Issy the Bear – Beirut

Theme: Beanie Babies
Subtheme: Four Seasons Hotel, Charity
Style Number: 4404
Colour: Blue
Swing Tag Generation: 7, 8, 9
Tush Tag Generation: 9, 10
Birthday: None
Release Date: 04/08/2001
Release Year: 2001
Retirement Date: 31/12/2001
Animal: Bear
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Issy is a light blue bear with black button eyes and a larger black nose. She wears a silvery mesh ribbon tied around her neck. She has the Four Seasons Hotel logo embroidered on her chest.


Issy is named after Isadore Sharp,
Founder and Chairman of Four Seasons
Hotels and Resorts.

All profits of Ty from this
collectible will be donated to
The Terry Fox Foundation
for Cancer Research.

Collectors note

Issy was released on 4th August 2001.

She was retired on 31st December 2001.

100% of the profits from each bear (except the New York Issy) were donated to the Terry Fox Foundation. The profits from the sale of the New York bear went to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

This is the Beirut Issy. There are 63 different Issy bears representing different cities where the Four Seasons Hotel is located. 62 were sold at retailers apart from the New York Issy, which was only available from the Four Seasons Hotel in New York.

The different cities are listed as follows:

AlexandriaAmmanAtlantaAustinBaliBangkokBeirutBerlinBeverly HillsBostonBudapestCairoCaracasChiang MaiChicagoCosta RicaDallasDohaDublinExumaHong KongHoustonHualalaiIstanbulJackson HoleJakartaKuala LumpurLas VegasLisbonLondonLos AngelesMaldivesMauiMexico CityMiamiMilanoNevisNew YorkNewport BeachPalm BeachParisPhiladelphiaPraguePuerto RicoPunta MitaRiyadhSan DiegoSan FranciscoSanta BarbaraSao PauloScottsdaleSeattleShanghaiSharm El SheikhSingaporeSydneyTaipeiTerre BlancheTokyoTorontoVancouverWashington D.C. and Whistler.

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