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WASHINGTON, Aug 5- President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday that U.S. businesses have committed to investing $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects across Africa, a White House official said.
Aug 1- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, which owns the Conrad and Waldorf Astoria brands, raised its full-year earnings forecast and reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, driven by an increase in business and leisure travel.
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The plaintiff, Madison 92nd Street Associates LLC, accused Marriott and a labor organization of conspiring to control which Marriott- branded hotels unionized. Madison chose Marriott because of the assurance it received from Marriott that it was a non-union company and that Courtyard would employ a non-union workforce at the hotel, according to the lawsuit.
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Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
*Accor has no plan to sell HotelInvest, brands for now- CEO. *HotelInvest buys 97 hotels in Europe for 900 mln euros- Accor. PARIS, May 27- Europe's largest hotel group, Accor, has no plans to spin off its HotelInvest real estate business or sell any of its hotel brands, but "nothing is taboo" in the long term, Chief Executive Sebastien Bazin said.
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Some of Friday's midday movers:
*Co raises FY profit forecast to $0.64- $0.67/ share from $0.57- $061. May 9- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc raised its full-year profit forecast after increasing business and leisure travel in the United States allowed the company to charge more for its rooms in the first quarter.
May 9- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc raised its full-year profit forecast after strong business and leisure travel helped the company post better-than-expected quarterly results. Marriott International Inc and Hyatt Hotels Corp have also reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings.
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About 1.8 million Chinese tourists visit the U.S. each year and that number is expected to rise 20 percent annually.
April 30- Hyatt Hotels Corp said it expected occupancy and room rates at its hotels to remain strong as U.S. business travel continues to grow. The owner of the Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency chain of hotels reported a first-quarter profit above analysts' estimates, partly helped by a tight supply of rooms.