Rayong Marriott Rsort & Spa will go dark for one hour on March 28th to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2020. The hotel will join 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 13 years ago to emphasize the threat of climate change.
Rayong Marriott Resort & Spa will participate by turn off exterior signage lighting, dim or turn off non-essential interior lighting, use candlelight in appropriate public areas such as restaurants and bars and use in-room voicemail messages and in-room television messages to inform guests about Earth Hour observances. Rayong Marriott Resort & Spa will also participate in Marriott International’s drive to raise funds for.
“Marriott International is proud to continue celebrating Earth Hour as it is a great opportunity to engage with our guests and raise awareness about environmental issues across the world,” says Denise Naguib, Global Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity. “We have a responsibility to address environmental concerns throughout our operations, and have launched a platform to do exactly that. Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction, our sustainability and social impact platform, guides our efforts to deliver continuous positive results and affect global change, and Earth Hour is a chance for our hotels to share this important message.”
Rayong Marriott Resort & Spa is located at 99/5 Moo2 Charkpong Sub-District, Klaeng District Rayong 21190 Thailand, 038-998-000. Online: www.rayongmarriottresort.com
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 serve360.marriott.com and follow @MarriottPOV on Twitter.
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