Marriott International Named a World's Most Admired Company by FORTUNE

  • Marriott International
  • 02.22.16
FORTUNE magazine has named Marriott International, Inc. as one of the World's Most Admired Companies for the 16th consecutive year.

The 2016 rankings, released today, lists Marriott as No. 29, up from  No. 37 last year. Marriott also takes one of the top rankings in the hotels, casinos and resorts category.

Marriott ranked No. 1 for its industry segment in eight of FORTUNE's nine key attributes of reputation: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value and global competitiveness.

"We appreciate that FORTUNE has recognized our company and associates for the last 16 years," said Arne Sorenson, president and CEO, Marriott International. "This acknowledgment is a testament to our core values, our company culture and our ethical business practices. Our employees continue to demonstrate this commitment through the world-class service they deliver every day."

FORTUNE's 2016 list of World's Most Admired Companies is available on and will be featured in its March issue. FORTUNE's partner, the Hay Group, narrowed the ranking from 1,400 companies by using a specific criteria and surveying company leaders and securities analysts.

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