Hong Kong, 12 April 2017 – 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.
“Caring Company” status commends organisations that demonstrate good corporate citizenship and substantive corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Director of Human Resources of Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong, Ms. Karly Wai, accepted the honour on behalf of the three hotels at the award ceremony held on 10 March 2017 (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 Ms. Wai. “We are delighted to receive this recognition for our three Hong Kong hotels and look forward to continuing our contribution to our society.”
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.
Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong initiates charity activities in its local communities as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Recent events have included the Job Tasting Programme and Career Exploration Day under ‘Project WeCan’, founded by Wharf Holdings, provide 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 Foodlink Foundation for food donations.
In the coming months, Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong will support charity activities like the Community Chest Wheelock Swim for Millions event as Food & Beverage Sponsor for the swimmers, while staff will also participate in the swimming competition.
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. Marco Polo Hotels is 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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