Marriott's (MAR) return to profit is indicative of a larger pickup in business and pleasure...

|About: Marriott International, Inc. (MAR)|By:, SA News Editor

Marriott's (MAR) return to profit is indicative of a larger pickup in business and pleasure travel demand. Hotel occupancies in top markets have climbed to 65% for the first eight months compared to a year-ago 61%. Still, Marriott missed expectations on EPS and outlook; shares down 6.2%.