Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants partnered with Talkspace to provide mental health services to guests, as well as more than 4,000 employees across the country. The partnership is the first of its kind to bring mental health support to hospitality employees.
Kimpton and Talkspace will provide up to 1,000 complimentary video therapy sessions with licensed counselors to any guest over the age of 18 staying at one of Kimpton's 60+ participating properties. A $100 promotional code will be applied to a Talkspace plan for all guests through December 2022.
Eligible Kimpton employees will alsoreceive a year-long complimentary Talkspace subscription.
"We know that travelers are facing more stress and anxiety than ever before, and employees in the hospitality industry have been pushed to the limit during the pandemic," said Mike DeFrino, CEO of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. "Our founder Bill Kimpton was public and brave about his own personal struggles with mental health, and made both physical and mental health a priority for all of his employees from the beginning. We take our commitment to heartfelt hospitality seriously, and we are proud that our Talkspace partnership gives us an opportunity to bring our Stay Human ethos to life while providing more mental health support for our people and our guests."