Awards & Accomplishments 09/19/2016 – Bethesda, Md.

National Business Group on Health Honors Marriott with Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award

The National Business Group on Health® named Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) with a 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award. This marks the second consecutive year Marriott has received a Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award. As the only award recipient in the hospitality industry, Marriott is recognized for its exemplary workplace wellbeing initiatives and its efforts to improve employee health, happiness and quality of life.

The National Business Group on Health is a non-profit association that represents large employers’ perspective on national health policy issues and helps companies optimize business performance through health improvement, innovation and health care management. Marriott is among 55 U.S. employers that received the 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award presented at the National Business Group on Health’s Fall Conference.

“Marriott is honored to again be recognized for having one of the best collections of signature programs in the nation,” said David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer. “TakeCare is Marriott’s commitment to associate wellbeing and the framework for ensuring its people-centric culture remains vibrant and relevant for all generations of associates. That’s why receiving this honor for a second year is so meaningful to the company.”

Marriott is committed to ‘Put People First’ by providing tools and resources to help associates be happy and live their best lives. Marriott launched TakeCare in 2010 as a wellness initiative primarily focused on helping associates take better care of their health. Over time, TakeCare evolved into a global movement for wellbeing and happiness. TakeCare sponsors programs globally that focus on physical, emotional, financial, and career wellbeing as well as linkages to feeling valued as part of Marriott’s family of associates and feeling proud of Marriott’s role in promoting a better society.

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