Marriott International, Inc. (Marriott) is one of the leading operators and franchisors of hotels. The company is engaged in hotel operations, which include 3,545 lodging properties worldwide and related facilities in 70 countries and territories. The company, with over 18 brands, offers the broadest and the most diverse portfolio in the lodging industry. Marriott operates its business through five segments, namely, North American Full-Service Lodging, North American Limited-Service Lodging, International Lodging, Luxury Lodging, and Timeshare. Some of the well-known brands of the company include Courtyard by Marriott, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Residence Inn by Marriott, and Grand Residences by Marriott. Geographically, the company has presence across Asia Pacific, Europe, Caribbean and Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. The company is headquartered in Maryland, the US.