Hotelbeds, one of the world’s leading B2B travel technology companies, and Polish NGO MaYa Foundation today announced a new partnership to help Ukrainian refugees in Poland find work and temporary accommodation in the country.
Under this project, the two organizations will jointly support people who have fled the war in Poland by helping them find temporary accommodation through Hotelbeds’ Make Room For Ukraine initiative, and apply for jobs within of the company, supported by the Maya Foundation team.
ESG Manager for Hotelbeds, Aina Aguíloexplained: “Following the support we provide to refugees fleeing Ukraine by helping them find accommodation on their way to their final destination, we also wanted to explore how we could provide much needed help and support from a employment.
“So we spoke to many NGOs to explore the opportunities and we are happy to have been able to start in Poland, thanks to this partnership with the MaYa Foundation.
She added: “The MaYA team will help people on the ground in Poland to apply for jobs at Hotelbeds, as well as participate in the Make Room For Ukraine accommodation project, which we are sure will help make the difference at this point. very difficult time for them.
Marek Zmysłowski, co-founder of the MaYa Foundation said: “We have decided to create a call center that will allow us to help refugees. We will answer the questions of people coming from Poland, looking for accommodation and will support those who are looking for a job. We will also help you with all the formalities. Thanks to this, we can provide real help to those who need it.
“The Foundation would like to thank everyone involved so far for all the donations that help support refugees from Ukraine. His project can still be actively supported here: https://maya-foundation.com/hotelbeds/”
In addition to his Make Room for Ukraine Projectthe company also supports the International Committee of the Red Cross through corporate and employee donations.
Holland America Line’s Volendam will be used to accommodate Ukrainian refugees under an agreement announced by government authorities in the Netherlands and the city of Rotterdam.