Curio - A Hotel Collection by Hilton Hints About New Expansion Plans in the Caribbean and Beyond

Curio - A Collection by Hilton recently announced its second property in Jamaica, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa in Ocho Rios.

Fresh off the heels of the recent announcement that Curio - A Hotel Collection by Hilton secured its second hotel in Jamaica, Travel Agent got the skinny on where the growingly popular collection would like to be next in the Caribbean and beyond. 

We recently spoke with Dianna Vaughan, global head for Curio, who hinted that Curio is poised to make an aggressive push in the Caribbean and Latin America.

“There is a lot of interest in the Caribbean and Latin America,” says Vaughan. “Mexico, Panama, Colombia and Chile are all on our list.” 


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Vaughan also says several resorts in the Dominican Republic are being looked at as a possible Curio destination. 

"We don't really have a number to cap, but we know we will have 25 open by the end of this year," she told us, "and that will be easy to do. And then 300 hotels in the next five years." 

As Hilton Worldwide’s growing global collection of distinctive hotels, Curio caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences. Curio – A Collection by Hilton is a global set of upscale and luxury hotels hand-picked for their unique character and personality.

"There is a lot potential in Hawaii," says Vaughan. "For example Waikiki and Maui are two locations that would be great for Curio."

Last week, Curio - A Collection by Hilton announced its second property in Jamaica, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa in Ocho Rios.

Set amid the pristine Northern coast of Jamaica, Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios, Curio Collection by Hilton offers an exclusive, adults-only, all-inclusive experience designed to relax, refresh and rejuvenate. 

Offering a secluded private beach, two pools, two hot tubs and a variety of activities, guests will experience the perfect combination of serene tranquility and entertainment. 

In July, Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa in Runaway Bay, Jamaica became a member of the Curio collection. Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa, Runaway Bay, Curio Collection by Hilton offers an exclusive, adults-only experience that includes world-class service, Jamaican hospitality and amenities centered on wellness. 

Later that month, Anselmo Buenos Aires became Curio's first Latin American hotel. Located in Buenos Aires’ historic neighborhood of San Telmo, Anselmo Buenos Aires is set amid Plaza Dorrego Square, one of the oldest public spaces in the city.

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