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Marriott is removing single-use toiletries in all hotel rooms

Marriott International is planning to eliminate single-use toiletry bottles of shampoo, conditioner, and bath gel in all hotel rooms. The hotel brand will be replacing the toiletries with larger, pump-topped bottles. Marriott began testing the change in the last few years, and currently has larger bottles in around 1,000 properties in North America. They expect […]

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Marriotts will soon have an Amazon Alexa in every room

Amazon.com has partnered with Marriott International to provide Alexa Echo into their hotel rooms. Marriott ranked No. 1 for hotel rewards According to Reuters, Amazon is looking to expand its presence in the hospitality industry, and the new partnership would allow Marriott guests to use Alexa to do things in the hotel like order room […]


6 Best places to stay in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho may be an overlooked destination, but it is quickly becoming a sought-after vacation destination. Whether it’s skiing, craft beer, floating the river, or catching a football game — you could easily spend weeks in the city and have plenty to do. Whether you prefer a hotel in Boise or bed & breakfast, there […]


7 Best places to stay in Bend, Oregon

Bend, Oregon is an outdoor lover’s dream, and the town is full of adventure (and adventurers) during all four seasons. But in order to really enjoy your experience, you need a great hotel — and there are plenty of hotels in Bend. Here are some of the best places to stay in Bend, Oregon: Click […]


Hampton Inn is most popular hotel for business travelers

Business or pleasure? According to a new study from Certify, Hampton Inn was the most expensed hotel chain among business travelers. Traveling for work is a lot different than traveling on your own — and business travelers follow some very similar trends when traveling for work. Hampton Inn is owned by Hilton, and the average […]


Marriott ranked No. 1 for hotel rewards

U.S. News & World Report has announced its Best Travel Rewards Program of 2017-2018, and has named Marriott Rewards as the No. 1 Best Hotel Rewards Program. “Marriott Rewards is No. 1 among the Best Hotel Rewards Programs due in part to the ease of earning points and its large network of hotels in popular […]


‘Family fun’ and some surprising cities top list of summer travel trends

Summer is here, and that means people are thinking about family vacations and other summer travel. Marriott conducted a study of what people are looking for this summer, and it turns out there are some pretty specific trends. “This summer, travelers are looking beyond typical beach-centric destinations and considering places like Orlando, New York, Chicago […]