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Around the World It's Agreed: Marriott International is a Great Place to Work

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq:MAR) has been named a World's Best Multinational Workplace by Great Place to Work®, the world's largest annual study of workplace excellence. Ranked 7 out of 25, Marriott is the highest-ranked hotel company on the list and the only one to receive this honor for four straight years.

"We are extremely proud to be recognized," said David Rodriguez, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Marriott International. "We are even more proud of our associates around the world who live the Marriott culture every day by working together to create a sense of belonging for their teammates, and fostering innovation and collaboration to create exceptional experiences for our guests."

Marriott is also named a great place to work on several regional and local lists, including Brazil, India, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and the United States. This multinational recognition is further validation of our mission to provide a world of opportunity for career discovery, learning and advancement.

The Great Place to Work® World's Best Multinational Workplace list ranks the best 25 global companies in terms of workplace culture, based off of a global survey of multinational companies and their associates. Qualifying companies must have been selected for at least five national Great Place to Work lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40 percent of their global workforce outside of the company's home country.

At its very core and through its 87-year history, Marriott International has embraced a "put people first" philosophy that recognizes, encourages and provides opportunity for the talented people who are what the company calls "the heart of the house."

To view the complete World's Best Multinational Workplaces list, please visit http://www.greatplacetowork.net/best-companies/worlds-best-multinationals/the-list.

Search for jobs and get an inside look at what it's like to work at Marriott by viewing photos from many of our properties at marriott.com/careers.

About Great Place to Work®:

Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in almost 50 countries.

About the World's Best Multinational Workplaces List:

Great Place to Work's annual World's Best Multinational Workplaces List ranks the top 25 global companies to work for. Qualifying companies must have been selected for at least five national Great Place to Work® lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40 percent of their global workforce outside of the company's home country.

Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq:MAR) is a leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,000 properties in 78 countries and territories and reported revenues of nearly $13 billion in fiscal year 2013. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.

CONTACT: Angela Wiggins 301-380-7277 angela.wiggins@marriott.com

Source:Marriott International, Inc.