Millennium Hotels & Resorts provides 60 rooms to medical staff
The rooms were given to staff who work in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
As part of its commitment to support the UAE and its people through the current coronavirus situation, Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA has provided 60 hotel rooms to frontline medical staff in Abu Dhabi.
The rooms were allocated to staff who at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, who are working continuously to curb the spread of COVID-19. Millennium explained the rooms allowed staff to get some rest while on standby for urgent cases.
Working with hotel groups partnered with Lakhraim Business Group Tetra Hospitality Investment, the rooms are locatd in two IHG hotels; the Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi property and Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown.
Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East & Africa president Ali Hamad Lakhraim Al Zaabi said: “During this period, it’s important that we come together to show our support and this is why Lakhraim Business Group Tetra Hospitality Investment has contributed rooms in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Whether you’re a UAE national or an expat, we are all in this together and it’s essential that we not only stay safe but also assist those who are in need.”
H.E. Salama Al Ameemi, director general of Ma’an added: “The contribution from Millennium Hotels puts the spotlight on some of the beneficiaries of our programme. The frontline medical workers are the unsung heroes of our effort against current health challenges and these hotel rooms express our gratitude in a practical and helpful way.”
The ‘Together We Are Good’ programme is the first project of Ma’an’s Social Fund that allows community contributions to help tackle social challenges and will continue to support the health sector on an ongoing basis.
In the UK, hotel group Best Western Great Britain has turned its hotels into temporary hospitals to elevate the pressure on the NHS for beds.