Marriott International

Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites hires new chef

by Dina Maaty | 21 Jun 2016

The Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites in Dubai Marina, has appointed Chadi Terro as executive chef. Originally from Barja, Lebanon, Terro started his career at Le Meridien Beirut, Intercontinental Phoenicia Beirut, before moving to InterContinental Doha as sous chef of Fish Market, the hotel’s award-winning seafood restaurant. He later moved to the UAE where

NEW PLACES: Weslodge Saloon, JW Marriott Marquis

by Dina Maaty | 29 May 2016

Maher Murshed Icon Legacy Hospitality’s managing partner introduces Canadian concept, Weslodge Saloon to Dubai’s JW Marriott Marquis Please describe the concept in your words? It’s creatively cool, elegant and modern; we wanted to create an upscale yet inviting atmosphere. The music, design, food, drink and attitude captures the essence of those individuals who dare to

Marriott International Introduces Elite Benefits for members

by Sophia Soltani | 04 May 2016

Marriott Rewards, the award-winning loyalty program of Marriott International, Inc. has announced three new benefits that make it easy for members to explore the things they love and experience travel to the fullest. The new Marriott Rewards experiences marketplace gives all members, including The Ritz-Carlton Rewards members, even more access to a collection of unique,

JW Marriott Hotel Dubai to host German spring festival

by Dina Maaty | 16 Apr 2016

JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira will host Maifest at the hotel’s German restaurant Hofbräuhaus from 28 April – 27 May. Bavarian cold cuts, homemade Kaiserschmarrn, freshly baked breads and homemade pretzels will be on offer along with a special brew called “Maibock”, traditionally served in Germany during spring time. There will also be a special

Qatar-born chef joins Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf

by Dina Maaty | 28 Mar 2016

Chef Essam Nabhan has been appointed as executive chef at Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Dubai and Marriott Executive Apartments Al Jaddaf, Dubai. In his new role, the Doha-born chef is overseeing six restaurants and bars. Nabhan trained at Culinary Arts from Ismaila Hotel Institute before joining Doha Sheraton Hotel’s fine dining team in 1993. Six

Marriott International and Starwood Sign Amended Merger Agreement

by Sophia Soltani | 24 Mar 2016

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide have accepted a revised offer to merge with Marriott International after Chinese giant, Anbang threatened to shake-up the existing merger deal.    Marriott raised its bid for Starwood from $65.33 a share to $79.53 a share, greater than Anbang’s offer of $78 a share. Starwood shareholders will receive $21 cash

Canadian rock and roll concept Weslodge opens in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 16 Mar 2016

Canadian saloon-inspired concept, Weslodge Saloon has opened at the JW Marriott Marquis in Business Bay. Icon Legacy Hospitality and INK Entertainment, both from Canada, joined forces with Icon Arabia and Daman Investments to bring Weslodge to Dubai. The brand, which defines itself as ‘rock and roll chic’ features North American cuisine and hip hop and

Marriott International set to host its ‘Cultural Game Changers’ Forum

by Sophia Soltani | 28 Feb 2016

Marriott international is set to host its Cultural Game Changers, an international thought leaders forum, at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai on March 19, 2016. Cultural Game Changers Dubai will bring together pioneers in art, design, fashion, film and the media to discuss their work and share ideas about the future of their chosen fields

Marriott opens milestone 700th property: Residence Inn Chicago

by Dina Maaty | 14 Nov 2015

Residence Inn by Marriott has opened its 700th hotel worldwide.  The Residence Inn Chicago Downtown/Loop is the largest hotel in the extended stay portfolio, a historic building located in the new distinctive hub in the center of Chi Town.  The property, located at the intersection of LaSalle Street and Madison Avenue, will be Residence Inn

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