Redefining the Airport Hotel
By Jeff Hart General Manager, Los Angeles Airport Marriott | September 08, 2019
The words "airport hotel" are often associated with images of a certain type or level of travel, and pre-conceived notions of quality.
In 2019 however, airport hotels are "taking off" and nationwide, changing what it means to be a launching point for travel, business trips, and global experiences. The Los Angeles Airport Marriott is one of the properties that is leading the narrative and altering perceptions of "fly by" hotels.
One of the very first hotels to be built on Century Boulevard in the Los Angeles International Airport Gateway area was the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. The property was first introduced to meet the growing demand for lodging near the Southern California travel hub, and since opening in 1973, has been a game-changing space where innovation and convenience merge to create an ideal landing place for travelers from around the world.
Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Re-establishing itself as a leading West Coast airport hotel, the iconic property embarked on an extensive renovation journey, which transformed the hotel into a modern and sleek destination that embraces technology, local community, and allows travelers to experience the destination of Los Angeles, even if they never leave the property.
Through the renovation, our team at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott learned, executed, and embraced new ideas and concepts, and tossed away previous beliefs and mindsets that lent us to think we have to fit inside a certain box. As an airport hotel, there is so much opportunity to reinvent and think outside the norm when it comes to offerings, amenities and capabilities.