Think of a person you know that gives back to their community. They strive to provide food and shelter for the homeless, they spend time in schools or retirement homes or they simply donate to charitable organizations. No matter what they do to improve their community, they never ask for anything in return. Now, in honor of Marriott’s Spirit to Serve program, you can reward their efforts by nominating them for a chance to win a Mexico or Caribbean getaway. You can even nominate yourself!

1 Grand Prize

  • Round trip airfare for two
  • A five-night stay at one of nine resorts
  • A $250 resort credit + daily breakfast for two

10 Finalist Prizes

  • Each finalist will receive a $250 gift card for the charity of their choice

The Grand Prize Winner will stay at one of these resorts

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino
  • 1.

    Visit the Return the KindnessSM Contest Tab on Facebook and “like” us to get started. Mobile users, click here.

  • 2.

    Fill out the entry form, describe how you or someone you know has made a difference in their community in 300 words or less, and attach a photo of the nominee. Be sure to submit your entry by November 16, 2012, 11:59 PM ET.

  • 3.

    The Paradise by Marriott team will contact your nominee via email to confirm their acceptance of the nomination. Once confirmed, entries can be viewed within the contest application.

  • 4.

    Start sharing the contest with your friends and family and encourage them to submit their own nominations.

  • 5.

    At the end of the entry period, the judging panel will select a group of 10 finalists. On November 19, 2012, check our Facebook page to begin voting for the finalist of your choice. You can vote once per day.

  • 6.

    Spread the word! Tell your friends and family to vote daily until November 30, 2012 at 11:59 PM ET.

  • 7.

    The winner with the most votes will be revealed on December 5, 2012.

“Why we’re committed to give back to the community.”

Marriott’s ‘Spirit to Serve’ our customers, employees and communities is an important part of our company culture and has become recognized around the world. We help our employees to achieve their goals of learning new skills and growing their careers. We provide our guests with a unique blend of quality and personalized service. And most importantly, we support local, national and global initatives and programs.

At Marriott, we are dedicated to caring for people and giving them new opportunities. It’s the foundation of our company culture. And by participating in our Return the KindnessSM Contest, you can support our commitment to give back everywhere we can.

Have a question? Need help entering? Send us an email.