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Marriott and Expedia Ink New Multi-Year 'Distribution Relationship' Contract

M. Corey Goldman

signed a new multiyear contract for the hotel chain's listings to appear on Expedia's travel websites, the two companies confirmed Thursday. The deal marks their first agreement since Marriott bought Starwood for $13 billion in 2016. The existing Expedia-Marriott contract expired last November, but the two parties extended the arrangement during what was reported as tense negotiations.