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May 21, 2015, 14:30 ET
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JW Marriott Washington, DC Unveils Its Luxury Evolution

Today, the JW Marriott Washington, DC, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, the flagship of JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Marriott...

May 21, 2015, 12:35 ET
Marriott Names Tim Sheldon New Caribbean and Latin America Leader

Marriott Names New Caribbean and Latin America Leader

 With plans to expand to 100 hotels this year and add another 50 across nine new countries by 2017, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR)...

May 19, 2015, 16:44 ET
The Marriott Content Studio And Marriott Hotels Premiere Original Short Film "French Kiss" - Produced By Ian Sander And Kim Moses - Worldwide On Multiple Platforms

The Marriott Content Studio And Marriott Hotels Premiere Original Short Film "French Kiss" - Produced By Ian Sander And Kim Moses - Worldwide On Multiple Platforms

 Today, the Marriott Content Studio - in partnership with Marriott Hotels, the company's flagship brand - premieres its second original short...

May 15, 2015, 12:07 ET
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Marriott International CFO To Speak at Nomura Gaming, Leisure and Lodging Conference May 19; Remarks To Be Webcast

Carl Berquist, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), will speak at the 2015 Nomura...

May 13, 2015, 14:58 ET
Marriott International honors eight associates, two hotels and a business unit with the J. Willard Marriott Award of Excellence for 2015, the company's highest recognition.

Road to Excellence: Marriott International Honors Top Associates

 Despite 30 feet of snow or hurricane force winds, associates at Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) are always there to take care of their...

May 13, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Travelers Can Ask Anything, Anytime, Anywhere with the New, Industry-leading Mobile Request Chat Feature from Marriott Hotels -- Now Available on the Marriott Mobile App

 Travelers everywhere will be able to instantly connect with 500 Marriott Hotels worldwide before, during and after their stays using the new...

May 13, 2015, 10:40 ET
The New York EDITION Ushers In An Era Of New Luxury For A New Generation; Opening in May, the Clocktower extends the very boundaries of luxury in New York City

The New York EDITION Ushers In An Era Of New Luxury For A New Generation

People are changing. New York is changing. Luxury is changing.  With The New York EDITION, Ian Schrager and Marriott International respond to...

May 11, 2015, 15:47 ET
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Susan Schwab Succeeds Harry Pearce on Marriott International Board of Directors

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced that Ambassador Susan Schwab was elected director at the company's Annual Meeting of...

May 08, 2015, 10:40 ET
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Marriott International Announces 25 Percent Increase in Cash Dividend

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents ($0.25) per...

May 07, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Autograph Collection Hotels Welcomes The Iconic Mayflower Hotel In Washington, D.C., To Its Distinctive Portfolio Of Independent Hotels

 Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's distinctive portfolio of independently-rich, one-of-a-kind hotels, welcomes today the...

May 05, 2015, 15:19 ET
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Marriott Rewards Voted Top Hotel Loyalty Program for 8th Year in a Row

 Travelers once again say Marriott Rewards is the leading frequent travel program in the travel industry because of its commitment to its most...

Apr 29, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Marriott International Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

HIGHLIGHTS - First quarter diluted EPS totaled $0.73, a 28 percent increase over prior year results; - North American comparable...

Apr 28, 2015, 15:04 ET
Marriott Hotels Premieres Trailer for the Short Film - French Kiss - Starring Tyler Ritter - Shot in Paris, Film Marks Second Original Film Production from the Marriott Content Studio

Marriott Hotels Premieres Trailer for the Short Film -- French Kiss -- Starring Tyler Ritter

In anticipation of its second original short film, the Marriott Content Studio in collaboration with the company's flagship Marriott Hotels brand...

Apr 24, 2015, 07:00 ET
APPLE WATCH IS LATEST PERSONAL DEVICE TO FUEL MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL'SMOBILE TRAVEL REVOLUTION

Apple Watch Is Latest Personal Device To Fuel Marriott International's Mobile Travel Revolution

 With more than a billion people expected to travel in 2015* and nearly two billion smart devices currently in use**, Marriott International is...

Apr 23, 2015, 12:03 ET

AC Hotel Washington, DC at National Harbor Opens its Doors to Guests

AC Hotel Washington, DC at National Harbor, the third AC Hotels by Marriott to open in the United States, opened its doors to guests today. The...

Apr 20, 2015, 08:55 ET
Marriott International Recognized as Top Employer and Best Place to Work in Nine Asia Pacific Markets; Nineteen workplace excellence awards, within four months across the Asia-Pacific region

Marriott International Recognized as Top Employer and Best Place to Work in Nine Asia Pacific Markets

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced its Asia Pacific (APAC) operation has won a series of prestigious workplace awards...

Apr 10, 2015, 09:52 ET
Marriott's Content Studio Set to Release Second Original Short Film French Kiss - Teams-Up with Noted Producers Ian Sander and Kim Moses

Marriott's Content Studio Set to Release Second Original Short Film French Kiss - Teams-Up with Noted Producers Ian Sander and Kim Moses

Marriott International's Content Studio has teamed-up with the company's flagship brand, Marriott Hotels to produce and release French Kiss, the...

Apr 09, 2015, 11:36 ET

"World's Favorite Travel Company" Showcases Robust Global Growth and Vibrant Brands

 The "World's Favorite Travel Company," Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), debuted its interactive 2014 Annual Report today. Focusing on the...

Apr 02, 2015, 10:10 ET
Marriott International Celebrates Millionth Mobile Check-In with a Sweepstakes across its Portfolio of Brands - Marriott Rewards members Using Marriott Mobile Check-In Have the Chance to Win a Share of Millions of Marriott Rewards Points

Marriott International Celebrates Millionth Mobile Check-In with a Sweepstakes across its Portfolio of Brands

 To celebrate its millionth mobile check-in, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) is announcing a sweepstakes across its portfolio of brands....

Apr 01, 2015, 13:13 ET
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Marriott Sells New York EDITION, Retains Long-term Management Agreement

 Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has completed the previously contracted sale of The New York EDITION hotel for...