Hear the stories behind the creative decisions that have brought to life some of Marriott’s most inspiring hotels. Join hosts as they interview the hotel industry’s top designers and explore the trends and innovations that go into making hotels look the way they do.
JW Marriott Venice: Designed for Self-Care in "Real Italian Style"
Travel by boat across the Venetian lagoon and escape onto a private island, where every step — and every plate of locally sourced food — has been thoughtfully integrated to bring you back into touch with the healing power of earth, sea, and sun.
Taking the Plunge into Aquatic Design at Gaylord Opryland's SoundWaves
What is it about sitting by the waves that makes so many people happy? And what does it take to recreate that feeling at a hotel that's nowhere near the ocean?
We've spent hours talking about the design of hotels and the world of hospitality. But in this episode, we go on a deep dive into the design of SoundWaves, a one-of-a-kind water attraction that's built into the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee.
Contemporary Art Meets a Rock-and-Roll Past at Gramercy Park Hotel
At first glance, New York's Gramercy Park Hotel seems like a typical luxury hotel. But a closer look reveals a rock-and-roll past — and a newfound devotion to make art a tangible part of every stay at this historic haunt for creative minds.To see the Gramercy Park hotel's art collection and book a room, check out gramercyparkhotel.com.Read more about Gramercy Park Hotel and explore the hidden world of hotel design at traveler.marriott.com/behind-the-design.And to explore the world's greatest destinations and get inspired for your next trip, visit us at traveler.marriott.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Launching W Records
W Hotels recently launched its very own record label, W Records. At the W Music International Summit in Austin, Texas, Marriott Bonvoy Traveler sat down with some of the top innovators in the music industry who led the launch of W Records. Learn how they ensured brand consistency, navigated the changing music industry landscape, and got some of the top emerging artists to come on board. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sci-Fi Meets Reality in Destiny 2
Join Marriott TRAVELER as we explore the world of Destiny 2, a video game in which players assume the role of a Guardian and are tasked with reviving a character called (appropriately) The Traveler while journeying to different planets along the way. Learn how the designers grounded the sci-fi settings in reality and how travel inspired the final look of the game. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Visiting Ancient Greece in Assassin's Creed: Odyssey
Video game designers are creating landscapes so realistic, it's almost like traveling there yourself. Marriott TRAVELER sat down with the designers of Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, which is set in ancient Greece, to find out what it took to create these landscapes and why recreating Greece was so important to them for this amazing game. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Love hearing the behind the scenes info! Need more episodes!!!