Celebrating Hotel Heroes across the globe

The past few weeks have been challenging for our industry to say the least. As a whole, individuals and businesses are overwhelmed with grief and angst as we navigate this global pandemic. But amongst the turmoil, there has been incredible signs of hope, community and giving.

We spoke to a number of our customers to find out how they were coping right now and many of them were able to share incredible stories of how they were using this time to give back to the community, donate or provide support for their furloughed employees. We’ve collated these stories for you to in our Hotel Heroes series, below is the wonderful story from Ace Hotel.

 

Ace Hotel

After closing their doors – along with many others – their employees have come first in all that they do. Ace Hotel setup the Ace Family Fund to directly support their employees who need it most right now.

“100% of the Ace Family Fund directly goes to our staff, the people who make Ace what it is. We’re grateful for our lionhearted community who show up again and again. Thank you.”

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Their Instagram page has been a source of calm through this storm. One of their recent posts was a beautiful poem written by Yayoi Kusama. Something to help all of us through this challenging time.

 

A MESSAGE FROM YAYOI KUSAMA TO THE WHOLE WORLD

Though it glistens just out of reach, I continue to pray for hope to shine through

Its glimmer lighting our way

This long awaited great cosmic glow

Now that we find ourselves on the dark side of the world

The gods will be there to strengthen the hope we have spread throughout the universe

For those left behind, each person’s story and that of their loved ones

It is time to seek a hymn of love for our souls

In the midst of this historic menace, a brief burst of light points to the future

Let us joyfully sing this song of a splendid future

Let’s go

Embraced in deep love and the efforts of people all over the world

Now is the time to overcome, to bring peace

We gathered for love and I hope to fulfil that desire

The time has come to fight and overcome our unhappiness

To COVID-19 that stands in our way

I say Disappear from this earth

We shall fight

We shall fight this terrible monster

Now is the time for people all over the world to stand up

My deep gratitude goes to all those who are already fighting.

Revolutionist of the world by the Art

From Yayoi Kusama

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Author
Nicki Graham

Nicki Graham is the Senior Director, Global Marketing at Cendyn. She leads the global marketing team to drive demand generation, brand awareness and maintain presence for Cendyn as the leading CRM, sales and revenue strategy provider for the hospitality industry. When she's not out there promoting Cendyn, you'll find her either with her dog, Yukon, or out running.

Nicki Graham is the Senior Director, Global Marketing at Cendyn. She leads the global marketing team to drive demand generation, brand awareness and maintain presence for Cendyn as the leading CRM, sales and revenue strategy provider for the hospitality industry. When she's not out there promoting Cendyn, you'll find her either with her dog, Yukon, or out running.

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