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Marriott

  1. the top line
    Why Do Hotel Companies Have So Many Brands?Marriott is actually a family of 30 hotel brands, many of them virtually indistinguishable. What’s the business logic?
  2. data security
    Marriott Hack Potentially Affects 500 Million, But Probably Not ProfitsIf confirmed, the hack would be the second largest in history. But looking at past precedent, the company likely won’t suffer real consequences.
  3. can u not
    Hotel Says Peephole Video Helped Andrews’ CareerThe defense team claimed Andrews made more money as a result of the video.
  4. never forget
    Who Blew the 9/11 Anniversary Worse, AT&T or Marriott?These are two amazingly bad ways to observe 9/11. 
  5. stuck in the mittle
    Mitt Romney Rejoins Board of Company Founded by Man He’s Named AfterThe Romneys and Marriotts are old family pals.
  6. stuck in the mittle
    Everyone Traveling With Mitt Romney Is Obsessed With Marriott PointsThe more points you have, the more of a veteran you are.
  7. son of boss
    Romney Oversaw Marriott’s Use of Controversial ‘Son of Boss’ Tax ShelterThe tax shelter was ruled illegitimate.
  8. animanhattan
    The New Marriott-Owned Algonquin Hotel Will Keep at Least Part of Its Soul IntactThe feline part.
  9. Two's a Trend
    Hotels Jump on the Mixology TrainBoth the Marriott chain and Brooklyn’s Nu Hotel have brought in cocktail gurus with cred.
  10. in other news
    Ian Schrager Is Kind of ‘Meh’ on the New Royalton LobbyWe’re kind of falling in love with Lloyd Grove’s rambling, sprawled interviews with business celebrities on Portfolio.com. This week, he sits down with Ian Schrager, who is two years into his massive partnership with Bill Marriot, the hospitality king, to build 100 chic hotels worldwide. Below, we’ve selected some of our favorite moments with the man who brought you the Delano, the Hudson, the Royalton, the Shore Club, the new Gramercy Park Hotel, 40 Bond Street, and that little club he used to run in the late seventies… • On the destruction of his legendary Philippe Starck lobby in the Royalton Hotel by his Morgans successors, who replaced it with a dark-amber jewel box this year: Uh, you know, I think it’s nice. Um, I can’t second-guess what those guys had in mind. I had no emotional attachment to it, quite frankly. But I think from a business point of view, I would’ve done something different. But I don’t know what criteria they were using and why they did it. And I think it was a very risky move … But basically we liked to think that what we did was classic and timeless and would stay, even though it was incredibly provocative. I mean, I’ve never changed any of my other lobbies.