The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, located in BAA Atoll, the first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site in the Maldives, will collaborate with US Paralympic Gold Medalist Gregory Burns to present an extraordinary Marriott Bonvoy Moment to its esteemed members from September 14-18, 2023. Leading up to the special moment, Gregory Burns will kick start his inspirational journey in the Maldives by providing a transformative motivational session for children with disabilities organized by the MALDIVES PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE in collaboration with Swimming Association of Maldives on September 13, 2023 in Male.
Gregory Burns, a distinguished US Paralympic Gold Medalist and internationally renowned fine artist, will share his remarkable journey of triumph over adversity. His story exemplifies the power of resilience, self-belief, and unwavering determination. He aims to encourage and ignite the flames to overcome challenges. Nothing is impossible.
The MAPD, known for its unwavering commitment to the rights and well-being of individuals with disabilities, always takes an essential step towards promoting inclusivity, awareness, and empowerment within the Maldives. Through this motivational session, it aims to showcase the boundless potential within every individual, regardless of their circumstances.
“Swimming and painting are my compass and through these activities I’ve lived a colorful and fulfilling life. I believe each of us finds our own passions which guide us through life and make us whole,” says Gregory Burns.
“We are looking forward to be part of this awe-inspiring moment to listen to Gregory’s inspirational life journey. Through his incredible journey, Gregory showed us that limited movements are not preventing us, but opportunities to rise above challenges and achieve greatness,” stated the General Manager of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort Vijay Kumar. “Together we learned that with passion, belief and unwavering support, we can all conquer our dreams.” he added.