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Marriott/Starwood Merger’s Potential Roadblock

When it was first announced back in November, the Marriott/Starwood merger seemed like a foregone conclusion. However, a surprise bid from Chinese insurer Anbang may make the merger a little messier, especially coming up on the March 17 expiration of a ...

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Group Doubles Spending on Anti-Airbnb Campaign

Share Better, a hotel industry-supported group, has doubled what it will spend to target Airbnb this year. The group plans to spend roughly $1 million over the next six months, beginning with its first national campaign to air on television today. ...

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White House Continues to Ease Cuba Travel Restrictions

The Obama administration today announced it will allow travel to Cuba for “people to people” educational trips and lift limits on the use of U.S. dollars in transactions with Cuba. This news comes just one week before President Obama’s historic ...

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As Chinese Economy Slows, Acquisitions on the Rise

In the 1980s, Japanese companies began snapping up trophy properties in the United States, including the Rockefeller Center in New York and the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles. Now, as China’s economy slows, companies like Anbang Insurance Group Co. are ...

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Anbang Offer Puts Starwood-Marriott Merger at Risk

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has received a $12.84 billion buyout offer from a consortium led by China’s Anbang Insurance Group, threatening to derail its planned takeover by Marriott International. The consortium made the unsolicited offer on March 10 to acquire ...

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Marriott Presents Lower Rates for Direct Booking

In an effort to dismiss potential rumors that other travel websites offer lower rates for its hotels, Marriott International will begin to offer discounted room rates exclusive to Marriott Rewards members who book directly or through appointed corporate travel professionals. ...

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