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Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Opens in China

Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Opens in China

Marriott International announced the opening of a new Aloft hotel in Shanghai. The Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike is the first of the brand’s property in the city.
The hotel is located near the New International Expo and Shanghai Disney Resort.
The property has 191 guest rooms, each with a 43” LCD TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a walk-in shower.
Dining options include Nook, the hotel’s signature restaurant, which offers a breakfast buffet and à …

Sheraton Dallas Completes Major Renovation Project, Adds High-Tech Art Experience

Sheraton Dallas Completes Major Renovation Project, Adds High-Tech Art Experience

Marriott announced the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation of the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, located in the city’s Arts and Financial district and near the Deep Ellum entertainment district.
Most of the property’s guest rooms, bathrooms, and hallways were redone as part of the renovation project,
The new guest rooms have a décor featuring a palette of greys and blues, as well as new furnishings.
The hotel created a new menu for its …

Marriott Opens Milestone 7,000th Property, the St. Regis Hong Kong

Marriott Opens Milestone 7,000th Property, the St. Regis Hong Kong

Marriott International announced the opening of its 7,000th property, the St. Regis Hong Kong.
The hotelier’s first property, the Twin Bridges Marriott, a motel in Arlington, Virginia, opened in 1957, and the first property opened by Sheraton, which was part of Starwood when it merged with Marriott, was purchased by Sheraton founders Ernest Henderson and Robert Moore purchased the Continental Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Marriott began as a nine-stool root …

Marriott to Expand in Middle East/Africa Region in 2019

Marriott to Expand in Middle East/Africa Region in 2019

Marriott International announced plans to add almost 20 hotels in the Middle East/Africa region by the end of the year.
The hotelier will add a St. Regis in both Jordan and Egypt, a JW Marriott in Oman, a W in Oman, and a W in Abu Dhabi, among other properties in the Middle East and Africa by the end of 2019.
Marriott also expects the North Island hotel to become part of …

Marriott to Hit 1,000-Property Milestone in Asia by End of 2020

Marriott to Hit 1,000-Property Milestone in Asia by End of 2020

Marriott International said it will open 100 hotels in Asia in 2019 and have a total of 1,000 properties in the region by the end of 2020, a 40% increase in its footprint there.
The move – part of the company’s 40×2020 Vision plan – includes several brand debuts in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, and the Philippines. Currently Marriott has 710 properties in 23 countries and territories in the region.
The …

American, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Southwest, United Get Top Score in HRC Annual Scorecard

American, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Southwest, United Get Top Score in HRC Annual Scorecard

American Airlines, Hilton, Hyatt Hotels, Marriott International, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines all earned a 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality.
The index rates companies on non-discrimination policies, employee benefits, support of an inclusive culture, corporate responsibility, and “responsible citizenship.”
“America’s leading companies and law firms are continuing to advance vital and increasingly rigorous policies and practices to protect their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender …

Marriott Three-Year Growth Plan Includes Opening 1,700 New Hotels

Marriott Three-Year Growth Plan Includes Opening 1,700 New Hotels

Marriott International outlined its three-year growth plan at a meeting on Monday with investors and analysts at the New York Marriott Marquis.
The plan calls for Marriott to add some 1,700 new hotels and between 275,000 to 295,000 rooms by 2021. Approximately 214,000 of those rooms are already under construction.
The company attributes much of its growth to its merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
“Starwood has made us a more formidable …