<i>14 February 2003</i>
<P><font color=blue>WASHINGTON</font> – The following Marriott general managers in Asia/Pacific were recognised for special achievements in 2002 during the conclusion of the recent Annual General Managers Meeting which took place at the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel in Washington DC:
<LI>Operational Excellence: Robert Frager, General Manager of the New World and Renaissance Hotels in Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia for Renaissance Hotels and Resorts
<LI>Rauf Malik, General Manager of the Kowloon New World/Renaissance Hotel in Hong Kong / China for Renaissance Hotels and Resorts;
<LI>Kevin J. Beauvais, Area General Manager Thailand of the JW Marriott Resort Hotel in Phuket / Thailand for Marriott Hotels and Resorts.
<LI>General Manager Of The Year: Alison Hood, General Manager of the Singapore Marriott Hotel in Singapore for Marriott Hotels and Resorts
<LI>Peter Caprez, General Manager of the JW Marriott Hotel, Bangkok/Thailand for Renaissance Hotels and Resorts. Caprez was General Manager at the Renaissance Chancery Court Hotel in London / UK until recently.
<P>The awards were presented by JW Marriott, President and CEO of the company with George W. Bush, former President of the US and Barbara Bush, former First Lady in attendance as honorary guests.