Mumbai – 13th April 2021 –The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts today announced the launch of a vaccination drive for associates and their immediate family members and has pledged its commitment to covering the costs of vaccination for its entire workforce.
“The safety and wellbeing of our guests and associates is important to us. We are looking at partnering with health care providers across cities in which we operate to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccination drive for all our associates in a phased manner. We are committed towards ensuring that all our associates are vaccinated in line with the government approved procedures and timelines. This drive will also cover family members of our associates,” said Anuraag Bhatnagar Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts.
All associates at The Leela Palace Jaipur and over 60% of the eligible associates at The Leela Palace Chennai, The Leela Goa, the soon to open The Leela Gandhinagar and its Corporate Office have already been vaccinated. Efforts are now on to ensure that this is rolled out across all the other hotels as well as to the remaining associates at the Corporate Office.
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts currently operates 9 hotels with over 3500 associates and is gearing up to open another 3 hotels, The Leela Gandhinagar and The Leela Bhartiya City and The Leela Hyderabad soon adding another 1200 associates.
About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
Headquartered in Mumbai, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned by a Brookfield Asset Management-sponsored private real estate fund. The Leela, owns and operates nine award-winning properties in major cities and leisure destinations across India. These include the flagship hotel in the capital city of New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Gurugram, East Delhi, Goa, and Mumbai. The Leela celebrates each hotel through its unique location, art, culture and cuisine with thoughtful services, celebratory rituals and immersive experiences. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts was voted the World’s Best Hotel Brand by Travel + Leisure, USA, World’s Best Awards Survey, 2020. The brand is well poised to embrace the next phase in its growth trajectory with upcoming projects which include business hotels in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. An epitome of true Indian luxury hospitality, The Leela is committed to providing guests with unforgettable stays in settings that capture the essence of India. The brand has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, Geneva, Switzerland.