Marriott International and the Hamilton musical join to support Puerto Rico
Through five participating hotels, the travel company pledges at least $ 300,000 in donations to the Flamboyan Foundation
Marriott International joins the musical Hamilton in Puerto Rico and the creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to celebrate Puerto Rico as an ideal destination for arts and culture.
Through this collaboration with Hamilton in Puerto Rico, Marriott International has guaranteed a minimum donation of $ 300,000 benefiting the Flamboyan Arts Fund of Miranda, established by Miranda, his family and the production within the Flamboyan Foundation to help rebuild the arts and culture. Cultural scene of the island after the impact of Hurricane Maria. Starting now and through February 28, Marriott will be donating $ 1 for each room booked at San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, AC Hotel by Marriott San Juan County, St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, and $ 10 for each room booked in Dorado Beach, to Ritz-Carlton Reserve.
"We are excited that this collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton in Puerto Rico is putting a well-deserved spotlight on the island, "said Diana Plazas, Marriott International's Vice President of Owner, Franchise, Brand, Marketing and Digital Relations for the Caribbean and Latin America.
Bringing Hamilton to Puerto Rico represents more for Miranda than just a new stop on the tour. With both parents coming from Puerto Rico, Miranda spent many summers growing up, seeing first-hand the strong community of local artists on the island. Along with his family and Hamilton, Miranda helped establish the Flamboyan Arts Fund to benefit from the limited number of musical performances and ensure the multiplication of the artistic community of Puerto Rico. Presenting Miranda in the lead role, Puerto Rico's production of Hamilton in Puerto Rico will be presented from January 8-27, 2019 at the UPR Theater.
Less than 2,000 kilometers from the coast of Florida, Puerto Rico offers travelers a multitude of inspiring experiences of great cultural richness. With white sand beaches that lead to the clear waters of the Caribbean, a dynamic culinary scene, and a vibrant artistic community, Puerto Rico bewitches tourists of all ages who seek a wide variety of experiences. The island is easily accessible from the US just with the American passport.
"Our properties across the island are very excited to show visitors everything that Puerto Rico has to offer. From its beautiful beaches to its heritage and flourishing culture, Isla del Encanto is the perfect destination, "adds Plazas.