4 posts categorized "Television"

Marriott in the Limelight

July 15, 2012
This past month, I was excited to see Marriott make its mark on both the big and small screens. The Pitch is a reality show in which two advertising agencies fight it out to represent one of our newest brands, Autograph Collection. At the movies, The JW Marriott and The...

300 Million Viewers Watching on CCTV

July 9, 2012
It's not everyday that you're interviewed on TV and 300 million viewers tune in. During my recent trip to Asia, China Central Television (CCTV) interviewed me about Marriott's growth and the global economy. I thought you'd be interested in reading the transcript and viewing the segment. ___________________ Anchor: The tourism...

"Cake Boss" & Marriott Share Recipe For Success

December 12, 2011
Listen To Blog Please take a look at the two pictures below. One is a picture of our original Hot Shoppe in 1927. The other is Carlo’s Bake Shop in Hoboken, N.J. which opened in 1910. Don’t they look a lot alike? Buddy Valastro is much more of a character...

They Really Were the Greatest Generation

May 10, 2010
As most of you know, I grew up in Washington, D.C., and spent my teenage years witnessing the newscasts and stories from the Second World War. General George Patton’s sister lived across the street from me, as did President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s naval aide, Harry Butcher, who lived next door...