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New Aloft Opens in Long Island City

New Aloft Opens in Long Island City

Marriott International announced the opening of a new Aloft property in ,the borough of Queens in New York City. The Aloft Long Island City – Manhattan View is the first Aloft hotel in that borough.
The property has 176 guestrooms, as well as the brand’s signature W XYZ bar. A grab-and-go food-and-beverage area is also located on the premises.
The hotel has 1,000 square feet (92 square meters) of meeting and event …

W Algarve to Open in Portugal in 2018

W Algarve to Open in Portugal in 2018

Marriott Hotels and Resorts announced that it will open a new W Hotels property in Algarve, Portugal in 2018. The W Algarve will be the third hotel in Europe in the new W Escapes collection, a sub-brand that features properties in beach, ski, and entertainment destinations.
The property will be located on 2,690,977 square feet (250,000 square meters) of beachfront on the Algarve coast, and will offer 134 guestrooms and suites.
Guests …

Marriott Rewards ’30 Days of Members Get It’ Offers Points for Linking Facebook and Twitter

Marriott Rewards ’30 Days of Members Get It’ Offers Points for Linking Facebook and Twitter

Marriott Rewards announced its 30 Days of Members Get It promotion, which consists of a series of promotions, gimmicks, and special offers.
The most compelling is the Let’s Get Connected offer that went into effect today. Simply link your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts to your Marriott Rewards profile by December 7 and you’ll receive up to 1,500 points (500 per social media account).
While the points post instantly and can be …

Sheraton Bay Point Resort Opens in Panama City Beach Following Extensive Renovation

Sheraton Bay Point Resort Opens in Panama City Beach Following Extensive Renovation

Marriott International announced the opening of a new Sheraton property in Panama City Beach, Florida. The Sheraton Bay Point Resort recently completed a $30 million renovation.
The hotel is located on a 1,100-acre (445-hectare) wildlife preserve on St. Andrews Bay. It has 200 guestrooms and suites, as well as 120 golf villas that offer views of the bay and the hotel’s two golf courses.
Golf course amenities include a pro shop, clubhouse, …

Westin Cairo Golf Resort and Spa Katameya Dunes Opens in Egypt

Westin Cairo Golf Resort and Spa Katameya Dunes Opens in Egypt

Marriott International announced the opening of a new Westin hotel in Cairo, Egypt. The Westin Cairo Golf Resort and Spa Katameya Dunes is located in the residential community of Katameya Dunes, which boasts of a 27-hole golf course.
The property offers 135 guestrooms and suites, while the lobby has an art installation of white doves that hang from the ceiling.
The hotel hosts an indoor plunge pool as well as a heated …

Irvine Marriott Unveils Extensive Renovations

Irvine Marriott Unveils Extensive Renovations

Marriott Hotels and Resorts announced the completion of a $23 million renovation project at the Irvine Marriott in southern California.
The property’s guestrooms now have built-in luggage counters and open closets, as well as ergonomic desk chairs.
Hardwood floors and customized artwork were installed in guestrooms as part of the upgrades, and a palette of white, brown, and blue design elements was used.
Additionally, the hotel plans to roll out further renovations in the …

Marriott Plans to Keep All 30 Brands Post-Merger

Marriott Plans to Keep All 30 Brands Post-Merger

When Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts first announced plans to merge late last year, many wondered which of the company’s 30 brands would be combined after the merger.
The merger closed on September 22, making Marriott the world’s largest hotelier and the company recently provided an answer to the question: Marriott will keep all existing Starwood and Marriott brands.
The company’s CEO, Arne Sorenson, indicated this was the plan shortly …