BETHESDA, Md., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It took only eight months for one million Facebook fans to "like" Marriott Hotels & Resorts. To return the love, the company's flagship brand is launching a new #MyMarriottMillion Facebook contest offering a chance to win one million Marriott Rewards points. To enter fans submit a photo of their favorite travel experience on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #MyMarriottMillion and lobby for the most votes ( Click to enter). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120720/PH06311LOGO-b) "Steamrolling past one million Facebook fans so quickly proves our strategy of putting social media front and center is working and continues to engage the next generation of travelers," said Michael Dail, VP, Global Brand Marketing, Marriott Hotels & Resorts. "Thank you to all our fans for liking us so often. We are committed to transforming and deepening Marriott's conversation with our guests in the social space." #MyMarriottMillion contest offers a total of one million Marriott Rewards points given away to five lucky winners (200,000 points each). Four runners up will receive 200,000 Marriott Rewards points and a Marriott Hotels & Rewards goodie bag filled tech gadgets. The Grand Prize winner will receive, in addition to all of the above, a seven day, six night trip for two to the 2014 SXSW Festival in Austin, TX, including tickets to the festival and room nights at the Austin Marriott South. Marriott Rewards points can be redeemed for free nights, room upgrades, and additional perks. For example, 200,000 points can be redeemed for a six night stay at any of 3,600+ hotels in over 70 counties. Redemption information can be found at www.marriott.com/rewards/use-points.mi#/1/ #MyMarriottMillion contest launches April 16, 2013 and ends on May 13, 2013. Click here for contest terms and conditions.About Marriott Hotels & ResortsMarriott Hotels & Resorts continues to inspire and provide a balanced life on the road for discerning and high-achieving business and leisure travelers, offering warm, professional service; sophisticated yet functional guest room design; lobby spaces that facilitate working, dining and socializing; restaurants and bars serving international cuisine prepared simply and from the freshest ingredients; meeting and event spaces and services that are gold standard; and expansive, 24-hour fitness facilities. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com. Visit Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) for company information. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com SOURCE Marriott International, Inc.