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J. Willard Marriott, Jr.

Marriott International

1972 - Present

Restaurants & Lodging

1970 b. 1932
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of Utah
Personal
Born-Died1932
BirthplaceDistrict of Columbia (DC)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1970

Marriott, Jr. is responsible for the rapid growth and diversification of Marriott International. Today, with more than 1,600 owned or franchised hotel properties worldwide, Marriott International is the second-largest lodging company in the world. Its hotel branches include Courtyard, Marriott, Residence Inn, and Ritz-Carlton. Other operations include Vacation Club International, Marriott Senior Living Services and Marriott Distribution Services (a food services company).