Marriott on the Move

Hall, Alison
July 2007
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
The article presents several topics that were discussed during Marriott's Insurance & Financial Services Forum held in May 2007. Planners can check availability for small programs and book up to 20 rooms online by the end of 2007 according to senior vice president Dave Townshend. Marriott is planning to buy a company that is already in the all-inclusive resort market. The website www.marriott.com features the blog of chief executive officer Bill Marriott.


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