Marriott International

July 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Marriott, Choice Will ‘Decline’ Requests to Use Hotels for Detention

Choice Hotels and Marriott International both provided protesters with assurances that their establishments would not be used to assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation. On Thursday, about 15 protesters organized by Sanctuary DMV delivered about 122,000 signatures in a petition calling for the companies to not assist ICE. The agency is expected to deport 2,000 […]

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July 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Marriott Says It Will Decline Requests to Use Hotels for Detention

Update, 9 p.m.: Sanctuary DMV, one of the organizers of the protest at Choice Hotels and Marriott International has received a statement from Marriott shortly after delivering petitions. Marriott, based in Bethesda, said: Marriott International has had not indication that any of our hotels have been contacted by the U.S. government to be used to […]

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May 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marriott President Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Arne Sorenson, the president and CEO of Marriott International, has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. According to a statement from Marriott Corporate, a team at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore diagnosed Sorenson after he underwent a series of tests. Marriott Corporate says that Sorenson, 60, will stay in his role as president and […]

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April 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s April Small Business Network: Connecting to Corporations (LIVE)

Montgomery Community Media’s April Small Business Network (SBN) session took place April 25 in Rockville. The topic of the session was Connecting to Corporations. Kelly Leonard moderated a panel of three business leaders, including Anna Hakobyan of AstraZeneca, Casey Oakes of Marriott International, and Karen Zuckerman of HZ. The panel discussed: How to make connections […]

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March 21, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Former News Anchor and Politician Kathleen Matthews

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Kathleen Matthews is a former local news anchor, executive officer, and chairwoman of Maryland’s Democratic Party. Born in the San […]

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June 21, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day and shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere and considered the first day of summer. Here are five more things to know for Thursday, June 21, in Montgomery County 1. Marriott’s New Headquarters:  Marriott executives, Governor Hogan, County Executive Leggett and others will celebrate the groundbreaking of  Marriott’s new […]

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January 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the County Executive’s veto of the minimum wage bill, the Silver Spring budget forum, Marriott’s announcement to relocate their headquarters to downtown Bethesda, and more. You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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March 9, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Executive Leggett Optimistic About Potential Business With Cuba (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive recently traveled to Cuba on an explanatory trade mission with business and government leaders from the Washington, D.C. metro area in February. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Executive Leggett discusses the potential impact of future business deals between Cuba and Montgomery County.   Related:

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October 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Kathleen Matthews Says Bill Marriott Wants to Keep HQ in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

At a Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) forum on Oct. 1, the six Democrats running for Congress in District 8 were asked how they would help Montgomery County when it comes to attracting and keeping businesses. The candidates at this forum, included: David Anderson, Kumar Barve, Ana Sol-Guiterrez, Will Jawando, Kathleen Matthews and […]

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July 27, 2015 | Cindy Peña

White Flint Demolition Enters New Phase (VIDEO)

As the demolition work at White Flint escalates, plans for the Pike District are moving ahead and includes a new campaign to keep Marriott International headquarters in Montgomery County.  MyMCMedia’s Cindy Peña reports.

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