Marriott Goes Smoke-Free At All Hotels In North America
More Than 2,300 Properties and 10 Lodging Brands
Lodging Industry's Largest Move Ever to a Smoke-Free Environment
Washington , DC - 19 July 2006
Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) announced today that all of the Company's lodging brands in the United States and Canada will become 100 percent smoke-free, beginning in September. This represents the industry's largest move to a non-smoking environment, with more than 2,300 hotels and corporate apartments and nearly 400,000 guest rooms under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn, TownePlace Suites and Marriott ExecuStay brands.
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