Published on : Friday, May 8, 2020
Celestyal Cruises recently announced that it has provided 5.5 tons of non-perishable food, as well as first aid kits and personal hygiene products to approximately 7,500 residents in need in the Municipalities of the Metropolitan Region of Piraeus as well as the Piraeus Nursing Home.
The cruise lines have also joined hands with the Ministry of Health in Greece in order to provide help and support to the National Health System with a contribution of health supplies. The company has donated around 12,000 surgical masks and 1,100 liters of liquid disinfectants. The materials of donations have been advised to be distributed to the health centers dedicated to COVID-19 patients.
In addition, the company is also offering 50 three-day cruises for two people to first responders. It will also have three-night cruises offer to the Greek islands that will take place during 2020 and 2021. The program will include stateroom accommodation, standard beverages, entertainment, gratuities as well as two excursions to Ancient Ephesus, Kusadasi, and Palace of Knossos, Crete.
Celestyal mentioned that it will also launch a special discount policy for frontline healthcare workers across the globe soon. Chris Theophilides, CEO, Celestyal Cruises said in a recent press statement that in a time when the world is going through one of the most difficult times in modern history, the cruise line aims to offer support and relief to the socially vulnerable groups from the effects of the pandemic.
He also mentioned that the company wants to demonstrate its gratitude to individuals fighting the deadly coronavirus from the front lines through its efforts. He added that amid the extremely difficult and unpredictable times around the world, values such as humanity and solidarity that matter most.