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Paul Malcolm named new Head of Sales for Hilton Worldwide in...

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany - Hilton Worldwide announced in the last week the appointment of Paul Malcom as Head of Sales for Europe.

Marriott Rewards launches largest ad campaign in program’s history

BETHESDA, Md. - This Fall, Marriott Rewards is launching the largest ad campaign in the program's history.

Longest extended-stay guest any Marriott has seen checks out

Falls Church, Virginia - Garrulous and active, 79-year-old Joy Bricker presides over her hotel suite in a manner befitting a grander home.

Hotels and lodging industry outlook highlights

Since the US market is somewhat saturated, hoteliers are exploring growth opportunities abroad.

Marriott: Waikiki EDITION owner’s bankruptcy self-defeating

Bethesda, Md. – The filing by the owner of the Waikiki EDITION and its legal advisors of a bankruptcy proceeding to prevent Marriott International, Inc.

Waikiki Edition saga continues: M Waikiki files for bankruptcy

eTN called THE EDITION hotel at 5.45pm and the phone were answered with "hello" . The phone operator claims to be working for the Modern and for Aqua hotels. However he said this may change.

Waikiki Aqua hotel war with Marriott Hawaii has Mafia-style element

HONOLULU, Hawaii (eTN) - “I’d like to hold onto my job for now, so no comment,” said a hotel employee of the new "The Modern Honolulu" when eTurboNews called the hotel, that just two days ago wa

Marriott says takeover of EDITION Hotel Waikiki illegal

BETHESDA, Md.- The takeover of the EDITION Hotel Waikiki early Sunday morning by the hotel's owner and affiliated partners was illegal and a blatant violation of Marriott's contractual agreement with

Marriott’s website named fastest in industry

BETHESDA, Md. - When booking a hotel room online, marriott.com users are experiencing the best the Internet has to offer.

Rwanda gets 250 more hotel rooms

(eTN) - The visit of the Marriott delegation to Kigali, where they inspected the progress of the ongoing construction, has also brought clarity about the size of the new luxury city hotel. Mr.

Marriott and AC Hotels sign agreement to form joint venture

MADRID and BETHESDA, Md. - The Spanish hotel group AC Hotels, chaired by Antonio Catalan, and Marriott International, Inc., chaired by J.W.

Jordan Valley Dead Sea Marriott introduces extraordinary entertainment in the resort

Holly Perry, an exceptional entertainer, will be performing at the Jordan Valley Dead Sea Marriott resort during the months of November through March 2011.

New Marriott execs in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa

Marriott International, Inc. continues to reorganize its global strategy to establish continental divisions in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa.

Marriott creates new North China post

In response to its exponential growth in China, Marriott International has created a new area team to oversee the successful operations, customer service delivery, sales and marketing, and owner relat

Marriott ups rates for the first time in two years

Room rates at Marriott International's North American hotels rose for the first time in two years during the month of May, another sign that the lodging industry is creeping out of its slump.

Marriott to double its size in China

Marriott International announced plans to double its size in China within five years, joining a parade of hoteliers seeking to tap the fast-growing travel market there.

Rumble in Brooklyn – Sheraton vs. Marriott

The Sheraton Brooklyn will open its doors Thursday ushering in a new era of competition in a borough long neglected by the hotel industry.

Indianapolis Marriott Hotel Downtown gets new GM

White Lodging of Merrillville, Indiana, is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Ray to general manager of the Indianapolis Marriott Hotel Downtown.

Africa and Middle East to get 40 Marriott hotels in next...

Marriott International plans to open properties in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Ghana, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, and UAE by 2016, for a total of 40 new hotels.

Nihad Kattan appointed country general manager for Marriott Hotels in Jordan

Mark Satterfield, chief operations officer for Marriott International for Middle East and Africa, has announced the appointment of Nihad Kattan to country general manager to Jordan and general manager

The price wars in some markets have really hurt profitability

The nature of the lodging business is that there are always peaks and troughs of demand related to the supply available in any given market.

Everything really is bigger in Texas

The world’s largest JW Marriott opened its doors this month in San Antonio, Texas, offering a hacienda-style getaway brimming with luxurious amenities.

Ritz-Carlton and Marriott hotels bombed in Jakarta

Bombs have exploded at two five-star hotels in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, reportedly the Marriott and Ritz-Carlton.

Agoda.com signs distribution agreement with Marriott International Hotels

BANGKOK, Thailand – Agoda.com, an online travel company specializing in discounted hotel bookings in Asia, today announced a partnership with Marriott International Inc., (NY

Marriott names new president and managing director of European lodging

Marriott International, Inc. announced today that Amy C. McPherson, executive vice president of global sales and marketing, will become president and managing director of European lodging.