Marriott to Open Residence in Hanover

WASHINGTON - June 16,, 2003 - Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is scheduled to open the 131-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Hanover, Md. on July 1, 2003. Located at 7035 Arundel Mills Circle, the Residence Inn Arundel Mills BWI Airport will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Skye Hospitality, LLC of Baltimore, Md.
Located 15 minutes from downtown Baltimore, Md. and four miles from Baltimore Washington International Airport, the Residence Inn Arundel Mills BWI Airport offers its guests convenient access to historic Annapolis, Md., Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Ravens Stadium, the United States Naval Academy, Arundel Mills Mall, and Medieval Times Dinner Theater. Rates begin at $159 per night for studio or one-bedroom suites and $179 for two bedroom suites, depending on length of stay.

“We are pleased with the continued growth of Residence Inn hotels in the Baltimore area,” said Stacey Milne, brand vice president for Residence Inn, Marriott International. “This new hotel was designed to be a home away from home and provides a residential atmosphere and spacious accommodations for guest comfort.”
Residence Inns are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite has a fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, microwave oven, full-sized appliances and in-room modem line. The hotel offers daily housekeeping, complimentary grocery shopping services and same-day dry cleaning.

A complimentary hot breakfast buffet is available each morning in the lobby area. Other hotel facilities and services include an outdoor swimming pool, exercise room/SportCourt®, a social room, business center, high speed internet access, complimentary onsite parking, some suites with fireplaces, weeknight social hour and faxing/copying/printing.
A leader in extended-stay lodging, Residence Inn offers more than 400 hotels in 43 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico. Residence Inn participates in the company’s award-winning Marriott Rewards® program, which enables members to earn their choice of points toward free vacations or frequent flyer mileage in their preferred airline program for dollars spent at more than 2,300 Marriott hotels in 56 countries.
For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn Arundel Mills BWI Airport hotel directly at 410-379-0245, the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131, a travel agent or visit the Web site at