In a celebration of triumph over adversity, The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, situated in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of BAA Atoll, the Maldives, is set to host an extraordinary event for its esteemed members from September 14th to 18th, 2023. This exclusive Marriott Bonvoy Moment will feature the remarkable presence of US Paralympic Gold Medalist Gregory Burns.
Gregory Burns, not just a Paralympic champion but also an internationally renowned fine artist, brings with him a story that exemplifies the power of resilience, self-belief, and unwavering determination. His journey has inspired countless individuals worldwide, showing that nothing is impossible when one dares to dream.
To kickstart this inspirational moment, Gregory Burns will begin his journey in the Maldives with a transformative motivational session for children with disabilities. This heartwarming event is organized by the MALDIVES PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE in collaboration with the Swimming Association of Maldives and will take place on September 13th, 2023, in Male.
The Maldives Association of Persons with Disabilities (MAPD), known for its steadfast commitment to the rights and well-being of individuals with disabilities, plays a pivotal role in promoting inclusivity, awareness, and empowerment within the Maldives. Through this motivational session, the MAPD aims to showcase the boundless potential that resides within every individual, regardless of their circumstances.
Gregory Burns, reflecting on his life's passions, states, "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."
The General Manager of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, Vijay Kumar, expressed excitement about this awe-inspiring moment: "We are looking forward to being 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. Together we learned that with passion, belief, and unwavering support, we can all conquer our dreams."
In the heart of paradise, against the backdrop of the Maldives' natural beauty, Gregory Burns and the MAPD are set to inspire and ignite the flames of hope and resilience in every heart.
Join this journey of inspiration in the Maldives. Nothing is impossible.