Reservations Made on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004
|WASHINGTON – Feb. 20,
2004 – Marriott.com, the web site of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR),
set a record for revenue in 2003 with gross sales of more than $1.4 billion,
a 29 percent increase from 2002, the company said. Online bookings
on Marriott.com continue to grow. So far this year, Marriott’s web
site has already booked a record number of reservations on two separate
days. The latest record took place Tuesday, Feb. 10, when more than
25,000 bookings were made.
This year, additional enhancements to Marriott.com will make it easier to plan and book group events, such as weddings. In addition, Marriott.com will increase the number of global sites tailored to international markets.
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading worldwide hospitality company with over 2,700 lodging properties in the United States and 67 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. Marriott is also in the synthetic fuel business.
|Also See:||Marriot's Web Site Hits Single-Day Booking Record, 10,000 Reservations / June 2001|
|Three-quarters of Marriott’s Internet Bookings Generated Through Marriott.com; Web Site Receives 3 Million Visitors Per Month / Oct 2000|