Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel Towers Supports Worldwide Earth Hour Movement for the Environment by Going Dark for One Hour

General Press Releases Tuesday March 27, 2018 17:05
Bangkok--27 Mar--Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers

Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, March 24, 2018 gone dark for one hour on March 24 to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2018. The hotel joins millions around the world in turning off its lights at 8:30 p.m. local time to illuminate a powerful message about environmental awareness and action. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) created the annual global environmental awareness event 11 years ago to emphasize the threat of climate change.

Royal Orchid Sheraton participates by turning off and dimming the lights; using candle light in appropriate public areas, 60+ candles decoration at the lobby, flash mob dance, glow in the dark live music, globe cakes and mocktails for guests. Royal Orchid Sheraton also participates in Marriott International's drive to raise funds for WWF.

"It's a privilege for us to support Earth Hour because it echoes Marriott International's global focus on the environment" said Denise Naguib, Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity. "Today, business plays a critical role in taking on our world's most pressing social and environmental issues, including climate change. Earth Hour reflects a philosophy we aim to practice year-round through our sustainability & social impact platform, Serve 360."

Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers is located at 2 Captain Bush Lane, New Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, telephone +66 (2) 266 0123. Online: www.royalorchidsheraton.com or Facebook: www.facebook.com/royalorchidsheratonhotel

About Sustainability and Social Impact at Marriott International

Marriott International embraces its global responsibility and unique opportunity to be a force for good. Guided by its sustainability and social impact platform, Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction, Marriott is committed to making a positive and sustainable impact wherever it does business. While integrating sustainability across its value chain and mitigating climate-related risk, the company is working to reduce environmental impacts, build and operate sustainable hotels, source responsibly, advance human rights, and create opportunities for the communities where we operate. To learn more about our efforts and our 2025 Sustainability and Social Impact Goals, visit marriott.com/serve360 and follow @MarriottPOV on Twitter.

About Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,500 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 127 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards(R), which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards(R), and Starwood Preferred Guest(R). 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


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