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Marriott International
Marriott International
Type Public (NYSE: MAR)
Founded May 15, 1927 in Washington, DC
Location Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Key people J. Willard Marriott, Founder
Industry Food & Beverage, Hotels, Tourism
Products hotels, resorts
Revenue image:green up.png$15.14 billion USD (2004)
Employees 133,000 (March 25, 2005)
Website www.marriott.com

Marriott International, Inc. NYSE: MAR is a worldwide operator and franchisor of a range of value and luxury hotels and related lodging facilities. Their lodging operations are grouped into the following five business segments: Image File history File links Marriott File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Panoramic view of downtown Bethesda Bethesda is an urbanized, but unincorporated, area in Montgomery County, Maryland, near Washington, D.C.. It takes its name from a church located there, the Bethesda Presbyterian Church (built 1820), which in turn was named from a passage in the New Testament. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Senators Paul Sarbanes (D) Barbara Mikulski (D) Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296... John Willard Marriott (September 17, 1900 – August 13, 1985) was an American entrepreneur and businessman. ... A hotel is an establishment that provides lodging, usually on a short-term basis. ... Jump to: navigation, search A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Beaches make popular tourist resorts. ... A hotel is an establishment that provides lodging, usually on a short-term basis. ... A resort is a place for holidaying or vacationing. ... In business, revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives from its activities, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... Green up arrow for a positive change in revenue from last fiscal year. ... Jump to: navigation, search USD redirects here. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia website. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the largest stock exchange in the world, although its trading volume was exceeded by that of NASDAQ (historic comparison graph {pdf}) during the 1990s. ... This article or section should include material from Franchise agreement Franchising - from the French for Free, is a method of doing business wherein a franchisor licenses trademarks and methods of doing business to a franchisee in exchange for a recurring royalty fee. ... Jump to: navigation, search A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging, usually on a short-term basis and especially for tourists. ... People who travel and stay away from home for more than a day need lodging mainly for sleeping. ...

Contents

Extended stay hotels are a type of lodging with features unavailable at standard hotels. ... A vacation timeshare is a form of vacation property. ...


History

Marriott International was formed in 1993 when Marriott Corporation split into two companies, the other company was named Host Marriott Corporation. 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Marriott Corporation was incorprated in 1929 as Hot Shoppes, Inc. ... Host Marriott Corporation (NYSE: HMT) is a Real estate investment trust and the owner of lodging real estate based in Bethesda, Maryland. ...


In 1995, Marriott International purchased 49 percent interest in Ritz-Carlton. Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta The Ritz-Carlton is a world-renowned hotel chain, known for its luxurious qualities. ...


In 1998, Marriott International purchased an additional 50 percent interest in Ritz-Carlton, giving them 99% ownership.


In 2002 Marriott International begins a major restructuring by spinning off Senior Living Services Communities (new name not known) and Marriott Distribution Services, so that it can focus on hotel ownership and management. The changes are completed in 2003. Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On September 15, 2004 the Ramada International Hotels & Resorts is sold to Cendant. Jump to: navigation, search September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...                                                                 From Left to right: Original Ramada Inn logo, Ramada Worldwide (Cendant) logo,                                              Current 2005 logo and Ramada International logo Ramada (Formerly ) is a hotel chain and was the owner of a chain of restaurants similar to the Howard Johnsons restaurants which were also located inside of the hotels. ... Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD) is a New York-based provider of business and consumer services, primarily within the real estate and travel sectors. ...


Marriott brands

Marriott Hotel Zürich, Switzerland
Marriott Hotel Zürich, Switzerland
  • Marriott Hotels & Resorts
  • JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts
  • Renaissance Hotels & Resorts
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Fairfield Inn by Marriott
  • Marriott Conference Centers
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott
  • Marriott Vacation Club International (MCVI) (timeshares)
  • Horizons by Marriott Vacation Club (timeshares)
  • The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Club
  • Marriott ExecuStay
  • Marriott Executive Apartments
  • Marriott Grand Residence Club

Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2304x3456, 1292 KB) Marriott Hotel in Zürich, Schweiz Es zählt in Zürich zu den Hochhäusern. ... Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2304x3456, 1292 KB) Marriott Hotel in Zürich, Schweiz Es zählt in Zürich zu den Hochhäusern. ... Jump to: navigation, search Location within Switzerland Zürich [▶] (German pronunciation IPA: ; usually spelled Zurich in English) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ... JW Marriott Hotels is the high end brand of hotels that are owned and operated by Marriott International. ... Jump to: navigation, search The first Marriott hotel opened in 1957, and has since expanded to several different brands, with Courtyard serving business travelers. ... A vacation timeshare is a form of vacation property. ... A vacation timeshare is a form of vacation property. ... Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta The Ritz-Carlton is a world-renowned hotel chain, known for its luxurious qualities. ...

See also

The JW Marriott Kuwait City, formerly Kuwait Citys Le Meridien hotel, was taken over by Marriott International in November 2002, and was rebranded on January 1, 2003. ...

References

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