Guests staying at either of Joie de Vivre’s two Waikiki properties will be given the opportunity to help protect Hawaii’s environment by making a small donation to The Nature Conservancy with Joie de Vivre’s You Can Make a Difference program.
The program asks guests to donate $1 a night for the length of their stay, although they can opt out of the donation at checkout. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go directly to The Nature Conservancy.
“The Nature Conservancy would like to thank Joie de Vivre Hotels for its generous support of our work,” said Suzanne Case, the Conservancy’s Hawaiʻi executive director. “Businesses like Joie de Vivre are invaluable partners because they recognize the importance of the environment to Hawaii’s visitor industry. Their vision and commitment helps us protect the lands and waters that sustain Hawaii’s people, economy and island way of life.”
Joie de Vivre donates around $1.5 million annually to local organizations in the form of gift certificates, cash donations, in-kind donations and events.
“Joie de Vivre has always been invested and involved in the communities in which our hotels are located,” said Alvida Surpia-Jones, General Manager of Coconut Waikiki Hotel & Shoreline Hotel Waikiki. “We understand the contribution that Hawaii’s environment makes to the state’s economy and quality of life. That’s why we are proud to partner with The Nature Conservancy. Their work to protect Hawaii’s environment benefits future generations of residents and visitors alike.”
The two Joie de Vivre Waikiki hotels’ philanthropic program with The Nature Conservancy runs through October 15, 2014, with an option to renew.
To find out more about The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, go to nature.org/hawaii. For information about the JDV Gives program, visit jdvgives.com.
About Joie de Vivre Hotels Since its founding in San Francisco in 1987, Joie de Vivre has made curating authentically local and eclectic experiences its signature. Each one of Joie de Vivre's more than 30 hotels is an original concept designed to reflect its location and engage the five senses. Today, the company manages the largest collection of boutique hotels and resorts in California and is expanding outside the state with hotels in Honolulu, Chicago and Scottsdale, Arizona. Joie de Vivre is a Commune Hotels & Resorts brand. For more information, visit www.jdvhotels.com.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at www.nature.org.