WESTON, FL "“ February 17, 2009 "“ For a limited time only, those considering travel in 2009 can log on to paradisebymarriott.com and download a "Travel Stimulus voucher" to receive an additional $100 off any direct booking or package deal offered by Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean and Mexico Resorts. With the savings already available at these nine properties, from discounted packages to inclusive travel options, this Travel Stimulus voucher provides an additional incentive for those seeking an affordable and unforgettable vacation in 2009.

"The Travel Stimulus Voucher was created to provide guests additional savings on already competitively priced travel options and cost-cutting deals at any of our nine resorts," said Michelle Bozoki, Director of Marketing Communications for Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts. "It is our mission to provide some relief in times of economic turmoil to those who plan to travel in 2009."

The link to download the Travel Stimulus voucher is available at paradisebymarriott.com and can be used for travel to any of the nine Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean and Mexico Resorts through December 21st, 2009. This voucher will entitle guests to receive $100 off the total resort bill and can be combined with any resort packages and offerings. The Travel Stimulus voucher can be used on new bookings made between February 15th through March 31st, 2009, and reservations must be made directly through Marriott.com or toll-free 1-888-236-2427. The offer requires a three-night minimum stay and only one voucher per booking is allowed. The voucher must be presented to hotel at check-in and cannot be re-issued if lost or stolen. Vouchers are not redeemable for cash or gift certificates and blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

Boasting an array of exciting resort activities, superb restaurants and dining options, state-of-the-art amenities and luxurious accommodations, each of the Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts offer a distinct and extraordinary vacation experience in spectacular oceanfront settings. For a full list of Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resort locations and for more information on the current packages and promotions, please visit www.paradisebymarriott.com.

MARRIOTT AND RENAISSANCE CARIBBEAN & MEXICO RESORTS is an integrated sales and marketing organization that was formed in 1997 to combine the sales and marketing efforts of several resort properties in the Caribbean and Mexico. Today, the group consists of a select portfolio of nine oceanfront resorts that are owned and/or managed by Marriott International. Representing the most spectacular resort properties throughout the Caribbean and Mexico, including Aruba, Curaçao, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, Grand Cayman, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta," each Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resort captures the charm of its distinctive locale, while providing renowned quality and the high levels of hospitality and service that Marriott resorts uphold.

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company with nearly 2,900 lodging properties in the United States and 68 other countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, Horizons by Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Md., and had approximately 151,000 employees at 2006 year-end. It is ranked as the lodging industry's most admired company and one of the best places to work for by FORTUNE®. The company is also a 2006 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Partner. In fiscal year 2006, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of $12.2 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com.