OYO offers free stay to medical staff, first responders in the US

OYO Hotels & Homes announced Tuesday that it will offer free stays for doctors, nurses and other medical first responders in the United States who help fight the coronavirus.

Starting Tuesday, medical first responders will receive free accommodation at any OYO hotel in the United States so they can sleep, shower, or just get up and recharge.

“All of us at OYO are grateful for the bravery and sacrifice that all medical personnel are making to save lives and stop the spread of Covid-19,” said Ritesh Agarwal, group founder and CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes. “Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this terrible disease.”

Covid-19 disease is caused by the new coronavirus, which has taken its toll worldwide, infecting more than 400,000 people and killing more than 18,000. The United States is considered the new epicenter of the spread of the disease, with nearly 55,000 cases and more than 700 deaths.

“OYO Hotels are offering a free stay to our incredible healthcare professionals and first responders who fight this virus on the front lines. This kind of hard-hitting kindness is what helps keep this nation and our world #TogetherApart “said Ivanka, daughter and counselor to US President Donald Trump. Trump tweeted Tuesday night.

Those on the front lines of the medical community in the United States can call (+1) 628-213-7020 with the code OYO4FIRSTRESPONDERS to obtain their reservation for the nearest OYO. With a valid identification of active first responder, OYO Hotels will cover all the costs of their stay.

In India, OYO is contacting health departments in several states to understand how it can leverage its network of hotels to provide a la carte or self-quarantine services to travelers at a reasonable and affordable price.

It also sets up a central telephone support number to ensure that it can accept requests from individuals as well as from all state governments and relevant authorities, as applicable.

“Regarding the increased precautions for employees, front line staff and customers, at OYO Hotels & Homes, we have monitored the situation of Covid-19 and have taken the necessary measures to ensure their health and well- To ensure social distancing, we have ordered colleagues from all company offices to work remotely since March 18 and have increased the need to wash your hands regularly and check your hygiene for the day. staff in contact with customers and other stakeholders, “said an OYO spokesperson.

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