We Care

Red Carnation Hotels is part of the TTC family of brands and works in proud partnership with its TreadRight Foundation to #MakeTravelMatter.

At The Oyster Box, we are committed to our community and to supporting local charities such as the Amy Biehl Foundation, Pack for a Purpose and ME to WE. We are proud to make a donation to Rhinos Without Borders for every key card returned to reception, and we encourage our guests to participate in beach clean-ups by offering a complimentary drink for every bucket of rubbish collected.



Our Initiatives


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Beach Clean-up

For every bucket of rubbish collected from the beach by hotel residents, we offer a complimentary drink in the bar. Buckets are supplied by the hotel and once returned to reception, they are redeemed for a voucher enabling you to enjoy a beverage as a ‘thank you’ for helping us with our efforts.
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Rhinos Without Borders

For each key card returned to reception, we make a donation of R1.000 to Rhinos Without Borders. We are so proud to support this charity, whose mission is to move rhinos from poaching hotspots in South Africa to safety in Botswana. 


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The Last Straw

Did you know that the world uses over 500 million straws a day? Plastic straws are one of many types of plastic polluting our earth and harming our wildlife. We are passionate about eradicating single use plastics. The campaign strives to educate the public about its effects on our health and our environment.
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Pack for a Purpose

The Oyster Box, are proud supporters of Pack for a Purpose - which encourages visitors to pack medical items, pens, toys and more for local communities and help to make a big impact on the lives of children around the world.


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The Amy Foundation

The Amy Foundation is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to prevent youth violence through a holistic approach to youth and community development in socio-economically disadvantaged communities.


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Me to We

ME To WE is part of WE, a family of organizations making doing good, doable. We sell ME To WE chocolates in every hotel to help a social enterprise that creates socially conscious products and experiences to benefit local communities and the world.
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Sustainability Committee

Red Carnation Hotels supports and encourages a wide selection of green initiatives and is fully committed to sustainability. Our Sustainability Committee is led by Victoria Tollman (Director of The Travel Corporation, Red Carnation Hotels and the Bouchard Finlayson winery) and Red Carnation's Managing Director Jonathan Raggett.

Projects and progress

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