W Hotels is partnering with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras for the second year running.
For this year’s celebrations, W Hotels will be paying homage to Mr Whippy, bringing back the unmistakable van – reimagined as Witty & Whippy – to ignite parade day nostalgia.
In celebration of the opening of W Melbourne, W Hotels is also partnering with award-winning drag queen DJ duo Kali Forni-Kate (pictured right) and Sabrina Babyslutxo (pictured left) of Jawbreakers to remix the iconic Mr Whippy Greensleeves jingle.
“Inclusivity and equality and that sense of acceptance remains at the core of the W DNA, our doors at W Hotels are always open to all,” said Sean Hunt, Area Vice President – Australia, New Zealand & Pacific – Marriott International.
“We are excited to participate again in the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras parade and continue to strive to be global leaders in promoting diversity, inclusion, equality and social justice through culture and creativity.”
“I am beyond excited to see Witty & Whippy van and campaign come to life, with co-workers, guests and friends of the brand marching, dancing and loving out loud and proud.”
The Witty & Whippy van will be travelling through a range of Sydney locations on Saturday 27th February
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