Millennium Hotels and Resorts partners with the United Arab Emirates Food Bank

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates:– Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, one of the fastest growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East and Africa, has partnered with the UAE Food Bank, a charity in non-profit to provide fresh and safe food to beneficiaries in the UAE, during the holy month of Ramadan.

As directed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the organization aims to eliminate food waste and reuse most of the food surpluses from various entities by collecting, storing and distributing them to those in need.

Hamid Sidine, COO of Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa, said, “Millennium Hotels and Resorts is committed to having a positive impact on the community and to building a sense of compassion and responsibility towards the least privileged. We are delighted to partner with the UAE Food Bank to raise awareness of this important initiative and help reduce food waste in the community.”

Millennium Hotels across the UAE will participate in the campaign by donating excess food and drink from their Iftar buffets.

According to reports from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), almost a third of the world’s food is wasted each year, which equates to approximately 1.3 billion tons of food and about a trillion dollars. Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA aims to influence social perception and behavior towards food waste and overconsumption by joining efforts and initiating partnerships with the public and private sectors to maximize collection efficiency, storage and distribution of food.

The UAE Food Bank is a charitable non-profit organization committed to distributing food to the less fortunate while eliminating food waste by working with local authorities and local and international charities to create a comprehensive ecosystem to store , efficiently package and distribute excess fresh food from hotels. , restaurants and supermarkets. It is the first food bank in the United Arab Emirates.

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ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM & COPTHORNE HOTELS

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) is a London-based global hospitality company that owns, manages and operates more than 145 hotels in some 80 locations around the world. Its properties are in key gateway cities such as London, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Dubai, Doha, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore and Hong Kong. M&C is the hospitality arm of Singapore-listed global real estate company City Developments Limited (CDL). The global brand of M&”C – Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR), occupies the best locations in the world. MHR is the ideal address for business and leisure travelers. Listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996, M&C was delisted on October 11, 2019 following a successful privatization exercise launched by CDL.

Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East & Africa currently operates 50 hotels with over 17,000 keys and 20 hotels in the pipeline in the region. From a single property in Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa has expanded to various neighboring destinations and is now recognized as one of the fastest growing regional hotel management companies in the world. Middle East and Africa. Along the way, the company has cultivated partnerships with reputable and respected owners.

For more information, visit www.millenniumhotels.com

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