its sale on September 15, 2004 to Cendant. It is the first hotel chain to serve food that iscompletely free of transfatsat all of itsNorth Americanproperties. In 2005, Marriott
International and Marriott Vacation Club International comprised two of the 53entities that contributed the maximum of $250,000 to the secondinauguration of PresidentGeorge W. Bush. On July 19, 2006, Marriott announced thatall lodging buildings they operate in the United States and Canada would becomenon-smokingbeginning September 2006. "The new policy includes all guest rooms, restaurants,lounges, meeting rooms, public space and employee work areas."
Vision and mission statement
To become the leading provider and facilitator of the luxury, leisure and business experiencesacross the globe.
“To create an environment conducive and helpful to both our employees andcustomers, thereby encouraging our employees to work at their maximum capacity in being of service to our customers whilst providing our customers with Good Food & GoodService at a Fair Price”
Propose vision statement:
For more than 76 years, Marriott has earned a reputation for delivering the best service with the best people. That’s an imperative that never changes, and a strategy that has served well in goodtimes and bad. Marriott international is an industry leader because they never get satisfied, they’realways looking for ways to improve, and strive tirelessly for excellence. They proudly serve guestsin nearly 70 countries, with a lodging portfolio that includes more than 2,700 hotels, resorts andtimeshare properties, as well as corporate housing apartments, across 18 distinctive brands.
Proposed Mission statement: