Accor Group’s ibis India once again comes forward to distribute meals across the country during COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, it had provided rooms, masks and sanitisers to frontliners and others in need. By Tanvi Jain

ibis India COVID-19

Accor Group’s ibis India recently distributed food and ration packets to the needy and the underprivileged to help in fight against COVID-19. Total 5.3 tonnes of raw food material was distributed among communities across India with the support of NGOs — World Hope Foundation in New Delhi, Project Rescue Pune in Pune, Child In Need India in Kolkata, Headway Foundation in Chennai, and Robin Hood Army in Jaipur.

Moreover, the hotel’s properties across Coimbatore, Nashik, Hyderabad, Goa and Kochi, also distributed food packets in their local underprivileged areas, containing items such as, wheat flour, pulses, refined oil, salt, and sugar.

ibis India COVID-19

In order to avoid breach of social distancing norms during the distribution process, the hotel teams sought help of local police officials and NGOs. The teams at ibis New Delhi Aerocity, ibis Pune Viman Nagar and Hinjewadi, ibis Coimbatore, ibis Kochi, ibis Kolkata Rajarhat, ibis Chennai Sipcot and City Centre, ibis Jaipur Civil Lines, ibis Nashik, ibis Hyderabad Hitec City and ibis Styles Goa, made the initiative a success while ensuring strict safety and hygiene measures.  

 

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ibis India has always been upfront in fight against the pandemic. Earlier, its properties such as ibis Jaipur Civil Lines, ibis Chennai City Centre and ibis Mumbai Airport had even come forward to provide rooms and services to healthcare professionals, overseas returnees who need to be quarantinedetc; and had also provided food and medical supplies to on-duty cops and others in need.  

 

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In order to elevate its cleanliness and hygiene norms, the hotel chain launched the ALLSAFE Cleanliness & Prevention Label. Furthermore, while ibis New Delhi Aerocity and ibis Bengaluru City Centre have been providing quarantine facilities to people returning from abroad or other cities; ibis Navi Mumbai has extended its support to the nearby hospitals. 

 

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The hotel’s teams at ibis New Delhi Aerocity, ibis Nashik, ibis Coimbatore City Centre, ibis Gurgaon Golf Course Road and ibis Pune Hinjewadi have also been distributing sanitisers, masks and gloves, to the traffic police and cops stationed near the hotel. The engineering team at ibis Pune Hinjewadi has even developed an automated sanitiser dispenser that is placed in the hotel’s lobby for the convenience of the guests and staff.

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