News Archive Search
Send to a friend
Use this form to send a link to, or the full text of the article shown below, to a friend.
If you wish to send to more than one person, you can enter multiple email addresses provided they are separated from each other with a comma.
Marriott CEO calls for new focus on "Travel As Travel"
Jun 27, 06 | 7:58 am
J.W. Marriott, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) said that the U.S. government should focus more attention on reducing barriers to travel around the world, especially to the U.S., and also promoting the country worldwide as a travel destination.
Marriott International Inc. is a leading lodging company with nearly 2,800 lodging properties in the United States and 66 other countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club International, Horizons, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. It is ranked as the lodging industry’s most admired company and one of the best places to work for by Fortune® magazine. The company is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has approximately 143,000 employees at 2005 year-end. In fiscal year 2005, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of $11.6 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com.
Back to Latest Hospitality News