The Polynesian themed family resort unveils its Mark: ‘The Farewell Ritual’

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April, 2018: Inspired by the Lapita Movement, the journey of the people of pre-historic Pacific Ocean and their settlement on the islands, Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection Hotel has created a heart-warming addition to its guest check-out experience “The Farewell Ritual”.

At the time of check-out, guests are invited to select a Memory Shell, write their name on the shell, and place it on the Memory Wall. The Wall depicts the islands of ancient Polynesia such as the Solomon Islands, Santa Cruz Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, New Caledonia and Samoa, to name a few. Guests can pose for a polaroid picture that they can take with them as a souvenir of their stay at this beautiful resort. The Farewell Ritual aims to engage guests in a meaningful way and instill in them a sense of belonging. It is a testament to the holiday experience families can expect during their stay at Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts.

Part of Autograph Collection, Marriott International’s distinctive portfolio of thoughtfully designed independent hotels, The Farewell Ritual is Lapita’s official “Mark”, a unique experience rooted in the personality of the hotel activated at each hotel across the brand portfolio. It is how Autograph® Collection Hotels bring to life their unique character with an uncommon moment will wake your senses and arm you with memories and perspectives that stay with you long after you’ve left

Lapita is a Polynesian themed resort hotel, with an intriguing tribal atmosphere that inspires guests of all ages to activate their passion for adventure and immerse themselves in Polynesian culture. So embark on a fun-filled family journey at Lapita, where the destination is a state of togetherness.


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