More than 25 tonnes of food have been distributed by Tui Group hotels and resorts to welfare organisations in holiday destinations around the world.
RIU has donated 22 tonnes of fresh food to social and medical institutions in Spain, one of the European countries worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Additionally, 40,000 gloves, 25,000 masks and 5,000 litres of disinfectant and cleaning agents were provided to combat the spread of the virus.
Grupotels in Majorca donated the use of delivery vans and provided food donations to various charity organisations on the island.
Employees of Tui Blue Schladming in Austria supplied their local senior citizens’ centre with food.
The Robinson Club Arosa in Switzerland supported the local refugee home and donated its reserve of disinfectants to a retirement home and medical centre.
Socially and economically disadvantaged people benefited from food no longer needed by Tui Blue and the Robinson Club at Fleesensee in Germany.
The Robinson Club Esquinzo Playa in Fuerteventura donated food to the Red Cross and to a food bank in the municipality of Pajara.
The Toscana Resort Castelfalfi in Italy, in co-operation with the Italian Relief Corps of the Order of Malta, provided the municipality of Montaione with several masks and other protective devices.
The owners of Castelfalfi’s holiday homes also donated to a nursing home to help buy protective devices for elderly residents as well as for their health workers.
The hotel brands are also offering various experiences for people to try at home during lockdown. Lfestyle hotel brand Tui Blue’s employees are sharing recipes from hotels around the world, teaching different languages from a mixture of destinations and showing exercise tips and tricks from the Bluef!t programme. TUI Magic Life entertainers are sharing their skills with a dance workout.
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