Live Like a Local in New York City with Marriott Rewards(R) Points

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time, members of Marriott Rewards(R), Marriott International Inc.’s (NYSE:MAR) award-winning guest loyalty program, can redeem Marriott Rewards points for two to seven-night stays at the Marriott(R) ExecuStay(R)* apartment suites in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood. The offer is available from Dec. 3, 2005 through March 31, 2006.

The Marriott ExecuStay apartment suites come complete with a full kitchen, separate sitting area, complimentary high-speed internet access and concierge on staff.

Redemption rates range from 65,000 points for a two-night stay to 150,000 points for a seven-night stay. Members can call 1-800-MARRIOTT for more information or to book a reservation.

With more than 2,600 participating hotels and 22 million members worldwide, Marriott Rewards provides travelers the opportunity to get to the places they dream of 30 percent faster than with other leading programs.**

Marriott ExecuStay (; 1-888-840-7829) offers spacious apartment living to travelers who require extended stays in more than 40 major U.S. markets. All Marriott ExecuStay apartments are fully furnished and accessorized, with monthly rates that include basic utilities, phone service, cable television and 24/7 customer service. Customers can enjoy the added benefit of earning points in Marriott Rewards(R), the company’s award- winning frequent travel program.

Marriott ExecuStay is part of Marriott International’s extended-stay lodging portfolio, which also includes Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites and Marriott Executive Apartments.


**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 6/05.

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 2,700 lodging properties in the United States and 65 other countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, Renaissance, Bulgari, The Ritz-Carlton, Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites, and Fairfield Inn brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club International, The Ritz-Carlton Club, Grand Residences by Marriott, and Horizons brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; operates conference centers; and manages golf courses. The company is headquartered in metropolitan Washington, D.C. 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, and the company had approximately 133,000 employees at year-end 2004. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at

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