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The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong features six dining venues, including the Lounge and Bar (pictured); featured in the annual report.
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong features six dining venues, including the Lounge and Bar (pictured); featured in the annual report.
Residence Inn Manama Juffair in Bahrain, the first of the brand in the Middle East, featured in the annual report.
Residence Inn Manama Juffair in Bahrain, the first of the brand in the Middle East, featured in the annual report.
J.W. Marriott, Jr., Executive Chairman & Chairman of the Board; Arne Sorenson, President & Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International, Inc.
J.W. Marriott, Jr., Executive Chairman & Chairman of the Board; Arne Sorenson, President & Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International’s 2011 Annual Report: Embracing Change While Remaining Marriott to the Core

Video Highlights Leadership Changes, Timeshare Spinoff and Booming Global Growth

Bethesda, Md. — April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Last year was a year of change for Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR). In its just-issued 2011 Annual Report online at www.marriott.com/investor, see how the company embraced change as it announced the spin-off of its timeshare business as well as the third CEO in company history. Even with major transitions the company remains Marriott to the core, and that means being the world’s best hospitality company.

The easy-to-navigate report includes an executive presentation of the company’s business, an overview of Marriott’s industry-leading 18 brands, and financial and performance information. And, for the first time, Marriott shares – externally – a visual representation of its core values, vision and mission in the “Our Vision” section.

Another highlight—exclusive to the online version— is a 5-minute video dialogue with Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr., and President and CEO Arne Sorenson, who remind viewers of the company’s strong corporate culture, high-performing workforce, business model, and operational excellence that make Marriott a great company.

This year’s annual report cover pays tribute to Bill Marriott, a business and industry icon who led the company as CEO for the past 40 years, firmly establishing it as a leading lodging company, growing it from 18 to more than 3,700 hotels worldwide.

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