Marriott launches YouTube competition

5th Apr 2007

Marriott International is offering a six-day, five-night
“eco-cation” to the Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort in Costa Rica for its “green” guests! Log on to YouTube at

  To enter the competition, log on to YouTube at, click on post video and upload a video response—three
minutes or less—to demonstrate
how you, your family and friends are contributing to a greener, healthier
  The green video contest kicks off the company’s month-long support of
Environmental Awareness Month and its partnership with “Clean Up the
World,” an Australian-based global organization with 35 million volunteers
in 120 countries.
  From New York to Hong Kong, more than 150,000 Marriott associates will
be participating in various eco-friendly projects from cleaning up beaches,
rivers and parks to restoring natural habitats and tree planting.
Additionally, Marriott is holding its first-ever green products fair,
offering copies of the book “TrueGreen” with easy-to-apply environmental
tips, and planting trees at sites around the world to symbolize the growth
of the company and its 80 years in business.
  The Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort sits on an 1,100 acre
rainforest and offers a variety of activities to enjoy Costa Rica’s
ecological wonderland of tropical forests, national parks & abundant
wildlife. Guests can choose such activities as tree canopy tours and 18
holes of golf amidst Jaco Beach or they can enjoy the unique wildlife—
scarlet macaws, howler and spider monkeys, two-toed sloths, toucans, and
three-toed armadillos.


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