COMO HOTELS AND RESORTS CELEBRATES WORLD FOOD DAY

02 October 2017

In celebration of World Food Day, which falls on October 16th, COMO’s hotels across Asia, Australia, Europe, America and the Caribbean are supporting a number of cuisine-related initiatives, directly responding to the needs of local communities.

 COMO Hotels and Resorts has also partnered with MasterCard to celebrate World Food Day by highlighting the importance of childhood nutrition. The partnership will be providing 10 nutritious meals for underprivileged children every time a guest settles their bill with a MasterCard from October 1st till December 31st 2017.

 MasterCard will be donating funds for local partners to purchase 10 meals or its nutritional equivalent for underprivileged children via COMO Hotels and Resorts .COMO employees will also be involved in the distribution of these meals as part of COMO’s commitment to community engagement.

 MasterCard will be donating funds for local partners to purchase 10 meals or its nutritional equivalent for underprivileged children via COMO Hotels and Resorts .COMO employees will also be involved in the distribution of these meals as part of COMO’s commitment to community engagement.

Beneficiaries for this year’s Purchase with Purpose program for Maldives include:

  • Maafushi School and Guraidhoo School: Providing primary and secondary school education to 580 children. Supported by COMO Cocoa Island in the Maldives. 
  • Thaa Gaadifushi School: Providing primary school education to 50 children. Supported by COMO Maalifushi in the Maldives.

Other Beneficiaries around the world include charities and schools such as: 

  • Parkerville Children and Youth Care.
  • Gawailing Happy Home.
  • Panyanukul School.
  • Baan Kho NaKa School.
  • Santisuk Foundation.
  • Yayasan Peduli Kemanusiaan Bali.
  • The Felix Project.
  • Feeding South Florida.
  • Food for Thought.

“World Food Day is an important day for us. At COMO, we believe that serving our guests well includes providing an assurance of responsible dining.” said Hans Jörg Meier, Chief Operating Officer for COMO Hotels and Resorts.

“This partnership with MasterCard will allow us to serve at least 35,000 meals to underprivileged children living in the vicinity of our hotels.”

Guests and diners can share in this effort to raise awareness about World Food Day and COMO’s food initiatives by tagging pictures of COMO meals with #WorldFoodDay2017 and #COMOCares on Instagram and Facebook.

 COMO Hotels and Resorts offers personalized luxury travel experiences at its urban hotels, island resorts, adventure retreats and wellness resorts through individualized service, commitment to holistic wellness and award-winning cuisine.

COMO Hotels and Resorts currently operates two resorts in the Maldives, COMO Cocoa Island, an intimate privet resort with 33 overwater suites and COMO Maalifushi, the first luxury resort opened in the Thaa Atoll.