The Berlin Marriott Hotel is a well-known luxury hotel in Berlin, Germany ideal for a holiday. This 5-star exclusive hotel holds a hair salon, and in-house fitness center and the property’s business center provides business guests with business services as well as a technology help-desk. The hotel bar/lounge features a 24-hour room service. Event facilities are available at this five-star deluxe house consist of conference rooms and banquet facilities. Marriott International hotels, Inc. is a franchiser and operator worldwide of a broad portfolio of luxury hotels and high-end lodging amenities. Founded by J. Willard Marriott, the company is now owned by son J.W. Marriott, Jr. Today, Marriott International has roughly 3,150 city, beach hotels & resorts.
Marriott was created by Willard Marriott in 1927 when when he opened a root beer stand together with his wife in Washington D.C.. Marriott was the missionary in Washington and he was convinced what the city needed a stand to rest for a refreshing drink in the sweltering, humid summer time. Later they expanded their range of services from a simple bar to a chain of restaurants & luxury hotels. Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia is Marriott International’s longest operating star hotel , and partied its 50th anniversary in 2009. Son and present Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, J.W. Marriott, Jr. has directed the company to enormous growth across the world. Nowadays, Marriott International has more than 3,150 city hotels and noble beach resorts located in the US and 67 in other top destinations. Marriott Hotels was created back in 1992 as Marriott Corporation was divided into two entities, Marriott International and Host Marriott Corporation. In the year of 2002 Marriott International started a major restructuring by spinning off many Senior Living Services Communities (which is now part of Sunrise Senior Living) and Marriott Distribution Services, and therefore the firm could pool on hotel management and ownership. In 2003 the amendments were completed. In April 1995, Marriott Hotels International acquired a 49% interest in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC. Marriott International believed that it would grow profit margin, sales and revenue at the Ritz, a troubled luxury hotel chain with a amount of luxury hotels either losing money or just breaking even. The total amount of Marriott’s initial investment was budgeted to be about $200 million in cash and assumed debt. The year after, Marriott Hotels spent $331 million to take over the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta and take over a large share in two hotels owned by William Johnson, a real estate developer who had purchased the Ritz-Carlton Boston in 1983 and expanded his Ritz holdings over the next couple of decades. The Ritz Hotels started expansion into the very profitable timeshare market among other new business expansion plans made financially possible thanks to the enormous financial resources of Marriott Hotels, which also lent its own in-house expertise in certain areas. There were other benefits for The Ritz-Carlton taking advantage from its business relationship with Marriott, the Ritz-Carlton made use of buying power and reservation system of its parent company. The partnership was finalized in 1998 as Marriott International boosted its interest in Ritz-Carlton to 99 percent. In 1999 revenues from the 35 5-star luxury hotels it operated around the world totaled almost $1.4 billion.
Marriott International owned Ramada International Hotels & Resorts to Cendant. At all of the North American hotels the Marriott International is the first hotel chain servicing food that is absolutely free of trans fats. In 2005, Marriott International and Marriott Vacation Club International enfolded two of the 53 businesses that supported the max of $250,000 to the second inauguration of President George W. Bush.
Marriott introduced on the 19th July, 2006 that all luxury hotel establishments leading in the US and Canada would become non-smoking beginning September 2006. “The new policy includes all guest rooms, restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms, public space and employee work areas.”
Hotels in Rome
A range of hotels in Rome are established near famous landmarks, as well as popular places for shopping and dining along the Via Veneto, Trevi fountain, Barberini, the Quirinale, Castro Pretorio and Repubblica areas.