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Give back to Nature on your Grand Cayman Holidays

The new Give Back Getaways volunteer programme has been launched by Ritz Carlton in hotels all over the world for encouraging guests to take part in half-day community projects in proximity to Ritz Carlton hotels.

Give back to Nature on your Grand Cayman Holidays

Ritz Carlton hotels all over the world have introduced a new programme for people staying with them who looking to give something back to nature and communities. The Give Back Getaways volunteer programme encourages guests to take part in half day community projects local to their Ritz Carlton hotels where they are able to offer significant help to people less fortunate whilst carrying out something which will also have an important effect on themselves.

Guests will experience working alongside Ritz Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen in the Community Footprints (social and environmental) projects and all profits from the volunteer travel projects will be donated to the programme's partner organisations.

The Give Back Getaways programmes take place in many different countries across the globe and they include the Blue Iguana Recovery programme for people taking Grand Cayman holidays; The Greening of Beijing; Rainforest Rescue: saving El Yunque in San Juan; Big Cat Habitat in Sarasota; Music Therapy for Disabled Children in Istanbul; Children's Home Society, South Beach, South America; A World Without Hunger, Dallas; Preserving Ancient Wuzhen, Shanghai; Cooking for those in Need, Georgetown, Washington D.C; Wonders of the Everglades, Palm Beach, North America; The Mayan Acquaintance Experience, Cancun; and Fishing for "Someone cares", Laguna Niguel.

An example of one of the Give Back Getaways experiences is the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme which takes place on Fridays throughout the year. This programme is perfect for guests taking Grand Cayman Holidays who are looking to experience the wonders of the breeding programmes of the island's large native land animal, the Blue Iguana. Guests will be firstly be briefed by one of the Ambassadors of the Environment, Jean Michel Cousteau, and will then go off and collect fresh food to prepare the Iguanas for their important release back into the world. The guests will then be given the opportunity to feed baby Iguanas at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park where they will work as a spotters monitoring the roaming of the Blue Iguanas throughout the park using GPS tracking devices and binoculars.

The Ritz Carlton Give Back Getaways programmes offer guests a fulfilling, rewarding and inspirational experience to help give something back to the world, whilst learning and meeting new people at the same time.

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