Dec 2015, brought a fun filled afternoon exclusively for kids and a big sigh of relief for parents at an exclusive event at Hotel J W Marriott, Juhu Mumbai.

Marriott Rewards an award winning loyalty program launched “Max” an exclusive children’s programme especially designed keeping in mind the holistic approach that promises to elevate a family holiday experience both for parents as well for kids.

Nothing can be more rejuvenating than holiday away from home. Families today, prefer to travel during vacations be it a weekend or a long summer/ winter break. As it brings in a breath of fresh air, energy and a time off from routine stuff.

Although hotel stays takes care of all our needs and promises to be fun …But when it comes to children.. Most hotels have the similar arrangement and there is nothing much to offer when it come to kids other than a swimming pool and a recreation room with some regular indoor games.

In order to give the whole holiday experience a boost Marriott International came up with a brilliant program that took care of all children’s needs including physical as well as intellectual through various activities via dance, fun and games.

So earlier, when parents especially mothers had the most tedious job of handling their kids and ensuring their happiness even while on a break can chillax too! With the launch of ‘Max‘ parents can be rest assured that their little ones are being taken care of and having the best of their holidays experience while parents get to indulge in their other interests peacefully.


The beautifully done up stage for the Launch

The event started with a launching ceremony in the ball room of Marriott hotel, along with the delegates in the presence of prestigious guests and members of Marriott hotel.

Anka Twum-Baah Vice President, Customer Loyalty & Content visited India to launch “Max” Marriott Rewards program for children in the age group of 5 up to 12 years.

Vice President Anka Twum-Baah addressing at the ceremony

After a warm welcome speech, the Vice President herself took to the stage and announced the newly introduced programme to be the first in Asia. The idea is to make the holiday experience as beautiful and memorable both for parents and for kids.


“MAX” cake cutting along with the kids
After a lovely cake cutting ceremony along with the kids, Anka Twum-Baah welcomed all the kids along with parents to have the most of all the activities. Parents were especially instructed to bring alive the child within them and indulge in face painting and nail art without being judged.
The program is available to Members staying at Marriott International properties throughout the Asia- Pacific region. The program is devised in such a way that it takes care of all child’s needs
and is categorised in four parts :BE ACTIVE, STAY CURIOUS, GO EXPLORE and JUST RELAX to cater to the physical, intellectual, creative and to pamper all your child’s needs.


Zumba session by Ms. Sucheta Pal
The kids activities began with the action packed Zumba class by Ms. Sucheta Pal, an International Zumba education specialist and the famous Master Trainers for Zumba in the world. She ensured a fun filled class with some cool dance moves and handed over a glittering handmade guitar to all the rockstarts for good 45 min session.


A small video of zumba session at the event
Kids full of enthusiasm and energy moved on to the next set of activity especially tailored to test kids culinary skills and to make them aware of some healthy nutritious treats. Mr. Sujan Singh Jolly, who is famously known as Chef Jolly, the Director of Food & Beverage at the JW Marriott Bengaluru was here for the launch too and engrossed little chefs in interesting culinary activity and gave awesome tips and tricks while they did some adventure with cupcakes and veggies. Kids really
came up with great ideas and learned mixing salads and icing cakes.


Mr. Sujan Singh Jolly with the little chefs
Above all, there was an art and craft activity for kids to explore along with the exciting corners for face painting, tattoos, nail art, balloon and and instant selfie.


It was all and all fun filled afternoon. The ball room was full of mouth savouring delights, cakes and candies spread all over along with salads and other food stuff for kids to satisfy their hunger pangs.


Display of mouthwatering delights

Kids had a great time and a well spent day at J W Marriott.

Such a fulfilling experience is what Marriott International promises for their little guests at their properties to ensure they have a memorable experience and rejuvenating one too.

So next time you check in to a Marriott International hotel .. you know its gonna take care of all your holiday needs by enriching your experience of a family holiday.


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