Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): 02/04/2010



Marriott International, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Commission File Number: 1-13881


Delaware   52-2055918

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

10400 Fernwood Road

Bethesda, MD 20817

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

In a press release issued February 4, 2010 announcing reinstatement of its cash dividend, Marriott International, Inc. (“Marriott”) disclosed that during its fiscal year ended January 1, 2010, Marriott reduced its total debt levels by almost $800 million, to approximately $2.3 billion at year-end.

A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated by reference.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is furnished with this report:

Exhibit 99 - Press release issued on February 4, 2010.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    Marriott International, Inc.
Date: February 5, 2010     By:  

/s/  Ward R. Cooper        

      Ward R. Cooper
      Assistant Secretary



Exhibit No.



99   Press release issued on February 4, 2010.