From Marriott's website: "The company was founded by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott in 1927. Their son, J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr., grew up working in the family business and spent more than 50 years shaping it into one of the world’s leading hospitality companies. Bill Marriott is currently Marriott’s Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board."
- A FORTUNE 500 Company
- Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: MAR)
- $14 billion in annual revenue in 2015
- More than 5,700 locations in 110+ countries and territories worldwide
- The company added nearly 52,000 rooms during 2015