SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

October 17, 2014 16:52 ET

4-Star Hotel in Pune Supports Daan Utsav With a Series of Philanthropic Events

Courtyard Pune City Centre Partners With Several Foundations to Celebrate Daan Utsav

PUNE, INDIA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2014) - Courtyard Pune City Centre celebrated Daan Utsav, previously known as the "Joy of Giving" Week, from October 2nd through October 9th 2014. The festival saw both guests and associates participate whole-heatedly in and support the hotel in acts of philanthropy throughout the week.

On 6th October, this business hotel in Pune participated in 'Make like a Chef', where Chefs from all the Marriott Pune properties taught four different healthy snacks to youth from IDEA Foundation and also talked about the job opportunities at Marriott hotels.

On 8th October, the Junior Sous Chef Akhilesh from Courtyard Pune City Centre visited the Hope for Children Foundation Centre and taught the women from their kitchen team to prepare simple, home-style and tasty dishes. This demo helped the ladies to improve their cooking skills which will help them increase their small but budding lunch catering business for corporates. 

On 9th October, the associates at this Pune hotel donated blood for the blood bank of its neighbour -- Jehangir Hospital on Bund Garden Road.

Throughout the week of Daan Utsav, a Wish Tree was placed in the lobby of the hotel along with a 'Wishing Well' where guests and associates donated donate clothes, books and toys. Funds raised through these efforts will be donated to Hope for Children Foundation.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Gagan Deep Singh, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Pune City Centre said, "I would like to extend a heartfelt gratitude to all our guests and associates for supporting us through Daan Utsav. We will continue to engage with the community by supporting such initiatives that lead to a better society and empowered individuals."

About Courtyard by Marriott Pune City Centre:
Strategically located in the heart of the city, the Courtyard Pune City Centre is conveniently nestled amid the corporate, lifestyle and social hub of Pune city and reflects the Marriott Group's legendary hospitality. The Pune hotel is easily accessible, near airport, railway station as well as from the IT parks like Magarpatta, rendering the property as an ideal accommodation option for the discerning business traveller who likes to be connected. Courtyard Pune City Centre' is also in close proximity to Koregaon Park the entertainment hub of Pune, thus offering the guest a multitude of shopping and entertainment options. The Hotel has 173 contemporary guest rooms including 22 suites designed for the business and leisure traveller. Courtyard by Marriott, Pune City Centre comes with world class amenities, complete with an executive lounge, 9 meeting halls, party deck, a fitness centre and an outdoor pool. Contemporary in design with vibrant hues, the hotel is all about "Refreshing Business" and welcoming hospitality. Check out hotel's deals page for Pune, India hotel deals.


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