Making a Difference Raddsion Hotel Collaborates with SOS Children’s Villages International in a Heart Warming Initiative to Help Children’s Education

Press Room > 2018

Founded by Austrian philanthropist Hermann Gmeiner in 1949 in Imst, Austria, he was committed to helping children in need especially those who had lost their homes, security and families as a result of the Second World War. Through the support of several donors and co-workers, the organisation has grown to help children all over the world.

The charity takes action for children as an independent non-governmental social development organisation. It respects varying religions and cultures, and work in countries and communities where their mission can contribute to development. SOS Children’s Villages work in the spirit of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and promote these rights around the world

Working in collaboration with SOS Children’s Villages International, Radisson Hotel Group launch a new charitable initiative – ‘Make a Difference’ from October 22 to 31 March 31, 2019.

During this period, for every night booked under this campaign in a participating hotel in Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group will donate USD1 directly to SOS Children’s Villages – helping fund the education of underprivileged children across the region

Katerina Giannouka, president, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group said, “We care passionately about people within and beyond the walls of our hotels. This campaign demonstrates our commitment to building a better and brighter future for underprivileged children through education. We also provide them an opportunity of working with Radisson Hotel Group upon completion of their studies.”

Whilst Suarabh Prakash, vice president, commercial, Asia Pacific added: “We are happy to support SOS Children’s Villages as part of our company’s Responsible Business efforts. This project will enable our guests to contribute to society and various communities in Asia Pacific.”

Radisson Hotel Group will sponsor the children’s education, providing a future for them. This includes offering the children a potential job at one of Radisson Hotel Group’s properties upon completion of their education.

SOS Children’s Villages International is a nonprofit international development organisation working to meet the needs and protect children’s interests and rights around the world.