We feel it’s important that we, as a member of the Tysons community, give back whenever possible,” said Mike Chouri, General Manager of the Sheraton Tysons Hotel. “We are proud of all our guests and associates who donated to the food drive.
TYSONS, VA (PRWEB) February 26, 2015
Last week team members from the Sheraton Tysons Hotel collected food for the Capital Area Food Bank helping to feed those in need in the Washington, DC area. Nearly 500 pounds of food were collected by the hotel via donations from guests and staff members. The hotel is managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts which operates over 100 hotels throughout North American, including 16 hotels in the Washington, DC area.
“We feel it’s important that we, as a member of the Tysons community, give back whenever possible,” said Mike Chouri, General Manager of the Sheraton Tysons Hotel. “We are proud of all our guests and associates who donated to the food drive.” The hotel takes pride in helping out in community events. The hotel raised over $15,000 for the NOVA VIVA VETS 5K to support veterans in the Virginia area and participated in GO RED to promote awareness that heart disease is the number one killer of women in North America. Additionally the hotel donated to the ALS “bucket challenge” as well as many other causes. Most recently, the hotel teamed up with its sister hotels in the area to collect nearly 3,000 Toys for Tots for local kids.
The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank is to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington metro area by acquiring food and distributing it through its network of partner agencies. This food bank also focusses on educating, empowering and enlightening the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition. CAFB is a member of Feeding America, a national network of 200 food banks.
Other area hotels that joined in collecting food include: the Hyatt Fairfax at Fair Lakes, Westin Arlington Gateway, Westin Reston Heights and the Sheraton Reston Hotel.
About the Sheraton Tysons Hotel
Each Guest will experience a fresh contemporary look, a warm relaxed environment and a friendly welcome, all within an urban retreat setting. Conveniently located to Washington DC and the heart of Northern Virginia, Guests will find an abundance of activity to include dining, shopping, local business, historical sites, national parks, wineries and Virginia’s majestic countryside. Nestled in the newly developed and Metrorail accessible neighborhood called Tysons West, the Sheraton Tysons Hotel acts as a home for Business and Social travelers visiting the region. The Sheraton Tysons Hotel provides a place where colleagues, co-workers, friends and family may “connect” while creating meaningful memories and experiences. For more information, visit the hotel website, call (703) 448 1234, like on Facebook or follow on Twitter.
The Sheraton Tysons Hotel is under the management of Crescent Hotels & Resorts and owned by The JBG Companies.
About Crescent Hotels & Resorts
Crescent Hotels & Resorts is a nationally recognized, top-5 operator of hotels and resorts. Crescent currently operates over 100 hotels and resorts in 36 states in the US and 4 provinces in Canada. Crescent is one of the few elite management companies approved to operate upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt and IHG. Crescent also operates a collection of legendary independent hotels and resorts. Crescent’s clients are made up of hotel REITs, private equity firms and major developers. For more information, please visit http://www.chrco.com.
About The JBG Companies
Headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, The JBG Companies is a private real estate investment firm that develops, owns and manages office, residential, hotel and retail properties. The company has more than $10 billion in assets under management and development in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Since 1960, JBG has been active in the communities where it invests, striving to make a positive impact. More information can be found by visiting the company's website: http://www.JBG.com, or by calling 240.333.3600.
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 $6 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. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,090 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, Aloft®, and ElementSM. 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. For more information, please visit http://www.starwoodhotels.com
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