The Ritz offers a chance to ‘give back’

A new initiative offered by The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has introduced ‘Meaningful Meetings’, an opportunity for clients to get into the spirit of giving this holiday season.

Anyone booking a new catering event or group at the resort will prompt the resort to donate ten percent of the total event banquet food and beverage or guest room revenue donated equally to a charity of their choice, and to causes supported by Community Footprints, the social responsibility programme sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton. Applicable to new bookings for events or meetings booked and held between October 15, 2007 and December 31, 2007 – this offer is based upon space availability, said a press release.

Donations will be made directly by The Ritz-Carlton to the client’s charity of choice and to the Community Footprints Fund which supports the Crisis Centre and the Humane Society in the Cayman Islands.

Jean Cohen, vice president and general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman added, ‘We are very pleased to announce the new Meaningful Meetings initiative in the Cayman Islands to coincide with this year’s holiday season.

‘As the winner of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company’s 2006 Community Footprints Property of the Year Award and the 2007 National Cultural Foundation’s Corporate Sponsor of the Year Award, the Meaningful Meetings initiative allows us to further expand our community service by inviting our local clients to participate in our charitable efforts, which bring the people of the Cayman Islands closer together particularly at this special time of the year.’

A marketing campaign will begin immediately to inform clients of the Meaningful Meetings initiative.


Anyone wishing to enquire with the hotel about the initiative can contact the Catering Sales Department on 949-3000.

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