SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 13, 2012 15:39 ET

Instructional Program at Atlanta Airport Hotel Mentors Students in Life Skills, Vocational Careers

Courtyard Atlanta Airport West Hotel Acknowledged for Supporting Local Students

EAST POINT, GA--(Marketwire - Aug 13, 2012) -  Opening its doors for the purpose of advancing student careers, associates at an extended stay hotel in Atlanta, GA take pride in mentoring students through the Tri Cities High School Community Based Vocational Instruction program.

Recently acknowledged for its participation in the East Point high school's special training program, the Courtyard Atlanta Airport West hotel welcomes students with intellectual disabilities to vocational training and exposure to a work environment. Participating in this annual program, the hotel allows students to work alongside housekeeping staff to gain experience in a variety of jobs, from folding linens in the hotel laundry to washing dishes in the kitchen.

"I love these young people," said Muktar Dougsiyeh, General Manager of this distinctive Atlanta Airport extended stay hotel. "By assisting them with life skills it will make this world a better place."

The program operates in conjunction with the school year, meeting twice weekly from August through May. In addition to providing hands on work experience, the goal of the Courtyard's partnership with the Tri Cities High School vocational program is to provide students with exposure to valuable work ethics and behaviors that will serve them well when they leave high school and seek employment.

The Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Airport West hotel is a premier choice among business and leisure travelers seeking comfortable full-service accommodations and offers a variety of discounts and hotel deals for Atlanta, GA travelers. Whether traveling by air or car, the hotel offers vacation getaway packages, AAA, senior citizen, government, military and corporate discounts as well as the hotel's own Marriott Rewards program to help guests enjoy budget-friendly travel without giving up comfortable services of the renowned Marriott brand. Busy travelers can easily choose from a variety of hotel deals in Atlanta, GA or take advantage of special rates for "Last-Minute Weekends" by visiting the hotel's website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atlcw-courtyard-atlanta-airport-west/ and clicking on "Check Availability."

Conveniently located to allow easy access to popular destinations including the Atlanta Motor Speedway and Six Flags Atlanta; guests of this exciting hotel property will find themselves just minutes from Downtown Atlanta, Georgia Aquarium, Turner Field and the Georgia International Convention Center.

About the Courtyard Atlanta Airport West

The Courtyard Atlanta Airport West is a prominent new choice among Atlanta Airport accommodations, offering attentive service and complimentary amenities along with a variety of spacious hotel rooms and well-appointed suites. Located in the midst of Camp Creek Market Place, one of the area's newest shopping and dining districts, guests have access to complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle service and onsite boarding pass printing. The hotel also offers two state-of-the-art meeting rooms, ideal for business conferences, corporate training or intimate social gatherings.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Leslie A. James
    Noble-Interstate Management Group as Agent for Camp Creek Hotel I, LLC dba
    Courtyard Marriott Airport West
    404-344-4414
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