Marriott Receives Insurance Payment

Marriott International, Inc. said today that on December 2 it received a
$36.25 million payment from the property insurer for the New York Marriott
World Trade Center hotel. Marriott International, the operator of the
hotel, received the payment in connection with the loss of the hotel and
the settlement of all outstanding matters related to the events of
September 11, 2001.
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