SAINT LUCIA RESORT BECOMES THE FIRST TO JOIN A GLOBAL LEADER IN CONSCIOUS TOURISM
(TORONTO, ON) – Stonefield Villa Resort in Saint Lucia joins Kind Traveler, the first socially conscious 'Give + Get' hotel booking platform that connects travelers to hotel’s with charitable affiliations.
Kind Traveler selects its hotel partners based on wellness features called “Kind Factors”. Stonefield Villa Resort “Kind factors” include, the use of eco friendly amenities, an organic farm to table experience, a no plastic straw policy, composting of organic waste and a bee program.
Participating hotels in the program must also select a charitable affiliation as a “Kind Factor” to empower communities, the environment or protects animals. Stonefield Villa Resort has selected Pawasol Pour Ti Mamai as their charity of choice. The organization provides the basic needs in education and healthcare for underprivileged children empowering struggling Saint Lucian families.
Booking Stonefield Villa Resort directly through Kind Traveler is making a conscientious decision to support a great cause that positively impacts the future of children in Saint Lucia. For every booking, a US$10 nightly donation will be made to Pawasol Pour Ti Mami. All proceeds are given directly to the charity organization, a triple win amongst the traveler, the hotel and charity.
“The Stonefield brand embraces all the natural elements of Saint Lucia, we wanted to make an impact that benefits the future of children's lives and local communities through Kind Traveller. We are excited about this partnership and hope more Saint Lucian resorts join Kind Travelver in this responsible tourism initative”, said Cybelle Brown – Managing Director of Sales & Marketing for Stonefield Villa Resort.
Kind Traveler’s booking platform unlocks exclusive rates by redirecting guests to Stonefield Villa Resort’s booking engine to complete the transaction. This direct booking allows the resort to communicate directly with guests before, during and after their stay.
“Our win-win platform offers solutions for everyone,” said CEO & Co-Founder Jessica Blotter. “For travelers, they become warriors for good and support hotels that are making a positive impact in the world – while receiving exclusive hotel rates. For hotels, they cultivate new relationships with cause-minded consumers and take another step towards corporate social responsibility. For charities, they receive 100% of donations and a new, sustainable channel for fundraising.”
For more information on how Stonefield Villa Resort has partnered with Kind Traveler to be a force for good, visit www.kindtraveler.com. Stay at the Stonefield Villa Resort and support Pawasol Pour Ti Mamai. Share your experience on social media – @stonefieldvillaresort - and remember to #TravelKindly.
ABOUT STONEFIELD VILLA RESORT
Stonefield Villa Resort is one of the most desirable destinations for the discerning Caribbean traveller. This 17-villa boutique property is nestled at the base of St. Lucia’s Pitons overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Guests relax, luxuriate and rejuvenate in spacious secluded villas each with large private pools, outdoor garden showers, large verandas and extraordinary views of the Petit Piton and the Caribbean Sea. The resorts’ full-service spa, gym and yoga studio has attracted fitness and wellness groups globally offering annual retreats for exceptional rejuvenation. Consistently rated over four stars on Trip Advisor, Stonefield Resort and Spa has become an award-winning annual vacation escape for visitors all over the world.
ABOUT KIND TRAVELER
Kind Traveler, a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), is the first socially conscious ‘Give + Get’ hotel booking platform that empowers travelers to benefit the wellbeing of communities, the environment, and animals. Travelers give a $10 nightly donation to a local charity that positively impacts the visiting destination, or to a favorite charity of choice on the platform. As reward for their donation, travelers get an exclusive rate to book directly with the world’s best hotels and unique properties. 100 percent of the donations raised on the Kind Traveler platform go directly to charities.