Yesterday, I shared a few people and organizations that were doing something to help those affected by the war in Ukraine. Some of you sent me more ways that our industry can help - especially those of us based in Eastern Europe.
The #HospitalityHelps campaign continues on social media….
The #HospitalityHelps initiative has 1 single goal: providing temporary hotel accommodation to Ukrainians, who have been forced to leave their homes. They connect families w/ hotels around Europe that want to help & provide free stays. Find out more: https://t.co/faRsqmKqYJ https://t.co/klQDLterGJ
— Cendyn (@Cendyn)
Mar 2, 2022
…and hospitality-helps.org was built to support this.
Another online directory, Hospitality for Ukraine, also exists - as Sean shared in his Skift story.
Hotels and Hostels Hosting Ukrainian Refugees Create Directory for Open Beds
— 𝚂𝚎𝚊𝚗 𝙾'𝙽𝚎𝚒𝚕𝚕 (@sean_oneill)
Feb 28, 2022
Arche Group has decided to provide accommodation to Ukrainians fleeing the war. They’ve already accommodated more than one thousand people and preparations are being made to host 5,000+. You can read more about it on the Group's website.
Sani/Ikos Group is offering jobs and free accommodation with the same conditions and wages as their Greek staff to 300 Ukrainians:
This situation is heartbreaking, but I’m inspired by people and groups like this that are stepping up to help those in need.
Who else is doing something here? Let me know and I’ll share….