Experience Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy in Asia PacificPTI | Mumbai | Updated: 27-01-2021 13:26 IST | Created: 27-01-2021 12:14 IST
The newly launched pilot program set to allow guests to forge connections with local communities for meaningful travel across the Asia Pacific whether at home or abroadMUMBAI, India, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International today announces the launch of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy, a program offering meaningful travel across the Asia Pacific. Against the backdrop of the global pandemic, and with travelers increasingly aspiring to make a positive impact on the communities they visit whether locally or abroad, the program aims to create opportunities for guests to forge first-hand connections with local communities and the environment during their stay, promoting both cultural understanding and positive change.
Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy kicks off today as a pilot at 15 Marriott International hotels across the Asia Pacific, offering curated purpose-driven experiences that focus on three distinct pillars: Environmental Protection which aims to support the resiliency of the natural environment due to environmental degradation, pollution, and climate change; Community Engagement which aims to create a positive impact in the communities where Marriott International properties operate through cultural education or volunteerism, and Marine Conservation which aims to restore and preserve marine ecosystems and species.
As a global industry leader, Marriott's sustainability and social impact platform, Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction, guides the company's commitment to making a positive and sustainable impact wherever it does business, delivering value for associates, customers, owners, the environment, and communities around the world in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Marriott International is committed to being an enabler of positive connections, bringing the benefits of good travel to its guests, associates, and communities in the Asia Pacific.
From mangrove conservation in Fiji, coral transplanting and restoration in Okinawa and Maldives, beach cleanups in Sanya and Busan, to food redistribution in Bali, GoodTravelwith Marriott Bonvoy provides guests with the opportunity to contribute meaningfully as they explore and build deeper connections in their local communities at home or as they venture overseas when travel resumes. ''One of the growing trends we're observing is how conscious guests are of their personal impact on the destinations they visit. The launch of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy aspires to shift the way vacations are perceived - from pure leisure to value-adding opportunities to learn more about the natural environment and forge new connections with the local community,'' said Bart Buiring, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Marriott International Asia Pacific. ''Our ambition is to expand the program to most of our Asia Pacific leisure destinations over time, and be ready to welcome guests with meaningful travel experiences once travel returns.''From emphasizing human rights protections and working with leading non-profits to reducing our environmental impact and operating sustainable hotels, Marriott continues to prioritize efforts to serve its communities, the planet, and people worldwide. In 2020, support and engagement with communities where Marriott International hotels operate showed no signs of slowing. From donating essential items to providing special rates and stays for frontline workers, associates from hotels across the Asia Pacific volunteered over 200,000 hours to serve most needy communities. With a growing footprint of more than 800 properties and 24 brands in the Asia Pacific, the company is in a strong position to provide meaningful experiences at home and abroad, partnering with travelers to drive a positive change.
To learn more please visit www.marriottbonvoyasia.com/goodtravelList of 15 pilot hotels: 1. The Ritz-Carlton, Nanjing 2.JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong 3.W Guangzhou 4.The Sanya EDITION 5.Sheraton Grand Zhengzhou Hotel 6.Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel 7.JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa 8.W Bali - Seminyak 9.Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway 10.The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa 11.Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa 12.JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa 13.Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay 14.The Westin Denarau Island Resort Fiji 15. Fairfield by Marriott Busan Songdo BeachAbout Marriott InternationalMarriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,500 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 132 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company offers Marriott Bonvoy™, its highly-awarded travel program. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.
About Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International's travel program comprises the company's portfolio of 30 hotel brands and home rental offering Homes & Villas by Marriott International. Members can earn and redeem points for stays and accelerate the points they earn with co-branded credit cards from JP Morgan Chase and American Express. The program offers exclusive member experiences and destination tours and adventures on Marriott Bonvoy Moments. When members book directly on Marriott.com they receive perks including free and enhanced Wi-Fi and exclusive member-only rates, and on the Marriott app, they enjoy mobile check-in and checkout, Mobile Requests, and, wherever available, Mobile Key. To enroll for free or for more information about Marriott Bonvoy, visit MarriottBonvoy.com. To download the Marriott app, go here. Travelers can also connect with Marriott Bonvoy on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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