Interview/Photo Opportunity - 'World's Fastest Golfer' Teeing off for Kids at Children's Miracle Network golf tournament

    Marriott celebrates 5th Annual Tournament Sponsorship at Lionhead

    TORONTO, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Golfers are getting ready to tee off on at the
fifth-annual Teeing off for Kids! Charity Tournament on Thursday September
20th, 2007 in support of Children's Miracle Network. The world's fastest
golfer, David "Ogie" Ogron, will start the big day at Lionhead Golf and
Country Club. Marriott Hotels & Resorts of Canada is proud to be the sponsor
of this spectacular tournament that has raised nearly $150,000 to date to fund
research at SickKids hospital. Details outlining the day's events are below:

    Date:                    Thursday, September 20, 2007

    Photo Opportunity:       Tee off with David "Ogie" Ogron at 11:00 a.m.

    Interview Opportunity:   Ron Harrison, President of Marriott Hotels &
                              Resorts of Canada
                             John Hartman, President of Children's Miracle
                             'World's Fastest Golfer' David "Ogie" Ogron


    10:30 am - 1:00 pm       Registration, Driving Range & Lunch Box
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm      Fastest Golfer (David "Ogie" Ogron)
    1:00 pm                  Shotgun Start
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm        Massages
    6:00 pm                  Silent Auction & Reception
    7:00 pm                  Dinner & Speeches (Master of Ceremonies: Gord
                             Stellick from The Fan 590)
    8:00 pm                  Live Auction

    Location:                Lionhead Golf and Country Club
                             8525 Mississauga Road, Brampton, Ontario

    Tickets:                 Registration is now closed for the event

    For more information about the 2007 Teeing Off for Kids! Charity
Tournament, or to see a list of complete auction items, please visit

    MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:   MAR) is a leading lodging company
with more than 2,800 lodging properties in the United States and 67 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 International, Horizons, 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 and golf courses. The
company is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and had approximately 143,000
 employees at 2005 year-end. It is ranked as the lodging industry's most
admired company and one of the best places to work for by FORTUNE(R). The
company is also a 2006 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY
STAR (R) Partner. In fiscal year 2005, Marriott International reported sales
from continuing operations of $11.6 billion. For more information or
reservations, please visit our web site at

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Natalie Little,
Fleishman-Hillard Canada, (416) 645-8188,; Rohini
Mukherji, Fleishman-Hillard Canada, (416) 645-3664,

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