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Marriott Rewards Offers Free Night

Marriott International, Inc. announced
today that new Marriott Rewards Visa* cardholders will receive a
certificate for a free night, 15,000 bonus points and Silver Elite status
in Marriott Rewards when they make their first card purchase.
This is a one time only offer for new cardholders and is valid until Sept.
30. The free night certificate is valid until April 1, 2005. The free
night can be used for any Marriott International, Inc. hotel in Marriott
Rewards categories 1-4. Marriott Rewards Visa cardmember terms and
conditions apply.

The free night certificate is available with the Marriott Rewards Visa
Signature Card and the Marriott Rewards Visa Business Card, both issued by
Bank One. Card holders maintain Silver Elite status for as long as they
keep the card. Other benefits include earning three Marriott Rewards
points per dollar spent for all card purchases at Marriott International’s
hotels worldwide. Cardholders earn one point per dollar for all card
purchases made everywhere else. There is no annual fee for the first year
and a $30 annual fee after that.

Marriott Rewards points may be redeemed for hotel stays, frequent flyer
miles, car rentals, theme park passes, retail merchandise and more. With
more than 2,400 participating hotels in 65 countries, Marriott Rewards
provides travelers the opportunity to get to the places they dream of 30
percent faster than with other leading programs.**

To apply for a Marriott Rewards Visa Card or to find out more information,
visit or

Marriott Rewards has been named “Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World”
by Business Traveler magazine for the past seven years, and was named
“Best Hotel Loyalty Program” by the readers of Business Week magazine.


For information about Marriott Rewards or to enroll, call (800) 249-0800,
visit the front desk of participating hotels, or log onto

*Visa is a registered trademark of Visa U.S.A.

**Comparison based on seven nights at Starwood, Hilton, InterContinental
Hotel Group and Hyatt full-service hotels of similar quality and points
earned on dollars spent. Assumes standard award offerings for base-level
members. All comparisons made as of 6/04.