Welcome!

.NET Authors: Liz McMillan, Jim Kaskade, Lori MacVittie, Yeshim Deniz, Ivan Antsipau

News Feed Item

Appointments, Agreements, Launch of New Project Designs, Upcoming Earnings, and Earth Hour Participation - Analyst Notes on Wynn Resorts, Marriott, MGM Resorts, Starwood, and Melco Crown

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN), Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (NYSE: HOT) and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ: MPEL). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

--

Wynn Resorts, Limited Analyst Notes  

On March 17, 2014, Wynn Resorts, Limited (Wynn) announced that Robert J. DeSalvio has joined the Company to assist with its development activities. According to Wynn, DeSalvio will primarily focus on the Company's proposed $1.6 billion resort in Everett, Massachusetts that will feature a five-star hotel and spa, luxury shopping and dining esplanade, winter garden and casino. According to the Company, an experienced resort developer and operator, DeSalvio has held executive positions in sales, marketing, resort operations and strategic planning. Most recently, he served as President of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, wherein he led the development, construction, government relations and staffing of the resort before opening. The full analyst notes on Wynn Resorts, Limited are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03312014/WYNN/report.pdf

--

Marriott International Inc. Analyst Notes    

On March 26, 2014, Marriott International Inc. reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company (The Ritz-Carlton) and leading Asian residential apartment developer, Fast Consortium have signed an agreement for the development of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, indicating the much-anticipated return of the luxury hotel operator to Australia. According to the Company, The Ritz-Carlton, Perth will be the city's first international luxury hotel in the city, bringing its unique benchmark service culture, with luxurious accommodations and experiences to Western Australia. Herve Humler, President and Chief Operations Officer, The Ritz-Carlton, said "We are delighted to make our return to Australia, bringing our legendary services to Perth. We have listened to our guests who have a strong desire to stay with us when the travel to this beautiful destination in Western Australia. We have great partners in Far East Consortium and look forward to opening this incredible hotel in 2018." The full analyst notes on Marriott International Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03312014/MAR/report.pdf

--

MGM Resorts International Analyst Notes 

On March 24, 2014, MGM Resorts International (MGM Resorts) reported that it will participate at the worldwide observance of EARTH HOUR on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. PDST. "This event is an opportunity for us to join with others all over the world, to unite in a common mission and illustrate our commitment to the planet," said Cindy Ortega, MGM Resorts' Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer. "Yet environmental responsibility is not just a one-hour observance. It is a year-round priority for MGM Resorts that reaches into every aspect of our business." The full analyst notes on MGM Resorts International are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03312014/MGM/report.pdf

--

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc Analyst Notes 

On March 25, 2014, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (Starwood) announced that it has scheduled to release its Q1 2014 results on Thursday, April 24, 2014, prior to market open. According to the Company, a conference call and Q&A session, moderated by Starwood's Vice President of Investor Relations, Stephen Pettibone, will follow the release on the same day at 10:30 a.m. ET. Interested parties may access the webcast of the call via Starwood's website. The full analyst notes on Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03312014/HOT/report.pdf

--

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd Analyst Notes 

On March 26, 2014, Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (Melco Crown) unveiled the project details and architectural design of the fifth hotel tower at City of Dreams, its flagship property in Cotai. Melco Crown also announced its partnership with the award-winning, internationally renowned and highly praised "Queen of the Curve" in architecture, Dame Zaha Hadid on the design of the new hotel tower, which is likely to add an iconic landmark to the Cotai skyline and the culturally rich city of Macau. Lawrence Ho, Co-Chairman and CEO of Melco Crown, said, "This year marks the fifth anniversary of our flagship resort City of Dreams. Today's unveiling ceremony of the new hotel tower represents another key milestone for our World-class integrated resort." Lawrence Ho added, "Melco Crown Entertainment has always been in the forefront of innovation. We are delighted to introduce the world-class architecture brand, Zaha Hadid Architects, into Macau and to showcase her creative work in City of Dreams. Dame Zaha Hadid's distinctive design is closely aligned with our vision to provide unique entertainment experiences for our customers. We are confident that the new property will become an iconic landmark in Cotai and Macau and contribute meaningfully to tourism development through the enhancement of the cultural landscape." The full analyst notes on Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03312014/MPEL/report.pdf

--


About Analysts Review
We provide our members with a simple and reliable way to leverage our economy of scale. Most investors do not have time to track all publicly traded companies, much less perform an in-depth review and analysis of the complexities contained in each situation. That's where Analysts Review comes in. We provide a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters. Situation alerts, moving events, and upcoming opportunities.

--

=============

EDITOR NOTES: 

  • This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
  • Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
  • This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
  • If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] AnalystsReview.com.
  • For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] AnalystsReview.com.
  • Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] AnalystsReview.com for consideration.

COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE 

Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Analysts Review. An outsourced research services provider represented by Nidhi Vatsal, CFA, has only reviewed the information provided by Analysts Review in this article or report according to the Procedures outlined by Analysts Review. Analysts Review is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.

NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE 

Analysts Review makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.

NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED 

Analysts Review is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Analysts Review whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Analysts Review expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Analysts Review does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.

CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

http://AnalystsReview.com

 

SOURCE Analysts Review

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosystems of engagement. Enterprise informatics can now move beyond point solutions that merely monitor the past and implement integrated enterprise fabrics that enable end-to-end supply chain visibility to improve customer service delivery and optimize supplier management. Learn about enterprise architecture strategies for designing connected systems tha...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce the value of the network in helping organizations to maximize their company’s cloud experience.
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, will discuss the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. The presentation will also discuss how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics to discuss are barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold.
Whether you're a startup or a 100 year old enterprise, the Internet of Things offers a variety of new capabilities for your business. IoT style solutions can help you get closer your customers, launch new product lines and take over an industry. Some companies are dipping their toes in, but many have already taken the plunge, all while dramatic new capabilities continue to emerge. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Reid Carlberg, Senior Director, Developer Evangelism at salesforce.com, to discuss real-world use cases, patterns and opportunities you can harness today.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices – computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors – connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be!
Noted IoT expert and researcher Joseph di Paolantonio (pictured below) has joined the @ThingsExpo faculty. Joseph, who describes himself as an “Independent Thinker” from DataArchon, will speak on the topic of “Smart Grids & Managing Big Utilities.” Over his career, Joseph di Paolantonio has worked in the energy, renewables, aerospace, telecommunications, and information technology industries. His expertise is in data analysis, system engineering, Bayesian statistics, data warehouses, business intelligence, data mining, predictive methods, and very large databases (VLDB). Prior to DataArcho...
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
There will be 50 billion Internet connected devices by 2020. Today, every manufacturer has a propriety protocol and an app. How do we securely integrate these "things" into our lives and businesses in a way that we can easily control and manage? Even better, how do we integrate these "things" so that they control and manage each other so our lives become more convenient or our businesses become more profitable and/or safe? We have heard that the best interface is no interface. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Co-Founder & CTO at Octoblu, Inc., will discuss how thes...
Last week, while in San Francisco, I used the Uber app and service four times. All four experiences were great, although one of the drivers stopped for 30 seconds and then left as I was walking up to the car. He must have realized I was a blogger. None the less, the next car was just a minute away and I suffered no pain. In this article, my colleague, Ved Sen, Global Head, Advisory Services Social, Mobile and Sensors at Cognizant shares his experiences and insights.
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) ir...
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. It also ensured scalability and better service for customers, including MUY! Companies, one of the country's largest franchise restaurant companies with 232 Pizza Hut locations. This is one example of WebRTC adoption today, but the potential is limitless when powered by IoT. Attendees will learn rea...
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, will share some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder ...
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 and 10 years ago. What business, social and practical implications will this phenomenon bring? That's the subject of "Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines," an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management.
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges.
There’s Big Data, then there’s really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, to discuss how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other mach...
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Erik Lagerway, Co-founder of Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice s...
While great strides have been made relative to the video aspects of remote collaboration, audio technology has basically stagnated. Typically all audio is mixed to a single monaural stream and emanates from a single point, such as a speakerphone or a speaker associated with a video monitor. This leads to confusion and lack of understanding among participants especially regarding who is actually speaking. Spatial teleconferencing introduces the concept of acoustic spatial separation between conference participants in three dimensional space. This has been shown to significantly improve comprehe...
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, will discuss single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example...