Marriott Creates Winning Workplace

                      Marriott Creates Winning Workplace

Company receives Workplace Excellence Award, Health & Wellness Trailblazer
Award and Diversity Champion Award

PR Newswire

BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2013

BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Marriott International has been
honored again this year with three awards from the Alliance for Workplace
Excellence (AWE).The company received the 2013 Workplace Excellence Award,
the 2013 Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award, and the 2013 Diversity Champion
Award, which was just introduced this year to recognize companies for their
diversity and inclusion practices.


"We are extremely proud to receive these awards, which help demonstrate
Marriott's enduring commitment to creating an excellent workplace," said David
Rodriguez, executive vice president and chief human resources
officer."Marriott strives to support the personal and professional growth of
all our associates. We offer a variety of work-life programs that
encourageassociates who not only come to Marriott for a job, but stay for a
career—because this is a place where you can feel at home, where you belong."

As described by AWE, all award applicants undergo a rigorous assessment
process led by an independent review panel of professors, PhD professionals,
and doctoral candidates in business, industrial and organizational psychology,
and human resources. Award winners demonstrated merit in each of the following
categories: workforce demographics; management practices; employee engagement;
corporate social responsibility; diversity and inclusion; total rewards
programs and benefits; health & wellness programs and initiatives; and an
employee voice survey. The Diversity Champion award winners were based on
their Diversity and Inclusion practices in the following categories:
leadership; workforce demographics; employee programs and communication;
corporate philanthropy; diversity recruitment; inclusion programs; supplier
diversity; diversity in products and services.

Marriott was honored at a special Awards Luncheon at the Bethesda North
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Maryland. Sixty-eight businesses were
also honored the event, and more than 450 area business executives were in

Job seekers are invited to experience the company's award-winning culture by
connecting through the Marriott Jobs and Careers Facebook and Weibo. The
company is inviting current, former and prospectiveassociates to share their
personal career stories through the "Marriott, Where I belong" campaign and
photo galleries and uploading their own photo on the Jobs and Careers Facebook

Marriott's new mobile technology for job seekers can be accessed at and the new desktop careers site is available at

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit
organization founded by Montgomery County, Maryland and Discovery
Communications, Inc. For more information, visit

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company based in
Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 3,800 properties in 74 countries and
territories and reported revenues of nearly $12 billion in fiscal year 2012.
The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership
resorts under 18 brands. For more information or reservations, please visit
our website at, and for the latest company news, visit

SOURCE Marriott International, Inc.

Contact: Beth McGlasson, 301-380-7431,
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