This undated photo provided by Marriott International Inc., shows the swimming pool at the Twin Bridges Marriott, in Arlington Va. In 1957, John Willard Marriott and Alice Sheets Marriott opened their... more 
This undated photo provided by Marriott International Inc., shows the swimming pool at the Twin Bridges Marriott, in Arlington Va. In 1957, John Willard Marriott and Alice Sheets Marriott opened their first hotel _ the Twin Bridges Motor Hotel in Arlington, Va. But it was their son Bill who transformed the company into a global hotel giant. Today there are 3,718 Marriott hotels in 73 countries. The company’s other businesses have been sold.. (AP Photo/Marriott International Inc.) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Marriott International Inc.
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