Marriott International recently announced the opening of Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch and Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch.
Marriott International announced that Marriott veteran, Neal Jones, has taken on the role of Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as part of the company’s EMEA leadership team led by Liam Brown, group president, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Marriott International announced it signed a record number of rooms in 2019, pushing its global pipeline to approximately 515,000 rooms as of year-end 2019 for the first time in the company’s history.
Marriott International announced it is projecting to open more than 30 luxury properties this year as the company focuses on creating the future of high-end travel through its portfolio of distinct luxury brands.
Marriott International announced it has signed contracts with hotel developers to open two all-inclusive, oceanfront resorts in the Caribbean, an 800-room Marriott Hotel in Jamaica and a 283-room Autograph Collection on Curaçao.
Marriott International recognised Chef Henry Mateo of Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa and Fraliza Gianniodis of The Ritz-Carlton, Boston as 2019’s Masters of the Craft for the Americas.
The pair emerged victorious after the final round of the second annual competition designed to discover and showcase top culinary and beverage talent across Marriott International properties in North, South and Central America.
Over the past six months, 3,024 bar and restaurant associates of all levels from 378 properties across 30 hotel brands competed to prove their prowess through quick-fire cooking and bartending challenges.
During the timed, rapid-fire competition, each contestant was tasked with incorporating a mystery ingredient into a signature dish or cocktail, which was then judged on the basis of technique, creativity and taste.
Designed to foster creativity and recognize talent, Masters of the Craft has grown substantially since it launched the finals round at Marriott headquarters last year, where approximately 2,200 associates participated.
For an impressive ninth consecutive year, Protea Hotels by Mariott has been named South Africa’s Coolest Hotel Brand in the Sunday Times Generation Next Survey for 2019.
Marriott International announced strong growth of its Asia Pacific luxury portfolio with 13 new luxury properties projected to open this year, offering a wide range of transformative experiences designed to capture the modern luxury traveller.
Marriott International announced it raised EUR400,000 in 2018 to support youth employability charities across Europe, taking the total amount raised since 2012 to EUR2,5 million.
Marriott International continues to reinforce its position as a leading hospitality company in the UAE with the expected addition of 11 new properties by year-end and a robust development outlook over the next five years.