Friday, August 9th, 2013 - Renaissance Zurich Hotel
Renaissance Zurich Hotel Joins Sister Properties to Give Back

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwired) -- For the past 5 years, Marriott's South Germany & Switzerland Business Council has put together teams of three to five engineers, who donate their time to supporting charitable programs by lending their labor and mechanical skills. This year, from 19 to 21 July, the team was joined by general managers from several regional hotels, including the Renaissance Zurich Hotel.

Five general managers from Zurich, Vienna and Munich hotels, including the one from this hotel near Zurich Airport, travelled to Alba Iulia in Transylvania, Romania, where they worked alongside a team of engineers to benefit Stern der Hoffnung children's home. Before the arrival of the general managers, engineers spent a week at the home doing repairs including everything from kitchen work to painting.

On the morning of the 19th, the general managers, including the one at these Zurich accommodations, loaded vans with donations including bed linens, stuffed animals, pillows, TVs, toys and more. The donations, made in kind by companies such as Sysco Guest Supply, associates and hotel head offices, can be sold (if not needed) at a small shop to benefit the children's home. Two vans left from Germany, while another left from Austria. The teams stopped overnight at the Budapest Marriott before an early morning departure to Alba Iulia. Upon arrival to Stern der Hoffnung children's home, the team of general managers helped unload donations and shared a meal with the kids.

This Oerlikon, Zurich hotel was joined by other city and regional properties, all of which donated between 700EUR and 1,200EUR each, including Courtyard Munich City Center, Courtyard Munich City East, Residence Inn Munich City East, Munich Airport Marriott Hotel, Zurich Marriott Hotel, Renaissance Zurich Tower Hotel, Vienna Marriott Hotel, Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel, Renaissance Vienna Hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Vienna, Courtyard Vienna Messe and Courtyard Vienna Schoenbrunn.

About the Renaissance Zurich Hotel
At the Renaissance Zurich Hotel, convenience, comfort and contemporary style come together to create an atmosphere that's both business- and leisure-friendly. Spacious, stylish accommodations offer gorgeous city views, luxurious linens, coffee/tea service, TV, a refrigerator and for work, a desk and high-speed Internet access. Directly outside the doors of this hotel in Zurich, Switzerland is the tram, which can take visitors to Zurich International Airport, downtown, Glatt shopping mall, Zurich Messe exhibition centre and Hallenstadion event hall, all just minutes away. From intimate board meetings to grand celebrations, this hotel's 12 event venues can cater to every type of function; its largest space can host up to 600 guests. When it comes to gathering around a good meal, the Renaissance Zurich Hotel offers international delicacies in a casual atmosphere at Brasserie; specialties from Japan, China and Thailand at Asian Place; and Swiss culinary specialties, exotic cocktails and exclusive wines at Next2 bar and lounge. Health-conscious guests can stay on track at the well-equipped fitness centre.

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50-52 Chemin des Sables
Thurgauerstrasse 101
Zurich-Glattpark, 8152
Switzerland
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