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Partnerships, Share Repurchases, Brand Expansions, Stock Updates, and Donations - Analyst Notes on Las Vegas Sands, Ctrip, Expedia, Marriott, and Wyndham

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NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP), Expedia Inc (NASDAQ: EXPE), Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ: MAR), and Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:


Las Vegas Sands Corp. Analyst Notes 

On April 3, 2014, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) announced that as part of its new global corporate citizenship program, Sands Cares, it has partnered with the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the international nonprofit organization, Clean the World. The Company informed that it will contribute $7 million to the UNLV hotel college over five years to develop a global professional and executive education program and assist in the construction of a new academic building, and will also give $1 million to Clean the World which collects and recycles discarded hygiene products and distributes them to those in need in over 70 countries. The full analyst notes on Las Vegas Sands Corp. are available to download free of charge at:

-- International, Ltd. Analyst Notes 

On April 3, 2014, International, Ltd. (Ctrip) announced that the Company's Board of Directors has approved a new share repurchase program allowing Ctrip to purchase its own American depositary shares (ADSs) with an aggregate value of up to US$600 million. The Company stated that funding will come from its existing cash balance, including cash generated from operations and cash received from the convertible bonds issued in 2012 and 2013. Ctrip informed that the proposed share repurchase may be effected in the open market at prevailing market prices and/or in negotiated transactions off the market from time to time as market conditions warrant in accordance with applicable requirements of Rule 10b5-1 and/or Rule 10b-18 under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The full analyst notes on International, Ltd. are available to download free of charge at:


Expedia Inc Analyst Notes 

On April 10, 2014, Expedia Inc.'s (Expedia) stock dropped 4.47% to close at $68.60. However, over the past six months of trading, Expedia's stock jumped 33.47%, in line with the Nasdaq Composite that also posted a 7.79% gain. The full analyst notes on Expedia Inc are available to download free of charge at:


Marriott International Inc Analyst Notes 

On April 9, 2014, Marriott International Inc. (Marriott) reported the opening of its 11th Courtyard hotel in China by Marriott Hangzhou Qianjiang - expanding the brand's footprint in eastern China. Henry Lee, Chief Operations Officer of Greater China for Marriott remarked, "Marriott International's portfolio in China continues to expand and we're thrilled to open our second Courtyard branded hotel in the heart of Hangzhou. I would like to express our gratitude to our owning partner Zhejiang Xinya Construction Investment Development Co., Ltd. for its trust and enormous support of Marriott International and Courtyard by Marriott brand." The Company stated that the new 364-room hotel is located in Hangzhou Qianjiang CBD area within walking distance to Qian Tang River. The full analyst notes on Marriott International Inc are available to download free of charge at:


Wyndham Worldwide Corporation Analyst Notes 

On April 10, 2014, RCI, a brand of the Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (Wyndham), announced a $50,000 donation to the ARDA International Foundation (AIF) - a nonprofit organization run by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) that aims to fulfill the research, education and fundraising needs of the vacation ownership industry - at the 2014 ARDA World conference in Las Vegas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Commenting on the donation, Gordon Gurnik, President, RCI, stated, "Supporting our industry is an important business goal and part of our company culture at RCI. As the saying goes, a rising tide raises all ships - and AIF's valuable research and education programs contribute to the success of all vacation ownership businesses, including RCI and our affiliates. We are proud to make this donation in support of AIF's continuous efforts." The full analyst notes on Wyndham Worldwide Corporation are available to download free of charge at:


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