Marriott International Hotels in Egypt have come together once again to support the community as part of the annual CSR plan of the junior business council, headed by Eben Nel, the general manager of The Westin Cairo by launching Marriott Bonvoy’s first Charity Golf Tournament, that was hosted by The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes for the benefit of Dar Al Sondos Orphanage.
This golf tournament is the first Golf event to take place in Egypt under Marriott Bonvoy brand, with a plan to organize it annually in different Golf properties in Egypt. The goal of this event was to collect donations to support the orphans with special needs of Dar El Sonsdos, and help create a better environment for the less fortunate children while enjoying an amazing greenery atmosphere and playing for a good cause.
This charitable Golf Tournament was planned under the junior business council of Marriott International Hotels in Egypt, with more than17 Marriott Hotels across the country, with all the general managers on board, led by the General Manager of The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes. The initiative objective was to collect EGP 100,000, however due to more guests participating in this charitable event and more sponsors who wanted to share this great initiative, the campaign exceeded this amount and donated a total of 170,000 LE to Dar Al Sondos.
This one of a kind Golf Tournament, took place between the amazing golf scenery of The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes and started by Eben Nel, welcoming guests, players, sponsors, media and all Bonvoy members, then he also thanked all participating hotels for joining and planning this great event, among which was, Marriott Cairo, Marriott Mena House, Marriott Hurghada, Nile Ritz, Renaissance Cairo, Renaissance Sharm, ST. Regis Cairo, St. Regis Al Masa, Sheraton Cairo, Sheraton Soma Bay, The Westin Cairo, JW Marriott, Le Meriden Dahab, Le Meriden Airport, Sheraton Montaza. Along with outstanding sponsor’s profiles such as Nai, Heineken, Fine, Nestle, Beard, Nespresso, Cold stone, Trade line and El Kobassy, Katameya Dunes Golf club that helped create this special event.
Eben then announced the top three winners and distributed the special prizes that included, luxury suite stays and spa use at Milux Luxury Suite Experience, JW Marriott , Ritz Carlton , St Regis Cairo ,St Regis Al Massa, Marriot Mena House, Sheraton Cairo, The Westin Cairo, Cairo Marriott, Le Meridien Cairo Airport, Renaissance Mirage, Sheraton El Gouna & Marriott Hurgada.
The Top three winners are:
1st Winners Octavio Tripp, Benjamin Cabrera, Jorge Lozano, Khuon Phon Rattanak
2nd Winners Saurav Bhuvan, Sunay Mukerjee, Lamees Daya, Ruma Mehta
3rd Winners Hesham Tarraf, Hamed Lotfi, Mohamed Abou el Fadl, Zaki Khaled
The event ended by handing over all the collected donations including: registrations fees, donations, sponsors and raffle draw to Dar Al Sondos Orphanage in a lovely atmosphere among all organizers, players, media and sponsors.