Articles tagged “jw marriott”

Luxury Hotel-Branded Residences Appeal to the Ultra-Rich

Luxury Hotel-Branded Residences Appeal to the Ultra-Rich

Frederik Balfour , Bloomberg

As Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts CEO J. Allen Smith said recently at Skift Global Forum in New York City: "Residential is absolutely central to our business strategy." So expect plenty more luxury hotel brands to expand in this space if they haven't already.

8 months ago

Marriott to Take Over Former Trump Hotel in Panama

Marriott to Take Over Former Trump Hotel in Panama

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

A private equity investor had bought a majority of the units in the Panama property and then fired the Trump Organization's management company and brand. Everything about the Trump brand is contested these days.

12 months ago

Marriott’s Content Ambitions Grow With New Two Bellmen Movie

Marriott’s Content Ambitions Grow With New Two Bellmen Movie

Greg Oates, Skift

The two valets in Marriott's new Bellmen buddy film really gel this time around, and Marriott is going beyond the walls of its properties to tell its stories.

3 years ago

The Joffrey Ballet Teaches JW Marriott Staff the Subtleties of Luxury Service

The Joffrey Ballet Teaches JW Marriott Staff the Subtleties of Luxury Service

Greg Oates, Skift

JW Marriott finds a unique way to teach its global staff the more subjective aspects of delivering luxury service by emulating the body movements, mental focus, and self awareness of ballet dancers.

5 years ago

JW Marriott and Christie’s Curate Vintage Travel Poster Exhibit in Cannes

JW Marriott and Christie’s Curate Vintage Travel Poster Exhibit in Cannes

Greg Oates, Skift

With this ongoing partnership between JW Marriott and Christie's, the hotel group is able to provide a pop-up museum with world class art, raising its cachet as a luxury business travel supplier.

5 years ago

World’s Tallest Hotel, in Dubai, Opens Second Tower

World’s Tallest Hotel, in Dubai, Opens Second Tower

ArabianBusininess.com Staff, HotelMiddleEast.com

The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai will eventually have 1,608 guest rooms, and the second tower is a duplicate of the first. The experience will be similar to the latest crop of giant cruise ships where you get to enjoy an intimate vacation with several thousand other guests.

5 years ago

Skift Q&A: How JW Marriott Is Targeting the Accomplished Traveler

Skift Q&A: How JW Marriott Is Targeting the Accomplished Traveler

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Some may consider JW Marriott a bit stodgy, but the luxury brand knows what it is and who its guests are, and it is busy curating experiences to win their passions. With only 63 hotels currently, and another 35 on the way, JW Marriott must be doing something right.

5 years ago