Marriott Rewards(R) Members Receive 10,000 Points With Popular MegaBonus* Promotion

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott Rewards members will receive 2,500 bonus Marriott Rewards points every time they stay at a Marriott International hotel from March 1 through June 1, 2005, starting with their second stay,** up to a maximum of 10,000 points. To become eligible for the popular promotion, members must register for the Marriott Rewards MegaBonus offer at or by calling 1-888-MARRIOTT (627-7468) during the promotional period.

Participating brands include Marriott Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott and Marriott Vacation Club International.

Marriott Rewards points may be redeemed for hotel stays, frequent flyer miles, car rentals, theme park passes, retail merchandise and more. With more than 2,500 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.***

Marriott Rewards has been named “Best Hotel Rewards Program” by the readers of Business Traveler, Global Traveler, Travel Savvy, Executive Travel and BusinessWeek magazines.

To make a reservation, members can call 1-800-MARRIOTT (627-7468) or visit For information about Marriott Rewards and to enroll in Marriott Rewards MegaBonus Promotion, guests can call 1-888-MARRIOTT (627-7468) or log onto

*Some pre-existing Marriott Rewards members will receive differing promotional offers and will only be eligible for the offer they receive. Participants will receive only one bonus and bonus offers are not transferable. Marriott Rewards members may register at any point between Feb. 15 and May 15, and their nights stayed during this period will be retroactively counted toward the bonus, even if some stays occurred during the period prior to registration. For complete terms and conditions, visit

**A stay qualifies as consecutive nights at a hotel regardless of length of stay. A guest may not check out and check back into the same hotel for consecutive days.

***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 1/05.

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with over 2,600 lodging properties in the United States and 65 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 Bulgari 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. The company is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has approximately 133,000 employees. It is ranked as the lodging industry’s most admired company and one of the best places to work for by Fortune(R) magazine. In fiscal year 2004, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of $10 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at

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