THE Park Hotels, pioneers of luxury boutique hotels in India has launched a solicitous initiative, #THEParkHeartofHope to provide a helping hand to its guests and neighbours.
The Park hotels in Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, and Hyderabad are doing Neighbourhood Services for all its neighbours and especially for senior citizens. The locals can directly call these hotels for any emergencies or any pharmaceutical needs. The concierge of the hotel will help them get those. All these hotels are centrally located and anyone living within the 5 km radius can avail this service, available 24*7, with no cost or additional charges. This is being purely done to help in time of crisis.
Speaking on the initiatives, Vijay Dewan, Managing Director, Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels said, “Amidst this global pandemic and the current lockdown, the senior citizens and the underprivileged are suffering the most due to lack of food supplies and essential items. We have launched a neighbourhood service initiative, #THEParkHeartOfHope across our hotels, wherein anybody especially the senior citizens can call us for any help, be it groceries, medicines or food. The team respond to the request immediately taking all safety precautions. We are also providing free food every day to the underprivileged and community warriors. At ASPHL, safety and wellbeing of our employees and associates is of utmost importance to us and we are undertaking stringent measures to help those in need.”
The below initiatives are additionally, being undertaken at each of the hotels:
THE Park Bangalore
The hotel has started a Free Food Hour, for the underprivileged and the community warriors. Every day from 5pm to 6 pm, THE Park Bangalore provides all the daily wage workers, ambulance drivers, policemen, security officials, health care officials a food bag with water. This service is for anyone who is nearby the hotel and has access to come to MG Road. On an average, we have been receiving 70 – 100 people daily. The hotel has also identified a slum near Hebbel which is off from the main area and unable to get any rations due to the lockdown. The hotel car is going there every day with food packets for about 150 families living there.
THE Park Mumbai
THE Park Mumbai have joined hands with Yash Charitable Trust. The team will distribute food essential kits (2kgs rice, 1kg sugar, 1kg dal, 1ltr oil, 250 gms tea, 5 packets biscuits & 3 soap bar) to 250 underprivileged people in the neighbourhood.
THE Park Hyderabad
The hotel is distributing 50 packed food packets each day to the under privileged, GHMC workers, Traffic police, petrol pump staff and others in need. The hotel will continue to do this activity twice a week within a radius of 5kms.
THE Park Chennai
The hotel everyday distributes 50 hygienically packaged meals for the elderly, underprivileged and homeless in and around Nungambakkam region of Chennai.
THE Park Calangute Goa
The hotel is also serving as a Helpline Service for all emergency requirements in Calangute and Arpora area. Through this helpline, the hotel offers food for labours, any pharmaceutical needs and emergency with foreigners etc. The support team at THE Park Calangute Goa along with few other hoteliers is providing aid and support to the medical teams as well as orphanages and old age homes. The hotel has been supplying food to the medical team in their region and food to orphanages and old age homes.