Covid 19: Positive initiatives by Industry Peers

A round-up of the positive initiatives taken by the hospitality industry in Asia to weather these challenging times. 

The impact on the hospitality business is unprecedented. In light of the unique circumstances, we find ourselves in, we thought it would be helpful to gather initiatives, learnings and insights from industry veterans in hopes that we can help each other out. Have stories, news and insights to share? Let us know at


Foodie Collection launched Foodie Collection Gift Vouchers that allow customers to enjoy greatest benefits at any of their award-winning places including 80/20 (1 Michelin Star), Vesper (Asia’s 50 Best Bars), il Fumo (Michelin Plate), La Dotta (Michelin Plate) & 1919. The vouchers can be bought by simply emailing the team at and they can be sent to you within 2-3 business days (within Bangkok).  Alternatively, the 2,000 and 5,000 THB vouchers are also available to purchase directly at Foodie Collection restaurants and bar. 

Details of complimentary vouchers, ranging from 500 THB to 25,000 THB

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Haoma Chef Deepanka, owner of Thailand’s first urban farm and zero-waste restaurant in the heart of Bangkok launched a Community meal home and cook for everyone in need. For those who have no jobs or source of income. Just reach out to them here #noonehungry 

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Desperate times need desperate measures . Over 5 million people are loosing jobs as we write this. Hospitality industry is one of the largest employers of people in Thailand and over 30% of our GDP comes from tourism. We reach out to you to help get these people there next meal . Thousands of cooks and their families rely on us today . EACH ONE SAVE ONE!! Click the link in bio and donate please We are starting community meals for people who have no jobs or source of income. Just give us a call and we will prepare a meal for you. This is a hard time, but we are one big family & we will get through this. We can all take care of each other…sometimes that’s all it takes. So be strong. We can change the world through the power of food. Please help spread the word . Peace ✌🏼 Love and Sanity! #noonehungry #haomaforhumanity #eachonesaveone

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JOLOKO brings the Afro-Caribbean food (and beats) to your doorstep. The team is swift to launch deliveries and self pick up orders. If you’d like to place an order or get more info, contact Rick at +60104033789. You will also be able to get access to  JOLOKO Playlist on Spotify for the complete experience by scanning the QR code attached with each delivery. Let’s light up the mood a little. 

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Jungle Bird brings cocktails to your doorstep. The team has crafted a dedicated cocktail menu ready for delivery, ranging from RM30 to RM60. Call Jungle Bird via WhatsApp at +60138395715  with your order details anytime before midnight for next day delivery between 12 noon to 6 pm. Make the payment online and await delivery of your tropical libations. (and with the microphone on) FREE DELIVERY WITHIN THE KLANG VALLEY!


Empire Eats Group operates a diverse collection of food & beverage concepts including Tanuki Raw, Salmon Samurai, Standing Sushi Bar, The Secret Mermaid, and The World is Flat. Standing Sushi Bar launched its islandwide delivery menu here. Tanuki Raw at Jewel Changi Airport are offering amazing offers here

Hong Kong 

Tatler Dining launched United We Dine, working together with media and industry peers, with one vision: Encourage people to go out and dine in restaurants again. Many restaurants have launched a unique #UnitedWeDine menu, with perks added in. Sponsors for this campaign have also donated luxury prizes to giveaway at the end of the campaign. More than 120 restaurants (and counting…) are taking part. The campaign is from March 16 to April 30, 2020. How it works here.


Compiled by Theresa Burhan. We will continue to compile and update. Have stories, news and insights to share? Let us know at

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