Guests across Europe get unlimited access to the best magazines and newspapers
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - Marriott International hotels and all Marriott sub-brands in Europe now offer their guests all-you-can-read access to the world’s best magazines and newspapers through PressReader.
Today’s readers are on-the-go and they want news that goes with them. This partnership aligns perfectly with Marriott’s overall corporate strategy: focusing on mobile to improve the guest experience.
Marriott guests can now download the best in tech, sports, news, fashion, music and pop culture, right to their smartphones, tablets or laptops. They’ll also receive extended access for up to 48 hours after check out. With titles like The Guardian, Le Monde, Corriere della Serra, the Washington Post, Bloomberg Businessweek Europe, Vogue, GQ, and thousands more, PressReader lets Marriott guests discover they care about – in almost any language they choose. From India to France, New Zealand to South Africa, and Mexico to Sweden, PressReader offers content from more than 100 countries. In fact, PressReader is the only platform with rights to bring newspaper and magazine content from mainland China to the rest of the world.
“We’re reimagining how newspaper and magazine content is distributed to our guests. Through PressReader, we have elevated the guest experience; satisfied the diversity of people’s content interests and their growing appetite for quality journalism,” says Osama Hirzalla, Vice President Brand Marketing and eCommerce Europe at Marriott International. “Partnering with PressReader also supports our long-term efforts to reduce our impact on the environment.”
Accessing the PressReader app is easy. Guests simply download using the hotel WiFi and start reading.
“We’re continuing to grow our European presence through this partnership with Marriott. With new offices in Dublin and Bordeaux, we’re committed to bringing a truly immersive platform for high-quality journalism to all of Europe,” says Igor Smirnoff, Chief Commercial Officer at PressReader. “We have an expansive selection of content from Europe and high-impact brands like Marriott, are joining us in creating a bright, sustainable future for journalism. We’re responding to the needs, behaviors, and expectations of modern world travelers.”
PressReader is a platform for people who want to read, share, and talk about the stories that matter to them. We’ve partnered with thousands of publishers in over 100 countries to give readers unlimited access to top-quality journalism around the world. With the PressReader app, 6,000 newspapers and magazines can be read online or downloaded to a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Readers can subscribe to PressReader, or access our entire collection without a subscription simply by walking into one of thousands of PressReader HotSpots.
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