The acquisition means that the Marriott Rewards program and the Starwood Preferred Guest program will be blended, NBC News reports.
Marriott announced plans to acquire Starwood in a deal valued at about $12.2 billion, creating the world's largest hotel company.
Quintessentially Lifestyle's Greater China boss reveals the lengths a concierge service will go to for its wealthy members.
Thailand tourism sector usually bounces back within a month of any setback, according to Chanin Donavanik, MD and CEO at Dusit International.
Retailers, automobile dealers and other companies in Texas are reporting weakness as a result of the slide in crude prices.
The man who lost his job after allegedly attacking an Uber driver now wants to apologize in person.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the partnership between startup Airbnb and American Express that gives cardholders an easier option when booking rooms.
Barry Sternlicht, CEO of Starwood Capital identifies the company's plans and ambitions in the US.
The strongest El Nino on record is expected to drench the South this fall and winter, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on Hyatt's offer to acquire Starwood in a cash and stock deal.
Hyatt Hotels is in talks to buy Starwood Hotels in a deal that is said to be as little as a week away, sources told CNBC.
Lawrence Ho is launching a $3.2B Macau entertainment complex at the time when gaming revenues at the casino mecca are weakening.
According to a lodging industry survey, researchers found Marriott comes out on top in paying back traveler rewards, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
Yum Brands said it intended to separate its China and U.S. businesses into two independent, publicly traded companies.
Neil Dwane, chief investment officer for equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, says the hotel and travel industry has the ability to compete with companies such as Airbnb.
Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at the Skift Global Forum on Thursday about her work as an executive with the Trump Organization.
Hamish Dodds, president and CEO of Hard Rock International, says the hotel chain's move into China is at an early stage, with various partnership projects in the works.
The hotel industry sees growth in Japan as well as some parts of China and Southeast Asia, notes Ricco De Blank, CEO of Sun Hung Kai Hotels.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital CEO, weighs in on China's wealth and economy.
Stephen Wood, Russell Investments, says investors can expect a rate hike in 2015 and then the Fed will become data dependent. And Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital CEO, looks at the impact of low rates on real estate.