Marriott International, Inc.
today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash
dividend of eight and one half cents per share of common stock. The
dividend is payable April 28, 2005 to shareholders of record as of March
31, 2005. The company and its predecessors (old Marriott International,
Inc. and Marriott Corporation) have paid a dividend in every quarter since
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. is a leading worldwide hospitality company
with more than 2,600 lodging properties in the United States and 64 other
countries and territories. The company is headquartered in Washington,
D.C., and has approximately 128,000 employees and was ranked as the
lodging industry’s most admired company and one of the best places to work
for by FORTUNE(R). In fiscal year 2003, Marriott International reported
sales from continuing operations of $9 billion. For more information or
reservations, please visit our web site at marriott.com.