Marriott to Take On Airbnb in 100 High-End Markets

By Anna Breuer on 29 April 2019
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DSC_0373Marriott International said it is entering the home-rental business as it takes on companies such as Airbnb in what has become a very lucrative market.

The hotelier said it will begin to offer accommodations in 2,000 high-end residences in over 100 markets under the name Homes & Villas by Marriott International.

The homes will be located in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Choices available to travelers will include an 18th century Irish Castle that sleeps 17, a six-bedroom townhouse in London, and a four-bedroom home situated on six acres of vineyards in California. All homes are operated by professional management companies and include Wi-Fi, professional cleaning, and 24×7 support. Some homes will have in-person check-in. through the management company.

Members of Marriott’s Bonvoy guest-loyalty program will be able to earn and redeem points at all residences offered by Homes & Villas.

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