BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) has ranked 53rd among the top technology innovators in the U.S. by InformationWeek magazine. This is the eleventh consecutive year that Marriott has been named to the InformationWeek 500. Companies honored represent today's leading technology innovators.
"Ensuring that our hotels have the information and functionality they need to maximize revenue and support our global growth is our primary objective," says Mike Keppler, senior vice president, Marriott Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management Systems. "This project has enabled Marriott to quickly reach more potential customers and more hotels are able to take advantage of new distribution channels. We are honored that our efforts have been recognized by InformationWeek."
"For 22 years, the InformationWeek 500 has honored the most innovative users of business technology," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "As we start to emerge from the worst recession in decades, the IT focus is now on driving growth -- new sources of revenue, new relationships with customers, even new business models. This year's ranking placed special emphasis on those companies and business technology executives leading that charge."
Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.
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