Marriott International Increases Cash Dividend

Marriott International, Inc. (MAR / NYSE) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five and one-half cents per share of common stock, representing a 10% increase in the per share distribution. The dividend is payable July 16, 1999 to shareholders of record as of June 25, 1999. This represents the second dividend increase by Marriott International since it became a public company in March 1998.

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