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Unity Without Borders

Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center Abu Dhabi

The Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, is a diverse team of associates from more than 35 different countries around the world. As they work together as one, they are encouraged to celebrate and share their cultures with others.

In August, the Indian, Pakistani, and Indonesian associates had a brilliant idea to combine their countries’ Independence Day celebrations since they all occurred in the same week. Without hesitation, everyone jumped at the opportunity to celebrate the similarities and differences between the countries.

It was a heartwarming scene as the associates helped each other make their country flags with paper, straw, and paint; put them up in different places; and, decorate the cafeteria. All associates joined in the celebration, just like one big country. They shared a strong message that unity cannot be broken by boundaries.