various bespoke categories.
Marriott Moments recommendations include those from various celebrities and well known figures, including: actress Lea Michele’s favorite museums, shopping areas, hikes, and concert venues in Los Angeles and New York City; skier Gus Kenworthy’s hand-picked, lesser …

Element Me’aisam Opens in Dubai

Element Me’aisam Opens in Dubai

Marriott announced the opening of a new Element hotel in Dubai. The Element Me’aisam is the first of the brand’s properties to be located in the United Arab Emirates, as well as the first of its kind in the Middle East.
The hotel offers 168 studios and one-bedroom suites. Each room comes with a fully-equipped kitchen.
Guests can access the property’s outdoor pool and fitness center, and use the hotel’s complimentary bicycles. …

Hotel Review: San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

Airport hotels aren’t just for distressed passengers. Travelers destined for such properties are often there for meetings, to enjoy a longer layover, or on a nearby work assignment.
When I had a meeting scheduled at San Francisco International Airport, I opted to stay nearby at the recently renovated San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront, nestled on the Bay that gives its name to the Bay Area, looked perfect.
The hotel’s airport shuttle arrived …

The Official Guide to Marriott’s New Combined Guest Loyalty Program

Marriott International announced the next step in integrating its three guest loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards.
The world’s largest hotel company took pains to ensure that elite members in all three programs would find little taken away and discover new additional benefits.
Simply put, in the two years since Marriott acquired Starwood and its portfolio of hotel brands that includes Sheraton, W, and Westin, members of online …

Hotel Zachary Opens in Chicago

Hotel Zachary Opens in Chicago

Marriott Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of the Hotel Zachary, part of the hotelier’s Tribute Portfolio, in Chicago.
The property has 173 guestrooms, 20 of which are suites, each with blue accents and pinstripe carpeting, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows.
Dining options include the Bar at Hotel Zachary, which features appetizers, sandwiches, and salads, and the Alma Room, which is open daily for breakfast. Mordecai, a cocktail bar and restaurant, offers …

Marriott and Starwood Launch Spring Promotions

Marriott and Starwood Launch Spring Promotions

Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest launched new and similar spring promotions.
The two promotions are Marriott Rewards MegaBonus and SPG More Nights, More Starpoints. Both run through July 20.
The Marriott Rewards promotion is offering guests a bonus of 750 points per night starting with the third night of a stay, with a limit of 36,000 bonus points, while SPG is offering a bonus of 250 points per night starting with …

Westdrift Manhattan Beach Hotel Opens Near LAX

Westdrift Manhattan Beach Hotel Opens Near LAX

Marriott Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of the Westdrift Manhattan Beach hotel, part of the company’s Autograph Collection.
The property is situated on 26 acres (10 hectares) of the South Bay, just four miles (six kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport.
The hotel offers 393 guestrooms and suites, 112 with private balconies. The rooms and hotel use a coastal and beach dune theme, with driftwood and natural textures infused in the …