WTM 2020 Winner: Arena Hospitality Group
During the World Travel Market 2020 held in London, Arena Hospitality Group received recognition from the world organization "Responsible Tourism Partnership" for responsible tourism and coping in the Covid-19 pandemic.
For the first time in history, the World Travel Market was held virtually, during which the WTM Responsible Tourism Awards of the Responsible Tourism Partnership were awarded.
Arena Hospitality Group is one of the companies, institutions, destinations and individuals from around the world that have received recognition this year for showing the responsibility in tourism management during the pandemic. The Responsible Tourism Partnership emphasizes that they wanted to recognise those who have taken responsibility and addressed the many challenges while helping others cope with the pandemic.
The company has received recognition in the Neighbours and Employees category for the activities towards the local community and the local health system. During March, April and May, immediately after the crisis arose, they undertook a series of activities to help the local community cope with the new circumstances:
• co-financing the purchase of UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer for Pula General Hospital and donating LCD TVs for patients
• preparing 100 lunch packages a day for more than two months for local hospital staff
• assisting in the preparation and cleaning of new hospital spaces for over a month.
Arena Hospitality Group is proud that the efforts have been recognized at the WTM, and they would like to once again thank all the members of their team who participated in these activities.