DIVI CARES – Summer 2019

ALL ISLANDS

DIVI RESORTS ‘GOES GREEN’ FOR EARTH DAY
Divi Resorts honored Earth Day with a variety of activities, including planting trees on Barbados, shutting off lights to save energy, hosting a beach clean-up and selling t-shirts to donate the proceeds to the Aruba Beach Clean Up and the Lionfish Foundation on Aruba, and a clean-up walk from the beach to Fort Amsterdam on St. Maarten.

DIVI RESORTS CELEBRATES EASTER HOLIDAY
Our staff had a hopping good time sharing Easter with our owners, members and guests at all of our Divi Resorts destinations throughout the Caribbean. There were visits from the Easter Bunny, underwater egg hunts, family-style breakfast, brunch and dinner menus at many of our restaurants, plenty of fun games and arts & crafts.

ARUBA

ARUBA STAFF HELPS RENOVATE LOCAL PLAYGROUND
For the fourth year in a row, Divi Resorts’ staff on Aruba volunteered their time to renovate the local Mafiki playground in need of repair. Twenty-nine participants, including employees from landscaping, maintenance, front office, housekeeping and activities were all smiles as they banded together with Aruba Doet, a local volunteer organization, to help level sand, paint recreation sets and make new signs.

DIVI RESORTS SUPPORTS WHITE SHARKS 8U BASEBALL
Divi Resorts was proud to offer the local White Sharks 8U baseball team a donation of a weekend stay at Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort on Aruba for the first place winner of their annual fundraiser, which helped send the team to an international competition. In all, the team raised $3,000.

DIVI ARUBA PHOENIX CELEBRATES FLAG DAY
Aruban pride was at an all-time high during Divi Aruba Phoenix’s Flag Day celebration, which featured local performers, Aruban food and more.

BARBADOS

CHEF’S COOKING DEMO A TASTY TREAT
In addition to Divi Southwinds Beach Resort’s staff planting trees on Earth Day, resort guests were treated to a wonderful Bajan cooking demonstration and tasting by award-winning pureocean Executive Chef, Henderson Butcher, who served up tasty local favorites for everyone to sample and enjoy.

DIVI SOUTHWINDS CHARITY FUNDS DONATION
Divi Southwinds Beach Resort’s Front Office Supervisor, Janice Mason was pleased to present funds to the Alice Laurent Charity, an organization formed in 2017 to assist persons with medical needs. One of the beneficiaries, 20-year-old Hasani Rowe, is the son of a past employee who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2010.

RESORT SUPPORTS BARBADOS HIKING ASSOCIATION
Mason was also thrilled to present Ms. Sandra Archer, President of the Barbados Hiking Association, with funds to help the non-profit organization preserve fast disappearing hiking trails and show Barbadians and visitors alike the beauty of the flora and fauna of Barbados.

BONAIRE

SENIORS CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS AT DIVI FLAMINGO
Each year, a group of more than 200 senior citizens is treated to a merry evening of delicious food and friendly faces. This year, Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino once again hosted the annual event, providing the evening’s event space and food and beverage assistance.

STAFF HELPS BEAUTIFY LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER
A group of Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino employees spent the day assisting Bon Doet, a local volunteer organization, with the revitalization of a nearby animal shelter. Volunteers donning their Divi Cares t-shirts, painted all of the dog and cat houses and outdoor furniture. They even matched the colors they were using to paint the shelter!

ST. MAARTEN

ANNUAL UNDERWATER EGG HUNT A HUGE SUCCESS
Divi Little Bay Beach Resort’s Underwater Easter Egg Hunt is an island favorite for locals and guests, and all money raised during the event were donated to the St. Maarten Nature Foundation. This year was extra special, as Divi Little Bay once again works towards its Blue Flag certification status, which is how this worldwide organization monitors the waters of St. Maarten and all around the Caribbean.

RESORT HOSTS FAMILY DAY FOR EMPLOYEES
Divi Little Bay Beach Resort’s management team organized a successful family fun day for the children of Divi staff members as part of their employee recognition and appreciation program. Kids were full of joy as they played games, jumped in a bouncy house, tie-dyed t-shirts and indulged in food and refreshments.

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