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Marriott hosts TED talks in Cairo

CAIRO, 19 days ago

Marriott Hotels in partnership with TED, hosted its first TED Fellows Salon in Egypt, sparking meaningful conversations on “Egypt’s Cultural Past and Present” at the Marriott Mena House, Cairo. 
 
Against the dramatic backdrop of the pyramids of Giza, renowned TED Fellows, educational entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga and East African singer and songwriter Meklit Hadero led the innovative and thought-provoking discussion providing guests the opportunity to engage and be inspired.
 
“At Marriott Hotels, everything we do is guided by our belief that travel expands the mind and triggers new and creative ways of thinking,” said Julius Robinson, senior vice president and global brand leader, Classic Premium Brands, Marriott International. 
 
“We know that travellers today look for more in a hotel. Our partnership with TED allows us to be the catalyst for intellectual conversations. Hosting a TED Fellows Salon at Marriott Mena House, Cairo is a great opportunity to celebrate the historical and cultural wealth of this incredible destination." 
 
“Our TED Fellows programme was established to bring together innovators and thought leaders to address some of the world’s most pressing issues through the sharing of ideas and strategies,” said Shoham Arad, director of TED Fellows. “Our partnership with Marriott Hotels was a natural extension of what we were trying to create. The speakers at this Marriott Salon represent some of the brightest thinkers of their generation who are working towards making positive, meaningful and lasting change in their communities and we are delighted to bring this edition of TED Fellows Salon series to Cairo.”
 
The ongoing global partnership between Marriott Hotels and TED is now in its second year, following its launch in 2016 and has been expanded to include more exciting and innovative programming at Marriott Hotels in key destinations worldwide.  - TradeArabia News Service
 



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