Marriott International Awarded for Its Impact on the Veteran Community

For its partnership with the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization, Marriott International was recently honored by the IFA.

Marriott International (No. 9 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) was recently honored by the International Franchising Association (IFA) for its partnership with the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization.


The "Support Our Veterans Award" recognizes a business whose charitable support program has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help those men and women who have served in the U.S. military and their families by making an impact through their local communities. Marriott has been a proud sponsor of the Wounded Warriors Family Support Tour for the past three years which has toured the U.S. to raise awareness for veterans and their families.

The company has a long standing commitment to recruit veterans returning from active duty and this partnership with Wound Warriors Family Support is an extension of our work. Liam Brown, President, Select Service, Extended Stay and Owner Franchise Services, Marriott International accepted the award from Eric Stites, President of the Franchise Business Review on behalf of the company.

Left to right, Eric Stites, President, Franchise Business Review, Chairman, VetFran Committee, Liam Brown, Marriott International, Colonel John Folsom, Wounded Warriors Family Support, Steve Romaniello, Managing Director, Roark Capital Group, founding sponsor, Franchising Gives Back.

Marriott International Celebrates Future Downtown Bethesda Headquarters with Groundbreaking Ceremony

Elected officials join The Bernstein Companies, Boston Properties and Marriott executives for milestone event.

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Originally Published by Marriott International.

The Bernstein Companies and its joint venture partner Boston Properties marked a significant milestone as they broke ground on the future Marriott International headquarters and Marriott Hotel in downtown Bethesda, Maryland.

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Marriott International Enhances Online Customer Journey of Arab Travelers

The relaunch follows the recent announcement detailing the company's ambitious growth plans for the Middle East and Africa region where it will expand its current portfolio by 50%, and as a result add 30,000 jobs.

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Originally Published by Marriott International.

Marriott International, the world's leading hotel company, has today announced the relaunch of its Arabic website to enhance the online customer journey of the Arab traveler. With nearly 400 million Arabic speakers in 22 countries, the company is now providing an end-to-end solution for a seamless Arabic booking experience.

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Veterans group calls Trump's tweet "the most inappropriate" Memorial Day remarks from a president.

President Donald “Cadet Bone Spurs" Trump and his predecessor sent very different messages on Twitter in light of Memorial Day.

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Marriott International: Autograph Collection Hotels Debut In South Africa With Rebranding Of Five African Pride Hotels

"A land of astounding diversity, it never fails to create an imprint on the minds and hearts of travellers from across the globe."

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Originally Published by Marriott International.

Autograph Collection, Marriott International's distinctive collection of thoughtfully designed independent hotels, today welcomed 5 African Pride Hotels to its global portfolio, marking the debut of the brand in South Africa. These hotels include, African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, African Pride 15 On Orange Hotel, African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Arabella Hotel & Spa, Arabella Country Estate. From contemporary urban to boutique country houses, each of these hotels offers travelers an enviable range of artistic, culinary and cultural adventures with a unique character and a defining sense of place.

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