On a Par with Holy Scripture? New Marriott Rooms to Get Bible, Book of Mormon

Sheraton, Westin and other Starwood hotels are finding their religion.  Marriott International, which bought Starwood two years ago, has begun putting copies of the Bible and the Book of Mormon in the recently-acquired hotels. By year’s end, it expects to place the books in 300,000 rooms.  Marriott, whose namesake founding family is active in the Mormon church, has been putting both the Bible and the Book of Mormon in its rooms since opening its first hotel in the late 1950s. Like most major chains, Marriott doesn’t own the majority of its hotels. However, it stands out from the other companies by requiring — in franchise or licensing agreements — its 6,500 properties to have the books in each room.  Read more: https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/bibles-book-of-mormon-marriott-hotels/2018/08/26/id/878773/