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Author Van Atta, Dale, author.

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

Publication Info. Salt Lake City, Utah : Shadow Mountain, [2019]
2019

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Biography - MPLG-6  B MAR    AVAILABLE
 Mt. Carroll Twp PL Stacks - MCLY-14  921 MAR    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Biography - SEBB-3  B MARRIOTT    AVAILABLE
 Yorkville PL Adult Biography - YKBB-4  B MAR    AVAILABLE
Description vi, 506 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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."--Amazon.com.
Subject Marriott, J. Willard, Jr. (John Willard), 1932-
Marriott, J. Willard, Jr. (John Willard), 1932- (OCoLC)fst01801239
Marriott Corporation -- Biography.
Marriott Corporation. (OCoLC)fst00627821
Hotelkeepers -- Biography.
Hotelkeepers. (OCoLC)fst00961760
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biographies.
ISBN 9781629726007 (hardbound ; alkaline paper)
1629726001 (hardbound ; alkaline paper)

 
    
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