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Diversity Rankings, Agreements, Recognitions, and Milestones- Research Report on MGM, Starwood, Marriott International, Wyndham, and Expedia

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NEW YORK, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT), Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), and Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

MGM Resorts International Research Report

On December 9, 2013, MGM Resorts International (MGM) reported that for the second consecutive year, it has earned a perfect score from the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), which is an annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) survey that ranks major companies for their non-discrimination and benefits practices with respect to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees. Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM, commented, "Diversity and inclusion serve as the bedrock of our company's culture; they are integral to our relationship with our employees, and they define the level of hospitality, gratitude and respect we provide our guests." Murren added, "This recognition is a reflection of our commitment to embracing and promoting equality at our company, every day." The Full Research Report on MGM Resorts International - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. Research Report

On December 3, 2013, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (Starwood) announced that it has signed definitive management agreements to operate the Aggie Grey's Hotel & Bungalows and Aggie Grey's Lagoon, Beach Resort & Spa on the island of Upolu Samoa. According to Starwood, the hotels will join Starwood immediately, and will relaunch after extensive renovations as the Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel and the Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Resort, respectively, by mid-2014. Matthew Fry , Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Development, Starwood Asia Pacific, said, "The signing of Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel and Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Resort further solidifies Starwood's position as a market leader in the Pacific Region and we are proud to be the first international brand to offer accommodation in Samoa." The Full Research Report on Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Marriott International, Inc. Research Report

On December 9, 2013, Marriott International, Inc. (Marriott) announced that it was named among America's top corporations for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality, by earning a perfect 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). David Rodriguez, Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity Executive, Marriott, stated, "Marriott understands that a global hospitality leader must create the environment where all people are respected, valued and provided with opportunities to succeed." Rodriguez continued, "We aim high to make all of our customers, associates, families, suppliers and owners feel equally welcomed and comfortable, and that's why this distinction from the Human Rights Campaign is so meaningful to us." 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 December 9, 2013, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (Wyndham) announced that it has received the Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year award from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) for its commitment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) community. Jose Nido, Vice President of Global Supplier Diversity, Wyndham Worldwide, explained, "At Wyndham Worldwide, we understand the power of diversity. Every day we see immense value and benefit of varied cultures, experiences and perspectives that allow us to best meet our needs as we continue to grow as a global company." Nido concluded, "We look forward to continuing our work with the NGLCC, but also further strengthening our relationship with even more diverse-owned businesses as we cultivate a global supplier diversity network where individuals from all types of backgrounds with different experiences and viewpoints are valued." 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 December 3, 2013,, an affiliate of Expedia Inc. (Expedia), reported that it has reached a new milestone with the 25 millionth download of its suite of mobile apps. The Company reported that has also launched a new, exclusive app for Kindle Fire. Steven Quach, Online Marketing Director for, commented, "We don't believe in a one-size-fits-all product design and user experience, and this launch demonstrates that." Quach added, "Our customers stretch across all mobile device platforms, so we recognize that consumers with different product needs and hardware preference deserve an optimized experience." He added, "Kindle's mix of corporate and personal tablet users coincides nicely with our diverse customer base and we're excited to now have dedicated designs for the top three tablet share leaders and operating systems." The Full Research Report on Expedia Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:



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