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Aug 27, 2014, 18:11 ET
The Reston Town Center is one of many attractions travelers can visit in Washington, D.C. Now through Sept. 7, 2014, three Dulles hotels are offering a Weekend #LikeALocal Package that includes deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two, free Wi-Fi, late check-out time and a $20 Uber ride credit for new users. Hotels include the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, Washington Dulles Marriott Suites and Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles. For information, visit www.marriott.com/marriott-hotels/washington-dc-hotel-promotions.mi or call 1-877-627-7468. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International)

Marriott Hotels In Washington, D.C., Encourage Visitors To Live Like A Local With Limited-Time Package

Just in time to wrap up the summer season, several Marriott hotels invite guests to come experience Washington, D.C. "like a local" with their...

Aug 27, 2014, 12:11 ET
Guests that book a room at one of the three Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotels in the Marriott Village will save up to 25 percent off of regular rates. Valid Aug. 24 to Sept. 6, 2014, the special Labor Day sale will arrive in time to experience Frozen Summer Fun Live! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International)

Marriott Village Hotels Entice Disney Travelers With Discounted Labor Day Rates

Travelers heading to the happiest place on earth the week of Labor Day will have some extra pep in their step with discounted accommodations from...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:32 ET
Marriott International expands its popular #LoveTravels campaign to an exciting original content series that chronicles inspiring personal journeys by notable travelers. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International, Inc.)

Soccer Legend Tim Howard and Cultural Icon Angela Simmons Invite Travelers to Share Journeys with Marriott International's Expansion of Popular #LoveTravels

 Marriott International is expanding its popular #LoveTravels campaign to an exciting original content series that chronicles inspiring...

Aug 14, 2014, 13:31 ET
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Marriott International Announces New Global Officer of Marriott Signature Brands & Global Sales

 Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has named Brian King Global Officer, Marriott Signature Brands & Global Sales. In his new...

Aug 14, 2014, 10:27 ET
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Double Points are Within Your Reach with Marriott Rewards' MegaBonus Global Promotion

 Today, Marriott Rewards – Marriott International's award-winning loyalty program – launches the "Within Your Reach" MegaBonus...

Aug 12, 2014, 10:00 ET
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4000+ Reasons Why Travelers Will Love their Mobile Devices Even More This Year - Marriott Expands Mobile Check-in and Checkout Services

As part of its global mobile strategy, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) is announcing a significant expansion of the company's popular...

Aug 07, 2014, 12:24 ET
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Marriott International Declares Cash Dividend

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty cents ($0.20)...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:44 ET
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Marriott's CEO Charts Exponential Hotel Growth in Africa 2014-2020, Tripling Jobs

 Joining U.S. President Barack Obama, 200 corporate CEOs from the U.S. and Africa and over 45 African heads of state at the US-Africa Business...

Jul 29, 2014, 16:30 ET

Marriott International Reports Second Quarter Results

HIGHLIGHTS - Second quarter adjusted diluted EPS totaled $0.71, a 25 percent increase over prior year reported results. Reported diluted...

Jul 24, 2014, 11:11 ET
Florida Marriott hotels will offer special summer savings allowing visitors to enjoy overnight accommodations from $79 per night. For information or reservations, visit www.marriott.com/specials/mesOffer.mi?marrOfferId=867099&displayLink=true. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International Inc.)

Marriott's Special Summer Rates Entice Florida Vacationers

Florida – Vacationers craving crystal blue waters will find the perfect escape in America's Sunshine State. With hundreds of Marriott hotels...

Jul 18, 2014, 08:21 ET
After an action-packed day of shopping at the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk � and a night full of adventure on Bourbon Street � guests at our New Orleans Courtyard hotels can relax and recharge in our cozy, plush beds. The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Package includes a $25 American Express gift card, a VIP coupon book with $500 worth of discounts and complimentary overnight valet parking for one vehicle. For information, visit www.marriott.com/specials. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International)

Four New Orleans Marriott Hotels Entice Shopaholics With Special Deal

Three downtown Courtyard hotels and one SpringHill Suites have announced a new deal that offers savvy outlet mall shoppers one more excuse to visit...

Jul 10, 2014, 13:25 ET
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Next Gen Travelers Can Have it Now -- Award-winning Marriott Rewards Launches FlashPerks & LocalPerks

All good things don't necessarily come only to those who wait. Marriott Rewards -- Marriott International's award-winning loyalty program...

Jul 08, 2014, 08:11 ET
Visitors to San Antonio, Northern California, Philadelphia, Orlando, Seattle and New Orleans will enjoy superior services, well-appointed rooms with plush bedding and world-class amenities including complimentary high-speed Internet access when staying at Courtyard, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites, Residence Inn and TownePlace Suites hotels across the United States. With more than 450 Marriott hotels participating in the Summer Savings Special, travelers will find great savings and accommodations close to their destinations.  For information, contact Nicole Greenwood at Nicole.Greenwood@marriott.com. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International)

Marriott Hotels Across The U.S. Offer Summer Savings

It's summertime, summertime, sum sum summertime. And whether heading straight for the hills or searching for some hot Cali thrills, vacationers...

Jul 01, 2014, 12:00 ET
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L.A. Live Rolls Out Red Carpet For Courtyard And Residence Inn - Hotel Duo Welcomes Influx Of Travelers To Downtown

 Today, Los Angeles welcomes its newest stars with the opening of the unique combination, two-in-one hotel, the Courtyard and Residence Inn...

Jun 30, 2014, 16:46 ET
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National Business Group on Health Honors Marriott International with Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award

 Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today that for the first time it has received the Best Employers for Healthy...

Jun 27, 2014, 10:26 ET
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Marriott International Announces Release Date For Second Quarter 2014 Earnings

 Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) will report second quarter 2014 earnings results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at approximately 5:00...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:03 ET
Families, couples, groups or professionals visiting Greater Philadelphia, the Syracuse area, New England, Pittsburgh, Greater New York City or New Jersey can expect exceptional service, cozy quarters and unparalleled convenience to premier attractions when staying at Marriott hotels in the Northeast. For special rates, visit www.marriott.com/specials/mesOffer.mi?marrOfferId=879839&displayLink=true. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International)

Marriott Hotels In The Northeast Tout Hot Summer Savings

Vacationers and business travelers headed to the Northeast for a perfect summer will find more than 80 Marriott hotels offering hot deals and cool...

Jun 25, 2014, 11:11 ET
Twelve Arizona Marriott hotels can help day dreamers out of the clouds and into reality while saving them some money at the same time. With the Sleep In & Save 20% Package, travelers in the Phoenix and Tucson areas can extend their weekend by staying two nights and saving 20 percent. Guests can maximize their escape with a 2 p.m. check-out time on departure day. To reserve the deal, use promotional code SPU when booking online or by calling 1-800-228-9290. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International)

Arizona Marriott Hotels Encourage Guests To Extend Weekend With Special Summer Savings

What would you do with another 24 hours of weekend? Maybe a quick getaway to relax and unwind? Twelve Arizona Marriott hotels can help day dreamers...

Jun 24, 2014, 08:11 ET
Fans who want to experience the Reebok CrossFit Games firsthand can rest easy knowing five Marriott-branded hotels will be there to offer comfort and quiet after a long day of excitement on July 25-27, 2014, at StubHub Center in Carson, California. For information, contact Theresa Chu at 1-310-451-1144 or Theresa.Chu@marriott.com. (PRNewsFoto/Marriott International)

Five Los Angeles-South Bay Area Marriott Hotels Gear Up For Reebok CrossFit Games

ESPN Magazine called the Reebok CrossFit Games the "best way to spend 50 bucks" in sports thanks to the grueling tests of athleticism for...

Jun 18, 2014, 15:37 ET
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Deborah Marriott Harrison Named As Director Of Marriott International, Inc.

 Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (the "Company") announced today that Deborah Marriott Harrison, the Company's Global Officer,...