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More than 60 Hotels in the UAE Joins Hands to Support Breast Cancer Patients

Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of hotels and resorts in the UAE will host #PINKtober wellness activities and crafted culinary offerings to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 27 September 2021 Over 60 of Marriott Bonvoy's portfolio of properties in UAE will join efforts to contribute towards Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October and raise funds for Al Jalila Foundation in partnership with 'Brest Friends' which provides essential support to patients and survivors.

The #PINKtober campaign will see every property in Marriott's portfolio in the UAE host a variety of activities from pink-themed brunches, ladies' nights, afternoon teas to raffles and wellness activities.

This includes a Stay Pink offer at Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection, Think Pink Wellness offer at Soul Wellness and Spa at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, special pink editions of the London Social Friday Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai and the B.I.G Brunch at W Abu Dhabi Yas Island and many other activities. Each participating venue will collectively donate a portion of the proceeds from the #PINKtober campaign to Al Jalila Foundation.

The month-long schedule of culinary events and offers can be viewed on Marriott's dedicated dining platform

"We look forward to our annual #PINKtober campaign and supporting the amazing work that Al Jalila Foundation does to advance breast cancer awareness, treatment and research in partnership with 'Brest Friends'." said Sandeep Walia, Chief Operating officer, Middle East, Marriott International. "We encourage our guests and residents of the UAE to help raise awareness and precious funds for a cause that continues to impact so many lives."

"We are delighted by the enthusiasm we receive from our supporters like Marriott International and look forward to working with them to amplify our message and rally the community to join our mission to make a difference to the lives of people affected by breast cancer." said Dr Abdulkareem Al Olama, Chief Executive Officer of Al Jalila Foundation.

Marriott's portfolio in the UAE features more than 60 properties across 20 of the company's brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, W Hotels, JW Marriott, Sheraton Hotels, Le Meridien, Marriott Hotels, Westin Hotels, Aloft Hotels, Residence Inn by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott and many more.

The #PINKtober campaign and support of Al Jalila Foundation and Brest Friends falls under Marriott Internationals Sustainability and Social Impact Platform, Serve 360: "Doing Good in Every Direction", which guides how the company makes a positive and sustainable impact wherever it does business.


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