Marriott International Inc


  • US companies clamor to do business in Cuba Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Some U.S. companies took immediate steps to enter the Cuban marketplace after Obama's move to end the trade embargo. The NYT reports.

  • Early Movers: H, GLW, HTZ, KRFT, LNKD & more Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    Companies making headlines before the bell Thursday.

  • As of Jan. 1, 2015, last-minute will mean by midnight the night before, or a penalty of one night's stay at Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International, which operate about 8,000 hotels. Some allow cancellations as late as 6 p.m. the night the reservation was to start and others require 24 hours or more notice in advance. At IHG hotels, which include InterContinental,...

  • These are the most-searched vacation spots of 2014 Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    Showgirls at famous Las Vegas welcome sign

    Yahoo has reported the most searched destinations on its website for 2014.

  • When gas prices drop, America goes on vacation Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Signage for the Courtyard Bali Nusa Dua hotel, operated by Marriott International, is displayed in Bali, Indonesia.

    When gas prices plummet, U.S. consumers use that extra cash to hit the road or fly to the Caribbean and Las Vegas, benefiting travel stocks.

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 19- U.S.-Hungarian company Prezi.com, which makes online tools for creating presentations, has raised $57 million in financing from U.S. venture capital firm Spectrum capital and existing investor Accel Partners. Prezi CEO Peter Arvai told Reuters in an interview that the company, which he started five years ago in Hungary and now has 50 million...

  • Early Movers: BHI, HAL, TSN, AGN, GM, MAR & more Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:14 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • LeBron James: Basketball star, economic booster Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during a game against the Indiana Pacers at Cintas Center on October 15, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    On Thursday, the Cavs embark on a new era, as King James returns in what is sure to be a celebratory and emotional homecoming.

  • Seasonality rules, still no worries from oil firms Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Traders are talking market statistics ahead of the FOMC statement, while oil companies and investors appear unconcerned by falling prices.

  • Early Movers: HSY, FB, GRMN, WLP, EA, DAL & more Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Oct 28- Marriott International Inc raised its profit forecast for the year as more business travelers and tourists pay higher rates to stay at its hotels in North America. With a greater percentage of its hotels in North America than Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc, Marriott was less affected by the strong dollar and Ebola concerns that dragged on its...

  • After-hours buzz: Express Scripts, Facebook & more Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Express Scripts, Facebook & more.

  • Bonds hold losses after weak 2-year note auction Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 2:39 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. Treasury yields continued to rise on Tuesday amid data and expectations of Fed action.

  • Back in the winner's circle: Cramer Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Now that the market is in a better place, investors are circling back to the winners. Jim Cramer is feasting on profits from these stocks.

  • Oct 6- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc said it would sell the landmark Waldorf Astoria New York hotel to Chinese insurer Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd for about $1.95 billion. The property is the flagship hotel of Hilton's luxury brand, Waldorf Astoria Hotels& Resorts, which owns 27 properties across cities such as Amsterdam, Chicago, and Shanghai.

  • The investigation revealed that Marriott employees had disabled wi-fi networks established by consumers in the conference facilities, "while at the same time charging consumers, small businesses, and exhibitors as much as $1,000 per device to access Marriott's Wi-Fi network," the FCC said in a statement. The interference and disabling of wi-fi networks was...

  • Marriott follows Red Bull into short-film distribution Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    One of the world's biggest hotel chains aims to become the "largest publishers of lifestyle," Variety reports.

  • Are mandatory gratuities the next new hotel fee? Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    A campaign to encourage more people to tip housekeeping may provide an opening for more mandatory hotel fees.

  • BEIJING, Sept 28- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in its first big investment since raising $25 billion in a record-breaking New York initial public offering, has bought 15 percent of Chinese hospitality technology provider Beijing Shiji Information Technology Co Ltd for 2.81 billion yuan.

  • Do tips perpetuate unfair wages for workers? Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Is tipping the right thing to do, or does it perpetuate an unethical system low wages for certain jobs?