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Marriott Statement Concerning the Bombings at the Ritz-Carlton and the
JW Marriott in Jakarta as of 6:30 AM Eastern time, July 17 2009

Marriott International, Inc. Logo. Statement as of 6:30 AM Eastern time, July 17 2009

BETHESDA, Md., July 17, 2009 - Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims of the tragic bombings that took place earlier today in Jakarta, Indonesia. Immediately following the incident, police and hotel security responded and sealed off the area. Our guests at both properties were evacuated and moved to other nearby hotels. Injured guests and hotel employees were taken to the hospital for treatment. Both hotels sustained damage, but it does not appear to be structural. At the time of the incident, extensive security procedures were in place at the Ritz-Carlton and the JW Marriott. We continue to work closely with the authorities and hope to reopen the hotels soon. As always, the safety and security of our guests and associates is our top priority.

For guest information, please contact the Marriott Family Assistance Hotline at 866/211-4610 or 402/390-3265.


Marriott International, Inc.



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