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Man Who Created the World's Biggest Hotel Chain Has Died

Marriott's Arne Sorenson is dead at 62 from pancreatic cancer

(Newser) - Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, whose claim to fame was creating the world's biggest hotel chain, has died at age 62 from pancreatic cancer, reports Reuters . Sorenson, who was the first person from outside the Marriott family to run the company, engineered the $13 billion purchase of Starwood Hotels and...

Marriott CEO Praised for 'Lesson' in Leadership
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Marriott CEO Praised for 'Lesson' in Leadership

Arne Sorenson doesn't sugarcoat the bad news, still offers hope in video

(Newser) - The hotel industry is among the hardest hit in the coronavirus outbreak, with massive layoffs underway and growing fears that many hotels may never reopen. The world's largest hotel company, Marriott International, is no exception, as a video released last week by CEO Arne Sorenson makes clear. But Sorenson...

On Fiscal Cliff, Dems and GOP Closer Than They Look

But mortgage interest deduction might be a casualty

(Newser) - Depending on who you ask, the fiscal cliff confrontation in Washington is either a massive standoff, or a massive mirage. "It is not going to happen soon," John Barrasso, the Senate's fourth-ranking Republican said yesterday. But top officials tell Politico that behind the scenes John Boehner and...

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