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Bill Marriott : success is never final : his life and the decisions that built a hotel empire

Author: Dale Van Atta
Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Shadow Mountain, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Van Atta, Dale.
Bill Marriott.
Salt Lake City, Utah : Shadow Mountain, [2019]
(DLC) 2019016801
(OCoLC)1088911980
Named Person: J Willard Marriott, Jr.; J Willard Marriott, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Van Atta
ISBN: 9781629737874 1629737879
OCLC Number: 1122681023
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 506 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Dale Van Atta.

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"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.

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