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Announcing a $20 Million Endowment at Howard University to Establish the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership

February 24th, 2021

Marriott International to create the Arne M. Sorenson Hospitality Fund to support the design of a world-class hospitality program and curriculum. Today, the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, together with Howard University, announced the establishment of the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership in honor of Marriott International’s beloved president and CEO, Arne Sorenson, […]

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Development Update: Week of February 22, 2021

February 22nd, 2021

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Marriott International Headquarters & Marriott Hotel Week of February 22, 2021 Inside the buildings, the buildout continues with the installation of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work ongoing, along with the installation of seventeen elevators inside the office building, and another five inside the hotel building. On the exterior façade, installation of the curtain […]

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Development Update: Week of February 8, 2021

February 8th, 2021

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Marriott International Headquarters & Marriott Hotel Week of February 8, 2021 On the exterior façade, installation of the curtain wall continues and is now reaching the northside roof. The entire glass curtain wall will be completed in spring. At the base of the building along Wisconsin Avenue, the lobby’s glass wall is underway, […]

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From Knife Skills to Life Skills

February 2nd, 2021

For years, Marriott International has supported DC Central Kitchen and its Culinary Job Training program, which trains adults facing high barriers to employment in culinary arts and work readiness skills. Meet Trenisha, a graduate of the program who was recently interviewed by the DC Patch. Since the interview, Trenisha has secured a new managerial position […]

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Marriott-Supported Students Graduate DC Central Kitchen’s Culinary Training Program

January 22nd, 2021

This month, the Marriott International-supported cohort of DC Central Kitchen (DCCK) students graduated from its Culinary Job Training program. For years, Marriott has supported DCCK, a nonprofit addressing hunger and poverty in the DC area, and its work to train unemployed adults and youth facing barriers to employment in culinary and job skills. In addition to […]

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Virtual Food Drive Collects More Than 1,100 items for Capital Area Food Bank

January 20th, 2021

Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Marriott International conducted a virtual food drive from December 2 through January 4 for Capital Area Food Bank, a long-standing Serve 360 partner serving the food insecure in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. The virtual food drive was a success with well over 1,100 items collected. Food collected […]

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Development Update: Week of January 18, 2021

January 18th, 2021

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Marriott International Headquarters & Marriott Hotel Week of January 18, 2021 In the new year, significant progress continues in downtown Bethesda at the development site of the future Marriott International Headquarters and Marriott Hotel. On the exterior façade, installation of the curtain wall and continues and is expected to reach the roof of […]

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Development Update: Week of December 28, 2020

December 28th, 2020

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters The Latest Construction Update Week of December 28, 2020 Significant progress continues at the development site of the future Marriott International Headquarters and Marriott Hotel. The remaining minor concrete operations along the rooftop have now concluded, which marks the end of all concrete work for the project. Additional Roofing […]

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Marriott International Publishes Latest Serve 360 Report

December 15th, 2020

Marriott International has released its 2020 Serve 360 Report: Sustainability and Social Impact at Marriott International. The latest edition of this Report shares 2019 progress on the company’s 2025 Sustainability and Social Impact Goals, as well as broader environmental, social, and governance (ESG) updates. Each year, Marriott associates, hotels, and Business Councils volunteered their time […]

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Join Marriott in Giving Back This Holiday Season

December 14th, 2020

To support those who are food insecure in the Montgomery County and Greater Washington, DC area, Marriott International has organized a virtual food drive for long-standing Serve 360 local nonprofit partner, Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB). If you would like to join Marriott, you can contribute to the donation drive virtually through the customized giving […]

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