Companies Offer New and Exciting Reasons to Travel and Stay in Style - Research Report on Marriott, Wyndham, Expedia, Orient-Express, and Royal Caribbean

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Jun 20, 2013, 08:00 ET from Wall Street Reports

NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Marriott International Inc. (NYSE: MAR), Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. (NYSE: OEH), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Marriott International Inc. Research Report

On June 17, 2013, Marriott International Inc. (Marriott) announced that it has teamed up with American Airlines to give joint Marriott Rewards and AAdvantage members new ways to earn AAdvantage miles. Marriott Rewards will award AAdvantage miles to joint members on qualifying transactions at 3,700 hotels worldwide. Joint members can also choose to convert Marriott Rewards points to AAdvantage miles. Ed French, Senior Vice President, Marriott Rewards, commented, "Choice and flexibility are extremely important to our members. This partnership gives our members who fly American the ability to earn AAdvantage miles when staying at the Marriott family of brands worldwide or to redeem their Marriott Reward points for airline miles on American." The Full Research Report on Marriott International Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Wyndham Worldwide Corporation Research Report

On June 12, 2013 Wyndham Worldwide Corporation's (Wyndham) Wyndham Hotel Group announced the rebranding of the former Hotel 71 in downtown Chicago as the 334-room Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront. "Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is an exciting addition to our Wyndham family of hotels in the U.S.," said Jeff Wagoner, Wyndham Hotel Group Management President. "This sophisticated, city-center property is a shining example of our commitment to provide best-in-class management services and bring the Wyndham brand to the key markets where people want to travel. We're confident Chicago visitors will find the high-quality accommodations and hospitality they've come to expect from Wyndham." The 39-storey property is owned by Hospitality Properties Trust and will continue to be managed by Wyndham Hotel Group's management company. The Company reported that the property is in the midst of completing a multi-million dollar renovation project, with the first phase scheduled to be completed in summer of 2013 and the second phase scheduled for completion by the end of 2013. The Full Research Report on Wyndham Worldwide Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Expedia Inc. Research Report

On June 17, 2013, Expedia Inc. (Expedia) launched Around the World in 100 Days, a 15-week gaming contest that allows players earn up to 1 million real-world Expedia Rewards points. Players can earn virtual currency by completing activities on the Around the World in 100 Days website or by making real-world travel transactions on Expedia. Players will earn Expedia Rewards points based on the amount of virtual currency earned throughout the game. "With Around the World in 100 Days, players can earn enough Rewards Points to take a real trip," said Julius Lai, Senior Director, Loyalty Marketing, "We want to add as much value to the travel rewards experience as possible while making it fun for travel fans." The Full Research Report on Expedia Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. Research Report

On June 3, 2013, Orient-Express Hotel Ltd. (Orient-Express) released the first images of the Orcaella, its brand new luxury river cruiser. The vessel's inaugural cruise is scheduled for July 22, 2013 in Myanmar. Departing from Mandalay, the 11-night maiden voyage sets sail up the Chindwin River in the foothills of the Himalayas. Named after the dolphins known to inhabit the Ayeyarwady River, Orcaella is a traditional Irrawaddy Flotilla ship built by local craftsman in Yangon. The Company stated that the stylish, contemporary interiors by Francois Greck, a French architect based in South East-Asia, reflect the local surroundings with traditional furniture and works of art by Burmese artists. Orcaella has 25 cabins (some interconnecting) and suites on board, all featuring floor to ceiling sliding glass doors with Juliet balconies opening onto the river. It joins the sister ship Road To Mandalay that has been cruising the Ayeyarwady River for the past 17 years. The Full Research Report on Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Research Report

On June 14, 2013, Royal Caribbean International (Royal Caribbean), a global cruise line brand owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., welcomed Carol Schuster as Senior Vice President of Marketing. The Company mentioned that Ms. Schuster joins the global cruise line with a proven track record and extensive background in building global brands, as well as new market entry, and will oversee all aspects of marketing for Royal Caribbean including brand strategy and positioning; consumer and trade advertising; digital and social media; and one-to-one and loyalty marketing. Commenting on her appointment, Lisa Bauer, Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, said, "We are thrilled to welcome Carol Schuster to Royal Caribbean's leadership team and look forward to her building on the success that the brand has already achieved. Carol's extensive global marketing experience will play an integral role in our continued growth into established and emerging cruise vacation markets around the world." The Full Research Report on Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []



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