Marriott to take on Airbnb

|About: Airbnb, Inc. (AIRB)|By:, SA News Editor

Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAT) is prepping to start a home rental business, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The program would allow home rental guests to earn Marriott loyalty points when they book a visit.

Sources indicate that an announcement from Marriott on the early part of the program could arrive next month.

Marriott's home rental program will place it in competition with Airbnb (AIRB).

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