Texas-headquartered Oyo Hotels and Homes has volunteered three of its Malaysian partner properties to house healthcare practitioners for free, from March 25 to April 14, 2020.
The three hotels – Oyo 188 YP Wangsa Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Oyo 882 Hotel Sri Muda Corner in Shah Alam, Selangor, as well as Oyo 89676 Hotel 22 in Seremban – are located within 5km of three hospitals that are battling against Covid-19.
Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Hospital Shah Alam and Hospital Tuanku Jaafar have come to the attention of Oyo due to the “large number of cases being treated” there, said the accommodation group.
Tan Ming Luk, country head-Singapore and Malaysia, Oyo Hotels and Homes, hope Oyo’s contribution will help “alleviate some of (the healthcare workers’) burden and ensure that they have ready access to clean and affordable living spaces” for rest.
Oyo believes that the proximity of their partner properties to the hospitals will save the healthcare workers from a long commute back home.
Meanwhile, Oyo will continue to take in bookings and check-ins from foreign guests, government employees and anyone employed in essential services as mandated by the Movement Control Order.