The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, situated within the BAA Atoll, the Maldives' first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, is joining forces with Gregory Burns, a Paralympic Gold Medalist from the United States. Together, they will present an extraordinary Marriott Bonvoy experience to their esteemed members from September 14 to 18, 2023. Prior to this special occasion, Gregory Burns will embark on an inspiring journey in the Maldives by delivering a transformative motivational session for children with disabilities. This session is organized by the Maldives Paralympic Committee in partnership with the Swimming Association of Maldives and is scheduled for September 13, 2023, in Male.
Gregory Burns, a distinguished Paralympic Gold Medalist from the United States and an internationally renowned fine artist, will share his incredible journey of triumphing over adversity. His story serves as a testament to the strength of resilience, self-belief, and unwavering determination. He aims to motivate and kindle the spirit of conquering challenges, emphasizing that nothing is beyond reach.
The Maldives Paralympic Committee, renowned for its steadfast dedication to the rights and well-being of individuals with disabilities, consistently takes crucial steps in promoting inclusivity, awareness, and empowerment within the Maldives. Through this motivational session, they intend to showcase the limitless potential that resides within each individual, regardless of their circumstances.
Gregory Burns expresses, "Swimming and painting serve as my guiding lights, leading me to a vibrant and fulfilling life. I believe that each one of us discovers our own passions, which serve as our compass and enrich our life journeys."
Vijay Kumar, the General Manager of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, enthusiastically states, "We eagerly anticipate being a part of this awe-inspiring moment to hear Gregory's inspirational life story. Through his remarkable journey, Gregory has demonstrated that physical limitations do not hinder us; instead, they offer opportunities to rise above challenges and achieve greatness. Together, we have learned that with passion, belief, and unwavering support, we can all pursue and achieve our dreams."