MANAMA, BAHRAIN--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2013) - Under the Patronage of H.E. The Capital Governor of the Capital Governorate, H.E. Sheikh Hisham Bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, Residence Inn by Marriott along with Capital Governorate of Manama sponsored the competition for decorating buildings and houses on the occasion of the National Day and Accession Day 2012. A cheque of BD 2,000 was presented to the winner, Zamzam Ali Ahmed, at the ceremony held at Marriott's Manama, Bahrain hotel.
The competition was open to all citizens and residents of the Capital Governorate and the public and private sectors. The objective of the event was to beautify the Kingdom and spread the spirit of celebration. The theme of this spirited competition was for participants to decorate in a way that reflects the civilized aspect of the Capital Governorate, "The Kingdom's Heart."
"It was a great opportunity for Marriott to sponsor this event and support the local community to enhance the spirit of celebration among the citizens of the Kingdom," said General Manager of the Manama hotel, Sam Van Campenhout. He further congratulated the winner, Zamzam Ali Ahmed, for her creativity and appreciation for expressing the loyalty to the Kingdom through her participation. It was a wonderful experience to join hands with the Governorate and Marriott looks forward to supporting such events in the future.
The Bahrain hotel is in proximity to many valuable locations. It is one of the hotels near the Royal Golf Club, 2.3 miles from the airport, and is less than 2 miles away from activities such as sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving and more.
Residence Inn is Marriott International's second largest lodging brand with more than 600 properties in North and Central America and the Caribbean with additional development under way in Europe and the Middle East and Africa.
Residence Inn is a pioneer in the extended-stay hotel segment, being the first to serve the needs of business travelers seeking apartment-style accommodations for longer stays. Opening its doors to guests in 1975, the brand quickly assumed a leadership role, spearheading design and service standards for this lodging segment. Residence Inn's brand mission is to help business travelers thrive on long stays. Combining style and functionality, its suites are spacious, allowing travelers the ability to work and relax, and maintain balance while on the road. Featuring fully functional kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas in every unit, Residence Inn offers guests flexibility and options that fit their routine. Personalized service and attention to detail help guests feel welcomed and appreciated. Amenities such as connectivity to home and office, health and fitness options, comfortable public areas in which to socialize or relax make Residence Inn the ideal choice for both business and leisure guests.