Marriott Brands Rank High with J.D Power

Among the 14 upscale full service brands included in the J.D. Power and Associates’ 2003 Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study, Renaissance Hotels & Resorts and Marriott Hotels & Resorts were ranked No. 2 and No. 4, respectively. SpringHill Suites by Marriott ranked No. 1 in the mid-price limited service segment.

Other Marriott brands that received high marks include Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott, ranking No. 2 in the mid-price full service and extended stay segments.

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MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading worldwide hospitality company with over 2,600 lodging properties in the United States and 68 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 128,000 employees, and was ranked as the lodging industry`s most admired company and one of the best places to work for by FORTUNE®. For more information or reservations, please visit the web site at