DUBAI: Meydan Hotels and Hospitality are happy to announce that they have successfully completed their COVID-19 vaccination drive for all the employees of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and The Meydan Hotel on 18th January to 22nd January 2021, respectively.
With the aim of ensuring their employees safety and their guests’ – both hotels conducted separate vaccination campaign drives days apart in association with Dubai Health Authority. Becoming one of the first five-star hotels in the city to conduct an extensive COVID-19 vaccination campaign not just for their staff but for employee family members, as well. Meydan Hotels & Hospitality implemented this move to support the UAE’s aim of vaccinating half the country’s population by March 2021.
“Our employees have always been our biggest priority and conducting a successful vaccination drive against the coronavirus ensures that those working in hospitality and service are protected from the virus. We are very glad to do our part and hope that more hospitality brands take the initiative to protect their staff since they are most vulnerable due to the nature of their jobs,” says Ziad Sleiman, Hotel Manager of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort.
The vaccination drive saw an 80% of both the hotels staff and family members turn for eligible for the Sinopharm vaccine turn out. The drive also offered free COVID-19 tests for all attending.
“This move instills more confidence in the whole team from top to bottom and adds another layer of trust and reliability to the Meydan brand after our hotels implemented the Meydan Safety and Cleanliness Commitment last year. We are glad to be doing our part to ensure that our employees have the best kind of protection against this virus and that our guests can rely on us to serve them to our best capabilities,” added Mohammed Shawky, Hotel Manager of The Meydan Hotel.