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Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana to Reopen in November

 The Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Punta Cana is reopening in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Parent company Karisma Hotels and Resorts has pushed back the relaunch of the Dominican Republic resort to Nov. 1. The property had been originally scheduled …

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Karisma to Reopen Caribbean, Mexico Resorts

 Karisma Hotels and Resorts is planning to reopen its portfolio of resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean beginning on June 15. The all-inclusive company will begin with four resorts on the Riviera Maya on June 15: El Dorado Maroma, Palafitos …

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Jamaica Urging Developers to Relaunch Construction Projects

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 A massive new destination hotel complex by Karisma Hotels and Resorts has officially broken ground in Jamaica.  The estimated $1 billion USD multi-hotel Sugarcane Bay Jamaica project is set on 226 acres in Llandovery in Jamaica’s “garden parish” of St …

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 A new Margaritaville resort will soon be opening its doors in the heart of the Caribbean coast of Mexico, thanks to a partnership between Jimmy Buffett’s iconic brand and Karisma Hotels and Resorts.  The new Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma …

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 Hotel company Karisma is planning a big bash to celebrate what would have been the 80th birthday of global music icon Bob Marley.  The company’s Azul Beach Resort Negril is planning a week of events to mark the occasion from …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s The Fives Hotels and Resorts brand has named a new vice president of hotel operations, a spokesperson for the property told Caribbean Journal. The property has tapped Renaus Pfeifer to the role, in which …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s hotel development boom is set to continue with plans for 3,000 new rooms in the parish of St Ann. The government of Jamaica said it had finalized the sale of land in the area …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive brand Karisma is adding a new members-only wing at its Azul Beach Resort Negril in Jamaica, the property announced this week. The new room section, which will debut in November, will be exclusively for …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Negril may not be Jamaica’s hippy hangout like it was back in the 1970s, but it still retains a mellow vibe that’s a nice departure from the more in-your-face tourism towns of Montego Bay and Ocho …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand is coming to the Dominican Republic. Karisma Hotels is planning a major new expansion in the Dominican Republic, highlighted by a new Margaritaville all-inclusive project in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic President …

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 Karisma is looking to make a major expansion in South America. The company has appointed Juan Pablo Franky as its new chief executive officer for the region, a role in which he will spearhead the expansion of Karisma’s brands. “We …

 Jamaica’s newest resort has opened its doors on Seven Mile Beach in Negril: the Azul Beach Resort Sensatori. The new 149-room property is adjacent to the existing Azul Sensatori Jamaica, which has now merged create a 285-suite complex with nine …

 Karisma Hotels and Resorts is investing $1 billion in Jamaica’s tourism sector. The company has indicated that it intends to use the investment towards a hotel development called “Sugar Cane Jamaica” outside of Ochos Rios over the next decade. Prime …

nickelodeon caribbean hotel

 The first-ever Nickelodeon Hotel has officially debuted in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The resort, which is the product of a partnership between Karisma Hotel and Resorts and Viacom International Media Networks, is a five-star, all-inclusive property. The beachfront Uvero Alto-area …

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new way to stay in an overwater bungalow in the Caribbean. The El Dorado Maroma resort is planning to debut new overwater bungalow suites at its Riviera Maya property in September. The new Palafitos over-the-water suites, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican tourism has a major new player. Karisma Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to invest more than $900 million in projects that could include nine Jamaica hotels. The announcement was made by Ruben Becerra, …

 Above: a Karisma hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new hotel brand coming to the Caribbean, with a familiar name: Nickelodeon. Karisma Hotels and Resorts and Viacom International Media have announced an agreement to develop a new brand …