The world could use a little more love and a lot more hugs. Join in with the simplest and warmest gesture, help children with cleft palates and not to mention win numerous amazing prizes from Marriott Hotels and Resorts Thailand each week while you do! Post a picture which involves hugs or hugging, of yourself and loved ones, then tag 2 friends, open status as public, and don’t forget to mention #1000hugsTH #MarriottThailand in your caption on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Marriott Thailand will donate 10 baht for every post and donate it all to Operation Smile Thailand. Remember, when you give a hug, you’re creating more smiles. Thailand is, after all, “The Land of Smiles”. Being friendly, hospitable and caring are a part of the Thai culture.

Start showing your love from 1st of October and stay tuned for many incredible giveaway prizes!

All winners will be announced on Thursday, 29th October 2015.

There are three categories for the grand prize of three days/two nights stay with daily breakfast for two persons, judged by committee of the hotel:

Most Creative Hugging Picture with Coolest Caption

1st Prize: JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa (valued THB. 70,000)

** ****Best Hugging Style            **

2nd Prize: Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa – 3 Days (valued THB. 57,800)

** **Best Funniest Hugging Style

3rd Prize: Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa – (valued THB 51,800)

Additionally, there are 11 prizes consisting of Food & Beverage vouchers valued at THB 5,000 each, which will be given away by lucky draw.

14 Participating Hotels & Resorts: JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok, JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, Rayong Marriott Resort & Spa, Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa, Marriott Executive Apartment – Mayfair, Bangkok Marriott Executive Apartment – Sathorn Vista, Bangkok, Marriott Executive Apartment – Sukhumvit Park, Bangkok Courtyard by Marriott Bangkok Courtyard by Marriott South Pattaya