Marriott is pleased to announce that TravelPass Group has withdrawn its antitrust claims against Marriott after 5 days of trial before a jury in the United States Federal Court for the Eastern District of Texas. In connection with the dismissal of its claims, TravelPass Group has issued the following statement:
TravelPass Group has decided today to withdraw its claims against Marriott International pending in the United States Federal Court for the Eastern District of Texas ending the jury trial that began on Monday October 25, 2021 prior to any verdict. In doing so, TravelPass acknowledges that Marriott did not participate in any unlawful activity or engage in any conspiracy. TravelPass further extends a public apology to Marriott and the Marriott family for any harm to Marriott’s reputation stemming from TravelPass’s allegations.
Marriott would like to thank the community of Texarkana, Texas and especially the individuals who dutifully served on the jury in this case.
Marriott was represented in this matter by Jeffrey L. Poston of Crowell & Moring LLP, Shari Ross Lahlou of Dechert LLP and Jennifer Doan of Halton & Doan LLP.