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American multinational hospitality company

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Marriott International: American multinational hospitality company
Marriott International, Inc. is an American multinational diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities. Founded by J. Willard Marriott, the company is now led by his son, executive chairman Bill Marriott, and president and chief executive officer Arne Sorenson. Marriott International is the largest hotel chain in the world. It has 30 brands with 7,003 properties in 131 countries and territories around the world, over 1,332,826 rooms, including 2,035 that are managed with 559,569 rooms, 4,905 that are franchised or licensed with 756,156 rooms, and 63 that are owned or leased with 17,101 rooms, plus an additional 475,000 rooms in the development pipeline and an additional 25,000 rooms approved for development but not yet under signed contracts.


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The Trump administration has ordered Marriott International to wind down hotel operations in Communist-run Cuba, a company spokeswoman told Reuters, extinguishing what had been a symbol of the..
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Exclusive: Marriott says ordered by Trump administration to cease Cuba hotel business

Marriott International, the only U.S. company to run a hotel in Communist-run Cuba, the Four Points Sheraton in Havana, told Reuters it had been ordered by the Trump administration to wind down its..
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American hotel and travel industry executives from companies such as Marriott and Hilton met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday to discuss a possible $150 billion aid package, as thousands of..
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Marriott starts furloughing tens of thousands of employees: WSJ

The world's biggest hotel operator Marriott International Inc is starting to furlough what it expects will be tens of thousands of employees, amid hotel closings globally due to the virus outbreak, the..
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U.S. hotel, travel industry to meet with Vice President Pence over coronavirus

American hotel and travel industry executives from companies such as Marriott and Hilton are meeting with Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday to discuss the economic impact of the new coronavirus as..
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U.S. travel industry urges Washington to reauthorize tourism body Brand USA

Some 15 executives from companies associated with the tourism industry, such as American Express and Marriott , have urged the U.S. government to renew federal funding of Brand USA, which promotes the..
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Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees

The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said.
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