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July 23, 2007

Congratulations to TakingITGlobal!

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aloha! Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.and aloft hotels has donated the aloft island to TakingITGlobal, an international organization that currently reaches over 1 million young people in over 200 countries. Led by youth and empowered by technology, TakingITGlobal works to inspire, inform and get young people around the world involved in improving their local and global communities.

"We are incredibly grateful to aloft for giving our community this opportunity to grow and look forward to sharing our future success with the brand."
- Michael Furdyk, Director of Technology from TakingITGlobal.

Please be sure to visit the TakingITGlobal island soon. They will be hosting many events for the Second Life community and plan to discuss global and social issues that they care deeply about.

Thank you for everyone who submitted ideas for the island. We really appreciate your interest in aloft over the past year.

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