Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas Successfully Completes The Guinness World Record Attempt For The Largest Display Of Windmills/Pinwheels

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The video count evidence together with witness statements and an account of all the activity undertaken in this community engagement project over the last 3 months are now submitted to the Guinness World Records for verification.

The Wish Park was created at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi in December 2017. Its aim to inspire and embrace happiness and positivity and to realize Saadiyat islands literal translation, as Happiness Island. Every guest, visitor and employee at the Hotel were invited to write their wish on their own pearl lustre pinwheel to be placed in the Wish Park and to be a part of the Guinness World Record breaking attempt for the largest pinwheel display in the world.

Launching the Wish Park on the central lawn of the hotel, enabled an easily accessible space for participation and for guests unable to be present, some wishes were sent by email to the hotel to include on pinwheels and plant them in the Wish Park, explained Janet Abrahams, Director of Sales & Marketing, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi. “The Wish Park represents the wishes of all of our community, it embraces all cultures, nationalities and ages with our employees, guests, clients, visitors and Abu Dhabi and UAE residents and symbolizes a year of celebration, positivity, future dreams and aspirations and in the Year of Sheikh Zayed it supports this special time recognizing the nations significant accomplishments and vision for UAE”

Over the last 3 months, the hotel have gathered pinwheel wishes, marking the New Years’ holidays in December, Russian Old New Year in January and on the Eve of Chinese Lunar New Year on Thursday February 15, 2018, they completed a recorded count of 2,222 wish pinwheels which broke the current world record, completed in Nov 2017 in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong.

The video count evidence together with witness statements and an account of all the activity undertaken in this community engagement project over the last 3 months are now submitted to the Guinness World Records for verification.

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