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Bill Marriott : success is never final : his life and the decisions that built a hotel empire / Dale Van Atta.

Van Atta, Dale, (author.).

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Summary:

"Bill Marriott, son of J. Williard Marriott who opened a root-beer stand that grew into the Hot Shoppes Restaurant chain and evolved into the Marriott hotel company, grew up in the family business. In his more than fifty years at the company's helm, Bill Marriott was the driving force behind growing Marriott into the world s largest global hotel chain. His vision and leadership expanded the family business to more than 6,500 properties across 127 countries and territories."--
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629726007
  • ISBN: 1629726001
  • Physical Description: vi, 506 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Shadow Mountain, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 478-494) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pilgrims and pioneers -- The root beer stand -- Billy the Kid -- The war -- Anchors aweigh -- Heavenly flower -- Motor hotel division chief -- The son rises -- No time for sergeants -- Risky business -- The perfect storm -- Bicentennial bishop -- High anxiety and miracles -- Hotel hopping -- Full speed ahead -- The gunslingers -- The chairman's grand exit -- The refiner's fire -- The jewel box -- The flagship and fleet expansion -- Seismic tremors -- "What have I done?" -- The great divide -- Puttin' on the Ritz and Renaissance -- You better be running -- Heartbreak Hotel and heroes -- Marriott on the move -- The work is never done.
Summary, etc.:
"Bill Marriott, son of J. Williard Marriott who opened a root-beer stand that grew into the Hot Shoppes Restaurant chain and evolved into the Marriott hotel company, grew up in the family business. In his more than fifty years at the company's helm, Bill Marriott was the driving force behind growing Marriott into the world s largest global hotel chain. His vision and leadership expanded the family business to more than 6,500 properties across 127 countries and territories."-- Amazon.com.
Subject: Marriott, J. Willard, Jr. (John Willard), 1932-
Marriott Corporation > Biography.
Hotelkeepers > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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