Marriott, Hotel Owners Furlough Thousands of Workers, Cut Staff

Wall Street Journal, Mar. 22, 2020–Craig Karmin, Esther Fung (subscription)
Marriott International Inc., the world’s largest hotel company, and a growing number of hotel owners are furloughing tens of thousands of workers or slashing staff in an effort to steer their companies through the coronavirus pandemic. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. and Hyatt Hotels Corp. are also furloughing many employees, the hotel companies said in statements on Sunday, as most travel plans world-wide grind to a halt.