The Ajman Palace Hotel and Coral Beach Resort Sharjah went ‘Pink’ today to mark the first day of the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The two hotels are passionately supporting the cause in the northern emirates and have joined the Pink Caravan, a Pan UAE breast cancer initiative by Friends of Cancer Patients, to raise awareness and funds for the charity.
In observance of the campaign, everything at the hotels has a pink look – starting with beautiful floral displays in the lobbies to the lighting. Special donation boxes have been placed at the reception areas of both hotels to allow guests to contribute to the charity from 1st to 31st October 2015. In addition, all staff at the hotels will be wearing pink ribbons for the month. Pink ribbons are also being distributed among the hotels’ guests along with flyers.
The Ajman Palace Hotel is host to a special wedding this week and the first recipients of the Pink Caravan ribbons were mother of the bride Ms Tashu Lalji, and the bride herself, Atiya Lalji. Presenting them with the ribbons General Manager, Ferghal Purcell, stated, “We are proud to kick off the campaign at both hotels with these two special ladies who have flown in all the way from Budapest and will be joined by over 400 guests from around the world to celebrate the wedding at The Ajman Palace Hotel. They are our first ambassadors for the campaign.
October is the international Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Awareness of the disease and the need for early diagnosis play a key role in improving survival rates. The Pink Caravan was launched under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC.
Dr Sawsan Al Madhi, Director General of Friends of Cancer Patients and Head of the Medical and Awareness Committee of Pink Caravan, said, , “. ThePink Caravan focuses on raising awareness and education around breast cancer detection and offers high quality free breast cancer screening across the UAE. We seek to dispel myths and stigmas associated with the detection and treatment of cancer and especially to reach out to men who are statistically slower than women in coming forward with medical concerns. October is a very significant month for breast cancer initiatives globally and we are truly grateful to The Ajman Palace Hotel and Coral Beach Resort Sharjah for extending their support to the cause.”
For more information visit www.pinkcaravan.ae
About The Ajman Palace Hotel
The Ajman Palace Hotel, managed by HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings, is a picturesque sanctuary conveniently located 22 km from Dubai International Airport and 11 km from Sharjah International Airport. Set on a private beach, this alluring hideaway is a heritage resort with a modern spirit. Bringing an unprecedented level of luxury, with captivating views of the Arabian Gulf, the resort is a destination unto itself. Balancing world-class facilities with the legendary Arabian hospitality, it offers 254 rooms, suites and serviced residences, a remarkable range of restaurants and lounges, fabulous meeting and event venues including the largest ballroom in the Northern Emirates ideal for weddings and conventions, as well as an array of leisure and recreation options at Lifestyle Club featuring a Spa and state-of-the-art fitness facility. A magical experience awaits you here.
For more information about the hotel please visit http://www.TheAjmanPalace.com
About Coral Beach Resort Sharjah
The Coral Beach Resort Sharjah recently underwent a complete refurbishment of rooms and facilities that has given it a brand new appeal. The deluxe resort features 156 spacious rooms, many with panoramic sea-view. A major attraction is the wide repertoire of dining options with menus to cater to every taste. The resort is located on one of the emirate’s principal sand beaches and features a range of leisure activities for all ages, including the Rimal Club, state-of-the-art fitness centre, children’s pool, indoor playroom and complimentary Kid’s Club as well as tennis (By Clark Francis Tennis Academy), badminton, volleyball and two outdoor swimming pools.
For more information about the hotel, visit hmhhotelgroup.com/coralbeachresortsharjah
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