As a leading global hospitality brand, Hyatt is in the business of caring for people so they can be their best. As the business grows to meet the needs of an increasingly connected world in which more people are traveling than ever before, Hyatt Pune is always a step ahead when it comes to seizing a great opportunity, and believes that it is an even greater responsibility to ensure that the brand grows thoughtfully. Keeping this in mind, Hyatt Thrive, a corporate responsibility (CR) strategy and platform, is built on the understanding that the hotel’s actions can create long-term value for the people they engage with, and the communities where they work, while also helping to protect the planet for future generations.
Taking this vision forward, Hyatt Pune, Kalyani Nagar, recently organized a CSR event in association with the Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre Pune. This initiative showcased the abilities of the soldiers and their willpower when the PRC habitants hosted a game of basketball for Team Hyatt Pune. The soldiers, who lost their ability to walk during the war, displayed limitless spirit which knew no bounds.
Speaking about the purpose of the CSR initiative, Sumit Kumar, General Manager, Hyatt Pune said, “To be inspired is great, but to inspire is incredible! We feel extremely privileged for this opportunity to be able to give back to our soldiers in whatever way we can. And to see them smiling as a result of it is the greatest reward one can ask for.”
The day-long event also saw the paraplegic soldiers participating in a fun cake mixing activity with the culinary team of Hyatt Pune. The fruits of their labor will be realized during Christmas when the specially prepared batter will be baked into a delectable cake and delivered to PRC – promising another day of excitement. Ending the day on a delightful note, the soldiers were treated to sumptuous Biryanis and Desserts prepared by the chefs.