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CNBC’S “HOTEL: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AT MARRIOTT” WILL PREMIERE ON DECEMBER 12TH

Jennifer Dauble
Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)

Wednesday, 12/12/2012:

9:00 PM HOTEL: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AT MARRIOTT

12:00 AM HOTEL: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AT MARRIOTT

CNBC's "HOTEL: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AT MARRIOTT"

CNBC goes behind the scenes to tell the story of one of the largest hotel empires in the world. Marriott International spans 74 countries, 3700 properties, and 20 brands – from Courtyard to Marriott to Ritz-Carlton – and pulls off the massive feat of housing and feeding guests in more than 645,000 rooms each night. With extraordinary behind-the-scenes access, the documentary will explore the strange science of hotel pricing, explain why guests can pay wildly different prices for comparable rooms, and profile an executive chef as he prepares a banquet for 2000 people. CNBC cameras examine the Ritz-Carlton's obsessive culture of customer service, and travel to India to witness Marriott's shrewd expansion into the developing world – all part of the story of an American, family-run dynasty that's thrived by walking the line between playing it safe and taking some calculated and hugely successful risks. CNBC's Scott Wapner reports.

About CNBC:

ith CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD , CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 390 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide.

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