BETHESDA, Md., - Marriott International Inc. announced Sept. 23 (today, Sept. 24 Guam time) its merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in a $13.6 billion deal, according to its website, saying the merger is creating the “world’s largest and best hotel company … .” The announcement said the deal would “bring together 30 leading brands and over 5,700 properties.”
Starwood shares will cease trading on the New York Stock Exchange, according to the announcement.
The Starwood Group’s flagship brands include the Sheraton and Westin names. Both are members of the Starwood Preferred Guest award program.
Sheraton properties include . . .
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