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2008 Accomplishments

Environment 2008

Ceres Ranks Marriott® Tops in Travel & Leisure, December
Ceres Investor Coalition, an alliance of investors and environmentalists, named Marriott International "Tops in Travel & Leisure." The company was ranked #19 out of 63 companies.

Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center Receives Green Lodging Designation from Florida Department of Environmental Protection, September

Marriott International Receives Global Vision Award
Marriott International has been honored by Travel + Leisure magazine with the 2008 "Global Vision Award" for green strategy. The magazine recognized Marriott’s environmental commitment, including protection of 1.4 million acres of Amazonas rainforest.

Society & Workplace 2008

Workplace Excellence and Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award, May
Alliance for Workplace Excellence awarded Marriott International its "Workplace Excellence and Health & Wellness Trailblazer" Award.

Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, May
The Alliance for Workplace Excellence awarded Marriott International its Workplace Seal of Approval.

America's Most Admired Companies, March
Fortune magazine recognized Marriott as one of "America's Most Admired Companies," naming it the most admired company in the lodging industry.

100 Best Companies to Work For, January
Fortune magazine recognized Marriott International as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For”.

Ethisphere Magazine’s “World’s Most Ethical Companies”
Marriott is featured in Ethisphere magazine’s “World's Most Ethical Companies" list by Ethisphere Institute, a think-tank dedicated to the research and promotion of profitable best practices in global governance, business ethics, compliance, and corporate responsibility.

Melbourne Marriott Hotel receives HM Award for Community Service
The Melbourne Marriott Hotel received the 2008 HM - Hotel & Accommodation Management Award for service to the community. The hotel donates $1 from every full breakfast buffet sold to the Humor Foundation “Clown Doctors,” a charity that works with local children's hospitals. Melbourne Marriott employees also provide support to the Salvation Army through canned food and clothing drives.

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