City Centre Rotana Doha, management and colleagues help saves lives with blood donation campaign

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Published August 31st, 2016 - 09:26 GMT
During the event
During the event

City Centre Rotana, Doha intensified its commitment to its corporate social responsibility initiatives by conducting a blood donation activity in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation. A big number of the five star hotel’s management team and colleagues participated in the activity held at the property.

In cooperation with the blood donation centre of Hamad Medical Corporation, this noble project aimed to increase the hospital’s available blood supply and help a lot of people in need. Representatives from the medical institution commented, “We are all aware of the great importance of blood in saving human lives, hence this is a great opportunity for us to increase what we have in our blood bank. Considering the great turnout and the amount of blood we have collected, this has been a susccessful campaign with City Centre Rotana, Doha and we are definite this will help a lot of patients in need”.

Commenting on this activity, Joseph Coubat,  General Manager of the hotel remarked, “It is a community service and we believe  it is the most precious resource of all: the ability to save a life by donating blood. As a new five star property in Doha, we aim to establish our commitment as a socially responsible hotel and partnerships with organizations like Hamad Medical Corporation pave the way for us to help people and be involved in social, health and environmental initiatives. This has been our first ever blood donation activity and we look forward to participating in many other noble campaigns in the future.”

“I can only extend my gratitude to the entire team who contributed to this humanitarian work which was spearheaded by Ms. Nadine Riachy, Environment, Health & Safety Manager at the City Centre Rotana, Doha and thank her for all the hard work and efforts she put in place starting from coordinating with the Hamad Medical Corporation, planning and executing this successful campaign” he concluded. 

Background Information

Rotana Hotel Management Corporation

Rotana was founded in 1992, by a partnership between two visionary thinkers, Nasser Al Nowais and Selim El Zyr, who were joined three years later by Nael Hashweh and Imad Elias.

Operating as Rotana, it opened its first property in Abu Dhabi in 1993 and is today one of the leading hotel management companies within the Middle East and North Africa.

Rotana is a company offering the best of both worlds. A unique understanding of the culture and communities of the Middle East combined with the collective expertise of an executive team contributing over 35 years of international experience in the service industry.

Rotana aggressive expansion plans have seen the company grow from 2 properties in 1993 to a total of 70 by 2014. With several further properties planned for opening and new projects in the pipeline confirming the company's intention to have a Rotana managed property in all the major cities throughout the Middle East and North Africa within the next five years. 

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