by Michael J. Shapiro | February 03, 2010

Marriott International rolled out its first GoThere Virtual Meetings studios at the New York Marriott East Side Hotel and Bethesda North Marriott Hotel near Washington, D.C., last Wednesday. GoThere Virtual Meetings are part of a rollout of an AT&T Telepresence Solution, which uses Cisco TelePresence studios running on the AT&T network and the AT&T Business Exchange at Marriott Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott Hotels and Renaissance Hotels around the world. The first GoThere Virtual Meetings studios now are open at the New York Marriott East Side and the Bethesda North Marriott; the company plans to expand to 25 hotels around the world in the first phase. The next hotels to offer GoThere Virtual Meetings will be London's Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel; the JW Marriott Hong Kong; the Renaissance Sao Paulo, Brazil; the JW Marriott Marquis Miami; the Renaissance Washington, D.C.; the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway; the JW Marriott San Francisco, and the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott. Click here to book a meeting room online or to see updates on new locations.