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Press Release 1 February 2018

S’well and Marriott International’s Element Hotels Join Forces to Help Travelers Get on the Road to Wellness in 2018

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Marriott International's eco-conscious longer-stay brand Element Hotels and S'well, the fashionable, reusable hydration accessory company, are launching a national partnership, which will be activated at all 26 Element Hotels in the United States. Together, Element Hotels and S'well will be inspiring guests to make a positive impact and mindful choices for the environment and for themselves.


As a stylish, reusable product that helps consumers stay hydrated and consume less plastic while on the go, S'well bottles will be available for purchase at Element Hotels' RESTORE pantry and in each room. Guests will be able to conveniently fill their S'wells at the filtered water spouts present in guestrooms.

"When you choose a S'well product, you're choosing a beautiful, simple, sustainable way to keep yourself hydrated throughout the day – doing yourself and the planet a favor," said Sarah Kauss, Founder and CEO of S'well. "This partnership is a perfect opportunity to help guests start to create smart habits that they can carry with them throughout the year and wherever their adventures take them."

S'well products will also be available for purchase in-hotel at Element Hotels' sister brands AC Hotels by Marriott and Aloft Hotels and they will also be on-site at Moxy Hotels. S'well bottles will be available at more than 150 properties from January 2018, and the partnership will include a wide array of styles and distribution strategies unique to individual locales.

"Our new partnership with S'well is a motivational way to start the new year while offering our Element Hotels guests a fashionable and practical tool to stay hydrated throughout 2018 and beyond," said Toni Stoeckl, Global Brand Leader and Vice President, Distinctive Select Brands, Marriott International. "We know making sustainable and health-conscious choices is something that is really important to our guests, so we're excited to be able to provide them easy access to S'well bottles at all of our 150+ U.S. properties in the Distinctive Select portfolio."

Marriott International embraces its global responsibility and unique opportunity to be a force for good, recently launching its 2025 Sustainability and Social Impact Goals. While integrating sustainability across its value chain and mitigating climate-related risk, the company is working to reduce environmental impacts, build and operate sustainable hotels and source responsibly. Guided by its sustainability and social impact platform, Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction, Marriott is committed to making a positive and sustainable impact wherever it does business.

S'well launched in 2010 with a mission to rid the world of plastic water bottles by creating products that deliver beautiful design and quality performance. The company is committed to developing sustainable and responsible best business practices, amplifying the simple ways individuals and organizations can create change through a wide range of programs. S'well has created the Million Bottle Project – a campaign to raise awareness about the impact of plastic on the environment – and continues to identify new opportunities to start conversations and take action to positively impact the world.

For more information about Element Hotels, Aloft Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott and Moxy Hotels and the S'well partnership, please visit:, or

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Element® Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., defies convention through its stylish and sustainable design. The brand’s longer stay comfort empowers guests to ‘Stay in their Element’ through signature amenities including its complimentary healthy RISE breakfast and RELAX evening reception, saline swimming pools, spacious fitness centers, Bikes to Borrow program and electric vehicle charging stations.
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About Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,200 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 134 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world.The company now offers one travel program, Marriott Bonvoy™, replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®(SPG). For more information, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.

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