As hyped as we are for new Trump International Old Post Office Hotel, we have more imminent DC hotel news to get excited about. The downtown Shaw neighborhood of DC is getting a major new hotel next spring. The Marriott Marquis Washington will be the largest hotel in DC, connected to the Walter E. Show More Summary
BILL MARRIOTT may know more about the hotel industry than anyone on the planet. He has spent almost six decades working for the family group, now known as Marriott International, and still radiates enthusiasm for what he calls "the most fascinating business in the world". Show More Summary
Marriott International has announced a major deal to acquire Protea Hotels, one of Africa’s largest lodging companies with 116 hotels in seven African countries. In addition to 80 hotels in South Africa, Protea has hotels in Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria,Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Show More Summary
The hospitality giant continues to gain ground on a global expansion and improving unit metrics. Growth investors should love this asset-light, high-ROI business.
Marriott Rewards hotel category 1 and 2 properties outnumber Hilton nearly 8 to 1 in the USA (Marriott 801 hotels to Hilton 106 hotels). Marriott Rewards competitive advantage by sheer number of hotels at the lowest reward levels means...Show More Summary
Arne Sorenson, CEO of Marriott International Ian Schrager, founder and chairman of Ian Schrager Company Sorenson: Because we come from different places culturally, that will always create sparks now and then in the relationship. But we have really deep respect for Ian and what he brings in this space that we don't have. Show More Summary
Hotel giant Marriott International has found a new home to trade its shares.
By Thomas Kee: By Neal Rau Marriott International Inc. (MAR), which operates the Courtyard, Renaissance, Ritz-Carlton and Fairfield brands as well as its namesake hotels, has benefited from growing demand from corporate travelers in the U.S. Show More Summary
In today’s marketplace, there are many gauges shareholders can use to monitor publicly traded companies. A pair of the most under-the-radar are hedge fund and insider trading sentiment. At Insider Monkey, our research analyses have shown that, historically, those who follow the top picks of the elite money managers can outclass the S&P 500 by […]
The Abu Dhabi government fund is close to buying a new hotel in Manhattan. The fund is in talks to buy the Marriott International's Editions hotel that is being built at 5 Madison Ave. along with two other hotels in London and Miami Beach, according to The Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary
You’ve probably had experiences at hotels that range from truly enjoyable to “never goin’ back to that dump again.” Today, we look at a hotel chain that excels at providing top-flight customer service as well as furthering the goals of its franchisees and stockholders. In other words, a hotel chain that gets it right. Marriott [...]
With the average daily rate of hotel rooms increasing by about 5% so far this year, hoteliers are gearing up for profit surges. I expect that to last for at least the next several years as international travel ramps up. Wyndham expands in developing world Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) is looking to expand in the developing [...]
Marriott International (MAR) Q2 2013 Earnings Call August 01, 2013 10:00 am ET Executives Arne M. Sorenson - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Committee for Excellence Carl T. Berquist - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President Laura E. Show More Summary
Just the facts, Fool.
It may be surprising to hear that hospitality and tourism are the fastest-growing industries in the world. One of the biggest names in the industry, unsurprisingly, is Marriott International Inc (NYSE:MAR), which represents a variety of names in hotels, motels, and resorts around the world. Show More Summary
With the global economy on the path to recovery, it will lead to a rise in the spending capacity of the population. This directly impacts the demand for hotel rooms, as the tourism industry gets a boost. According to PFK Hospitality Research, residents staying away from home for more than one day are expected to [...]
One segment of the market that continues to be strong is the international hotel business. Particularly in Asia, there’s a building boom of new hotels as countries prosper and attract more international travelers. Hotel companies that have an international presence are able to leverage their brands and develop a loyal clientele. By having all price [...]
Comic-Con International's 2013 games schedule for Magic: The Gathering in Ballroom F of the Marriott Marquis & Marina.
Comic-Con International's 2013 games schedule for Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder games held in Ballroom E of the Marriott Marquis and Marina.
With the rebounding economy, the hotel industry is heating up and it appears that Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc (NYSE:HOT) is the hottest. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc (NYSE:HOT) is a leading hotel and leisure company, with brands that include St. Regis, Westin, Sheraton, Four Points and Element — having over 1,000 hotels in 100 countries. [...]