An introduction to Marriott International

An introduction to Marriott International

Life Swift
Published on December 6, 2023
An introduction to Marriott International

Marriott International is one of the leading global companies. It has more than 6,500 properties across the 127 countries and territories. This company has the revenues of more than $22 billion in the year 2017. This company provides an unmatched choice for the guests and also driving unrivalled value for the owners.

It has the expansive portfolio of the brands, dynamic sales and marketing platforms, and also the global scale which drives efficiencies. It provides a clear competitive advantage and opportunity for maximizing each hotel investment.

Marriott International has the 30 hotel brands around the 122 countries and this company is still growing its root in other countries. It has over 1.2 million rooms and additionally, 195,000 rooms in the development pipeline.

Foundation and early years

Founder of the Marriott International was John Willard Marriott in 1927. It was a small beer stand in Washington, D.C. Later on, the John Willard expanded it i8nto the chain of Hot shoppers restaurants. The company became famous among the public in 1953 as the Hot Shoppes, Inc.

After that, in 1957, the company again opened its first hotel, the Twin Bridges Marriott Motor Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. Their second hotel was the Key Bridge Marriott in the Rosslyn. This is the longest continuously operating hotel of the Marriott International.

The name of this company was Hot Shoppes, Inc. In 1967, it was named as the Marriott Corporation.

In 1967, the company opened two theme parks. One’s name was Marriott’s Great America. It was located outside the Chicago. Another’s name was also the Marriott’s Great America. It was located outside the San Francisco.

Slowly and gradually the company became worldwide famous and it is one of the popular companies in today’s days.

Top Destinations of Marriott International

Anaheim hotels, Aruba hotels, Atlanta hotels, Austin hotels, Boston hotels, Caribbean hotels, Charlotte hotels, Chicago hotels, Dallas hotels, Denver hotels, Florida hotels, Fort Lauderdale hotels, Houston hotels, Key West hotels, Las Vegas hotels, London hotels, Louisville hotels, Miami hotels, Nashville hotels, New Orleans hotels.

Things to know about the member Rates of the Marriott International:                                                                                                                                                   

  • Discount of at least two percent is offered by these rates on weekdays and up to five percent on weekends.
  • The rate is according to the lowest applicable available public rates of the hotel for the non-premium rooms.
  • You should book the rates by the Rewards member using the appropriate member rate category.
  • Member Rates do not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms.
  • The member rate will not combine with other select promotions, offers or discounts, and will not be valid for existing reservations or groups.
  • Member Rates is not applicable for the qualified transient rates like government, AAA, negotiated rates, and Senior Discount.

Services for the members

Mobile check-in

You will get the mobile check-in service if you participate in the hotel.

Earn free nights

You can also earn and redeem points, subject to the terms and conditions of the Rewards Program. It will not be eligible for Points or Elite night credit if you book the room through the third party online retailers, such as,,,,, Priceline, etc.

Free WI-FI

You will be provided with the free WIFI service if you stay in the hotel.

Change your mind

Consult rate rules for each reservation for specific restrictions. Likewise, cancellation charges might be applied if you cancel the reservation after the deadline identified in the rate rules.

For certain rates and rooms (for example, advance purchase rates), changes to the reservation service will be permitted.