Following the unexpected passing of former CEO Arne Sorenson last week, Marriott announces the appointment of a new chief executive officer and president on 23rd February. Anthony “Tony” Capuano, 55, who was previously Marriot’s Group President of Global Development, Design and Operations, joins the Board of Directors and is titled the CEO of Marriott International. […]
Marriott International has announced that Arne M. Sorenson, President and CEO, unexpectedly passed away on February 15, 2021. In May 2019, the company announced that Mr. Sorenson had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. On February 2, 2021, Marriott shared the news that Mr. Sorenson would temporarily reduce his schedule to facilitate more demanding treatment for […]
75 Properties Opened Across Asia Pacific in 2020 Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) continues to expand its portfolio, expecting to open 100 properties in Asia Pacific in 2021, bringing more brands and experiences to new destinations for guests across the region. In 2020, the company celebrated its 800th milestone hotel opening in the region with […]
A graduation ceremony was held at Hotel Jen on Sunday (17 June) for the participants of the Minor Hotels’ apprenticeship programme, Explorer, class of 2015. The graduates received their certificates on stage from Vice President Abdulla Jihad, the chief guest of the ceremony. Some 17 students completed their training in three areas of specialisation; Culinary, […]
Marriott International Inc to Merge with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to create world’s largest hotel group
Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide’s board of directors approve a merger that will create the world’s largest hotel company.