Marriott International selected as the 2016 Company of the Year for LATINA Style 50 Report

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) has been selected the 2016 Company of the Year for the LATINA Style50 Report highlighting the Best Places for Latinas to Work for in the United States. This is the second time that Marriott has received the top award from the LATINA Style 50.

The LATINA Style 50 Report identifies the best companies that offer Latinas opportunities to develop and grow in their career.  LATINA StyleInc. evaluated over 800 top corporations through an extensive survey and evaluation process to ensure the list reflects an accurate representation of Latinas. To view the full LATINA Style 50 Report, visit LATINA Style.

“Marriott is honored to again receive this distinguished recognition,” said David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer.  “Marriott’s reputation as a great place to work for Latinas reinforces that our company understands that as a global hospitality leader we must create an environment where all people are respected, valued and provided with opportunities to succeed. That’s why this distinction from LATINA Style is so meaningful to us.”

Marriott recognized long ago that providing opportunities to create a diverse and inclusive environment strengthens our company’s culture and provides a competitive advantage.  Marriott was the first hospitality company to establish a formal diversity and inclusion program more than 25 years ago. The company’s multifaceted focus on diversity and inclusion strategy enables us to attract and retain Latinas. Today, Marriott has one of the most diverse workforces in corporate America.

As a champion for diversity and inclusion, Marriott’s recognitions include LATINA Style Company of the Year, NAFE Top 10 Companies for Executive Women, DiversityInc Top 50 Companies, 100 percent score on Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, and World’s Best Multinational Workplaces as named by Great Place to Work®.  The company continues to celebrate two key milestones, more than 25 years of its formal diversity and inclusion program and over 15 years of its Women’s Leadership Development Initiative.  For more information on Marriott’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, please visit

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Md., USA, with more than 4,500 properties in 88 countries and territories.  Marriott International reported revenues of more than $14 billion in fiscal year 2015. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 19 brands, including: The Ritz-Carlton®, Bulgari®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, Autograph Collection®, Hotels, Renaissance® Hotels, Marriott Hotels®, Delta Hotels by MarriottTM, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Gaylord Hotels®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Courtyard®, Residence Inn®, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, TownePlace Suites®, Protea Hotels by Marriott® and MoxySM Hotels. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together comprise more than 57 million members. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit

Angela Wiggins
Corporate Relatons