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6 Ways to Experience Negril

 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 …

Karisma to Open Margaritaville Resort in Dominican Republic

 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 Planning South American Expansion

 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 …

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 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 …

 Above: a rendering of the Generations Riviera Maya By the Caribbean Journal staff Karisma Hotels & Resorts is planning to open its new Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma resort in February 2014, the company announced. The property, which will include …

 Above: the new Arsenal Hotel in Cartagena By the Caribbean Journal staff Karisma Hotels and Resorts is launching a new hotel brand, Allure Hotels, in Cartagena, Colombia. The company is introducing two new boutique hotels in Cartagena: Arsenal Hotel and …