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Marriott Recognizes Eight Employees with its
J. Willard Marriott Award of Excellence
BETHESDA, Md., May 13, 2010 - Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) honored eight employees with its J. Willard Marriott Award of Excellence. Established in 1987 in honor of the company's founder, the Award of Excellence is presented to Marriott employees nominated by their supervisors or peers for their outstanding performance, and for demonstrating the five key traits inscribed on the award medallion: achievement, character, dedication, effort and perseverance.
For the Award of Excellence, Marriott's senior management selected the
Marriott also announced the recipients of its Alice S. Marriott Community Service Award, and the J.W. Marriott, Jr., Diversity Excellence Award.
This Alice S. Marriott Community Service Award is presented to a Marriott business unit and its team of associates in recognition of excellence in corporate citizenship. This prestigious award recognizes the desire of our company and associates to carry on the commitment of the company's founders by giving our energy, time and resources to help improve the lives of others. This year's recipient was the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona.
The J.W. Marriott, Jr., Diversity Excellence Award was established to recognize a business unit or corporate department that demonstrates excellence in promoting diversity and building an environment of inclusion of all. It is the highest form of recognition of a unit or corporate department's diversity efforts. This year's recipient was the Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City, Arlington, Virginia.
The awards were presented at a special gala at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Md. The gala, broadcast to Marriott locations around the world, was viewed by more than 2,000 associates, family members and business partners.
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