Initially, the company is providing free stays at select OYO Townhouse hotels in Gurgaon and Bangalore.
OYO Hotels & Homes is offering free stays to doctors, nurses and other medical first responders who are helping in the fight against COVID-19 in India. Initially, the company is providing free stays at select OYO Townhouse hotels in Gurgaon and Bangalore.
OYO will give free accommodations on the display of identification cards by the medical first responders who are in need of a place to stay and are facing any accommodation issues.
Ankit Gupta, Chief Operating Officer & SVP, Frontier Businesses, OYO India and South Asia, said, “We at OYO are doing everything possible to ensure the well-being of the healthcare professionals who are our frontline against COVID-19 and it is our duty to support them. We have initiated similar efforts in the United States, Malaysia, Thailand & Nepal. We wholeheartedly thank our asset owners as well for their selfless partnership in this decision. Without their support, these initiatives cannot succeed. We will continue to explore every avenue to ensure all possible support for healthcare professionals in India.”
Through OYO’ app or website, those on the frontlines in the medical community can book select OYO Townhouse hotels to get their reservation for the shortlisted OYO hotels.
Gyan Parkash Tayal, OYO Townhouse asset owner of a hotel in Gurgaon, stated, “When the OYO team got in touch with us to offer our hotel free of cost to the doctors and nurses in the vicinity, I immediately agreed as this was an opportunity to give back to our true fighters. OYO has been with us in our difficult times so I want to be with them to fight this crisis together.”
“The staff of the hotel is following all relevant health advisories with regards to precautions to be taken in the wake of COVID-19. The staff has been trained to follow standard procedures like wearing masks, gloves and is ensuring minimal touchpoints with guests and other staff. Food is also being served in disposable items to ensure safety and sanitation,” he added.