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01/17/2013

Marriott Again Earns ‘Work-Life Seal of Distinction’

Alliance for Work-Life Progress LogoMarriott International has earned the 2013 Work-Life Seal of Distinction from WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress® (AWLP). The company is again being recognized for demonstrating leadership in providing a wide variety of workplace policies, programs and practices that support associates as they manage both their careers and personal life.

“This second administration of the AWLP Work-Life Seal of Distinction represents more than a doubling of the number of employers who have successfully demonstrated leadership in workplace strategies and practices,” said Kathie Lingle, WLCP, executive director, WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress. “The growing response to our challenge for change is evidence that organizations everywhere realize that enterprise success in this century requires new ways of thinking, managing and working.”

2013 Seal of Distinction awardees will be honored at the Work-Life Awards Gala at the AWLP Work-Life Forum in Baltimore, Md., on Feb. 28, 2013.

About WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress®

WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress advances work-life as part of an integrated total rewards strategy. This alliance defines and acknowledges best practices and innovation, facilitates dialogue and elevates work-life thought leadership. Each year, the alliance leads a national awareness initiative celebrating October as National Work & Family Month. Recognizing that work-life encompasses a wide array of programs, the WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals established the Work-Life Certified Professional (WLCP®) designation in 2007.

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA with more than 3,700 properties in 74 countries and territories and reported revenues of over $12 billion in fiscal year 2011.  The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands. There are approximately 300,000 associates at headquarters, managed and franchised properties.  Marriott is consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business operations, which it conducts based on five core values: put people first, pursue excellence, embrace change, act with integrity, and serve our world. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.

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