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Marriott's CEO Sends Heartfelt Message to Marriott Associates


Arne Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International, displays the authenticity of his leadership in a 06-minute video on social media. In the video, Sorenson talks about the COVID-19 crisis and the measures that are being taken by the Marriott group in handling the situation. Sorenson showcases integrity and vulnerability by making an appearance in the video.

Marriott has lived by the core value established by the founder of the hotel chain, JW Marriott, “take care of our guests and associates’’ for over 90 years now.

Today, Arne Sorenson has proven what Marriott stands for while demonstrating the attributes of a true leader by being vulnerable, sincere and hopeful in his heartfelt message to the Marriott employees, stakeholders and customers.

Because of the profound impact COVID-19 is having on so many of us around the world, this is the most difficult video message we have ever pulled together. Our team was a bit concerned about using a video today because of my new bald look. Let me just say that my new look is exactly what was expected as a result of my medical treatments. I feel good and my team and I are 100% focused on overcoming the common crisis we face. Now let’s talk about that crisis”

Arne Sorenson said in the video message.

Sorenson addressed the issue upfront, stating all the facts while assuring with positivity that the Marriott Hotels will be working towards overcoming the global crisis.

Both Mr. Marriot and I will not be taking any salary for the balance of 2020, and my executive team will be taking a 50% cut in pay.”

Arne Sorenson

Adhering to the company’s norms and priorities, Marriot Hotels has laid out certain instructions for the beloved clientele with regards to future bookings, clearly stating what to keep in mind when booking a stay, before booking, and during the stay.

Whenever you travel, we are waiting with open doors and open hearts to serve you.”

Arne Sorenson said in a statement for Marriott Associates

While the situation is uncertain, Arne Sorenson reassures with optimism and hope that the company will do everything they can to ensure the safety and well-being of the Marriott associates during these tough times.

Feature Photo by Yahoo! Finance

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Celebrate Easter at Bandos Maldives: Fun for All Ages!

Bandos Maldives announces its Easter Eggstravaganza.

Are you ready for an exciting Easter at Bandos Maldives on March 30th? This Easter, Bandos Maldives is set to bring unforgettable experiences for guests of all ages. The resort will feature an array of exciting activities to bring joy to the holiday festivities!

Eggstaravagant Activities at Bandos this Easter

Step into Kokko Club Playground for a world of fun at the Mini Carnival. Enjoy to your heart’s content and test your luck and skill at the Blackout Bingo Bonanza. Dab your way to your victory, and test out just how good your skills are!

Additionally, Bandos Maldives also brings a little something for those with a creative spirit. The Easter Art painting sessions are the perfect way for artists to paint their way into the spring season. For adventure seekers, Bandos is bringing a thrilling Bunny Trail Adventure. Join the epic Bunny Hint challenge and locate all the hidden bunnies lurking around the Kokko club.

These extraordinary experiences are perfect for families looking for an exciting Easter at Bandos. Not only is the resort the perfect place to make memories to last a lifetime, but Bandos is also easily accessible to guests who have not made Easter plans yet. Located just a few minutes away from the Airport, Bandos provides the perfect island hospitality to its guests. Pack your bags, get Easter ready and hop on to an adventure at Kokko Club!

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