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Marriott Encouraged by National Football League Commissioner's Admission of Mishandling Domestic Violence Investigation

The following is a statement from Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson: We appreciate that National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken personal and professional accountability for mishandling the investigations into domestic violence by player Ray Rice and others. Domestic violence is deplorable and does not align with...
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#GetTeleported– The Most Immersive 4-D Virtual Travel Experience Arrives, Taking Guests to Parts Known and Unknown as Marriott Hotels Imagines the Future of Travel with Oculus Rift Technology

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Bethesda, Md., – September 18, 2014 – In its journey to explore the future of travel, Marriott Hotels is taking an unprecedented leap into virtual reality by teleporting travelers to the beaches of Hawaii and downtown London. The brand partnered with Academy Award-winning Framestore to create Marriott Hotel’s virtual travel...
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Courtyard by Marriott and USA Football Hit The Road in Search for Inspiration


Bethesda, Md. - September 18, 2014 - Courtyard by Marriott teams up with independent nonprofit USA Football to pay tribute to individuals who contribute to youth success in its “Inspiring Greatness” recognition program. Launched last year, Inspiring Greatness will honor 28 of the most deserving youth coaches and volunteers in...
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World’s Favorite Travel Company Helping to “Clean the World”


Marriott has donated 1.5 million bars and counting. Bethesda, Md., September 17, 2014- Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) announced that hotels across the company’s portfolio have collectively donated more than 1.5 million bars of soap to Clean the World®, a non-profit organization that recycles and distributes hotel hygiene amenities to communities...
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Renaissance Hotels Unveils Fall Music Lineup


Guests Discover Emerging Talent with Exclusive Performances by LA ROUX and Capital Cities Go Behind the Scenes with GROUPLOVE, DJ Cassidy and Walk the Moon Bethesda, Md., September 17, 2014 – Renaissance Hotels (, known for inspiring travelers to Live Life to Discover®, announced today its fall schedule of signature...
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Marriott Helps Working Mothers Succeed


World's Favorite Travel Company Named to "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" Bethesda, Md., September 16, 2014 — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) was ranked by Working Mother magazine as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies. The company was recognized for offering benefits and programs that help address...
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Marriott's Signature Brand Continues Expansion in Latin America With Plans For First Hotel in Ecuador

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Quito, Ecuador – September 16, 2014: Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) signature brand, Marriott Hotels, announced plans to open the 202-room Marriott Hotel in Guayaquil in 2016, The Guayaquil Marriott will be the company’s third property in Ecuador and is being developed by Hotecapsa, overseen by Mr. Angel P. Sanchez. Mr....
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Peace of Mind at Fairfield Inn & Suites


New Fairfield 100% Guarantee SM Assures Travelers’ Satisfaction Bethesda, Md., September 16, 2014 – Life on the road can throw travelers unexpected surprises. While travel should always have an element of adventure, a guarantee that one aspect of a trip will always go right offers invaluable peace of mind. Fairfield...
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The Ritz-Carlton Crafts Picture Perfect Memories as Largest Luxury Wedding Atelier in Asia Pacific

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Hong Kong, September 16, 2014 - Wedding planners at The Ritz-Carlton are redefining the art of the wedding atelier by curating artisanal luxury wedding shows fuelling the dreams of couples looking for an intimate affair or a lavish dream wedding that would rival royalty. In Asia-Pacific alone, The Ritz-Carlton creates...
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Marriott Statement on NFL

Domestic violence is deplorable and we applaud all efforts to stop it. We will continue to follow this matter closely and await the findings of the investigations, at which time we will take the opportunity to review our sponsorship.
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