Marriott International In Asia Pacific Supports Frontline Healthcare Workers Through Community Caregiver Program
Over 80 hotels across the region will offer special rates in support of medical and frontline workers through this COVID-19 period
Hong Kong - Marriott International in Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China) has launched its Community Caregiver Program for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The devastating impact of COVID-19 has been felt over the world, and as an organization that puts people first, Marriott International recognizes the need to unite with the community in its fight against coronavirus. The Community Caregiver Program has been launched to provide support to the healthcare workers who are at the forefront of this pandemic, with a special rate to book hotel rooms.
Beyond the Community Caregiver Program, Marriot International has also established various programs to aid in the urgent fight against the pandemic, including Marriott Bonvoy's Giving Platform. Through the initiative, Marriott Bonvoy members will be able to donate their points to relief organizations that are active in COVID-19 responses around the world that Marriott is also supporting. These includes the American Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNICEF and World Central Kitchen.
In Asia Pacific, hotels have been demonstrating the extraordinary collective power of people to help others. In these challenging and unprecedented times, associates from hotels across the region have volunteered over 40,000 hours to serve their communities. Contributions include food donation, making of protective personal gears for front line medical staff, and securing shelter for medics and journalists.
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