Earth Hour is an innovative concept or rather a movement in which people and communities from all over the world turn non-essential lights out for 60 minutes (1 hour) to raise the awareness about the various threats faced by the Earth’s environment. In an effort to do its bit, Raintree Resorts International is joining the international community in marking this innovative and voluntary event - Earth Hour - for the fourth consecutive year. With this small gesture, Puerto Vallarta will also reaffirm its commitment towards environmental issues plaguing Earth. Puerto Vallarta's stakes are higher as it is a popular beach destination with a fragile eco-system which dearly needs sustainable tourism and growth for a longterm future.
 
Conceptualized and started in 2008, Earth Hour has evolved in to a one of its kind movement with billions of people taking part voluntarily.

Earth Hour 2014 is scheduled on March 29, 2014 at 8:30 pm local time. All Raintree Resorts across Mexico and the United States will switch off all their non-essential lights for one hour to celebrate the earth hour. Some of Raintree's resorts in Mexico will also have special events to mark the occasion. "Raintree is proud to join millions of people around the world in celebrating Earth Hour," said Olivia Galeana, Club Regina Los Cabos General Manager. "It's a great opportunity for us to promote a very worthwhile cause, while holding fun events for our guests. It's a win-win situation."

Raintree's Club Regina Los Cabos, Club Regina Puerto Vallarta, and Club Regina Cancun will offer guests contests, shows, and a special Earth Hour buffet stocked with delicious food. Villa Vera Puerto Mio Zihuatanejo will also have a special three-course Earth Hour menu.

Earth Hour is organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature each year to promote environmental sustainability and awareness. The worldwide event encourages individuals, businesses, communities, and local and national governments to turn off all non-essential lights for one hour in the evening, a symbolic gesture of support for the environment. Visit Earth Hour's website for more information about the movement.