Articles tagged “marwood”

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Marriott Says 5 Million Unencrypted Passport Numbers Part of Breach

In short: The data breach was not as bad as we originally thought, but it was still pretty bad, and fairly big.

Marriott Says 5 Million Unencrypted Passport Numbers Part of Breach

Hotels

What Marriott’s Data Breach Means for the Hotel Giant and Guests

Starwood Preferred Guest elite members thought that not getting full stay credits would be the absolute worst of this mega-merger.

What Marriott’s Data Breach Means for the Hotel Giant and Guests

Hotels

The First W Hotel Is No Longer a W Hotel

It's particularly bittersweet that the hotel largely responsible for bringing boutique lodging into the mainstream no longer bears the "W" brand. Its fate also serves as a cautionary tale for hoteliers on maintaining relevancy in hospitality: Just because you were cool before doesn't mean you always will be.

The First W Hotel Is No Longer a W Hotel

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Marriott Finally Reveals How It Will Combine All 3 of Its Loyalty Programs

How much do we want to bet that the new loyalty brand that debuts next year turns out to be Marriott Preferred Guest? Or better yet, just Marriott Rewards?

Marriott Finally Reveals How It Will Combine All 3 of Its Loyalty Programs

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Marriott’s Revamp of Aloft and Element Points to the Future of Select Service Hotels

Everyone suspected the efficiency and consistency of the Marriott "machine" would be a perfect match up for Starwood's creative and innovative lifestyle brands. While it appears to be working for Aloft and Element, the true measure of success will be what Marriott can do with a brand like Sheraton.

Marriott’s Revamp of Aloft and Element Points to the Future of Select Service Hotels

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Interview: Marriott CEO on Politics, Technology and Loyalty

Despite the challenges facing the industry, Sorenson remains optimistic and determined to make sure Marriott's $13.3 billion bet on loyalty pays off.

Interview: Marriott CEO on Politics, Technology and Loyalty

Hotels

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2016

Yet again, Steve Wynn keeps winning, as are his gaming counterparts. Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, who managed to win an all-out battle for Starwood last year, was the top-ranked non-gaming CEO.

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2016

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Marriott CEO: Technology Is the Biggest Risk in the Starwood Merger

We'll definitely be keeping our eye on what develops as far as Marriott's decisions for its reservations and loyalty platforms going forward. But we're still not so convinced they're keeping all 30 of those brands over the long term.

Marriott CEO: Technology Is the Biggest Risk in the Starwood Merger

Hotels

Marriott Is Selling More Starwood Properties to Further Its Asset-Light Strategy

Hotel by hotel, Marriott is transforming the Starwood legacy business into something more reflective of its own hospitality management style, meaning going asset light all the way.

Marriott Is Selling More Starwood Properties to Further Its Asset-Light Strategy

Hotels

Marriott Turns to Starwood Vet to Run All Three of Its Loyalty Programs

Marriott really, really, really wants SPG members to know it won't forsake them as it tries to combine all three of its loyalty programs into one by next year.

Marriott Turns to Starwood Vet to Run All Three of Its Loyalty Programs