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SHERATON BALI KUTA RESORT HOSTED ZUMBA BY THE BEACH TO SUPPORT UNICEF’S CHECK OUT FOR CHILDREN CHALLENGE
Industry: Resorts       

Located on Bali’s famed Kuta Beach with mesmerizing views of the Indian Ocean, Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort is a gathering place for the whole family to enjoy.


(TRAVPR.COM) INDONESIA - October 27th, 2014 -

Held at Kuta ‘Halfway Beach’ on 19 October, Participants Enjoyed a Zumba Class Plus Healthy Foods and Activities for Kids and raised USD10,200  for a good cause  

BALI, INDONESIA – 23 October 2014 – Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort in partnership with international charity, UNICEF, hosted an activity-filled morning for a good cause on 19 October 2014.  Titled “Zumba by The Beach” the event saw 500 Zumba enthusiasts joined the 60-minute Zumba session by 6 certified Zumba instructors and together raised USD 10,200 for a good cause.

Zumba Fitness is a Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout that uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere. While many of the types of dance and music featured in the program are Latin American inspired, classes can also contain everything from jazz to African beats to country to hip-hop and pop. There was also be a special Zumba session for children, a healthy food bazaar, and ended with a lucky draw and fun games for the participants win dining and stay vouchers from other Starwood Hotels & Resorts from around.

“It is amazing to see the happy faces from all the participants during the Zumba session” said Dario Orsini, General Manager of Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort. “The vibe and enthusiasm from the participants and supporters was amazing, and we are proud for being part of such an important cause that will be contributed to the children in need through UNICEF”, he added.

Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort thanks the following event partners and sponsors for the support on making the ZUMBA by The Beach an overwhelming success: ZUMBA Association, Bali Buzz – The Jakarta Post, Traveller, BMCTV, Epicure Magazine, hellobali, NOW! Bali, Bali Advertiser, The Bali Times, Bali & Beyond, Hard Rock Radio Bali, OZ Radio Bali, Reebok, AVB, Focus Production, Jonggrang, Dewata Printing, Garda Printing and Maha Grafis.

Proceeds from this event will be donated to help children in need through UNICEF’s Check Out for Children Challenge initiative, which is a staff fundraising competition between Starwood Hotels.  The program began in 2003 and continues to gather strong support throughout Starwood Hotels and Resorts in the Asia Pacific region. For nearly two decades, Starwood Hotels and Resorts has partnered with UNICEF to raise funds for a number of worthy causes that benefit impoverished children around the world. In the Asia Pacific region, the UNICEF Check Out for Children Program has supported the immunization of thousands of young women and children against a number of preventable diseases.

Sheraton Fitness by Core Performance™ at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

To encourage travelers to keep fit and healthy, this resort in Kuta introduces Sheraton Fitness by Core Performance™ -- lifestyle designed training programs and a fully equipped fitness center. Located right next to Shine Spa for Sheraton, the high-tech fitness center overlooks the mesmerizing beauty of Kuta Beach and the Indian Ocean, by joining the membership program, members can also enjoy the resort's popular infinity pool, signature treatments at Shine Spa for Sheraton, and the Color Your Plate ™ healthy food program.

About UNICEF Check Out for Children Challenge

The UNICEF Check Out for Children Challenge is a staff fundraising competition between Starwood Hotels which began in 2003 - and continues to gather strong support throughout Starwood Hotels and Resorts in the Asia Pacific region. For the past 18 years Starwood Hotels and Resorts has partnered with UNICEF to raise funds for a number of worthy causes that benefit impoverished children around the world. In the Asia Pacific region alone, the UNICEF Check Out for Children Program has supported the immunization of thousands of young women and children against a number of preventable diseases. The Challenge has become an immensely popular way to increase hotel’s support of the Check out for Children program as it unites hotel staff and guests under a common goal – to help children in need!

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About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

Sheraton helps guests make connections at more than 400 hotels in 70 countries around the world and recently completed a $6 billion global revitalization and is now in the midst of a $5 billion global expansion over the next three years. Sheraton is owned by and is the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,112 properties in 100 countries and territories with 154,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft®, and Element SM.  The company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. 

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Bali Resorts Collection                                                                      

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