Sponsors ‘Toys for Tots’ Program at Pelican Resort Club
ST. MAARTEN (Dec. 6, 2010) -– Royal Resorts Caribbean, management company for Pelican Resort Club and Pelican Marina Residences, is sponsoring Kingdom Day with a Toys for Tots program in support of St. Maarten’s underprivileged youth. Royal Resorts is continuing this vital program, first launched in 2008 for the children of St. Maarten who would otherwise go without that special Christmas feeling and the joy of giving (and receiving a toy for Christmas). This year’s Toys for Tots program will take place at the Pelican Resort Club on Dec. 15.
“On the initiative of Royal Resorts Caribbean, the management company, Pelican employees and timeshare owners express their support by giving to the children in our community and we commenced the Toys for Tots program in 2008,” said Jules James, general manager for Pelican Resort Club, pictured below with the children at last year’s annual event.
“As we are all aware, Christmas is a time where people from all around the world spend time with family and friends and show they care by sharing gifts. With Royal Resorts Caribbean’s support, we are able to put smiles on the faces of little children who would not ordinarily receive any gifts for the Christmas holiday season.,” he added.
More than 60 children from foster homes and other children’s organizations will be invited to Pelican Resort Club. With several employees serving as volunteers, the children will be treated to an afternoon of gifts, snacks and fun. As always, Santa Claus will be on hand to present the gifts ranging from educational materials and clothing to dolls, board games and sports equipment such as basketballs, footballs and volleyballs.
The event will be held on Pelican’s tennis courts with large inflatable games for the children to play, followed by snack time and the gift presentation.
Royal Resorts Caribbean
With 35 years of resort management experience, primarily in Cancun and Riviera Maya, Royal Resorts Caribbean operates three properties in the Caribbean with more than 350 employees. The company manages more than 40,000 timeshare intervals for nearly 20,000 families and provides a variety of services for resorts including full operations management, vacation ownership sales and vacation rentals.
Aside from Pelican Resort Club and its newest property in St. Maarten, the Pelican Marina Residences, Royal Resorts Caribbean manages Costa Linda Beach Resort in Aruba and the Royal Sea Aquarium Resort in Curaçao, which is located on a private island right next to the world-famous Curaçao Aquarium.
The company is also in negotiations with a number of additional resorts facing operational challenges due to a range of factors including the economic downturn.
The Royal Resorts Group was founded in 1974 in Cancun, Mexico. Now with over 60,000 members, Royal Resorts has been listed among the top-rated resort companies in the world since 1975. The resorts have received the coveted Five Star Rating from Interval International every year since 1983 when that rating was first established. Since 2008, they have also been classified as Premier Resorts in the Interval International Resort Recognition Program, the highest distinction awarded to resorts that offer an outstanding vacation experience.
SOURCE: Royal Resorts