Marriott Earnings Release on Oct 3

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 19, 2002—Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR - news) will conduct its quarterly earnings conference call for investors and news media on Thursday, October 3 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). Marriott’s third quarter ended on September 6, 2002. Mr. Arne Sorenson, Marriott International`s executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company`s 2002 third quarter results as well as its business outlook.

Individual investors and news media are invited to listen to the call on the Internet at A replay of the call will be available on the Internet until November 3, 2002 at and click on “recent investor news.” A recording of the call will also be available by telephone from 1 p.m. ET, Thursday October 3, 2002 until Thursday, October 10, 2002 at 8 p.m. ET. To access the recording, call 719-457-0820. The reservation number for the recording is 695188.