Business Travellers Name Marriott Best Rewards Program & Hotel Chain

22nd Nov 2002

For the sixth consecutive year, readers of Business Traveler magazine named Marriott Rewards “Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World” and Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) “Best Domestic Hotel Chain.” Other hotel companies ranked by Business Traveler include Hilton, Hyatt and Starwood.

“Marriott is pleased to receive these awards from Business Traveler magazine, particularly because they reflect the opinions of those we value most - frequent travelers,” said Lynne Roach-Hildebrand, senior vice president of Marriott customer relationship management.
With nearly 18 million members and 2,300 participating hotels worldwide, Marriott Rewards is the world’s largest frequent guest program. In addition to providing the fastest way to free hotel stays and nearly 300 award options, Marriott Rewards offers its most frequent guests guaranteed elite benefits such as concierge lounge access, a reservation when requested within 48 or 72 hours, and customized welcome amenities with each stay at full-service hotels.*
Currently, Marriott Rewards members who register for Marriott’s Take 2 offer receive two free weekend nights plus special elite status and benefits when they stay three separate times from Oct. 14, 2002, through Jan. 31, 2003, at any of 2,300 Marriott hotels worldwide. To become eligible, members must register for the Marriott Rewards Take 2 offer via or by calling 1-888-MARRIOTT (627-7468).

To reserve your next stay, call 1-888-MARRIOTT or visit For information about Marriott Rewards and the Take 2 offer or to enroll, visit the front desk of any participating hotel or log on to For more information about Business Traveler magazine or its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, visit
*Benefits highlighted here are among those offered to Marriott Rewards Platinum elite members. A reservation is guaranteed when made 48 hours before arrival at participating Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites; Renaissance Hotels, Resorts and Suites; and Marriott Conference Centers locations, and 72 hours before arrival at participating Courtyard, SpringHill Suites and Fairfield Inn locations. Additional detail regarding elite benefits, terms and conditions may be found at



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