NADI, FIJI – 28 August 2022 – The Marriott International Fiji Hotels officially launched Marriott Bonvoy’s Good Travel program today at the Denarau Farm, a flagship of Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort on Denarau Island with the announcement of the joint partnership with the Mamanuca Environment Society (MES).
Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy is a program that offers meaningful travel across Asia-Pacific with three distinct pillars: Environmental Protection, Community Engagement and Marine Conservation. It is guided by the company’s social impact and sustainability platform – Serve 360 – that is to do good in every direction.
The launch also coincided with the Executive Area Leadership Team visit to the Pacific by APEC (the Asia Pacific excluding Greater China area) President, Mr Rajeev Menon and Vice President Sales & Marketing, Mr John Toomey.
In officiating the cheque presentation to the MES representative, Marriott International’s APEC President, Mr Rajeev Menon said “Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy is about community collaboration and the curation of purposeful experiences as our guests are searching for these meaningful experiences. The partnership with MES is a major milestone for all our Fiji hotels as the program spearheads these unique experiences and more importantly supports the local communities and natural environment. It reaffirms Marriot International’s commitment to supporting the resilience of the local communities.”
Mamanuca Environment Society Project Manager and representative, Marica Vakacola on receiving the FJD50,000 cheque said ‘the partnership with Marriott International Fiji Hotels is a big achievement with its large footprint in Fiji’s Tourism industry; it also aligns with our core program focus to support Fiji Green Growth Framework and UN Sustainable Development goals.”
The Good Travel program will be championed by the respective hotel teams at Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort, Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay and Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island, Fiji in close collaboration with the MES support team from which more than 10,000 mangroves, 3,000 native & fruit trees and 1,200 coral plants will be planted on an annual basis.