Seven of the top 100 hotels for meetings and convention bookings this year are in the D.C. area, with all but one of them in the capital itself, a new ranking shows. See which local hotels make the list.
Fortune has released its annual Fortune 500 list, and the D.C. area has 16 companies on the list, one more than last year. See which area companies made the list.
Arne Sorenson intends to remain in his role as CEO while undergoing treatment, Marriott said.
Marriott is jumping in to the luxury home-sharing business dominated by Airbnb, VRBO and Home Away, with a rollout with partner homes in more than 100 destinations offering 2,000 premium and luxury homes for rent.
The world’s biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website for 2,000 homes in 100 markets in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. It plans to expand its Homes and Villas program to other locations.
Marriott expects to add more than 1,700 additional hotels by the end of 2021.
Signia is McLean-based Hilton’s 17th flag. Each Signia, as they open, will have at least 500 rooms and 75 square feet per room of meetings and event space. That’s at least 38,000 square feet of meetings and events space per property.
Hilton, based in McLean, is among seven Maryland and Virginia companies to make Fortune’s list.
Woodridge Capital Partners CEO Michael Rosenfeld likes old buildings — even the ugly ones. In Greater Washington, he’s preparing to overhaul a doozy: the Key Bridge Marriott in Rosslyn.
Erickson Living will begin redevelopment of Marriott’s Fernwood Road campus in the Rock Spring neighborhood after Marriott moves. It is getting 775,000 square feet of building space and a nearly 34-acre campus.
Bethesda-based Marriott International Inc. has named Satinder Palta general manager of the Marriott Marquis Washington D.C., where he will oversee all operations. Palta was most recently GM of the JW Marriott, and generally bring about 30 years of experience to the job.
A group of class-action law firms has filed the largest-to-date lawsuit related to hotel chain Marriott’s data breach.
The hackers accessed about 20.3 million encrypted passport numbers. There is no evidence that they were able to use the master encryption key required to gain access to that data.
Marriott said that there was a breach of its database in September, which had guest information related to reservations at Starwood properties on or before Sept. 10.
The personal information of up to 500 million customers of the Marriott hotel empire, including their credit card and passport numbers, was compromised in a massive data breach that stretches back to 2014, the company announced. A cybercrime expert shares what consumers need to know to protect themselves.
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