Hotel

Marriott announces plans to expand its Edition brand holdings

Worldwide: Marriott international has announced the opening of 3 new hotels under its Edition brand, with more along the way. Japan, Iceland and Dubai are the site of the next openings, with the full development pipeline including 15 properties, over doubling Edition’s footprint. The brand was founded in 2007 as

Hotel

Marriott inks new partnership to take W to Mexico

Mexico: Marriott International has announced today an agreement with Fibra Inn to take one of its prime brands to the Yucatan peninsula. Hotel developer Fibra Inn has been tapped to build a new resort within the luxury W brand at Playa del Carmen, a popular beach destination. “Our plan for

Industry

Marriott to grow luxury portfolio

Worldwide: In 2020, around 30 properties are expected to be added to Marriott International’s portfolio of luxury brands. EDITION The collaboration between Ian Schrager and Marriott will see the EDITION brand debut in Reykjavik, with planned openings in Tokyo and Dubai. The West Hollywood EDITION is the latest opening. W Hotels

Hotel

Marriott’s EDITION debuts on the US West Coast

US: The West Hollywood EDITION, on the Sunset Strip, is the brand’s tenth and first on the American West Coast. The property features 140 bedrooms, as well as 48 suites and 20 residences. British architect John Pawson created the modern building at 9040 West Sunset Boulevard, and worked with Los

Hotel

Marriott Tribute Hotel to be called the Bellyard

US: The Interlock – a $140 million multi-use project in Atlanta – will return a 161 key, boutique hotel named the Bellyard. Once complete, the hotel will stretch across seven storeys, equating to roughly 110,000 square feet. The lobby, restaurant, bar, and meeting space, will share a single floor, sitting

Industry

Marriott launches home rentals in more than 100 markets

US: Following a 2018 home rentals trial, Marriott has launched Homes & Villas by Marriott International. Homes & Villas by Marriott International is a home rental initiative offering 2,000 premium and luxury homes located in over 100 destinations throughout the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. “The launch

Hotel

Marriott signs first Caribbean Edition

Mexico: Marriott has signed a deal for an Edition hotel at Kanai on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The first Edition brand property in the Caribbean will be part of the wider Kanai development, which will eventually consist of four hotels and a beach club on a 183-hectare oceanfront site. It’s part

Industry

Marriott International announces Marriott Bonvoy loyalty programme

Dubai: Marriott International has unveiled Marriott Bonvoy, the new loyalty brand replacing Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). Marriott Bonvoy launches on February 13 when the logo and branding begins rolling out across all consumer touchpoints, including on property, marketing and sales channels, digital, mobile and

Hotel

Historic building to become Marriott property

US: Work begins on a multi-million dollar total renovation on a historic downtown building in Amarillo. Dan Quandt, Vice President of the Amarillo Convention and Visitor Council, said: “We’ve been crying for that building to become something for a long time. It sadly went from a proud lady to kind

Hotel

Marriott opens California’s first Moxy Hotel

US: Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, has opened the doors to its first hotel in California. Moxy’s creative brand identity aims to engage business and leisure travelers with a warm, thoughtful and playful guest experience. Vicki Poulos, senior global brand director at Moxy Hotels, said: “Moxy is an