MIAMI (June 13, 2016) – Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB and VIA), are pleased to announce the highly anticipated opening previews of Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana. Setting a new standard for Nickelodeon by delivering Karisma’s renowned Gourmet Inclusive® Experience, the five-star property welcomed its first guests over the weekend for an exclusive preview event in the picturesque Dominican Republic.
Guests enjoyed the upscale resort – Nickelodeon’s first-ever international property, built by Karisma Hotels & Resorts. Families, couples and groups visited from around the world to take part in the opening festivities, which included an array of activities and whimsical surprise touches at every turn. Guests basked in the sun and enjoyed the ocean, pools, and golden sands of Uvero Alto beach, as well as the luxurious property’s numerous venues for recreation, relaxation, and word-class dining. The property has re-imagined the art of hospitality to deliver delightful twists including surprise slimings and unexpected visits from your favorite Nickelodeon characters.
“With the opening of Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana, it’s now a reality for Nickelodeon fans and luxe resort lovers alike to enjoy a dream beach vacation complete with non-stop entertainment, five-star culinary experiences, and quality time with their favorite characters, friends and family,” said Gerald Raines, Senior Vice President, Global Recreation for Viacom International Media Networks.
Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana commemorated the soft opening this past weekend with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by key executives of Viacom International Media Networks and Karisma Hotels & Resorts, as well as government officials and leaders from the Dominican Republic.
Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana represents a landmark hotel opening, reimagining the art of hospitality with luxurious accommodations, modern and stylish design, endless entertainment, innovative amenities, impeccable service, and Karisma’s renowned Gourmet Inclusive® Experience for guests that value quality.
Armando Chomat, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Karisma Hotels & Resorts, commented, “The immersive and interactive experience at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts is one-of-a-kind – the property seamlessly combines five-star luxury with fun and imagination in a new way. We were thrilled to have built the world’s first-ever Gourmet Inclusive® Nickelodeon property and to have welcomed our first guests over the weekend. We look forward to being part of families’ traditions and unforgettable vacation experiences for years to come.”
Guests are encouraged to join in the vacation fun now that Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana is officially open*. Opening specials begin at $345 per adult, per night including the Gourmet Inclusive® Experience of all gourmet meals served a la carte, premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, 24-hour room service and full service concierge. Guests who book this summer can take advantage of up to 45 percent savings with Sun, Slime & Savings! promotion, valid for bookings from June 2016 for travel through January 31, 2017. Additionally, up to two kids under 13 years old Stay, Eat and Play Free with a minimum 4-nights’ stay when staying in a room with two adults; the third child will pay a child rate. Reservations can be booked by calling 1 (844) SEE-NICK or by visiting www.nickresortpuntacana.com.
*Select venues and entertainment at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana will open in August 2016 as part of the full vacation experience.
About Karisma Hotels & Resorts:
Karisma Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning luxury hotel collection which owns and manages properties in Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe, comprises an impressive portfolio including El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels, Azul Hotels & Villas by Karisma, Generations Resorts by Karisma, Allure Hotels by Karisma and Karisma Hotels Adriatic. Properties have been honored with the industry’s top accolades including Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top 100 Hotels in the World,” Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top 30 Hotels in Cancun,” TripAdvisor® Traveler’s Choice “Best Family Resort in the World,” and “Best Hotels for Romance,” and AAA’s “Four Diamond Award.” Karisma has received worldwide recognition for its creative approach to hospitality management and product innovations. For reservations and a full list of Karisma properties, please visit www.karismahotels.com.
Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company’s portfolio includes television programming and production around the world, plus special events, consumer products, digital offerings, recreation, books, feature films and pro-social initiatives. Nickelodeon's brands reach 1.1 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 160 countries and territories, via more than 80+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.
Viacom International Media Networks(VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Channel, Channel 5 in the UK, VH1, VIVA, COLORS, Spike, Game One and Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más. Viacom brands are seen globally in more than 3.2 billion households in approximately 170 territories and 40 languages via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties.