On 30th May 2017 – As part of its CSR activities for the year, Sheraton Danang Resort recently organized a blood drive outside its modest Pre-opening office in Danang City. On the same day, they also held the very first teambuilding activity to celebrate team spirits on the beautiful beach of Whale Park Danang.
On 27th May 2017, Sheraton Danang Resort staff together with staff from neighbouring Marriott International properties in Central Vietnam were encouraged to donate blood at Danang University of Foreign Languages campus, cooperated by the Vietnam Red Cross association in the support of an extensive range of medical conditions as well as major operations and other medical interventions.
Frank Bochmann, General Manager at Sheraton Danang Resort said: “At Marriott, living our culture philosophy of putting people first, we believe very strongly in coming together to help people in need. We hope that by uniting today to contribute to a cause like this we can really make a difference no matter how small. This Blood Donation event underscores Marriott International’s commitment to drive meaningful impact to the local communities as we recognize the vitality of our business is directly linked to the vitality of the places where we operate”.
The blood donation event gathered more than 20 Marriott International associates from three properties including Sheraton Danang Resort, Sheraton Hoi An – Tam Ky and Fourpoints Danang. Funds raised through the donation will go towards local orphanages to support the underprivileged children.
Following the Blood Donation, on the same day, Sheraton Danang modest pre-opening team gathered on the beautiful beach of Whale Park Danang for its very first teambuilding activity. This is part of the global Marriott’s Associate Appreciation Week (AAW) initiative taken in all Marriott International properties around the world. Marriott International marks the anniversary of its founding, 20th May 1927, by setting aside a week every year to express appreciation for our global family of associates.
This is an annual celebration. But 2017 is a special year. Not only do many new Marriott International associates have the opportunity to participate in their first-ever Associate Appreciation Week, they also get to join in on Marriott’s 90th Anniversary celebrations. This year is even more memorable for Sheraton Danang Resort as 2017 will mark the very birthyear milestone of the resort.
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