Hong Kong, 2016-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech is partnering with local charity, On The Way To School, to help Berber girls secure a decent education. As part of the resort’s Acting with Responsibility programme it will help the charity establish and run a home for 20 girls close to their school.
Guests can support the charity and experience luxurious accommodation and facilities at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech by booking the resort’s Travel & Care package, which will help pay for the costs of establishing the girls’ school with a EUR100 donation included in the price.
The Travel & Care package is priced from EUR 850 per night, and includes:
- Luxury accommodation
- Daily buffet breakfast served in the restaurant
- A visit to the girls lodgings in the Imlil Valley
- Cooking class in the resort’s kitchen garden where guests can prepare their own lunch
- Round-trip transfer from Marrakech Menara Airport
- Fast track through the airport
- Price includes EUR 100 donation to the charity, On The Way To School
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech celebrated its first anniversary in October, but its social and environmental contribution to the local community have already been internationally recognized, with the resort receiving the Green Key distinction in 2016, the global tourism industry’s top award for environmentalism and sustainability. Green initiatives at the resort include growing vegetables to produce year-round supplies of fresh, organic food for guests to enjoy, and plans to install three biomass boilers by the end of 2016 to replace propane gas heating for the spa and other buildings.
The Travel & Care package is subject to availability. The quoted price is based on double occupancy for a minimum stay of three nights, and excludes taxes and gratuities.
ABOUT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MARRAKECH
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech is set among 20 hectares of landscaped gardens filled with the scent of 100,000 roses, with the snow-capped Atlas Mountains providing a stunning backdrop. Located just 10 minutes’ drive from the heart of the city and the historic Medina, the hotel offers 54 private villas inspired by Berber and Andalusian-Arabic influences, all with secluded walled gardens, swimming pools and hot tubs, extensive areas for sunbathing and shaded alfresco dining. A further nine spectacular suites, seven with their own rooftop plunge pool, feature panoramic vistas of the gardens and the surrounding countryside. There are a variety of exceptional restaurants and bars, and a world-class spa offering the Group’s renowned signature treatments as well as treatments inspired by Moroccan traditions. The luxury experience is completed by the group’s unparalleled service, allied to the best traditions and hospitality of the Moroccan Kingdom.
ABOUT MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL GROUP
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 29 hotels and eight residences in 19 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, with the next hotel opening planned in Doha.
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