April 24, 2018
Marriott launches home-rental program
Marriott introduced the program with 212 London-area homes, which are accessible through both the TributePortfolioHomes.com website and through a link on Marriott's home page.Read more
As workers begin to move out of stuffy, formal conference rooms, several hotel companies are following suit by transforming casual public spaces into more collaborative meetings environments.
“The way people work today has changed dramatically,” said Matthew Von Ertfelda, VP of insight, strategy and innovation at Marriott International. “People are completely untethered. They’re looking for collaborative environments, and they’re looking for barrier-less interaction.”
And with a change in workers’ habits - a recent survey sponsored by Wired and Marriott Hotels & Resorts found 48% of respondents are “more productive when they work remotely” - the necessity for hoteliers to adapt is more prevalent than ever.
Many hoteliers have responded to this change in traveler behavior by creating spaces designed specifically for small, casual meetings. Take for example Marriott Hotel & Resorts’ recent partnership with workplace product and furnishings provider Steelcase to launch Workspring at Marriott.
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