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MENAFN Press - 20/08/2014
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(MENAFN Press) Ramada Downtown Dubai organized its first ever fundraising activity in support of cancer patients in the UAE. As part of its ongoing CSR efforts, the team at the hotel is selling shirts with the "Fight for Cancer" message to generate funds for organisation Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP).

The fundraiser started in July and has so far generated more than AED 5,000. The hotel plans to carry out more activities and raise more funds for FOCP towards the end of 2014.

Samir Arora, General Manager, Ramada Downtown Dubai, commented: "We would like to express our gratitude to our guests, associates, and partners, for their continuous support to this year-long campaign. Our team was very privileged to be given an opportunity to help FOCP and we aim to strengthen our ties with the organisation so we can reach out to more patients."

Ramada Downtown's CSR campaign, which benefits FOCP, was rolled out earlier this year. FOCP is a UAE-based and volunteer-based NGO and charity which provides moral and financial aid to cancer patients and their loved-ones. The organisation focuses on awareness campaign or the community, on top of medical assistance to existing patients. The hotel's previous activities for FOCP includes providing complimentary stay to patients, and arranging tours to experience the attractions around the Downtown Dubai area.


About Ramada Downtown Dubai
Ramada Downtown Dubai is located within the city's vibrant commercial and tourist centre. The hotel provides a great view of Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, and overlooks the spectacular Dubai Fountain. It is a short walk away from The Dubai Mall, as well as to a wide array of dining venues along Downtown Dubai. Its prime location makes it ideal for all types of guests “ business travellers attending conferences and exhibitions, extended holidays for families, or guests on short Dubai getaway. The hotel offers a modern luxurious city suite living with its spacious accommodation and tasteful interiors complemented by an outstanding service. Guests can choose from a range of options including a junior suite, one-bedroom suite, two-bedroom suite and the luxurious four-bedroom penthouse. Kenza Restaurant, located at the hotel's second floor, is an all-day dining venue that serves a delectable selection of local and international dishes. The hotel amenities include a well-equipped gymnasium and a large outdoor swimming pool where the guests can rejuvenate and relax amid the hustle and bustle of the city. Media ContactTwinkle K. AkhariaSales & Marketing Executive Phone: 971 4 330 7330 Email: twinkle.akharia@rdtdubai.com

 


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