If you have ever stayed at a Four Seasons property, you know what a luxurious experience it can be for visitors. Now the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts are stepping up their hospitality in a unique global collaboration by celebrating the power of kindness for World Kindness Day by combining community, art and volunteerism.
“Kindness and empathy are deeply rooted in our history,” says Alejandro Reynal, President and Chief Executive Officer, Four Seasons. Reynal goes on to explain that this celebration is an extension of how Four Seasons seeks to leave a positive impact on communities.
The initial celebration kicked off on November 7 in Beverly Hills at an event that showcased the intersection of art and kindness and featured a commissioned artwork by Camilla Engstrom. The piece called “River of Stars” will be displayed in the lobby at the Beverly Hills location this month and when auctioned the proceeds will benefit the International Child Art Foundation which cultivates student’s creativity through free school art programs. “Four Seasons is a wonderful brand with a real legacy of hospitality,” says Camilla. She went on to share with our Be Kind & Co. founder Lu Parker, who also attended the event, that she hopes her work can offer a little pause, a moment to reflect for the person looking at her art.
Alongside Camilla, Four Seasons is also collaborating with comedian and gender equality advocate Lilly Singh who will inspire others to join the movement and create their own moments of care, big or small on World Kindness Day, November 13th. Follow along with the hashtag #FSCreateKindness.
Four Seasons properties worldwide are extending acts of kindness at properties in Hawaii, Seoul, and many others. For example, in Orlando, the resort will support a local hospital by delivering spoonfuls of kindness to staff, visitors and patients through a gelato bike in the main lobby and at the Bora Bora property, the resort will collect donations for an organization that delivers food to local families in need.
From Maui to Marrakech and Beijing to Budapest, check out the full list of Four Seasons hotels and resorts around the world that are creating kindness in their communities here.
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