While the hospitality sector may be compelled to temporarily take a step back in the current times of adversities, The Leela group of hotels has risen to the challenge and taken a string of initiatives to lend a helping hand to frontliners across India. By Bayar Jain
This Chennai hotel is distributing close to 50 packed meal boxes for lunch to the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine every day. Moreover, they are also distributing 50 meal boxes for dinner to the medical workers at Kilpauk Medical College.
The hotel has collaborated with local authorities to provide ‘care packages’ to more than 200 underprivileged families every week. These packages consist of daily need food provisions, as well as personal hygiene products.
Hosting high tea for Police personnel’s deployed in front of the hotel at 4 pm every day. Offering packed lunch to the nursing staff of Manipal Hospital, a team of 300 nurses. Also, they do regular distribution of masks and packed meal boxes to underprivileged families and daily groceries to senior citizens homes, as they were struggling with supplies.
The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel Delhi has provided accommodation and related services to more than 70 doctors and paramedic staff who have been working tirelessly at Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahdara. The hotel has even formed a team of essential staff members who will follow strict protocol and take safety precautions while fulfilling guest services. For this, they are working in close coordination with the Ministry of Health as well as local government authorities.
The contemporary luxury hotel in Gurgaon has been tirelessly serving coffee and tea to all the police personally guarding the Delhi-Gurgaon border every day. Apart from refreshments, the hotel is also handing out 150-200 packed meals every day to the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon as well as the police check posts in the vicinity.
Every day, the hotel’s team has been preparing 40 home-style lunch packets, delivering it to local policemen who are on vigilance duties.