Arne Sorenson

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Name: Arne Sorenson
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dignity of a living wage

Maria Shriver's "Lady Bountiful" ( Tribune Sept. 16 ) call on travellers to help hoteliers pay their workers is scandalous. Even more scandalous is the stinginess of hoteliers toward their workers, especially their housekeepers.While grossly underpaying ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stacey: Why should I tip Mariott's housekeepers?

I never tip the housekeeper when I stay in a hotel. Do you?Apparently leaving a gratuity is customary and all these years I've been stiffing the maid.At least that's what Maria Shriver thinks. She founded an organization called A Woman's Nation that aims ... [Published KTAR.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

How About Just Paying Them More?

Maria Shriver is helping Marriott hotels avoid raising the pay for its housekeepers.Perhaps fearing that the minimum-wage campaign directed at fast-food restaurants will turn its red and fiery eye toward hotels, Marriott has teamed up with Shriver and ... [Published National Review - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

5 things to know: 16 September 2014

Corporate contract hotel rates will increase on average between 5.5% and 6.5% in 2015, according to a study by Bjorn Hanson, clinical professor at the Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism at the NYU School of Professional Studies.Hanson ... [Published Hotel News Now - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Marriott encourages guests to tip housekeepers

Guests are being encourage to recognise the work of hotel room attendants.Marriott International is partnering with a powerful women’s organisation in an initiative aimed at encouraging guests to leave tips for their hotel room attendants.The company ... [Published HotelierMiddleEast.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hotel development window beginning to close

REPORT FROM THE U.S.—Hotel construction activity is on the rise in the United States, but developers only have so much time to get their shovels in the ground before opening dates risk falling on the downside of the cycle.There were 391,402 rooms under ... [Published Hotel News Now - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Those Controversial Tip Envelopes Will Now Be Found in Marriott Hotels

Hotel News / Hotel Housekeeping / Marriott Hotels / Maria Shriver / The Envelope Please / → All Tags When we spied a tip envelope for the housekeeping staff in our guest room at The Ace Hotel Los Angeles , we thought it was a genius idea. The envelope ... [Published HotelChatter - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 3 reports

Marriott reminds guests to tip the housekeeper

Photo credit: A Woman's NationSo you're checking out of the hotel or motel room where you've stayed for the past few days. Did you remember to leave a tip for the housekeeper?The Washington Post reports that the Marriott hotel chain will henceforth be ... [Published Consumer Affairs - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Forget Mints On The Pillow: Marriott Leaves Envelopes So You Can Tip The Maid

( Adam Fagen ) If you’re staying at a Marriott-branded hotel this week you may notice a new addition to your guest room: An envelope encouraging you to tip the housekeeper. The gesture is part of a new initiative at the hotels to recognize the work ... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

As travelers spend, hotel industry builds

Marriott told The Wall Street Journal that it expects to open more than six hotels a week on average through 2017, bringing its portfolio to 5,000 hotels in 100 countries."This is a great time to be in the hotel business," said Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson. ... [Published Hotel Marketing - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Marriott International to add 1,300 hotels by Q4 2017

The hotel group said it will gain 200,000 to 235,000 rooms, adding US $450m to annual revenue by the end of 2017Marriott International has laid out ambitious plans to add 1,300 hotels to its global portfolio by the end of 2017, with particular focus in ... [Published Hospitality Business Middle East - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Video: What Marriott will look like by 2017: CEO

CNBC|   September 08, 2014Arne Sorenson, Marriott president & CEO, shares his company's expansion ideas after the company announced it plans to add up to 1,300 hotels worldwide in the next three years. ... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 08 2014]
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Left and right agree on something at last: tipp... [Published Los Angeles Times - 16 hours ago]
Connie Schultz: The Envelope Please -- and a li... [Published Nvdaily.com - 17 hours ago]
Dignity of a living wage [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
3 Top Hotel Executives Get Candid About Growth ... [Published Skift - Sep 18 2014]
Marriott International Becomes Part of 'The Env... [Published Individual.com - Sep 18 2014]
Stacey: Why should I tip Mariott's housekeepers? [Published KTAR.com - Sep 18 2014]
Pro-Amnesty Marriott CEO Asks Guests to Start T... [Published PrisonPlanet - Sep 17 2014]
Marriott tipping envelopes for housekeeping spa... [Published FOXNews.com - Sep 17 2014]
How About Just Paying Them More? [Published National Review - Sep 17 2014]
5 things to know: 16 September 2014 [Published Hotel News Now - Sep 16 2014]
Marriott to hotel guests: Please pay our maids ... [Published Fortune - Sep 16 2014]
Hotel development window beginning to close [Published Hotel News Now - Sep 16 2014]
Marriott encourages guests to tip housekeepers [Published HotelierMiddleEast.com - Sep 16 2014]
Marriott reminds guests to tip the housekeeper [Published Consumer Affairs - Sep 15 2014]
Marriott initiative encourages guests to tip ho... [Published Hospitality World Network - Sep 15 2014]
Marriott gives guests a tip – Don’t forget to t... [Published PBS - Sep 15 2014]
jobs Marriott's Tipping Campaign Is Bad Policy ... [Published New York Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Those Controversial Tip Envelopes Will Now Be F... [Published HotelChatter - Sep 15 2014]
Forget Mints On The Pillow: Marriott Leaves Env... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 15 2014]
Marriott to urge guests to leave tips for house... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 15 2014]
Biden, Clinton, Kagan, and Scalia Join Leaders ... [Published PressReleasePoint - Sep 12 2014]
Do CEOs Use Social Media? [Published 24/7 Wall St - Sep 10 2014]
Marriott keeps eyes on millennials [Published Hotel News Now - Sep 10 2014]
As travelers spend, hotel industry builds [Published Hotel Marketing - Sep 10 2014]
As travelers spend, hotel industry builds [Published Hospitality World Network - Sep 09 2014]
Marriott International to add 1,300 hotels by Q... [Published Hospitality Business Middle East - Sep 09 2014]
Marriott to add 1300 hotels in next three years [Published Arabianindustry.com - Sep 09 2014]
Hotel CEO pay [Published 4Hoteliers - Sep 09 2014]
Marriott International Inc (MAR)’s Peculiar Gro... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Sep 08 2014]
NOW & NEXT: Marriott International Charts Futur... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
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Forget Mints On The Pillow: Marriott Leaves Env... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 15 2014]
( Adam Fagen ) If you’re staying at a Marriott-branded hotel this week you may notice a new addition to your guest room: An envelope encouraging you to tip the housekeeper. The gesture is part of a new initiative at the hotels to recognize the work ...
Marriott’s Bahamas getaway [Published FOX Business - Video - Jul 07 2014]
Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson on the hotel chain’s expansion plans. ...
Marriott CEO: Recovery is solid and will contin... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 30 2014]
Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson on why Chinese consumers are key for the hotel’s growth. ...
Marriot International CEO: Blackstone a big player [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 30 2014]
Marriot International CEO Arne Sorenson on the state of the hotel business. ...
Marriott boss: Dickens expands your imagination [Published CNN.com - Video - Apr 07 2014]
CNN's Richard Quest speaks with Arne Sorenson, the CEO of Marriott International. ...
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