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Marriott staff plant over 250 trees for World Planting Day

RAS AL KHAIMAH, March 23, 2018

More than 200 associates from Marriott International hotels in the UAE gathered at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert on March 20, on the occasion of World Planting Day, to plant Ghaf trees - UAE’s national tree.

More than 200 Ghaf trees were planted in the Heritage Forest on this occasion, adding to the 250 trees planted last year. Associates also took part in a vast desert cleanup in the Al Wadi Nature Reserve.

The event was held in presence of Haitham Mattar, CEO of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority; Richard Collins, chairman of the Marriott Business Council; Tatiana Antonelli, founder and managing director of Goumbook, and Amit Arora, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert.

The 'green' initiative, launched in 2017 by The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert and Goumbook, aims at raising awareness on sustainability and promote green practices in the desert. - TradeArabia News Service

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