Marriott International, Inc.


Sounding Off: COVID-19 protocols aren't forever - but should they be?
Sounding Off: COVID-19 protocols aren't forever - but should they be?
By PhocusWire | June 5, 2020
It would be a fool that bets against hygiene being the most important consideration for guests across the hospitality spectrum for decades to come. Read More
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Hotels count the cost of updating hygiene protocols
By Linda Fox | June 4, 2020
Hotel operations platform Optii Solutions estimates that hotels need to set aside $130,000 each year per hotel, based on a 250-room U.S. leisure property running at 60% occupancy, for the new... Read More
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Marriott’s Sorenson: Open hotels pass 20% occupancy, new construction projects will continue
By Mitra Sorrells | June 2, 2020
Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson gave business updates during Goldman Sachs' Travel and Leisure Conference. Read More
News | Online
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Marriott sees net income fall to $31M for Q1 2020, notes trend towards hotel reopenings
By Linda Fox | May 11, 2020
Marriott International boss Arne Sorenson notes encouraging signs of recovery in China and U.S. drive markets. Read More
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Experts warn companies to prepare for security breaches when travel restrictions lift
By Linda Fox | May 5, 2020
Travel companies may have seen an increase in phishing attacks due to the volume of refunds issued recently, but experts say they should brace for security breaches as restrictions lift. Read More
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Marriott is victim of another massive data breach
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
Marriott says 5.2 million guests have been impacted by a data breach it discovered in late February. Read More
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Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 after "brute force" data breach
Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 after "brute force" data breach
By Linda Fox | March 9, 2020
A regulator in the U.K. imposed the fine, saying that between October 2014 and May 2018, the airline’s computer systems did not have “appropriate security measures” to protect customer data. Read More
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Sabre partners with Accor to develop property management and reservations platform
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Sabre is working with Accor on the development of what the distribution company is calling a “full-service property management capability.” Read More
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VIDEO: Hotels hold fast to direct distribution and the power of loyalty schemes
By Linda Fox | November 27, 2019
Perhaps a semblance of calm has arrived in the hotel distribution landscape as large hotel groups become more comfortable with their third-party strategies. Read More
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Removing friction from travel is Expedia's "Everest" goal
By Jill Menze | November 14, 2019
Expedia Group is seeking to connect customers partners more intelligently as part of a bid to make it locally relevant. Read More
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Accor gets access to Alibaba customers via distribution and loyalty deal
By Linda Fox | November 11, 2019
The agreement aims to develop “digital applications and loyalty programs” by integrating Accor’s products and services within the Alibaba ecosystem. Read More
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Wholesale changes in distribution: Marriott and Expedia in the spotlight, Amoma in the deadpool
Wholesale changes in distribution: Marriott and Expedia in the spotlight, Amoma in the deadpool
By Gino Engels - OTA Insight  | September 25, 2019
Since rate disparity has a significant impact on profitability for hotels, the demise of a channel with a negative parity history is noteworthy. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Marriott tightens reins on wholesale rates by tapping Expedia to manage distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2019
Expedia Group and Marriott International have signed an agreement that makes Expedia Group the single gateway and redistributor for Marriott wholesale inventory.   Read More
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Marriott picks BookingPal as exclusive tech partner for home-rental unit
Marriott picks BookingPal as exclusive tech partner for home-rental unit
By Jill Menze | September 3, 2019
Marriott International has selected BookingPal as the exclusive technology partner for its Homes & Villas vacation rental division. Read More
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Uber and Lyft are dominating business travel expense claims
By Linda Fox | August 1, 2019
The suppliers that top business travel expense claims include Uber, Starbucks and Lyft according to Certify. Read More
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