Earns-Marriott

  This Monday, July 9, 2012, photo taken with a fish-eye lens shows the exterior of the Marriott Long Wharf in Boston. Marriott says Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, it turned a bigger-than-expected profit in the third quarter on higher prices and strong occupancy rates.The company, based in Bethesda, Md., earned $143 million, or 44 cents per share, compared with a loss of $179 million, or 52 cents per share, a year ago. The 2011 quarter was hit by charges related to the spin-off of its time share business. Without those, it earned $104 million or 29 cents per share last year. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
This Monday, July 9, 2012, photo taken with a fish-eye lens shows the exterior of the Marriott Long Wharf in Boston. Marriott says Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, it turned a bigger-than-expected profit in the third quarter on higher prices and strong occupancy rates.The company, based in Bethesda, Md., earned $143 million, or 44 cents per share, compared with a loss of $179 million, or 52 cents per share, a year ago. The 2011 quarter was hit by charges related to the spin-off of its time share business. Without those, it earned $104 million or 29 cents per share last year. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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