Goa Minister for Health and Women and Children, Felicitates Caravela Beach Resorts With ‘GOA RED RIBBON WARRIOR’

Caravela Beach Resorts Partners with ‘Human Touch Foundation’ To Support the Cause of HIV Afflicted Children in Goa
The Caravela Beach Resort Goa, which is owned and operated by Advani Hotels & Resorts (India) Ltd. was felicitated by Hon’ble Minister for Health and Women and Children, Shri Vishwajit Rane, with the ‘GOA RED RIBBON WARRIOR’. The award was conferred recently by the Goa Minister at the ‘Positive Power Summit’, organized by the Human Touch Foundation, on the eve of World AIDS Day. Caravela Beach Resort has partnered with the Human Touch Foundation, an NGO working towards the betterment of lives of young children suffering from HIV in Goa.

The Caravela Beach Resort also sponsored the last trek of ‘Positive Trekking’, an annual initiative organized by the NGO for adolescents who are either living with or affected by HIV, in the age group of 12 – 21 years, in Goa. Approximately 45 children afflicted by HIV participated in this unique initiative that was aimed at providing relief from the hustle and bustle of daily life by exploring the serene wilderness. The children had a fun-filled day at various events were organized by the NGO to spread laughter and make them feel connected to the society.

Mr. Sunder G. Advani, Chairman and Managing Director of Advani Hotels & Resorts (India) Ltd.said, “We are happy and humbled that we have partnered with Human Touch Foundation for this noble social cause. It is sad that millions of children are suffering from the HIV malady and a small step in this direction can make a difference to these young lives. I have a firm conviction that we shall continue on contributing to such benevolent causes in future and help the children lead a healthy and dignified life.”

Mr. Prahlad Advani pioneered this CSR activity and thanked Mr. Peter F. Borges, the CEO of the Human Touch Foundation and the entire team of volunteers, for their selfless service to society. He added that “Advani Hotels & Resorts India Ltd.’s exemplary dedication and support to the Human Touch Foundation has helped us overcome barriers and better respond to the needs of children and adolescents living with HIV. We have made remarkable progress in addressing the epidemic in the State of Goa.”

About Caravela Beach Resort:
The 5-star deluxe luxury beach resort has 202 rooms, several of which have direct sea views and includes 5 villas.  The Resort is designed by the world famous architects WATG from the USA (who also built the Atlantis Resorts, Sun City, the Bellagio and Wynn in Las Vegas etc.).  The Caravela is built in a terraced garden pattern on a 24-acre estate and is located on the powdery white sands of Varca beach, South Goa. The Resort is surrounded by immaculate gardens designed by Belt Collins Singapore and are home to unique birds and a large golf course.