SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

December 10, 2012 14:51 ET

Marriott's Bahrain Luxury Hotel Joins Beach Cleaning Campaign

As Part of Marriott's Spirit to Serve Program, Marriott Executive Apartments Help Clean Local Beach

MANAMA, BAHRAIN--(Marketwire - Dec 10, 2012) - Marriott Executive Apartments Manama Bahrain, which provides business travel accommodations, and Al Gosaibi Travel got together this week to help the community and dedicate one day to clean the beach in Qal'at Abu Mahir fortress, Muharraq. The event is part of Marriott's corporate core values "Spirit to Serve Our Communities" incorporated with the celebration of Marriott Global Customer Appreciation Week 2012, which is currently being celebrated by more than 3,700 Marriott properties around the world. Business leaders from all Marriott brands have pledged to help others and give back to their communities in order to create a better place to work, play and live.

This year, Marriott Executive Apartments Manama Bahrain, along with their partner Al Gosaibi Travel, supported the Capital of Arab Culture by cleaning up one of its historic tourist attractions in Bahrain, Qal'at Abu Mahir fortress, Muharraq, as a sign of Marriott's contribution towards preserving the heritage of Bahrain. Qal'at Abu Mahir is testimony to the pearling tradition of an island economy, as declared by the UNESCO World Heritage.

General Manager of the luxury hotel, Sam Van Campenhout, said that as an international corporation, Marriott has always been promoting the spirit to serve communities, helping people and working together with social organizations for humanitarian purposes.

"By giving our associates and residents the opportunity to give back to their local community, we carry on our company's history and deep commitment to community involvement. We want to help make every community where the Marriott operates, a better place to work, play and live," said Mr. Van Campenhout.

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