Marriott International sets new global standard

On September 27, Dilip Madhok, General Manager of The Westin Dhaka, along with associates and guests, celebrated Marriott International’s successful completion of the acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. creating the world’s largest hotel company. The celebrations took place at the Grand Ballroom of The Westin Dhaka. On September 23Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), expanded its operation to 30 of the most desirable and prestigious hotel brands with the addition of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts portfolio. Members of Marriott’s leading loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards (which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards) and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), are also invited to link their accounts at to enjoy the benefits, recognition and experiences each program has to offer. Members will have their status matched across programs and will be able to transfer and redeem points to travel to more destinations. Members who link their accounts will be able to transfer points at a three-to-one ratio (three Marriott Rewards points = one SPG Star point) between the programs for redemption stays or on the Marriott Rewards Experiences Market place or SPG’s Moments platform. For more information, please visit our website at