Monday, May 21, 2012

Fire Drill at the Marriott Executive Apartments Manama and Residence Inn by Marriott Manama Juffair

Manama, Bahrain – May 19th, 2012. Marriott Executive Apartments Manama, Bahrain and Residence Inn by Marriott Manama Juffair recently arranged a successful fire drill which all the employees and heads of departments participated, in order to maintain the Marriott’s strict adherence to the highest safety standards and to deal promptly and efficiently with any fire-related emergency.

The exercise underlined the commitment to ensuring to meet all the Safety International Standards. The drill enabled the management team to test the knowledge of the staff and the validity of on-going, in house training as well as to add to the preparedness of its team in emergencies such as fire incidents.

“This is a very important step for safety and security, as being Marriott Hotels. It is crucial that our guest and staff feel comfortable while staying and working in the hotel” said Sam Van Campenhout, General Manager.

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Marriott Executive Apartments, the upscale serviced apartment brand of Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) will nearly double in size in the next 36 months to respond to a growing need in many emerging markets for long-term stay lodging for executive expatriates needing spacious housing and hotel amenities. Including Bahrain, Marriott operates 17 Marriott Executive Apartments in 14 countries outside the U.S., and 14 more hotels are planned in countries such as Qatar, Thailand, Egypt, China, India, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,400 lodging properties in 70 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, The Autograph Collection, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; licenses and manages whole-ownership residential brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Residences, JW Marriott Residences and Marriott Residences; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and had approximately 137,000 employees at 2009 year-end. It is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the best companies to work for, and by Newsweek as one of the greenest big companies in America. In fiscal year 2009, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $11 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at and for the latest company news, visit

Press Contact:
Oriadna J. Ortega (Marketing & PR Executive)
Marriott Executive Apartments Manama
P.O. Box 76151, Al Fateh - Manama
Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: +973 17 363 999
Fax: +973 17 363 888
Mob: +973 36 200 755