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Marriott International Resorts in the Maldives Celebrate the Legacy of late Arne Sorenson

Arne Sorenson #ForwardForArne event
Marriott International resorts in the Maldives celebrated the legacy of the hospitality giant’s late CEO and President, Arne Sorenson.

Marriott International resorts in the Maldives celebrated the legacy of the hospitality giant’s late CEO and President, Arne Sorenson. Employees of the resorts joined the #ForwardForArne global campaign to honour Marriott’s late CEO and President.

Employees at the resorts in the Maldives joined hands to do something Arne Sorenson loved with the run, walk and wheel. The late CEO of Marriott was a fan of running.

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

Celebrating the life of Arne Sorenson, Marriott International’s late President and CEO by doing something he loved, through our Run, Walk, Wheel event #ForwardForArne.

A statement by JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa.
Image: JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa
W Maldives

Honoring Marriott International’s late President and CEO, we are celebrating Arne’s life by doing something that he loved. Run. Walk. Wheel. Together.

A statement by W Maldives.
Image: W Maldives
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

We celebrate the life and legacy of Arne Sorenson, our late President and CEO, by doing something he loved. Our 28 associates swam from Kakuni Beach to the islet as a tribute to our respected and much loved Arne.

A statement by Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa.

Mr. Sorenson became the third CEO in Marriott’s history in 2012. Furthermore, he became the first to take the position without the Marriott surname. A visionary leader, Mr. Sorenson put the company on a strong growth trajectory which included the $13-billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

During his tenure as CEO, Mr. Sorenson was tireless in driving the company’s progress. He created opportunities for associates, growth for owners and franchisees and results for the company’s shareholders.

According to Marriot International, Arne M. Sorenson was known for his leadership on difficult national and global issues. He steered Marriott to make significant progress on diversity, equity and inclusion, environmental sustainability and human trafficking awareness.

Feature image by W Maldives
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Experience the Thrill of Summer with the Family Fun Summer Package at Sheraton Maldives!

Summer is almost here and Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is inviting families to experience the breathtaking paradise of the Maldives. Travellers can now explore the thrill of summer and more at Sheraton Maldives with the ‘Family Fun Summer’ Package. If you were thinking about booking a family trip this one is perfect for you. With this amazing package children under 12 dine and stay for free! Families can also immerse themselves in a host of specially curated experiences. This includes educational kids club programs, coral propagation activities, as well as culinary and wellness journeys, all-embracing sustainable travel and catering to eco-conscious travellers.

Families planning a tropical getaway this summer can look forward to exciting adventures at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa. The five-star resort welcomes families to explore the natural splendour of North Male Atoll on the private island of Furanafushi. Guests can choose from a range of premium villas and overwater bungalows that feature breathtaking views of the lush gardens, pristine white-sand beaches, shimmering blue lagoon, or the Indian Ocean.

Explore the Signature Side by Side Family Program this Summer

Guests can delve into the resort’s signature ‘Side by Side’ Family Program, designed to create memorable moments that bring families together. From cooking classes, mom and daughter face mask making, and Maldivian palm weaving to engaging fun games, ‘Side By Side’ promises cherished memories for families. The resort boasts seven restaurants and bars, each offering a variety of delectable menus sourced with fresh organic produce from Chef Garden and Furana Organic Garden, perfect for families.

A Touch of Sustainability with the Adopt a Coral Activity!

Guests are also invited to participate in the ‘Adopt A Coral’ – coral planting activity led by the resident Marine Biologist and learn about coral propagation to help grow new colonies in the resort’s lagoon. This program, part of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy, allows guests to create meaningful travel experiences. Families can enjoy a guided snorkelling tour or join a dolphin cruise on a traditional Maldivian Cruise Dhoni.

Enjoy More with the Family Fun Summer Package

With the ‘Family Fun Summer’ package, guests can savour daily breakfasts and buffet dinners. This includes Feast Restaurant or you can enjoy three-course à la carte meals at select restaurants. Kids will receive a special welcome amenity, and children under 12 can stay and dine for free. Additionally, complimentary access to the Kid’s Club is provided for children ages 4 to 12. The resort is conveniently accessible by a complimentary 15-minute speedboat ride, ensuring a stress-free journey for families.

Guests can reserve their extraordinary summer retreat before May 31, 2024. This is valid for stays until September 30, 2024. With this, guests can enjoy other benefits such as daily breakfasts and dinners, and complimentary access to the gym and kids’ club. Moreover, guests can also enjoy non-motorized water sports activities. For more information, visit the website at or book the Family Fun Summer package here. Marriott Bonvoy members can seamlessly earn and redeem their points on stays and experiences at the resorts. 

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