17 July 2009, 6:30 AM Eastern time
CONTACT: Marriott Communications+1 (301) 380-7770
Bethesda, MD - 17 July 2009 -
Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims of the tragic bombings that took place earlier today in Jakarta, Indonesia. Immediately following the incident, police and hotel security responded and sealed off the area. Our guests at both properties were evacuated and moved to other nearby hotels. Injured guests and hotel employees were taken to the hospital for treatment. Both hotels sustained damage, but it does not appear to be structural. At the time of the incident, extensive security procedures were in place at the Ritz-Carlton and the JW Marriott. We continue to work closely with the authorities and hope to reopen the hotels soon. As always, the safety and security of our guests and associates is our top priority.
For guest information, please contact the Marriott Family Assistance Hotline at 866/211-4610 or 402/390-3265.
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