The St. Regis Atlantis, an unparalleled in-town resort located in the elegant enclave of Buckhead, has announced the appointment of Guntram Merl as the new general manager. Mr Guntram is an established leader in the hospitality industry with a career spanning over two decades.
Global hospitality leader Marriott International announced it has embarked on a new initiative with career advancement startup, Amavitae. Launched in 2016, Amavitae's mobile-first career advancement platform addresses the skills and opportunity gaps of a new generation of jobseekers and empowers them to find a career they love.
Marriott International has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company. Marriott has appeared on the list for 10 years and is one of only three in the lodging and hospitality industry.
Following a historic year for the company in 2016, Marriott International, Inc. has that it expects to dramatically increase the size of its portfolio in Europe across all segments of the industry. The planned expansion in Europe is the first development vision announced for the continent since the acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in September 2016.
Renaissance Hotels is planning to open its first resort in the seaside town of Pattaya in Thailand. Located in the attractive and tranquil Jomtien district, the low-rise resort will offer a fashionable beachfront retreat within easy reach of the town’s attractions. The property is scheduled to open by the September 1, 2017.
Marriott International has announced David Flueck has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President, Loyalty. In addition to overseeing Marriott’s award winning loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest, Mr Flueck will provide global leadership and strategic direction for the future combined loyalty program.
The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., has announced the signing of a Luxury Collection Hotel in Hobart, scheduled to open in 2018 following a full scale renovation. Owned by Trawalla Group Parliament Square Hotel Operator Pty Ltd., this property will be the first hotel in Tasmania for The Luxury Collection.
Marriott International, Inc.® (NASDAQ: MAR) has announced it has opened an Aloft hotel at Miami International Airport. The brand’s fourth hotel in greater Miami, Aloft Miami Airport is an adaptive re-use project that has transformed the Pan American Bank Building into a sleek, new hotel, catering to today’s hyper connected global traveler.
Marriott International's W Hotels Worldwide announced it expects to open W Melbourne in 2020, and will be located in the heart of the city’s trendy shopping and entertainment district on Collins Street.