Over 15 Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts have raised 7,430 kilogrammes of non-perishable foods for charity during Ramadan. The campaign – entitled #AKiloOfKindness – invited the public to donate supplies at participating hotels from 6-30 June 2016.
Donations were received across the Middle East and North Africa, in places like Dubai, Doha, Manama and Ramallah, as well as several destinations within Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia. Each Mövenpick property supported a dedicated charity that benefited from the wide array of donated foods that have been collected.
“It has been genuinely heart-warming to see how so many wonderful people respond to the invitation to donate and contribute these necessities to worthy charities. Each item will make a difference and we are very grateful to each and every person who participated,” said Andreas Mattmüller, Chief Operating Officer of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and South Asia.
‘A Kilo of Kindness’ forms part of Shine – Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ global corporate social responsibility programme. Shine’s pillars are Environment, Employer and Social Sustainability, with a special focus on Education.
About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts:
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 24 countries with 83 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers currently in operation. Around 20 properties are planned or under construction, including those in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Bali (Indonesia) and Marrakech (Morocco).
Focusing on expanding within its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specialises in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and with headquarters in central Switzerland (Baar), Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to supporting sustainable environments, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe-certified hotel company in the world.
The hotel company is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%).