ITC Narmada Conducts a Mock Fire Safety Drill

The initiative was taken as part of the ongoing National Fire Service Week


Ahmedabad: A mock fire drill was conducted on Tuesday at ITC Narmada in Ahmedabad, in association with the Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services (AFES) of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. The initiative was taken as part of the ongoing National Fire Service Week, which is observed from April 14-20. Conducting a mock fire drill is part of the annual protocol followed at ITC Narmada to continuously improve the fire safety preparedness of the hotel staff, ensure smooth flow of safety procedures  and to ensure the safety of guests and patrons in the event of an emergency.

Mr. Keenan Mckenzie, General Manager, ITC Narmada, said, “Being one of India’s most respected and recognised hospitality brands, we conduct mock fire drills and training sessions on fire safety procedures and practices for our team, time and again, so that our entire team is well-trained to respond to fire emergencies, swiftly according to our stipulated fire and safety procedures. We are grateful to the AFES for facilitating the mock fire drill for our hotel.”

About ITC Hotels:

With the enduring Namaste as the symbol of its brand experience, ITC Hotels is one of India’s leading luxury hotel chains offering comprehensive hospitality solutions through more than 115 hotels with over 11000 keys across 80 destinations in the country. Embodying ‘Responsible Luxury’ as its guiding premise, ITC’s hotels integrates India’s fine tradition of hospitality with globally benchmarked services to reflect the culture and ethos of each destination, through a collection of hotels.  ITC’s hotel group operates under six distinct brands; ‘ITC Hotel’ at the Luxury end, ‘Welcomhotel’ in the upper upscale space, ‘Fortune’ in the mid-market to upscale segment and ‘WelcomHeritage’ in the heritage leisure segment. Brand Mementos in the Luxury segment and brand Storii in the premium segment are the latest addition to the ITC Hotels portfolio.

About Responsible Luxury:

Sustainable business practises which respect the environment and society have been the DNA of ITC Hotels. With more than a decade strong ‘Responsible Luxury’ ethos as its guiding premise, ITC Hotels has initiated  numerous planet positive initiatives and is committed to deliver luxury experiences embedded with sustainable practices – an endeavour that has manifested in each ITC luxury hotel being certified with a *LEED® Platinum rating for its endeavours towards green building, following processes that are resource-efficient. *LEED® (*Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design – by U.S. Green Building Council and the Indian Green Building Council). ITC Hotels has  been focused on initiatives addressing health and wellbeing and over the years introduced many initiatives like heightened focus on Indoor Air Quality, installation of Radiation harmonisers, pioneering mitigation of single use plastic products and the Sleeep Program which addresses multiple parameters aimed at enhancing quality of sleep.