Le Meridien Amman Collects 40 Units Upon Blood Donation Campaign Conclusion
Submitted by: Le Meridien Amman
(OPENPRESS) June 7, 2011 -- Le Meridien Amman, a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, concluded last week the blood donation campaign for it associates, under the supervision of the National Blood Bank. The facility at the hotel was equipped with all technical requirements to render the yearly process a success.
General Manager of Le Meridien Amman, Giuseppe Ressa commented on this initiative by saying: "This is not the first time that we organize an internal blood donation campaign. I am proud to say that our associates have been always more than eager to assume their social responsibility towards the humanitarian welfare of the community and the noble causes that directly impact the lives of thousands of people."
Forty associates donated blood, gathering a total of 40 units from all blood types. These units were donated to the National Blood Bank to be used when necessary.
About Le Méridien
Le Méridien, the French-born hotel brand currently represented by 105 properties in 50 countries, was acquired by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) in November 2005. Since then, Le Méridien has undergone a brand transformation, which included a consolidation of its hotels and resorts, appointing a full-time Cultural Curator (French arts-provocateur Jérôme Sans) and re-inventing numerous consumer touch points, by bringing unique, curated and interactive experiences to its guests. With nearly 70 of its hotels located in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific, Le Méridien provides a strong international complement to Starwood's primarily North American holdings and consumer base. Plans call for dynamic expansion of Le Méridien hotels and resorts within the next five years, concentrating in the U.S., Latin America, and Asia-Pacific, including destinations such as India, Thailand and China. Le Méridien recently opened new hotels in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Chiang Rai in Thailand, Shimei Bay in China, and Dallas, Texas in the United States. Le Méridien will open hotels in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Panama City, Panama, and Xiamen, Chongqing Nan'an, and Qingdao in China. The company recently signed new hotel deals in Taipei, Taiwan. For more information, please visit www.lemeridien.com.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1025 properties in 100 countries and 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft®, and Element SM. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
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Telephone: 00962 6 5696511
Le Meridien Amman
P.O. Box 950629
Queen Noor Street
Amman - 11195