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Marriott International, Inc.. Marriott Corporation, 1972 Annual Report - Image 7. 1972. Hospitality Industry Archives, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 9, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hiltonar/item/1171/show/1141.

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Marriott International, Inc.. (1972). Marriott Corporation, 1972 Annual Report - Image 7. Annual Reports from the Hospitality Industry Archives. Hospitality Industry Archives, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hiltonar/item/1171/show/1141

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Title Marriott Corporation, 1972 Annual Report
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  • Marriott International, Inc.
Publisher Marriott International, Inc.
Date 1972
Description Marriott Corporation Annual Report for the 52 weeks ending on July 28, 1972.
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  • Hospitality industry
  • Hotel management
  • Corporation reports
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  • Marriott International, Inc.
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  • annual reports
  • business records
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Digital Collection Annual Reports from the Hospitality Industry Archives
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Repository Hospitality Industry Archives, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston
Repository URL http://www.uh.edu/hilton-college/About/hospitality-industry-archives
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Transcript Value of Marriott flexibility is dramatized as last food unit in Wayne, Pa. is converted to popular Joshua Tree dinner house, and volume for location jumps sharply (top photo) Disney World brings family fun and entertainment to central Florida, and Marriott has busy year at toll road facilities on Sunshine Parkway near Orlando If you can't increase prices, what are food costs doing to your margins? This has been our greatest challenge the past year. We met it pretty well and actually were able to slightly improve our Group margin—but we had to work at it. We're proud of our management ... they can cope with problems like this. Your Service Restaurants seem to have rebounded from two years ago. Is some of this due to the new Joshua Tree dinner house? Definitely. Our first dinner house in McLean, Va. has been a big hit. It has a steady waiting line at dinner time, and customer comments are excellent. Do you have plans for other dinner houses? We have just opened a second Joshua Tree in suburban Philadelphia, and it is getting the same rave notices from customers and media critics that the first one received. We expect to open in a few months two more dinner houses under other names in Washington and Philadelphia. This has been an important new direction for our Group. Are Hot Shoppes Restaurants contributing to profits? Yes, after several difficult years our Service Restaurant Division is showing good sales and profit trends. We're very proud of the job its management and employee team has done. Toll road units—up in fiscal '72? Yes, primarily due to more auto traffic in Florida. We have excellent facilities on the Sunshine Parkway there, and Disney World has had a good impact. The Fast Foods group—is it also on the rebound after a rocky 1971? Our company-owned Roy Rogers Family Restaurants continue to do very well. We have added more of these units by acquisition from franchisees and 5? —>£■