Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) will conduct its quarterly earnings conference call for investors and news media on Thursday, April 24 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). Marriott’s first quarter ends on March 28, 2003. Mr. Arne Sorenson, Marriott International`s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and President - Continental European Lodging, will discuss the company`s 2003 first quarter results as well as its business outlook.
Individual investors and news media are invited to listen to the call on the Internet at http://www.marriott.com/investor. A replay of the call will be available on the Internet until May 24, 2003, at http://www.marriott.com/investor, and clicking on “recent investor news.” A recording of the call will also be available by telephone from 1 p.m. ET, Thursday April 24, 2003 until Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 8 p.m. ET. To access the recording, call 719-457-0820. The reservation number for the recording is 341068.
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading worldwide hospitality company with nearly 2,600 lodging properties in the United States and 66 other countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Ramada International brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club International, Horizons, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Marriott Grand Residence Club brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Washington, D.C., has approximately 144,000 employees, and was ranked as the lodging industry`s most admired company and one of the best places to work for by FORTUNE®. In fiscal year 2002, Marriott International reported systemwide sales of $19 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit the web site at www.marriott.com.