Marriott makes tens of millions through resort fees, lawsuit claims

  • District of Columbia’s Attorney General sued Marriott in 2019 for its use of resort fees.
  • Recently-unsealed documents show that Marriott makes millions from resort fees each year.
  • Marriott’s self-managed resorts make tens of millions from resort fees, according to the lawsuit.

Recently unsealed documents from the District of Columbia Attorney General’s 2019 lawsuit against Marriott allege that the company and its self-managed resorts make tens of millions from resort fees every year.

Marriott itself – which operates and franchises more than 7,000 properties and 30 brands across the globe– made approximately $17 million from resort fees in 2019, according