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Intelligence comes in many forms. It’s mental, sparking innovation. It’s also emotional, organizational and – in the 21st century – artificial. We invite you to explore how building certain types of intelligence can reshape, maybe even improve, the way we eat, sleep, work and operate as humans.

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The brainchild of 1950s researchers, AI is now maturing. How can we responsibly lead through the next wave of intelligence?

by Lisa Wirthman | 08 min

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Psychologist and author Daniel Goleman popularized the concept of emotional intelligence, arguing that social skills are as valuable as book smarts, and changed how we measure leadership ability.

by Rebecca Dalzell | 05 min


Learn something new and broaden your perspective as we partner with TED to bring you inspiring stories and original content that will spark creativity.


Get a firsthand look, discover a new destination or see a familiar place from a new angle. We’re partnering with #VSCO to give you glimpses of the world as you’ve never seen before.


Explore local cocktails and cuisine from all around the world as we go behind the scenes to reveal unique approaches to food, drink and everything that creates a culinary experience.


Read the latest about Marriott Hotels®, our guest-inspired innovations, amazing properties and up-and-coming ideas for how to change the future of travel.

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At Marriott Hotels®, we create sophisticated spaces designed to expand the mind and spark new ways of thinking. With more than 550 properties around the world, from urban to resort to Marquis, there is a Marriott Hotel almost anywhere you want to go.