Founded in 1927 by J. Willard Marriot & his wife as a root beer stand, the Marriot International company has more than 3800 properties in over 74 countries. Known for their hospitality properties, timeshares and resorts, the company has grown to a worldwide and profitable venture, boasting $11.814 billion in revenues last year alone. With plans to add over 600 more hotel properties by 2015, you can expect the Marriot brand to expand, grow and accumulate more revenue in the coming years
Like many hospitality companies, previous experience in customer service, hospitality or travel great helps to gaining employment. In addition, applicants can expect interview questions regarding conflict management and proper guest etiquette and standard customer service procedures. In person interviews are also very likely in order to clearly assess guest interaction.