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Marriott to Open World’s Tallest Hotel in Dubai

Marriott to Open World’s Tallest Hotel in Dubai

When the new JW Marriott Marquis Dubai opens in the fourth quarter of this year, it will be the world’s tallest hotel building at 1,164 feet (355 meters).
The 1,608-room hotel’s amenities will include a spa, an expansive swimming pool with deck covering the seventh floor, and 54,895 square feet (5,100 square meters) of event space.
The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai’s nine restaurants will include a steakhouse and will serve cuisines ranging …

Choice, Hilton, Hyatt, ICH, Marriott, Wyndham Launch Roomkey.com Search Engine

Choice, Hilton, Hyatt,  ICH, Marriott, Wyndham Launch Roomkey.com Search Engine

Six hotel companies have launched the new hotel search engine Roomkey.com, which provides search and direct booking capabilities for U.S. travelers.
Choice Hotels International, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International Inc., InterContinental Hotels Group and Wyndham Hotel Group partnered to create the new site. Following its launch, Roomkey is to expand to other English-speaking countries and to add features such as independent reviews.

Marriott Rewards Announces New Promotions, Virgin America Partnership

Marriott Rewards Announces New Promotions, Virgin America Partnership

Marriott Rewards is offering new promotions for earning miles and nights, and has also partnered with Virgin America’s Elevate frequent-flyer program.
With the Marriott Rewards MegaMiles promotion, members can earn 2,000 bonus frequent-flyer miles per stay, starting with the second stay, up to 50,000 bonus miles. The more than 25 airlines participating include Air Canada, Air China, Avianca-TACA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Jet Airways, KLM/Air France, Lufthansa, …

The Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, Michigan – Review

The Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, Michigan – Review

The prospect of staying at an airport hotel, with minor exceptions (such as the Kempinski Airport Hotel München), ranks about even with having a tooth pulled for many business travelers. Fortunately, that isn’t always the case.
The Dearborn Inn is the world’s first airport hotel, having opened in 1931. It was the brainchild of Henry Ford, whose airport was located across the street. While Ford Airport closed in 1933, the Inn …

Redmond Marriott Town Center, Redmond, Washington Review

Redmond Marriott Town Center, Redmond, Washington Review

Business travel to the Pacific Northwest frequently means a visit to Microsoft’s campus in Redmond.  Although many visitors assume they should stay in Seattle, it’s far more convenient to stay in the town of Redmond, which is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S.  There’s a lot to do in the area – nearby wineries and breweries include Chateau St. Michelle, Columbia Winery, Redhook Brewery, and Mac & …

Marriott London Marble Arch, London, U.K.

Marriott London Marble Arch, London, U.K.

As my driver pulled up to the Marriott London Marble Arch, I realized how centrally located it actually was.  I found myself within walking distance to Oxford Street, Hyde Park, and the theaters in London’s West End.
THE ROOM
My room was comfortable, airy, and spacious.  The bed was very comfortable and sported Marriott’s trademark bedding with excellent quality linens.  I was pleasantly pleased to find that an alarm clock …