AMMAN, JORDAN—In an effort to continuously promote awareness of environmental issues, Marriott Hotels in Jordan have just announced that they have become members of the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN), an independent voluntary organization devoted to the conservation of Jordan’s natural resources.
Managing the natural resources of Jordan is done by setting up protected areas to safeguard the best wildlife and scenic areas, and breeding endangered species to save them from extinction. In addition, conservation includes enforcing governmental laws to protect wildlife, controlling illegal hunting, and raising awareness of environmental issues through educational programs.
As members in the RSCN, Marriott Hotels in Jordan will obtain educational posters, brochures and CDs containing valuable information about Jordan’s wildlife and natural reserves. Future activities will include environmental trips to natural reserves, adopting endangered animals and organizing educational seminars by the RSCN for the benefit of all Marriott employees.
“We are extremely proud to be members in this important society,” says Vatché Yergatian, the general manager of the Amman Marriott and the chairman of the Jordan Business Council. “This membership will benefit our employees by creating more awareness of environmental issues in Jordan. It is extremely valuable for us to involve all our employees in the many activities supporting environmental events in the country. Marriott is committed to the responsibility of protecting the environment for our employees, our guests and communities.”
Marriott International manages three properties in Jordan: the Amman Marriott Hotel, the Petra Marriott Hotel and the Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa.
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