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Marriott International, Inc.. Marriott Corporation, 1979 Annual Report - Image 16. 1979. Hospitality Industry Archives, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 22, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hiltonar/item/637/show/614.

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Marriott International, Inc.. (1979). Marriott Corporation, 1979 Annual Report - Image 16. 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/637/show/614

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Marriott International, Inc., Marriott Corporation, 1979 Annual Report - Image 16, 1979, Annual Reports from the Hospitality Industry Archives, Hospitality Industry Archives, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston, accessed January 22, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hiltonar/item/637/show/614.

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Title Marriott Corporation, 1979 Annual Report
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Marriott International, Inc.
Publisher Marriott International, Inc.
Date 1979
Description Marriott Corporation Annual Report for calendar year 1979.
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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
Language English
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Original Item Location Marriott Hotels Collection
Digital Collection Annual Reports from the Hospitality Industry Archives
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/hiltonar
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 Behind All the Growth: "Our People"; And Now a New Headquarters ... "To Make Us Even More Competitive" A Special Message from the President: arriott Corporation is 52 years old now. International. Diversified. Billion-dollar class—with profit growth of over 20% for more than 10 years. I think it's also appropriate to highlight for shareholders another very special feature of your company: Our people. The company has gone through the Great Depression ... wars ... inflation ... recessions ... energy crises. Growing all the way. Sales should reach $2 billion next year. They were less than $100 million only 15 years ago. And behind it all: Our people. We're in the service business— where quality employees clearly make the difference. And I'm proud to report that my office gets more complimentary letters about our employees than anything else. It's the consistent way they treat their guests and their clients. They're International Headquarters, Washington. D.C. suburbs glad to see you. They're glad to serve you. They smile. They care. And there's more. There's a great corporate team behind the employees who serve our customers. It's a group that ties all our efforts together centrally and makes a tremendous contribution to our success. Now the corporate group has just completed its first full year in our new International Headquarters. Corporate Group Together The new facility brings together all our staff people who had been scattered in various locations as our growth accelerated in the 1970s. Our corporate management and employees have always had outstanding energy, professionalism, spirit. They work to serve, too. And now we've got more teamwork at headquarters than ever before. That makes us even stronger. More efficient. More competitive. Marriott Corporation's International Headquarters, in the pleasant Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C, is the center for our operations worldwide. It has several features: • FOOD RESEARCH-Laboratories for development of new recipes, menus and restaurant concepts and for testing equipment of the future. Four complexes serve separate operating divisions with test kitchens, food demonstration sections, and test panel areas —all staffed by teams of dieticians and other food specialists. • COMPUTER CENTER-Man- agement information complex for communications nationwide. Here we have the latest in systems design capability and computer technology for 'round the clock processing of Marriott Hotel reservations, of food and supply orders for some 500 company restaurants, hotels, airline kitchens and Food Service Management accounts, and for many other functions. • LEARNING CENTER-Classrooms, training kitchens and related facilities for management orientation and self-development workshops. Educators present ongoing programs for management —often using such aids as closed- circuit television and other audiovisual presentations. Programs are developed for use by operations worldwide. • DESIGN DEPARTMENT-In- house facilities for complete design of Marriott Hotels and other operations. Architects, interior designers and other highly trained professionals work in teams to put new projects on the drawing boards and follow them through to reality, and to keep existing units everywhere in up-to-the-minute condition. The skills are varied and the experience is deep in other corporate offices: Accounting... Auditing... Strategic Planning... Property Development ... Market Research... Payroll .. .Taxes... Law.. .Treasury... Procurement ... Personnel... Public and Government Relations... Marketing ... and many other disciplines. Uniting this varied organization at the top, and coordinating company 14