Yesterday, Starwood Hotels & Resorts celebrated Iftar with taxi drivers across Dubai, United Arab Emirates, as a part of its seventh annual ‘Iftar for Cabs’ and its ongoing commitment to the Holy Month of Ramadan. This year’s initiative brought 48 hotels, including Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, across the region together for the worthy cause.
Associates at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre and Le Méridien Fairway celebrate the spirit of the Holy month of Ramadan by sharing their blessings with the community. The hotels extended the gesture for the 7th year in a row to its partner-drivers at Uber and reached 200 cab drivers. It also gave out iftar packs to 50 construction workers around the area.
“We are pleased to be part of this initiative alongside our sister hotels in the true spirit of giving back to the community during this holy month. The hard work from fasting taxi drivers and construction workers are notable especially during the summer”-said Shaun Parsons, General Manager at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre.
Launched in 2010, the ‘Iftar for Cabs’ initiative has turned into an annual tradition for many cab drivers throughout the region. The initiative has also been widely appreciated by hotel owners, local communities and transport authorities.
Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre positions itself right in the heart of the city offering modern lifestyle but still maintaining the aura and warmth of rustic living. The hotel has its country charm preserved by 38 acres of landscaped gardens. With 579 rooms, 18 distinctly styled restaurants & bars, five temperature controlled outdoor swimming pools and state of the art Fitness and Spa centre makes Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre a truly world-class business and leisure hotel and an inviting venue for inspired meetings and conferences.
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in some 100 countries and approximately 188,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Tribute Portfolio™, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and Element®, along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels™. The company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®).