Conservatives including Mark Zuckerberg, Grover Norquist urge House to pass immigration reform

Conservatives including Mark Zuckerberg, Grover Norquist urge House to pass immigration reform

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- More than 600 business, political, religious and law enforcement leaders urged House Republicans to pass immigration overhaul within two months.
Romney to be member of Marriott's board

Romney to be member of Marriott's board

BOSTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he is rejoining the Marriott International board of directors.

Atlantic Eye: Czech and American heroes

HOUSTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Former President George H.W. Bush entered the room from the right front of the stage, with former first lady Barbara Bush close behind. "Do I know you?" she said to me with a Cheshire cat grin as she walked by and sat within earshot and kitty-corner at the neighboring table. "We met in Prague some years ago, ma'am," I said. "Beautiful," she said. "We'll have to talk." And she sat down. It was the gala of the American Friends of the Czech Republic at Houston's venerable J.W. Marriott hotel last week.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Suspect: attacks will go on in Indonesia

JAKARTA, June 25 (UPI) -- An accused terrorist in Indonesia told CNN Islamic militants plan more attacks against Westerners.

Indonesia arrests 24 suspected terrorists

JAKARTA, July 1 (UPI) -- Indonesian police have arrested 24 suspects linked to the 2002 Bali bombing and the 2003 bombing of Jakarta's J.W. Marriott hotel, the Jakarta Post said Friday.

Terrorist wife jailed for concealment

SURABAYA, Indonesia, June 10 (UPI) -- A court has sentenced the wife of one of Indonesia's most wanted men to three years in jail for concealing information about his whereabouts.

Jakarta beefs up security ahead of summit

JAKARTA, April 7 (UPI) -- Nearly 25,000 security officers will be deployed to safeguard the Asian-African Summit in Jakarta later this month, with 55 heads of state expected to attend.

Cleric submits bomber's letter to court

JAKARTA, April 6 (UPI) -- Lawyers for an Indonesian Muslim cleric convicted of an "evil conspiracy" in the 2002 Bali bombings filed documents to support his appeal against his sentence. The documents filed by Abu Bakar Bashir's lawyers Wednesday in South Jakarta District Court inc

Jemaah Islamiyah still a threat

SINGAPORE, March 29 (UPI) -- The Jemaah Islamiyah terror group is repositioning and rejuvenating itself with much of its network still operating, a Singapore official has warned. "The JI has been knocked down but definitively not knocked out," Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng said
By United Press International

Indonesia defends Bashir's sentence

JAKARTA, March 4 (UPI) -- Indonesia urged foreign critics Friday to respect a court decision sentencing Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir to 30 months in jail over the 2002 Bali bombings.

U.S. 'disappointed' by Bashir sentence

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department said Thursday the 30 month sentence imposed on a Muslim cleric for his role in the 2002 Bali bombings is too short.

Business travel helping hotels

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Business travel is finally on the upswing, and some travel-related businesses, including many hotels, say they are seeing increased activity as a result, despit
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

8 years in jail sought for Bashir

JAKARTA, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Indonesian prosecutors Tuesday sought an eight-year jail term for Muslim militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, accused in a series of deadly bombings.

Biz diversity honored by Latina Style

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao took an opportunity to highlight some of the steps by the Bush administration to advance Hispanic job opportunities at an aw

Singapore: Don't let up against terrorism

SINGAPORE, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Asian countries must not allow the tsunami crisis to distract them from the fight against Islamist terrorism, Singapore's deputy prime minister said Thursday. "It would be a disaster if countries relaxed their guard. The threat is always there," said Tony
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J.W. Marriott
SLP2003041608- ST. LOUIS, April 16 (UPI) -- J.W. Marriott, Chairman and CEO of Marriott International, makes remarks to the crowds during the opening of the new Renaissance Grand Hotel in downtown St. Louis on April 16, 2003. The 918-room hotel, the largest in St. Louis, is the cornerstone of the $265 million convention center hotel complex. jg/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, namesake of John Willard Marriott, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Marriott International is a world class luxury hotel chain. Found in major cities as well as exclusive vacation destinations world-wide, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts are becoming known in the hospitality industry for their practical approach to luxury in which formal pretenses are minimized.

JW Marriott Hotels compete with brands such as W by Starwood, Sheraton by Starwood, Hilton & Conrad by Hilton as well as, to an increasing degree, luxury brands such as Four Seasons and Ritz-Carlton (also owned by Marriott Int'l.).

As of July 2010, there were 46 hotels operating under the brand: with a rapidly expanding portfolio.

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