AMMAN, Jordan - DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba and the Jordanian Blood Bank joined forces recently to organize a one-day volunteer blood donation event involving hotel team members.
The event took place on the grounds of the hotel with a fully equipped van and was organized by officials at the Blood Bank and designated purely for blood donations. Team members at the hotel also invited their family and friends to participate, swelling the final numbers to 67 volunteers.
Michel Lansen, general manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba, attended the event and said, "I am very proud of the number of team members who participated in this great cause. The event was an excellent example of the hotel's community involvement campaign and we are looking forward to getting involved in similar community related events in the future."
On behalf of the Blood Bank, Dr. Kareem Yerfas expressed his appreciation for holding such an event and said, "Blood is a precious human element that is quite rare, but critically important for the treatment of many blood-related diseases. Giving blood is not only a healthy procedure to the human body, but it is also a great opportunity to give and commit to the local community. It is such a noble gesture to hold this campaign through which you give some of your most valuable assets."
Hilton Worldwide, Middle East & Africa
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The DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba hotel, influenced by contemporary Italian design and boasting spacious guest rooms and suites with a long list of upscale guest room amenities and ultra-comfortable Sweet Dreams® by Doubletree Sleep Experience beds, overlooks the Red Sea's Gulf of Aqaba on the southern coastal tip of Jordan. Our upscale, full service hotel in Aqaba City Center is conveniently situated in the heart of the business district, a short walk to the sea shore and all major shopping areas.
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