Hong Kong, 3 April 2018 – Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong is proud to have attained the recognition of “Caring Company” for each of its three Hong Kong hotels: Marco Polo Hongkong, Gateway and Prince Hotels, for the third consecutive year.
Launched by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) in 2002, the Caring Company Scheme aims to cultivate good corporate citizenship. It is specifically geared to building strategic partnership initiatives among businesses and non-profit organisations to create a more cohesive society. “Caring Company” status commends organisations that demonstrate good corporate citizenship and substantive corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The award ceremony was held on 16 March 2018 (Friday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
“Caring for our guests, associates, community and environment is at the heart of everything we do,” said Mr. Dalip Singh, General Manager of Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong. “We are delighted to receive this recognition for our three Hong Kong hotels and look forward to continuing our contribution to our society.”
Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong initiates charity activities in its local communities as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Recent events have included the Job Tasting Programme and Career Exploration Day under ‘Project WeCan’, founded by Wharf Holdings, providing resources to less-privileged secondary school students with the goal of empowering them to pursue promising studies and future careers. Other recent collaborations have included the Great Chef of Hong Kong, in partnership with Heep Hong Society, the ‘Christmas Dreams Come True’ charity programme for the Children’s Cancer Foundation, and food donations through Foodlink Foundation.
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Marco Polo Hotels - Hong Kong
Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon, the three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong, namely Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel, form part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex with more than 450 shops featuring the world’s leading luxury brands. The three hotels comprise 1,459 well-appointed and spacious guestrooms and suites, all equipped with complimentary handy smartphone and Wi-Fi plus deluxe amenities. Every Marco Polo hotel befits the new-age traveller, whether on business or leisure, with its elegant design, impeccable service and modern comforts. The three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong are part of Wharf Hotels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, a Hong Kong-listed company with core business interests in property and investments in communications and container-terminal operations.
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