Hundreds participate in sea and beach clean-up in RAK

Volunteers collected more than 100 kilograms of debris from two kilometres of seabed.

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More than 400 volunteers from Hilton Worldwide took to the coast of Ras Al Khaimah for a sea and beach clean-up. With the support of 40 RAK residents, more than 100 kilograms of debris was collected from two kilometres of the seabed during the two-hour underwater clean-up efforts. Clean-up on Marjan Island Beach produced 325kg of rubbish. The initiative was part of Hilton’s third annual Global Week of Service, which began on Sunday. “Global Week of Service is a fantastic opportunity for us to join together to make a real difference in our local communities, and this year, we hope to make a big splash in the Arabian Peninsula,” said Christian Grage, Hilton Worldwide’s vice president of operations, Arabian Peninsula. “To see local residents and our team members actively take part in our efforts is inspiring, as we seek to empower visitors to ‘Travel with Purpose’ – our global commitment to provide shared value to our business, the environment, and communities around the world.”�