Quick facts
  • What we do:
    International Hospitality Lodging
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • Barnards Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London, London, EC4a 1EN

About Marriott Hotels International Limited

Marriott Hotels International are a leading global lodging company with more than 6,000 properties in 122 countries and territories.

Based on family leadership, the company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

In 1927, J. Willard Marriott opened a root-beer stand that evolved into the Hot Shoppes restaurant chain. For the next 58 years, he continued to build the Marriott brand using the ethos that’s still embedded in the company today.

Today, the company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation-ownership resorts under 30 brands. Marriott Hotels International employs more than 500,000 people at its properties and corporate offices.

These days, Bill Marriott is the Executive Chairman and Arne Sorensen is President and Chief Executive Officer. Amy C. McPherson is President and Managing Director of the European arm.

The company’s beliefs remain constant: putting people first; pursuing excellence; embracing change; acting with integrity; and serving the world.

What is it like to work for Marriott Hotels International Limited

Management is done by walking around. This means that senior management walk the floors to interact informally with employees every day. This approach has never changed, along with the philosophy of 'if you take care of the associate, they will take care of the customer'.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Every employee completes an annual development programme that they discuss with their line managers at scheduled times. These are translated into training and development activities. All staff get new-starter orientation and on-the-job training.
My Company
My Company
Core principles revolve around ‘Spirit to Serve’. Key values relating to this are; people are the most important asset; employing associates who are ethical and trustworthy; the customer is always right; managing is done by walking around; and serving the community.

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  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Development

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    48% / 52%

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  • Staff:


  • Earning £35,000+:


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