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Marriott Completes Conversion of Columbus Adam’s Mark

5 August 2004 Press Release Hotel News

Marriott International announced today that The Columbus Hotel has been converted to its Renaissance Hotels & Resorts brand. The former Adam’s Mark property in Columbus, Ohio, has been renamed The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel. The 415- room hotel, which is located at 50 North Third Street, is owned by Terrapin Columbus, LLC and managed by Marriott International’s Renaissance Hotels & Resorts brand. Situated within a few blocks of the Greater Columbus Convention Center and State Capitol, the hotel offers 33,500 square feet of meeting space, including an 11,700-square-foot ballroom.

Marriott Conference Centres Names New Director Of Sales And Marketing For Brand Strategy

10 August 1998 Press Release Hotel News

The conference center division of Marriott Lodging, Marriott Conference Centers, has announced the appointment of Todd Sherstad as Director of Sales and Marketing, Brand Strategy. The announcement was made by Terry Harwood, Vice President and General Manager of the elite collection of conference facilities devoted to providing the ultimate meeting environment for groups.

Marriott Announces Marketing Agreement

27 July 1998 Press Release Hotel News

Marriott International, Inc. (MAR/NYSE) has announced a new marketing agreement with The Atrium, a 136-room luxury serviced apartment development, in Hong Kong. Under the new agreement, the The Atrium will be operated under the Marriott Executive Residences brand.

MeriStar Investment Partners Acquires Marriott Hotel In Trumbull, Conn.

27 April 1998 Press Release Hotel News

MeriStar Investment Partners, a $400 million investment partnership, today announced that it has acquired the 323-room Marriott Hotel in Trumbull, Conn. The property is the fifth hotel acquired by the recently formed partnership, which plans to purchase a total of 12 to 15 hotels over the next year. Participants in the joint venture investment partnership include MeriStar Hospitality Corporation (NYSE:MHX), the nation`s third largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT), MeriStar Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MMH), the nation`s largest independent hotel management company, and Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity investment group. The partnership will invest approximately $5 million to renovate the property.

David Mann Named Corporate Secretary, Marriott International, Inc.

5 February 1998 Press Release Hotel News

Marriott International, Inc. (MAR / NYSE) today announced that W. David Mann has been named corporate secretary. His responsibilities will include serving as secretary at Marriott`s board of directors and annual shareholders meetings, and managing the company`s shareholder proxy solicitations. Mr. Mann will continue in his capacity as a senior attorney in the Corporate Affairs section of the Marriott International Law Department, which provides legal services and counsel to the company in connection with mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, corporate financings, securities law compliance, employee benefits and related legal matters.

Marriott Rewards Receives Top Honours With The 1997 Freddie Award For “Best Frequent Guest Program O

28 January 1998 Press Release Hotel News

Marriott`s new frequent travel program—Marriott Rewards—was awarded the 1997 Freddie Award today for the “Best Frequent Guest Program of the Year” by InsideFlyer. Launched in May of 1997, Marriott Rewards offers its 10 million members the most point-earning potential and award-redeeming opportunities in the industry with nine hotel brands in eight lodging tiers—representing more than 1,300 hotels in 30 countries.

Marriott International Obtains Major Financing Commitments In Connection With Planned Spin-Off And M

12 January 1998 Press Release Hotel News

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE / MAR) today announced that it has launched a $1.5 billion syndicated bank financing for the new hospitality company which it plans to spin off. Marriott International and Sodexho Alliance also have obtained $1.4 billion of bank financing commitments for Sodexho Marriott Services, Inc. In addition, Marriott International announced that the waiting period has expired under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act with respect to the pending merger of Marriott`s food service and facilities management business (Marriott Management Services) with Sodexho Alliance`s North American operations.