Four Seasons honours World Kindness Day

This World Kindness Day, Four Seasons wants to inspire others to lead with genuine heart.

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Grounded in the core belief that kindness creates a meaningful sense of belonging, Four Seasons hotels and resorts are uniting in a celebration of kindness on November 13 and beyond through community and artistic collaborations and volunteerism.

Following is a list of Four Seasons hotels and resorts around the world that are creating kindness in their communities in celebration of World Kindness Day:


  • Hawaii - Building on the acclaimed “Artist Showcase” program which has been featured at Four Seasons Resort Maui for over 20 years, this fall, the new “Maui Artist in Residence” series extends kindness to Maui artisans who have been impacted by the recent wildfires. The series is dedicated to harnessing the healing power of art through fostering connection, contributions, and community engagement and will see several Maui artists pop-up at Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, Four Seasons Resort Lanai, and Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.

  • Orlando - In support of Nemours Children’s Hospital, Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort will deliver kindness to staff, visitors, and patients through their Lickety Split gelato bike stationed in the hospital’s main lobby. Back at the Resort, guests will be invited to pen heartfelt messages to loved ones on postcards featuring the designs of artist Dom Corona.

  • Punta Mita - Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita is curating an auction of student artwork to benefit the local arts community in partnership with the Visual Arts department of the Puerto Vallarta campus of the Universidad de Guadalajara. Included in the auction is a painting from local artist Paulina Flores, who specializes in abstract expressionism. The proceeds will be donated to the Cultural Center Rio Cuale, a local cultural arts organization, to help with the restoration of the roof of their facility damaged by Hurricane Lidia. Sister resort Naviva, A Four Seasons Resort has commissioned a painting from celebrated local artist Brewster Brockmann, whose studio also sustained significant damage by Hurricane Lidia, and invited him to be the artist-in-residence for its Art & Nature programming.

  • Austin - Four Seasons Hotel Austin will offer complimentary World Kindness Day beverages served from a custom-built trailer on Front Drive. In the lobby, visitors will be able to dedicate letters of kindness to loved ones on watercolour postcards created by local artist Avery Price of Coloring Austin.

  • Boston - Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston will celebrate with a “Be Kind to Yourself” pop-up experience on the first-floor lobby, where guests will explore acts of self-care through initiatives driven by One Dalton's wellness floor attendants and culinary team.

  • Santa Fe - Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe is fortunate to have the country's only Art Concierge in collaboration with partner InArt Gallery Santa Fe, which is generously donating a Michael Conner original alabaster bear to be auctioned, and proceeds will go the Resort’s community organization, New Mexico Wildlife Center.

  • Costa Rica - In collaboration with local Chorotega pottery artist Salomon and Creciendo Juntos, Four Seasons Resort Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica will bring together artisans and children in a workshop, and shortly after, their final work will be displayed to spotlight their creativity.

  • Houston - On World Kindness Day, Four Seasons Hotel Houston will partner with Jenni Kayne on a pop-up, where luxurious sweaters will be sold and 20 percent of the proceeds will go directly to Camp H-Town, which benefits children affected by cancer.

  • Jackson Hole - Carrie Wild, artist and owner of Gallery Wild and curator of the "Wild By Four Seasons" gallery at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole, will be creating a special piece of art for World Kindness Day in Ascent Lounge during a complimentary special event for guests and local visitors. The painting will then be auctioned off the following month at an event benefitting the Teton County Library Foundation.

  • Las Vegas - Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas will treat in-house guests and invited musical students from the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts and UNLV’s jazz program to enjoy a live performance by Grammy-nominated vocalist, legendary entertainer and committed advocate Clint Holmes, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on November 13.

  • Maui - Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is presenting Love for Lāhainā, a series of culinary pop-up events developed to support the hospitality industry and farmers directly impacted by the recent wildfires on the island's west side. Popping up every Sunday since October 1 and throughout November 19, 2023, diners enjoy signature dishes from celebrated Lāhainā restaurants and beloved chefs, as they simultaneously give back directly to those who have lost their jobs and homes.

  • Napa Valley - Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley will celebrate its second anniversary on World Kindness Day through a partnership with a local artist duo at NBC Pottery where guests can create a lasting symbol of kindness by decorating their own porcelain plates which will later be shipped to their homes.

  • New Orleans - Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans will be encouraging guests to write a card to someone who has had a positive impact on their life, whether it be a former teacher, kind neighbour, or mentor through the years.

  • Silicon Valley - Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley is organizing a volunteer initiative at Ecumenical Hunger Program, where staff can support with its mission to serve working families, seniors, and people with limited incomes and those who have both emergency and on-going needs in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and surrounding communities.

  • St. Louis - Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis will be giving each guest one flowers on Thursday, November 16. Festooned with garlands, flowers and messages of love, the World Kindness Day flower cart will be stationed in the Hotel’s lobby during its busiest traffic hours from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

  • Tamarindo - Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, Mexico will be launching "Kindness Makes All The Difference” series knowing that the small touches make the biggest impact. This will come to life through the delivery of small and unexpected surprise gestures like kindness coffee, in-room amenities, popsicles at the pool and personalized cards to guests throughout their stay.

  • Washington - Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC is celebrating kindness throughout November with events including Georgetown Wine & Dine benefitting cancer research at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Napkin Network, and Mommy and Me Tea to help local moms in need with a diaper drive and fundraiser, Thanksgiving feast for DC’s First Responders and Light Up the Season supporting the Children’s National Hospital.

  • Whistler - Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler is committed to placing kindness at the heart of its hospitality. The hotel will organize hot chocolate stations, and warm chestnuts will be available at the Resort’s vintage camper while guests bundle around the fire. Guests are also invited to partake in an afternoon art class themed “From Whistler, with Love,” where guests of all ages can create postcards led by a local artist.

  • Scottsdale - Guests of Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North can take part in a variety of wellness-focused activities on Wednesday, November 15. The program revolves around starting with kindness and self-care in a restorative desert environment and spreading this goodwill and kindness to others. Throughout the day, Resort guests will enjoy a variety of complimentary group fitness and wellness classes, and Spa guests booking a treatment of 90 minutes or more may also enjoy a one treatment enhancement.

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

  • Hampshire - To celebrate World Kindness Day, Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire will join forces with six local artists who will visit the property to paint en plein air and create pieces to be exhibited across the estate. Simultaneously, coordinating with The Minster Gallery in nearby Winchester, the artists will establish a live workstation, creating pieces inspired by the theme of kindness.

  • Abu Dhabi - Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi is partnering with Artbooth Gallery to present the "Sustainable Art Awareness Project,” a project aimed to support artists in the UAE who embrace sustainable art practices. The exhibition will be on display at the Hotel from November 8 through 30 and features Lebanese-born Emirati artist Noura Ali Ramahi, known for sustainable art mediums since 2018.

  • Milan - Four Seasons Hotel Milano will donate 2,000 desserts made by Pastry Chef Daniele Bonzi to the Opera San Francesco canteen. Opera San Francesco was born more than 60 years ago and represents a secular, civil law institution that is committed to ensuring free assistance and hospitality to the poor, including the right to health with free medical visits and medicines.

  • Florence - Four Seasons Hotel Firenze and the Municipality of Florence, in collaboration with the local contemporary art gallery Street Levels Gallery, will feature one of its main artists, Ache77, to create an artwork in one of the local Scout headquarters set in the suburbs. The theme of the artwork will be "kindness" with a focus on shining light in the neighbourhood. The artwork will be donated to the city and will be revealed with an official unveiling event.

  • Marrakech - Four Seasons Resort Marrakech will introduce a Kindness Concierge who will allow guests to request personalized acts of kindness for others during their stay and allow for opportunities to impact the local community, either through visits to local schools, participation in charitable projects, or volunteering to distribute food to those in need.

  • Baku - In support of Azerbaijani talents, Four Seasons Hotel Baku, in collaboration with Barza Collection, will bring together works of leading local artists in a one day exhibition open to residents and guests in the Panoramic Suite, titled Piece of My Heart, reflecting themes of love, compassion, empathy, and connection. Ten per cent of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity organization that supports children from disadvantaged families.

  • Budapest - Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest will collaborate with the "Queen of Chess," Grandmaster Judit Polgar, the most accomplished chess player in history, in support of the Judit Polgar Chess Foundation, a non-profit social enterprise that supports novel learning programs for socially or mentally disadvantaged children.

  • Cairo - On November 12, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence will host a children refugee art class at the Hotel's First Nile Boat banquet hall in collaboration with the African Asian Union for Development. The aim of the art session will be to create memorable moments while celebrating their creativity.

  • Geneva - Guests will be greeted with a chocolate trolley upon their arrival at Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva on World Kindness Day where they will be invited to fill a box with the chocolates of their choice, in addition to a note dedicated to their loved ones, which will be sent by the Hotel on their behalf.

  • London - Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane will launch a sweet initiative crafted by pastry chef Pierre Vargas, which involves distributing finely made pastries to commuters at Green Park station in Mayfair.

  • Prague - Throughout November, Four Seasons Hotel Prague will weave in its World Kindness Day initiative with Movember, a campaign dedicated to raising awareness about men's health issues, including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men's mental health. In honour of World Kindness Day, a complimentary health drink with a message “Be Kind to Yourself” will be shared with guests.

  • Riyadh - Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh is partnering with local artist Hafid Alradhy, who will be painting a World Kindness Day themed art piece that will be donated to King Abdullah Specialist Children's Hospital, and will host a small reception at the hospital for the occasion.

Asia and Pacific

  • Bora Bora - This World Kindness Day, Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora will collect donations for “Caddy du Coeur,” an organization that delivers food to local families in need. Shortly thereafter, an auction highlighting the works of local artists Alain Despert, Tahia Haring and Sadry Ghacir, among many other local art pieces, will be donated in support of the Terry Fox Foundation, a cancer research cause that Four Seasons has supported for more than 40 years.

  • Hangzhou - World Kindness Day at Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake will be marked by a charity auction supporting the Hangzhou Carnation Autism School, showing care for children with autism. The paintings for auction have been created by local school children and will be on display in the Hotel lobby and public areas.

  • Seoul - Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has partnered with Spanish artist Eva Armisén for a joyful immersion in her internationally-renowned art. Through the end of November, guests can enjoy a gallery of Armisén’s heartwarming paintings in the Hotel, as well as ceramics arranged with flowers by leading flower artist Nicolai Bergmann and a special kids’ room package. A portion of the collaboration’s proceeds will be donated towards children’s art initiatives locally.

  • Sydney -Four Seasons Hotel Sydney will partner with the Starlight Children’s Foundation, leading Australian bookseller Dymocks, and premium coffee provider Lavazza to craft a series of activities founded on heart. The Hotel will gift a Starlight child and their family a luxurious Presidential Suite stay, with tailored amenities for the whole family and signature Four Seasons service. Within the Hotel, fundraising efforts will also take place with one hundred-per cent of the proceeds going directly to the Starlight Children’s Foundation.

  • Jakarta - From November 13 to 30, Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta will host a special art fundraiser for children’s education and healthcare in collaboration with CAN’S Gallery in the Hotel’s main lobby. The curated collection showcases the works of Indonesian artists such as Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo, Valasara and Entang Wiharso and plays a vital role in the development of Indonesian fine arts. Twenty-per cent raised from the proceeds will be donated to HOPE Worldwide Indonesia.

  • Chiang Mai - Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai provides a complimentary rice planting experience on Monday for World Kindness Day where guests will be invited to contribute to the Resort’s community distribution efforts or serve as a source of sustenance for the local bird population in the Resort. The rice plants, nurtured by the guests, are later transplanted into the Resort's fields, ultimately harvested, and donated to the local community.

  • Bali - Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay invites guests to experience TELU, a new aromatic herb and cocktail garden made entirely from upcycled materials, where head bartender Jan Jurecka leads zero waste bar workshops to showcase how a cocktail can become the ambassador of sustainability.

  • Beijing - Since the pandemic, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing will once again sponsor the Chi Fan charity event on November 4 as it does every year by lending a venue and a one-night deluxe room stay voucher with breakfast for two to auction off, with proceeds going to underprivileged children.

  • Golden Triangle - Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle offers guests a heartfelt and culturally rich activity, a morning monk blessing at the Mai Pai lounge, specially available for guests on World Kindness Day. Rooted in centuries-old tradition, this Buddhist ritual allows guests to participate by offering food to the monks, receiving in return a blessing through a Sanskrit prayer.

  • Guangzhou - Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou is partnering with local charity organization Huiling, which provides integrated education, community, vocational and elderly community-based services for the intellectually disabled. Starting from November 8 until December 25 in honour of World Kindness Day, art paintings and handmade gifts created by disabled kids will be on display and available for purchase in the Hotel’s Executive Club.

  • Langkawi - The Rhu Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Langkawi is presenting a special cocktail in conjunction with the Chocolate Concierge featuring local cacao or chocolate as part of the ingredients. From November 1 through December, fifty-per cent of the revenue will go to the Indigenous people of Malaysia (Orang Asli) in need of support at Dusun Merdeka.

  • Shenzhen - Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen, in partnership with local children's event company Tong Xi, will host a charity art exhibition and auction on November 11 with 30 children set to participate. The funds raised will be donated to the Dandangzhe Foundation, which will be used towards compiling art books for a children’s book corner in rural areas.

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